25th Old Ford Fire Department Rodeo benefits volunteer firefighters

WILLIAMSTON, NC (WITN) - The 25th Annual Old Ford Fire Department Rodeo is back to raise money for the volunteer department in Beaufort County.

There will be bull riding, bare back and saddle bronc riding, calf and team roping, barrel racing and steer wrestling.

The rodeo is happening at the Senator Bob Martin Agricultural Center on Friday & Saturday, February 23rd and 24th. Gates open at 6pm for shows at 8pm. There's also a family show on Saturday at 1pm with gates opening at 11am.

At the family show, kids can meet cowboys, go into the ring, rope & ride.

You can call 252-946-9780 or visit the Old Ford Rodeo website for more information.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 3-12. Children 3 & under are free.

Tickets are available at Uniforms PRN in Washington, Mario’s Boots in Greenville, Howell’s Mercantile in Belhaven and Mark Chesson & Sons in Williamston.