PENDLETON, Ore. – The Pendleton Round-Up has been named the best large outdoor rodeo by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association for the second year in a row.
The East Oregonian reported Friday that to lasso the title two years running, the Round-Up made some changes this year.
Those included installing a gourmet pop up restaurant called the 1910 Room and changing where the families of contestants are seated.
Round-Up publicity director Randy Thomas says rodeo committees from as far as away as Salinas, California, and Deadwood, South Dakota have visited to pick up tips.
The Pendleton Round-Up began in 1910 and attracts thousands of rodeo fans to Pendleton each summer for days.
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