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December 07, 2023

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A competitor stays atop the bull during a Lone Star Rodeo event. The Lone Star circuit comes to Murfreesboro for 7 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday, March 3-4, in MTSU's Tennessee Miller Coliseum. (Photo by Haley Johnson Photography)

Community Foundation Rodeo Set for March 3 – 4

It's not MTSU's first rodeo... Lasso the family together and bring them out to Tennessee Miller Coliseum.

Yee-haw! The Community Foundation of Rutherford County (CFRC)Middle Tennessee State University and numerous corporate sponsors are keeping the tradition of an annual longtime rodeo alive in Murfreesboro at MTSU’s Tennessee Miller Coliseum.

The inaugural CFRC Rodeo will have a two-night run, starting at 7 o’clock Friday and Saturday, March 3 – 4, at Miller Coliseum, 304B W. Thompson Lane. Gates will open at 6 p.m. both evenings.

Family-owned and -operated Lone Star Rodeo — based out of Crofton, Kentucky — will bring an action-packed show for the entire family. Events include bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, breakaway roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping and bull riding.

Tickets — $20 for adults and teenagers 13 and older, $10 for children ages 7 to 12 and free for ages 6 and younger — are available online and at the door.

About the Community Foundation of Rutherford County

The Community Foundation of Rutherford County is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The foundations work to promote the betterment of Rutherford county and provides a way for citizens to. make lasting gifts for the benefit of future generations.

For additional information, visit The Community Foundation websites at or, or call Tennessee Miller Coliseum at 615-494-8961 or Lone Star Rodeo at 276-269-6000.


About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.