Sixth Annual Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo Returns to Alltech Arena

Lexington, KY- The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo, presented by Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center at Jack Kain Ford, returns to the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 7pm.

Gates will open at 6pm and attendees can enjoy our children’s activity center or shop for rodeo style apparel at one of the many vendors on-hand.

Award-winning, professional rodeo entertainment will be provided by 3 Bar J Rodeo of Union City, Indiana, with a field of over 200 entrants.

Since 2014, Cowboy Up for a Cure, Inc. has hosted this annual event to raise money for pediatric cancer patients seeking treatment in Central Kentucky.

To date, $250,000 of the funds raised by Cowboy Up for a Cure, Inc. have directly benefited the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic in endeavors such as the UK PAWS Program.

The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo has been awarded the Mid-States Rodeo Association’s Best Rodeo during the 2015, 2016 and 2018 Rodeo seasons.

Tickets may be purchased online or at the door.  Cost is $17 per person, with children five years of age and younger admitted free of charge.  Groups of 10 or more may purchase tickets at a discounted rate online, with ticket code UKSTORG.

About Cowboy Up for a Cure, Inc.

Cowboy Up for a Cure, Inc. was founded in 2013, to benefit children with various forms of pediatric cancer.  Our goal is to raise awareness and to support a pathway to progress for families faced with this adversity.

About the UK PAWS Program

The PAWS Program at the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic was created to be the educational liaison between the school, the family, and the medical team, on behalf of the patients we serve. The PAWS Program was established in August 2014 through the generous support of two non-profit organizations: Cowboy Up for a Cure and DanceBlue: For the Kids.

Relevant Links:

Tickets are on sale at Etix:

https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/3302997/2019-cowboy-up-for-a-cure-rodeo-lexington-the-alltech-arena-at-the-kentucky-horse-park

Cowboy Up for a Cure, Inc.:

http://www.cowboyupforacure.org/

 

Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/CowboyUpForACure/

https://twitter.com/CowboyUp_Rodeo

https://www.instagram.com/cowboyuprodeoky/

UK PAWS Program:

https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/kentucky-childrens-hospital/services/cancer/hematology-oncology-pediatric#section-46076

 

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