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Nyssa Nite Rodeo back on the local entertainment docket

The Nyssa Nite Rodeo will offer up plenty of action the weekend of June 18-19. (The Enterprise/File).

NYSSA – A year-long wait for local rodeo fans is over as the 75th Nyssa Nite Rodeo will snort and buck into town Friday and Saturday, June 18-19.

The event, sanctioned by the Idaho Cowboy Association, kicks off each night at 7 p.m. with a pre-rodeo. The main rodeo starts at 8 p.m. Friday night is Pink Night where $1 from each ticket sale goes to Saint Alphonsus Health System breast cancer prevention program.

Cost for the rodeo at the gate is $8 for adults and ages 6 to 12 cost $5. Youth 5 and under get into the event free.

Along with regular rodeo events – such as bull and bronc riding . . .