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Queen announced

Mount Isa is celebrating a new royal with the crowning of the 2007 Isa Rodeo Queen taking place last night (4th August) at the Mount Isa Civic Centre. Claiming the throne to rule for 12 months is Kirra-Leigh White, the youngest entrant within this years Quest who was fundraising in aid of the Mount Isa […]

Numbers up for annual rodeo

The 2007 Xstrata Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo is celebrating a dramatic increase in registered competitor numbers again reiterating the popularity of the annual rodeo event and truly cementing its place within the professional rodeo circuit. An increase of 18% on 2006 figures shows a total of 503 competitors nominated for the rodeo this year […]

Celebrations begin

Today marks the beginning of the 2007 Xstrata Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo as the mining town kicks off their countdown celebrations with five days of festivities in place as a prelude to the major rodeo events which commence next Friday (10th August 2007). The outback Queensland town will welcome an expected 25,000 visitors and […]

Sponsor Saviours

Telco’s, banks, motor vehicles and sugary drink brands tend to  visibly make up the majority of sponsorship for events throughout the capital cities of Australia where media coverage and mass visitor numbers are almost guaranteed and promised in proposals. Sponsors commit to providing some product, perhaps some financial support and in return receive branding, signage […]

Get set to Mardi Gras outback style!

The 2007 Xstrata Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo is fast approaching with just under two months before the annual celebrations kick off. An integral part within the schedule of events is the crowd pleasing, Mardi Gras. Colour, festivities and entertainment galore will make up the procession of the Mardi Gras with competitors, locals, business houses […]

Rodeo Riches

It’s not just golf and boxing that offer big prize bounty’s in sport. The 2007 Xstrata Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo is not only the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere but can also now lay claim to be the richest! With over $200,000 on the line in prizes, it’s no wonder that the Rodeo Capital […]

Right of Passage or Fearless Fun?

It’s a rush of adrenaline… bungy jumping, white water rafting, sky diving and for some it’s just climbing a ladder, for others it’s about pushing the extreme filled with excitement and real elements of danger. For most of us, eight seconds goes by unnoticed… but when you’re on the back of a bucking bronc it […]

Odds in your favour for Isa Raffle

With just under two months until the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest and richest Rodeo event kicks off, organisers are expecting huge interest from not only the sporting genre enthusiasts but also general public who enjoy a wager… with favourable odds! No ordinary raffle, each year the Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo joins forces with local business ‘Bell […]