Five things cowboys do on the journey to the RNCFR

July 27, 2015

So what does a cowboy have to do to get to the RNCFR? Can he or she just sign up? Can they pay their way in? The answer to both is no. Like any championship, you’ve got to earn your way in. Here is a list of a few things cowboys and cowgirls need to do in order to make it to the RNCFR in Kissimmee Florida this March 25th -28th! 1. Be willing to risk it all These guys and gals risk their lives to entertain and compete in a sport we all love, but we’d be crazy to…

So, what does Kissimmee know about Rodeo?

March 15, 2015

This year is the first year the RNCFR (Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo) is in Kissimmee Florida, a town known for its richness in citrus and cattle. The RNCFR was held every year from 1987-2010 in Pocatello, Idaho, before moving to Oklahoma City in March 2011, Guthrie, Oklahoma in 2014 and then to Kissimmee, Florida in 2015. So, what does Kissimmee know about Rodeo anyway? Well, for starters, rodeo is typically led by cattle ranchers and they’ve got plenty of those in Osceola County. One of those cattle ranchers, Henry O. Partin, started what is now the largest rodeo east…

Lee Greenwood to Perform at RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Kissimmee, FL

March 15, 2015

RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (RNCFR) attendees will get an extra special treat on Friday, March 27 as country music icon Lee Greenwood takes the stage prior to the rodeo kickoff. His performance will open the third night of the championship rodeo, which also happens to be Wrangler® National Patriot Night. All active and retired military will be admitted free for one night only, and $2 from every ticket sold will benefit Horses for Heroes. Greenwood’s performance will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Silver Spurs Arena in Osceola Heritage Park. Attendees are encouraged to wear their best red, white…

Kissimmee hosts Florida Heritage BBQ Classic

January 15, 2015

Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned event comes to town in conjunction with the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo Calling all BBQ lovers and foodies: there’s another exciting event to look forward to in Kissimmee this March in addition to the RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo (RNCFR). Osceola County is thrilled to welcome the Florida Heritage BBQ Classic March 26-28, 2015. This Florida championship event will take place at Osceola Heritage Park, side-by-side with all the action and excitement of live rodeo action. The festivities kick off on Thursday, March 26, with the VIP Big Pig Bash where attendees will enjoy…