Sonora, California!  The 60th Annual Mother Lode Round-Up, May 13 & 14, 2017, is almost here!  It is Mother’s Day Weekend – treat all of those awesome moms to what promises to be non-stop, action-packed, PRCA/WPRA professional rodeo – and so much more!!!!  Tuolumne County’s biggest annual event – it is family fun for all!

For all information about the 60th Annual Mother Lode Round-up, please visit their website and their Facebook – Be sure to give them a “Like” and follow them year round.

60th Annual Mother Lode Round-Up - May 13 & 14, 2017

60th Annual Mother Lode Round-Up – May 13 & 14, 2017

Editors Note:  The Mother Lode Round-Up is part of the PRCA California Circuit.  The PRCA/WPRA California Circuit Finals Rodeo will be held October 13 (first performance) & October 14, 2017 (2nd and 3rd performance, and award ceremonies), at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, California.  The top 12 PRCA CA Circuit Cowboys and Cowgirls, in each event, will rope and ride for the Circuit Championships and Year End Championships at this event.  For more info, please visit website /Facebook (we would love for you to give us a “Like”).

You won’t want to miss the Mother Lode Round-Up parade on Saturday in downtown Sonora.  Congratulations to this year’s Grand Marshal, John Egger. The first performance of the 60th Annual Mother Lode Round-Up is at 2pm.

On Sunday, join everyone for Mother’s Day breakfast followed by Cowboy Church with Coy Huffman (you can watch the live stream from Cowboy Church at www.streamcoy.com).  Second performance of the 60th Mother Lode Round-Up is Sunday at 2pm.

Congratulations to your 2017 Miss Mother Lode Round-Up, Mary Mackenzie Suess!  We wish you a fun-filled and memorable reign!

Your Miss Rodeo California 2017, Brittney Phillips, will have the honor of appearing at the 60th Annual Mother Lode Round-Up. To learn more about Miss Rodeo California, and for booking information, please visit ( website / Facebook ).

Miss Rodeo California 2017, Brittney Phillips (photo by Shawna Nelson)

Miss Rodeo California 2017, Brittney Phillips (photo by Shawna Nelson)

Your PRCA Rodeo Announcers for the 60th Mother Lode Round-Up will be Jody Carper (website) and Coy Huffman ( website / Facebook ).  Your Stock Contractor will be Bridwell Pro Rodeos ( Facebook ) – they will provide all of the animal athletes.

Your Barrelman/Clown for the 60th Annual Mother Lode Round-Up is JJ Harrison ( website / Facebook ).  Joining him in the arena to keep our cowboys and animal athletes safe are four distinguished individuals; Your Pick-Up Men – Bobby Marriott ( website   / Facebook) and Matt Twitchell ( website ), along with your Bullfighters Eric Layton and Rick Moffatt ( Facebook ).

PRCA Pick-Up Men Bobby Marriott and Matt Twitchell (photo by srn - 2016 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo)

PRCA Pick-Up Men Bobby Marriott and Matt Twitchell (photo by srn – 2016 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo)

Your PRCA Rodeo Secretary is Traci Mitchell and your PRCA Rodeo Timers will be Charlotte Holmes and Sharon De La Grange.  Your PRCA Photographer will be Rich Miller ( website Facebook ).

Good luck to all of the contestants – Safe travels to all !   Happy Mother’s Day!

See you in October for the RAM PRCA CA Circuit Finals Rodeo ( website Facebook ) which will be held October 13th (one performance) and October 14th (two performances and awards ceremony), 2017 – in Lancaster, CA ( website/ Facebook ) – at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds ( website Facebook ).  Thank you for your support!  If you, or your business, are interested in sponsoring the 2017 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo, please contact Dawn Babers ( [email protected]).