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​​​​​​​2017 SWD Livestock Show & Rodeo Schedule

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017    

6:00 p.m.  Opening of the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame Exhibit at the Burton Coliseum on  

                 the second floor of the west side - Sponsored by the Calcasieu Parish

                 Police Jury                       

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017
9:00 a.m.  Week Long Rodeo Heritage Ride Begins
9:00 a.m.  Trail riders leave Gueydan LA in route to Lake Arthur, LA

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017
9:00 a.m.  Trail riders leave Lake Arthur LA in route to Jennings, LA

Monday, Jan 30, 2017
7:30 a.m.   Free Pancake Breakfast – Sponsored by Southern Spice Restaurant

                  First 50 people receive a free rodeo voucher

9:00 a.m.   Trail riders leave Jennings, LA in route to Welsh, LA

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017

9:00 a.m.   Trail riders leave Welsh, LA in route to Iowa, LA
5:00 p.m.   Autograph session with Miss Rodeo LA & Miss Rodeo FL at Patton's    

                  Western Wear on Ryan Street

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
9:00 a.m.   Trail riders leave Iowa,LA in route to Lake Charles,LA
5:30 p.m.   Rodeo Press Conference at Walk On's Gulf Hwy Lake Charles,LA

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017
  ALL DAY   City-wide Dress Western at Work Day!

 ALL DAY   Calcasieu Parish schools western dress-up day

9:00 a.m.   Trail riders leave for ride in South Lake Charles, LA
12:00 p.m. Trail riders break for lunch provided by Gatti’s Pizza

3-4 p.m.     Rodeo Clown Lecile Harris autograph session at Patton's Western Wear on Ryan  


3:00 p.m.   Line up for Rodeo Parade at West Lagrange and Patrick St
5:00 p.m.   Rodeo Parade Begins 

                  -- Parade begins at corner of Lagrange & Patrick St., then travels south on  
                     Ryan St. to McNeese Stadium
7:30 p.m.   Rodeo Performance Begins

Friday, Feb 3, 2017
9:00 a.m.  Trail riders leave McNeese stadium in route to Burton Coliseum

1:00 p.m.  Trail riders break for lunch provided by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
6:00 p.m.  Trail riders line up for grand entry of Rodeo

7:30 p.m.  Rodeo Performance Begins

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017
8:00 a.m.  Stick Horse Rodeo Late Registration Begins  (Ag Arena Warm-up Pen)
9:00 a.m.  Stick Horse Rodeo Begins  (Ag Arena Warm-up Pen)             
2:00 p.m.  Rodeo Performance Begins

7:30 p.m.  Rodeo Performance Begins

October 9, 2017  
Miss Rodeo Louisiana Competition

1:00 p.m.  Interviews at Daigle Farms, Iowa, LA

3:00 p.m.  Horsemanship competition Harper Arena, Iowa, LA