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Expanded 'Slack' event at Cheney Rodeo

Fans get early look at competition on Friday, July 7


Want to get a sneak preview of the action at the 50th Cheney Rodeo?

Sneak away for a long lunch or an early exit from work on Friday, July 7 for an event called “Slack” which starts at 1 p.m. Admission is $5 and gates open at 12:30 pm.

“We have had Slack of some sort as long as I have been involved,” Rick Edwards of the sponsoring Cheney Events Association wrote in an email.

Slack is a rodeo term Edwards explained. “It is when the contestants that cannot fit into the regular performance, or in rodeo terms, ‘perfs,’ participate for the purse.” Cheney’s slack event will feat...

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