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Cowboy up for the Reno Rodeo

Headed to the Reno Rodeo and don’t have anything to wear? (You don’t want to look like a city slicker, even if you are one!) Or just looking for western apparel providers in Reno, Nevada? Well, you’re in luck because this western city has you covered head to toe.  In addition to on-site vendors at the rodeo grounds, there are a slew of western supply stores here in the Reno Tahoe area which are ready to get you clothed up like a cowboy or garbed up like a cowgirl.

2633261180_55578596d3_oProper attire for the rodeo is crucial to the event! Selfie taking opportunities will not present themselves if you get here to find out you’ve left your snazzy cattle boots, rugged jeans and rustic plaid shirts at home. So if you fall into that category, or just want to pick up some cowboy/girl appropriate attire, these stores will be able to help out.

If you are searching the horizon for a more urban cowboy look, and quite possibly this is your first time visiting the Reno Rodeo, stroll on over to Cabelas located at 8650 Boomtown Road in Verdi (just outside Reno) Nevada.  Pick up some delicious caramel popcorn while you traverse the open fields of apparel and hunting supplies as you play animal bingo with the various taxidermy exhibits.  You are sure to find your rodeo gear, and another reason to come back to Reno. For more information visit Cabelas.com or call (775) 829-4100.

If you’re the seasoned Rodeo visitor and are looking for something more custom fitted, you should journey on over to D Bar M Western Store located at 1020 E 4th Street.  D Bar M titles itself as “A real western store for real cowboys” but if you are a first time cowboy the staff will be able to help you navigate through the overwhelming array of American made boots and country appeal.  For more information about D Bar M Visit dbarm.com or call (775) 329-9107.

3216926752_fb44e8f3da_oIf you are on a budget and want the modern cowboy look, trail on down to Boot Barn Located at 3345 Kietzke ln.  Boot Barn would definitely have the necessary clothing lines to deck out you or your whole family with their wide selection of dressy casual and modern rugged rancher looks.  For more information visit bootbarn.com or call (775) 825-0666.

If you are in a hurry, or find yourself wrongly dressed, ride on down to Rogers’s Cowboy Supplies. From June 19th to 28th Rogers will be at the southeast corner of the Reno Livestock Events Center (on site for the Rodeo), or normally find them at 2252 Oddie Blvd in Sparks.  Rogers offers a wide array of anything western! And if that isn’t a reason enough to check it out, family patriarch Garry Roger and his brothers have been Indian World Champion Team Ropers.  For more information visit rogerscowboysypply.com or call (775) 358-2100

There’s no incentive to prepare your outfit at home for the Reno Rodeo with this array of country supply stores.

To find more information and ticket prices for the Reno Rodeo visit the Reno Rodeo.com.

PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour Hosts Wrangler Retro Night at Reno Rodeo June 14

The best bull riders in the world are scheduled to compete in Reno, Nevada, June 14… in style.

4711570977_d7f3944b37_zIf being thrashed by the rankest PRCA bulls wasn’t tough enough, this year’s riders are asked to do it in style, dressing in retro Western wear in Reno Rodeo’s first ever Wrangler Retro Night. Fans are also encouraged to partake in the festivities… minus the bull riding. Post photos of friends and family wearing retro western clothing to http://www.facebook.com/wranglerwestern to be seen and selected for prizes!

The headliners scheduled to compete include 12 of the 15 bull riding qualifiers from the 2011 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, many of which were selected for this past December’s Wrangler NFR.

The livestock stars of the Reno Xtreme Bulls event will include a number of rank PRCA bulls; including, 202 Bring It, Juicy Vindication, and Touch of Class.

All 40 riders will compete in a long-go on June 14, beginning at 7 p.m. (PT), and the top 12 will be brought back for the finals, where the Reno Xtreme Bulls champion will be crowned based on the highest total score.

The payout for the Reno Xtreme Bulls is big, $50,000. Monies won at PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour stops count towards the 2012 PRCA World Standings, which determine qualifiers for the Dec. 6-15 Wrangler NFR.

Tickets for the one night only Reno Xtreme Bulls event may be purchased by calling 1-800-325-7328 or by visiting the event’s web site, www.renorodeo.com. Ticket prices are $15 for general admission, $20 for reserved grandstand seats and $25 for premium box seats. The Reno Rodeo Outdoor Arena is located at 1350 N. Wells Ave. in Reno.