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Isa Rodeo saddles up to lure American rodeo fans

Fresh from its success at last week’s Queensland Tourism Awards, the Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo has set its sights on attracting more international visitors. Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo Inc (MIRRI) Chairman Mr Darren Campi collected the Festival and Events award for the second consecutive year, accompanied by other MIRRI representatives and General Manager Ms […]

Champion cowboy’s haka steals the show at Mount Isa Rodeo

The Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo wrapped up in spectacular style this afternoon when the current Australian bull riding champion, New Zealander Fraser Babbington did the haka in the red soil arena after his winning ride in the Open Bull Ride Finals. Babbington scored 88 on Grasshopper to back up his 83 qualifying ride, making […]

Australia’s top rodeo competitors and stock heading to Isa showdown

The country’s top cowboys and cowgirls, plus of course the best stock, are heading to north-west Queensland for next month’s iconic Xstrata Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo. Being held from 9 to 11 August, the Isa Rodeo will showcase the talents of the current Australian rodeo champions, according to Australian Professional Rodeo Association (APRA) General Manager […]

Big bucks guaranteed at Mount Isa’s famous rodeo

The thrill of watching the biggest stars on the Australian rodeo circuit will lure thousands of visitors to the 55th annual Xstrata Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo in August, all keen to experience the biggest rodeo in the southern hemisphere. This year’s rodeo, being held from Friday to Sunday, August 9 to 11, will be the […]