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Angola Prison Rodeo
April 22 - April 23
ANGOLA PRISON RODEO THE WILDEST SHOW IN THE SOUTH
(Angola, La.) – The Angola Prison Rodeo is back Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 2017; tickets will go on sale on February 1, 2017. Warden Darrel Vannoy invites the public to come and enjoy the wildest rodeo in the south. Witness offender cowboys compete in iconic events like—Convict Poker, Wild Cow Milking, Bull Riding, and the world famous heart stopping Guts-n-Glory. The gates to one of the most famous prisons in the world open at 9:00 a.m., and the “Wildest Show in the South!” starts at 2:00 p.m.
TICKETS ARE $20.00 / ALL SEATS ARE RESERVED
Rodeo fans are encouraged to come early to hear outstanding offender bands, feast on a wide array of the South’s best food, and shop the unique and affordable offender-made arts and crafts. Little rodeo fans will also enjoy special attractions just for them, including pony rides, space walks, carnival games, an antique carousel, and lots more!
Tickets can be purchased in advance on-line at www.angolarodeo.com or by calling (225) 655-2030 or (225) 655-2607 Monday thru Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Rodeo proceeds promote moral-rehabilitation and reentry initiatives at Louisiana State Penitentiary, as well as throughout the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections.
For more information, members of the press may contact:
La Tanya Ferguson: (225) 655-2415
Gary Young: (225) 655-2415