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Minden Ranch Rodeo starts today

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Nick Nalder of the Sweetwater Ranch team competes in calf roping at the 2013 Minden Ranch Rodeo.

The annual Minden Ranch Rodeo starts 5 p.m. today at the NV150 State Fair in Fuji Park.

Celebrating its 15th year, the rodeo allows ranchers to showcase their lifestyle.

The rodeo includes events like ranch branding, saddle bronc, ranch doctoring, ranch horse, double mugging, wild cow milking, dally calf roping and women's steer stopping.

"The idea was to promote ranch rodeo thereby continuing our areas heritage, at the same time use the proceeds to establish scholarships for high school rodeo youth in the area," organizers said.

Tonight's events are 5-10 p.m. The rodeo continues 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children.

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For more information about the fair and the Minden Ranch Rodeo, visit http://nevadastatefair.visitcarsoncity.com

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