Great Lakes Regional Rodeo 2013

July 26-28, 2013

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Rodeo Information Page updated - April, 21, 2013

MIGRA is pleased to annouce the 2013 Great Lakes Regional Rodeo.The rodeo will take place July 26, 27 & 28 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Belleville, Michigan. We will be seeking Volunteers for ALL areas of the GLRR 2013 Rodeo Production, please watch for further information. Please note the following important information regarding Great Lakes Regional Rodeo 2013;


Great Lakes Regional Rodeo is produced and conducted in accordance with IGRA Rodeo Rules. Click here to view the 2013 IGRA Rodeo Rules. View PDF Here.

Summary of Changes, IGRA Rodeo Rules at the 2012 Convention for 2013 - View Here

Contestant Information

New and Experienced Contestants please observe Rule II (pg 10) of the IGRA Rodeo Rules for Contestant Requirements.

  • An Arena Variance was requested and approved on MIGRA Rodeo Application for GLRR 2013. Arena size (114' x 195')
  • Contestant Winning/Pay-Out is charted and described in the IGRA 2013 Rodeo Rules Handbook. No Added Money will be awarded.
  • Contestant Registration will be located in the Banquet Hall from 6-9pm, Friday. A New Contestant Meeting will take place Saturday Morning in the center section of the Grandstands. All New Contestants are required to attend this meeting. Meeting Time TBA
  • Additional Horse Stall Fees, reference Rodeo Rules, p12
  • Late Registration Fee will not be assessed
  • A Warm up Arena is located at the south end of the Grand Stands
  • Click the thumbnails to view the Great Lakes Regional Rodeo Tri-Fold Flyer

Great Lakes Regional Rodeo 2013 Event Running Order

Rodeo Start Time 12:00 Noon, Following New Contestant Meeting @ 11:30

Calf Roping on Foot
Steer Decorating
Mounted Breakaway
Team Roping
Exhibition (30 Min) Sat & Sun, Subject to Change
Goat Dressing
Pole Bending
Steer Riding
Barrel Racing
Chute Dogging
Bull Riding
Flag Racing
Wild Drag Race


Host Hotels

  • Host Hotel, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Belleville
  • Rates for this Hotel were based on sliding scale... Book More and Save
Call (734) 857-6200 for Reservations, Mention MIGRA Group Rate

Alternate Host Hotel - Red Roof Inn Belleville, MI - I-94 N service Drive

45501 North I-94 Service Drive Belleville, MI 48111 US 734-697-2244 - (RRI183)

Red Roof Detroit Metro Airport West is 100% Non-Smoking and is conveniently located near the Detroit Metro Airport, Ann Arbor and the Wayne County Fairgrounds. Sgl. $65, Dbl. $75

Call for Reservations, Mention MIGRA

  • EMS, Rapid Response EMS Service, Redford
  • On-Site Farrier, Creek View Ranch - Vanessa & Clay Norris
  • Large Animal Veterinarian Service, Dr. Gary Fouts
  • Stock Contractor, Creek View Ranch - Vanessa & Clay Norris

Wayne County Fairgrounds Information

The Great Lakes Regional Rodeo Venue is a full service facility with Camping Accomodations. Perfect for Rodeo fans who want to "Rough it" in a rustic camping environment. Situated on the grounds of the Great Lakes Regional Rodeo, the Wayne County Fairgrounds are perfect for your camping needs. Visit the Wayne County Fairgrounds Website for information or reservation information. Full Hookups Available.

WCF Website, Click here

WCF Venue Map, Click here

Great Lakes Regional Rodeo 2013 - Grand Marshal

  • Mr. Bill Beetham

Great Lakes Regional Rodeo - List of Officials

  • Rodeo Director, Scott Korff -
  • Assistant Rodeo Director, Don Luczak
  • Kami Boles, Arena Crew Coordinator
  • Bruce Roby, Scorekeeper
  • Gene Fraikes, Judge
  • Tom Sheridan, Judge
  • Michael Lentz, Judge
  • Clinton Coil, Judge
  • Kody Kay, Announcer
  • Dee Zuspan, Arena Director
  • Barry Richardson, Asst. Arena Director
  • Chute Coordinator, David Hallwood
  • Guy Puglisi, Secretary
  • Auditor, Larry Lindstrom
  • Timer, Donald Moore


City of Belleville, Michigan

Explore Belleville, Click here

Rodeo Committees

  • Sponsorship/Buckles/Ribbons/Host Hotel - Scott Korff
  • Entertainment - Don Luczak, Don Smith & Shelby Lynn (Shows), Eric Swafford
  • Security - Ryan Keidel
  • Hospitality - Derek Milobar, Toni Liss
  • Grand Entry - Donald Moore, Don Smith
  • Awards Reception - Tony Heimberger
  • Vendors - Don Smith, Procurement Administrator
  • Tractor -
  • Barn/Horse Stalls - Ryan Keidel
  • Clean Up - MIGRA Membership
  • Bar Managers - Tony Heimberger, Art Garnica
  • Decorations - 2013 Royalty Team
  • Food Service - Tony Heimberger
  • Advertising/Media/Signage - Scott Korff
  • Registration/Gate&Ticket - Kent East
  • POS Terminal Manager - Dave Decker
  • Volunteers - Scott Korff

MIGRA Officers and Board Members

President, Scott Korff - Vice President, Richard Swonger - Treasurer, Michael Brookshire Secretary, Gordon Satterly

Don Luczak, Trustee Chairman, Shelby Lynn, Tony Heimberger

Volunteer Info/Pre-Registration

Volunteers are an important and integral part of our success. If you are interested in volunteering for the GLRR 2013. Please visit the Volunteer Information page to view available Volunteer Opportunities. We are still in need of Volunteers for Arena Crew, Security and Set Up/Tear Down.

Click here to be redirected to the Volunteer Information page.

Rodeo Buckle/Ribbon Sponsorship

Click here to Sponsor a Buckle or Ribbon for the 2013 Great Lakes Regional Rodeo

Purchase Rodeo Tickets. Buy a Weekend Pass and save $6.00

Tickets purchased in advance will be placed on "Will Call" Your Tickets/Passes will be available for pickup at the Front Gate.

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MIGRA Award Ceremony & Reception

Wide assortment of Hors d' Ourves, Bar will be Open... Get your ticket today. Pre Purchased tickets will be available for pick up during the Rodeo at Will Call.


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