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‘Gee Haw Whoa Back’ Rodeo at ABAC on April 1-2

February 29, 2016

 TIFTON—Rodeo fans will fill the stands on April 1-2 when Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College presents its annual “Gee Haw Whoa Back” rodeo as a part of Homecoming Week 2016.

Spectators will be entertained with riveting competition during the Professional Cowboy Association-sanctioned rodeo event at the ABAC Arena which begins at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Gates open at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for children 6–12 years old and free to ABAC students and children five years old and under.  Rodeo tickets will be sold in advance and at the gate on the two days of the event. Separate tickets must be purchased for each night.

Besides the crowd favorite of bull riding, cowboys will participate in events including saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, team roping, calf roping, and steer wrestling.  Cowgirls will compete in break-away roping and barrel racing. The rodeo will also feature audience participation events and family-friendly activities.

ABAC Alumni Director Lynda Fisher said the rodeo is a part of a week-long series of events on March 29-April 2 designed for students, alumni and the general public.  For more information on rodeo tickets or the Homecoming Week, interested persons can contact the ABAC Office of College Advancement at (229) 391-4900 or visit
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