An annual tradition returns to
Phillipsburg in August.
Kansas Biggest Rodeo will run August 1-3
north of town at the rodeo grounds.
The event, which has taken place since
1929, attracts about 15,000 people to town over its three day run and is a big
social event. Phillipsburg resident Mike Erhart said, "It's a time to get
together, and to enjoy each other. It's a big family event, and a big boost for
New to the rodeo this year are its clown
and specialty act. Justin Rumford, Ponca City, Okla., will be rodeo clown and
barrelman. He's the 2012 PRCA Clown of the
Year. Kenny Petet's chuckwagon
races will be this year's specialty act.
Tickets go on sale July 1 at Heritage
Insurance in Phillipsburg. Reserved ticket prices are $15 for adults and $11 for
kids ages three to twelve. General admission ticket prices are $13 for adults
and $10 for kids. Tickets can be purchased by calling 785.543.2448 with a major credit
card or by stopping at the store, 685 Third Street.