It's rodeo time in Lake Charles! This one is for bragging rights and entry into the National finals! The dirt is flying in the Burton Coliseum!

The Louisiana High School & Junior High School Rodeo Finals return to the Burton Coliseum for the first time since 2001. It is the 54th time the finals have been held here. The the High School finals taking place June 5-9. There are more than 300 students, parents, coaches and families participating. There are lots of special events this Saturday like a kid’s clinic, alumni rodeo, cutting competition, a barbecue cook-off, military and elected officials appreciation night and more! make sure you support our high school students and go have some fun at the rodeo!

Jr. High performances will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 1, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 and 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 3. High School performances will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 through Saturday, June 9.