|3-Crosses / KEN LANCE Arena and Youth Camp|
RODEO ARENA ~ YOUTH CAMP ~ COWBOY CHURCH
EVENT PAVILION ~ MEETING HALL
Rent it for your activity, rodeo, etc
official street address
20289 County Road North 3610
Stonewall OK 74871-2035
7 miles South of Ada OK
Turn off Hwy 3 at the UNION VALLEY exit
Go 1 mile north of Clover Leaf Feed Store
and Madeleine Ranch
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APRIL 2015 - BULL RIDING on Monday Nights at 7pm, Cowboy Church at 6:30 in the stands. Free admission, free to ride. Lots of excitement with music, scores, and a full concession stand. Free parking. Runs through October and held as weather permits. Check website and our Facebook or Twitter for updates or cancellations.
MAY 8-9, 2015 - IPRA Sactioned OPEN Rodeo. Annual Ken Lance Memorial Championship Rodeo. $10 admission. Info: Call JACK WELLS 580.559.9027 or 1-800-557-8815 (Gospel Station offices) email email@example.com
MAY 9, 2015 - Talent Contest. Saturday morning 10am at the Pavilion at 3Crosses: talent Contest for singers, bands, intstrumentalists. Contact Mark Huitt at The Gospel Station 1.800.557.8815 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MAY 9, 2015 - Rodeo Parade. Ken Lance Memorial Rodeo Parade and Stonewall Heritage Day -- Main Street, Stonewall OK. Parade at 2pm, line Up at 1pm by the ball field. Bring your horses, floats, custom cars, antique cars, hot rods, etc. For more information Jack Wells: 580.559.9027
|Ada Area Roundup Club|
Ada Area Roundup Club (AARC)
Play Days 2015 For the whole family, held at the 3Crosses/Ken Lance Arena. Follow Ada Area Roundup Club on Facebook and the schedule will be posted around February 2015. Here's a photo from the awards banquet that had 3 saddle winners and 7 buckle winners!
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MAY 13 JUNE 27 JULY 25 AUGUST 22 SEPTEMBER 19
The AARC wants to draw new people in and bring back the ones who formerly were in the club. These playdays are open to all participants... anyone... any age. From Lead-line divisions to those 40 and up. If you want points to go to year-end saddle prizes, then you must be a member of the club. These play days are family oriented. Learn rodeo events like: barrels, poles, flags, stakes and rings. Learn riding skills, sportsmanship and have fun competitions. There is also a queen contest as a fundraiser to help with the year-end awards.
FROM THE A.A.R.C. NEWSLETTER:
"It's that time again! The days are getting longer and it's time to pull the horses out of the pasture, dust the cobwebs off the saddles and start riding!
We are so excited about the new ideas, and enthusiasm that these ladies are bringing to the playdays.
We are going to have the playdays on Friday evenings. The books will open at 6:00PM and the Grand Entry will be at 6:55PM. Our events will be: Flags, Barrels, Stakes, Poles, and Rings. To qualify for the year-end awards, you must compete in 70% of the playdays.
Our age divisions are:
BEGINNERS: 6 yrs and under
PEANUTS: 9yrs and under
PEE WEE: 10-13 yrs
JUNIORS: 14-18 yrs
SENIORS: 19-39 yrs
40 and Over.
Membership dues will be $25 for an individual, $40 for a family. Dues must be paid before points will count towards year-end awards. Entry fees will be $3 per even for lead line, $4 per event for members, $5 for Barrel exhibitions, and $5 per event for non-members. Birth certificates are required for Peanuts, Pee-Wees, and Juniors. A negative Coggins is required for all horses.
SADDLES will be awarded to YOUTH classes.
BUCKLES will be awarded to SENIORS class and up.
Please join us on Facebook (Ada Area Round-Up Club) for more information and events that will be happening throughout the summer. We hope that everyone comes and joins us this year for a fun-filled summer of riding and hanging-out with old friends and making lots of great memories!"
For questions/concerns, contact
Dayna Brown 580-320-2400
In 2014, 17 buckles and 3 saddles were awarded.
|VIDEO History of the Arena|
There is a video segment by the TV magazine "EXPLORE ADA" called "Ringmaster: The Ken Lance Story" -- A fantastic account of the legendary arena and its humble beginnings, and enormous success. Featuring: Ruthie Lance Wester, Pro Rodeo Announcer Rich Kaye, Champion Cowboy Larry Mahan, longtime friend Tony Pippin, and pictures of country legends who performed there on their way up: Reba McEntire, Mickey Gilley, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, Barbara Mandrell, George Strait, Bob Wills, Conway Twitty, and many more.
If you want to see more of the history of the arena as told by Ken's wife and business partner and Rodeo Queen, Ruthie Lance Wester, click the link to buy her book and DVD combo ROPING THE DREAM and THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME click here for Online Store
|The Rodeo News|
3Crosses is in The Rodeo News magazine every month -- Look for our ads and articles.
We have been featured in the June 2010, 2011 and 2012 issues and others about our annual PRCA Rodeos. Our ad is in The Rodeo News for this year's PRCA rodeo!
Check out their website at www.therodeonews.com
Look for some complimentary copies available while supplies last.
GET THE MOBILE APP for Rodeo News
|RUTH LANCE HISTORICAL PRODUCTS|
PERFECT GIFT FOR RODEO FANS!
