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Battle of the Beast Rodeo

Thursday, September 5 @ 7:00 pm | FREE with admission to the Fair

The cowboys will once again face the bulls for one of America’s fastest-growing extreme spectator sports when J Bar W Ranch hosts the Battle of the Beast Bull Riding and Cowgirl Barrel Racing Competition at the 2024 Maryland State Fair! Twenty-five professional International Bull Rider Association (IBR) riders will compete on some of the toughest bulls in the world of rodeo, and cowgirls will be timed as they race around the barrels to see who is the fastest! 

Thank you to our 2024 Rodeo Sponsors!



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