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Broncos get bucking at Mountain Top Rodeo
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Mountain Top Rodeo

When: 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 22-23

Where: R-Ranch in the Mountains, 65 R-Ranch Road, Dahlonega

How much: $10 adults, $5 children, $2 parking

Info, tickets: 706-864-6444,

Dust off your cowboy hats and shine up your boots because it’s time for the 23rd annual Mountain Top Rodeo.

The event will be held at the R-Ranch in the Mountains, 65 R-Ranch Road just north of Dahlonega, on Friday and Saturday June 22-23. The competition opens at 8 p.m. each day.

Today is the last day to purchase tickets in advance for $10 for adults and $5 children. It is also the last day to purchase discounted, multiday tickets. Advance tickets can be purchased at

Prices will be $12 at the gate for adults and $6 for children ages 4-12. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $2 per vehicle.

The event is sanctioned by the Professional Cowboy Association, so attendees are sure to see some top-notch riding.

The midway will open at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and is sure to have something to help attendees get in touch with their inner cowboy and cowgirl.

Food vendors will offer snacks like kettle corn, fried green tomatoes and corndogs. Merchandise and souvenirs booths with everything from Western wear to posters and mechanical bull rides.

There will even be something special for the youngest rodeo enthusiasts, including child-friendly games and $5 pony rides.