There are nearly 500 competitors who have entered this year’s 68th Annual Sitting Bull Stampede set for July 2-4 in Mobridge. Included in the field is 8-time world champion tie-down roper and 2-time all-around champion Joe Beaver of Huntsville, Texas; 3-time national finals qualifier Red Lemmel of Faith; 6-time WNFR qualifier and 2012 Sitting Bull Stampede barrel racing winner Lisa Lockhart of Oelrichs; 4-time WNFR and 2-time world barrel racing champion Jill Moody of Pierre; and a host of other champions from last year’s Stampede. Contestants will represent 25 states, Canada and Australia.
Performances will be at 7:30 each night. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or by contacting the Mobridge Chamber of Commerce at 605-845-2387.
Other events held in conjunction with the rodeo will include a carnival, parades, a dance and a fireworks display.