Comin' at you out of chute number 1...<BR>Chino's Territorial Days promises two weekends of family fun

Courier file/Jo. L. Keener

Cowgirl Sjannah Kozak tries to hang on during the kids' portion of the festivities.

The rodeo will consist of the wild horse race, team roping, barrel racing, and ribbon roping. The kids' events will be: mutton bustin', ribbon run, calf riding, and steer riding. Fees for each event vary from $25 to $150.

The dance, on the newly completed dance floor, will start at 6 p.m., with "Three of a Kind" providing the music. Cost is $5 per person, $7 per couple, and kids younger than 10 get in free with parents.

Territorial Days

On Aug. 31, Chino Valley's 52nd Annual Corn Dinner (all you can eat) will be at Del Rio Elementary School, Road 1 West, from 3 to 7 p.m. Chino Valley FFA and FFA alumni sponsor the feast, which will include beef, corn, salad and drink. There will also be delicious pies from Mrs. Joann Fitterer's Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) class at Chino Valley High School.

Tickets are available at Olsen's Grain, Corral West Prescott, Western Warehouse Prescott Valley, the Chino Valley School District Office, or at the door on the day of the dinner. Tickets cost $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $5 for children and $30 for a family of as many as five people.