Shrine Bullfest 2012 Lindale Rodeo

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Date(s) - October 13, 2012
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Lindale Rodeo Arena


Saturday October 8, the 13th annual Shrine BullFest kicks-off at the Lindale Championship Arena on Hwy 16 W. at 6:00 p m with the best in musicians. This year is no exception, the Law Firm of Grant & Flannery once again bring the best of the best in music entertainment to BullFest. “Old Guys Rule” featuring Mouse (Mouse & the Traps), Terry Davis (2009 Male Horizon/ Male Vocalist of the Year), Nardo (Ramblers/ Mouse & the Traps), Larry & Dave Stanley (Lone Star Ramblers/ Dollywood). They have been the opening act for Lee Greenwood, Ray Stevens, Ricky Skaggs, Mel Tillis, Tammy Wynette, Sawyer Brown, Earl Thomas Conley, Ronnie Milsap, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Roy Clark. So come out early to get a good seat.

The bull riding begins at 7:00 p.m. with an arena parade of the finest vehicles from Lone Star Dodge & Long Horn Ford of Mineola. Following the sponsor vehicles, you will see professional bull riders in action on some of the most notorious bulls.¬†¬†There will be Mexican Poker. This is where brave (?) cowboys hold a card game in the middle of the arena while a fighting bull thrashes about. Mutton Bustin’ to BullFest: where kids 6 years old and under compete on sheep-back for a championship buckle. To open BullFest, Sharon Shrine Mounted Patrol, these marvelous horsemen will be performing and doing an amazing flag presentation.

Advanced tickets may be purchased at: Cavender’s Boot City, in Tyler and Brookshire’s, Kidd-Jones, and Fleming Farm & Ranch Supply, in Lindale. Tickets will also be sold at the gate. Free tickets can be obtained from Lone Star Dodge & Long Horn Ford in Mineola, by test driving any new or used vehicle. Adult tickets are eligible for $100 gas drawing from Kidd Jones & each Child ticket has a free coupon to Burger King. For more information contact Sharon Shrine Center at 903/ 566-2151 or Elaine Fitzgerald at 903/ 882-9476