International Bull Riders Coming To Chenango County Fair

By: Zachary Meseck

International Bull Riders coming to Chenango County Fair (Frank Speziale photo)

NORWICH – An international rodeo competition is coming to Norwich for the Chenango County Fair this weekend, with prizes, rankings, and more on the line for local and national contestants.

According to Millennia-Entertainment Representative Terry Potter, for the first time in Chenango County history International Bull Riders, an organization established in 2001 that has sanctioned hundreds of events around the world, will come to the fair.

The event will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, at the Chenango County Fairgrounds.

The Chenango County fair kicks-off Today and will continue through Sunday, Aug. 11 at the county fairgrounds in Norwich. A parade will pass through Norwich tonight at 7 p.m., heading to the Fair Grounds.

Potter said he hopes the organization will bring an added level of professionalism to the fair event. He said each year IBR pays over $100,000 in prize money and awards.



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