Kaw Valley Rodeo, Saturday 2018 3

Jared Keylon of Uniontown tries to hang on during the bareback riding at last year’s Kaw Valley Rodeo. This year’s rodeo starts at 8 p.m. Thursday night and runs through Saturday.

The 44th annual Kaw Valley Rodeo starts up Thursday at CiCo Park. The rodeo, which runs through Saturday, begins at 8 p.m. each night.

Rodeo events include bareback, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping, barrel racing and bull riding.

Following those events, a bullfight will close out the night on both Friday and Saturday.