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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Saturday is opening day for the 89th Annual La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros. 

Here are a few things those who want to attend need to know:

The rodeo grounds are near South Sixth Avenue and East Irvington Road at 4823 S. 6th Ave.

Tickets range from $12 to $26, and can be purchased online or at the gate. 

The stands seat 11,000 spectators. More than 1,000 horses are expected to pass in and out of the rodeo grounds over the next week. 

There are seven pro rodeo events featured with more than 650 cowboys and cowgirls participating in bull riding, steer wrestling, bareback riding and barrel racing to name a few.  Rodeo participants will come from all across the U.S. as well as Canada and Mexico. 

The junior rodeo begins at 12:30 p.m. with the professionals starting at 2 p.m.

Click here for the full schedule http://bit.ly/1f0HIGQ

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