It's August, which means it's time for the Lawton Rangers Rodeo! This year's rodeo will be the 85th annual Lawton Rangers Rodeo, and it's one of the top 50 rodeos in the United States. So grab your boots and cowboy hat and be ready to head to the LO Ranch Arena August 9-12 in Lawton, Oklahoma!

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According to the Lawton Rangers website, the annual Lawton Rangers Rodeo is "the largest Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo in Oklahoma, and ranked as one of the top 50 in the U.S." The rodeo sees nearly 50,000 people each year and has "more than 400 highly skilled cowboys and cowgirls from across the country compete in barrel racing, team roping, steer wrestling, and other exciting events."

85th Annual Lawton Rangers Rodeo Schedule

Every night of the rodeo, the Lawton Rangers have special themes and entry deals. Here's what you can expect this year:

Miss Rodeo Lawton

And it wouldn't be the Lawton Rangers Rodeo without Miss Rodeo Lawton! I had the pleasure of emceeing this year's pageant. You'll see Miss Rodeo Lawton 2023 Harlee Gomez at this year's rodeo!

For more information about the 85th annual Lawton Rangers Rodeo, visit the rodeo's website or follow the Lawton Rangers on Facebook.

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