Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo

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Traverso Arena
Full nameTraverso Arena
Location694 NE 4th Avenue
Canby, Oregon, 97013
CoordinatesCoordinates: 45°16′03″N 122°41′08″W / 45.267551°N 122.685485°W / 45.267551; -122.685485
Opened1907
Tenants
Canby Rodeo

The Clackamas Country Fair and Rodeo is a week-long event held at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in the city of Canby in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, during the third week of August.

History[edit]

The fair has been held yearly since 1907. It was first held in Gladstone Park. The Fair celebrated its 100 year occurrence in 2006. The fair was not held in 1917, 1918, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, and 2020.[1][2]

Activities[edit]

Activities include amusement rides, livestock exhibits and competitions, live entertainment on three stages, local handcraft work and produce, and a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sponsored rodeo.[3][2]

Rodeo events[edit]

Rodeo events include: bareback, tie-down, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, and bull riding.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History | Clackamas County Fairgrounds & Event Center". Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo. Retrieved September 9, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Francke, Tyler (August 18, 2021). "Clackamas County Fair and Canby Rodeo are Back with a Bang". CanbyFirst. Retrieved September 9, 2021.
  3. ^ "Clackamas County Fair & Canby Rodeo 2022, a State Fair in Canby, Oregon". festivalnet. Retrieved September 9, 2021.
  4. ^ "Canby Rodeo". Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo. Retrieved September 9, 2021.

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