The Rippin’ and Roarin’ Bull Riding Event is returning to the Shamrock Centre in early May!

Coming off last year’s packed house organizers are hoping to see another large crowd at Saturday’s event.

Brian LePoudre is a member of the organizing committee and heads the group that hosts the bull riding. He says 2023 will be the same as in previous years, with all proceeds going to the Killarney Ag Society.


“The money raised which is usually anywhere from $7,000 to $9,000 will go to the agricultural society. They put that money back into the community through capital expenditures at the ag grounds.”

The bull riding takes place thanks to the more than 50 volunteers who step up to help and many more get on board thanks to support from the business community.

“The bull riding starts right off the bat at 7:00 pm. And right now, we have around 18 riders. Then we move into the bronc riding and then we move into the half time show. Last year we added a calf scramble and that’s back again this year. It’s an event for kids between the ages of 10 and 15. Then it’s the calcutta and then the second round for the bull riding and bronc riding.,” said Lepoudre.