Rodeo season kicks off this weekend in Jordan Valley

The Big Loop Rodeo in Jordan Valley is slated this weekend, bringing cowboys, cowgirls and plenty of fun to the tiny southeastern Oregon city. (The Enterprise/File).

JORDAN VALLEY – Whether it’s sunny or rainy, the official start of rodeo season is here with the 59th annual Jordan Valley Big Loop rodeo opening Friday.

Friday’s performance at 1 p.m. features only team roping and big loop action. Saturday and Sunday, the action will start at 1 p.m. and will include the full rodeo activities – team roping, calf roping, junior steer riding, junior barrel racing, open barrel racing, cow riding, saddle bronc action and bull riding.

Admission to the rodeo is $10 for adults, $5 for children age 6 to 13, and free for those under 6. In addition to the rodeo, the Jordan Valley Lions Club . . .