THE AMAZING HISTORY OF THE KEN LANCE ARENA - in Book and DVD
Ropin' The Dream (book) AND "The Ride of a Lifetime" (DVD) tell the amazing story of how a trick roper (Ken Lance) and a Rodeo Princess (Ruth Lance) turned an Oklahoma watermelon patch into the 2nd largest RODEO ARENA in America! Learn of the stories of the nation's LEGENDARY RODEO COWBOYS and NASHVILLE'S COUNTRY STARS. They are PERFECT for any rodeo fan. Told by Ruth Lance Wester, Ken's wife and business partner for 25 years. Ruth is a staunch supporter of the 3Crosses/Ken Lance Arena to this day and she is making this offer available to our friends!
The book and DVD are sold separately for $15 each
BUY THE COMBO AND SAVE $10!
BOOK + DVD COMBO ($20.00)
Ropin' The Dream Book ($15.00 )
The Ride of a Lifetime DVD ($15.00)
Here's Ruth at the 2010 1st Annual Ken Lance Memorial PRCA Rodeo:
(Photo By Siri Stevens of The Rodeo News used with permission)
CAMP APPLICATION: ---> http://tinyurl.com/lvsxylc
DETAILS: $225.00 for 5 days, 4 nights. Classes include instruction for: Bull Riding, Roping, Barrels, Horsemanship, and more. Plus, Christian lessons each night... swimming... lots of great food and making new friends and having fun.
AGES: For boys and girls in grades 7-12. Insurance is required.
Camp Sponsors and Instructors will lead our campers to know the Lord in a deeper way and enjoy the sport of rodeo in a Christian atmosphere. Champion Cowboys will be there in person.
Youth Rodeo Bible Camp features hands-on training by rodeo and horse pros! Campers receive proper training and technique as well as inspirational stories and instruction about living a successful life by God's leadership in your life.
PREPAY on our secure website: http://tinyurl.com/o5hwdt8
You may enroll a camper on the opening day from 8-10 A.M. in the multi-purpose building at the back of the grounds. Tan metal building.
WHAT TO BRING / CAMP RULES:
SUPPLIES: Students need to bring bedding, toiletries, changes of clothes, rodeo supplies, horse and tack. We will go to the LaserZone (game and arcade center) at least once during the camp to bowl and play games. Students might need some spending money for that outing. Please bring a Bible, notebook and pen. If students have a cot or air mattress, it would be helpful to bring it.
WHAT YOU'LL ENJOY: Each night there will be devotionals, bible studies, campfire prayer circles, and cowboy chapel. This is a Rodeo Bible Camp. Christian and Biblical principles will be taught at this camp. Boys will stay overnight at the Meeting Hall at 3Crosses Arena. Girls will stay overnight at the Union Valley Baptist Church Youth Center. Adult supervision will be provided overnight. There will be at least one adult male supervising at the Meeting Hall, and one female adult supervising at the Youth Center overnight. Saturday will be a youth rodeo exhibition for friends and parents to enjoy. Camp concludes at Sunday afternoon at 2pm with an awards ceremony for the campers.
Contact email@example.com or call 1-800-557-8815
THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN covered the youth rodeo bible camp: See the online pictures and Article fromSunday Paper, June 1, 2009. Read article ---- here:
HELP SUPPORT THE CAMP and PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS for CAMP FEES: Donate online (at our DONATE LINK) and select "3Crosses"
Mail your support to:
3Crosses Youth Camp
P O Box 1343
Ada OK 74821
Our 2014 year had a lot of activities at the arena! Here are just some of them
Ada Area Roundup Club (AARC) Play Days on Fridays - For the whole family MAY 2, 13, 30... JUNE 13, 27... JULY 11, 25... AUG 8, 22... SEP 5, 19
July 7 - September 1 (Labor Day) - MONDAY NIGHT CHUTE OUT. BULL RIDING. Free to watch and ride. Concession stand open. Announcer RICH KAYE. Starts 7pm. Free parking.
Barrel Bash (Aug 30/31) Saturday and Sunday Night 8pm -- $1000 added each night -- $50 entry fee with 80% payout. Pre-entries August 24-27 call 918.857.5327
Breakaway Bash (Sept 1) Monday Morning 9am -- LADIES ONLY - $1500 added. Mail entries to Big Horn Rodeo 2769 N. 389 Rd, Lamar Ok 74850 by Aug 22 (or $20 late fee) -- 3 for $200, 75% payback.
Bull Bash (Sept 1) Monday Night 7pm -- Chute Out 7pm - $500 added money -- $10 per bull fee to stock contractors -- Awesome bull riding action! Cowboy Church - 6:30pm
November 3 - MONDAY NIGHT BULLRIDING - SEASON FINALS. JACKPOT FINALE BLOWOUT. $20 Entry. 80% payback. $1,000 ADDED MONEY. $10 per head in the pot. FREE ADMISSION TO WATCH -- Donations accepted at the gate. CONCESSIONS. Covered Bleachers. Starts at 7pm. TO REGISTER CALL 1-800-557-8815. For info: JACK 580.559.9027
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KEN LANCE MEMORIAL
I.P.R.A. Sanctioned OPEN RODEO
Our Biggest Event of the Year!
MAY 8-9, 2015 rain or shine - all seats covered.
Rodeo Contractor: Rocking R of Seminole OK
8:00 RODEO EVENTS
Women's Barrel Racing
Women's Breakaway Roping
Bulldogging (steer wrestling)
Click for directions to arena >>> http://goo.gl/maps/SRUk7
Listen to THE GOSPEL STATION
for your chance to WIN tickets
4:30p - 7:30p 88.3FM / 105.1FM
KIDS 12yrs and under FREE
RODEO WEBSITE >>>> *Click Here*
Concessions with Delicious food and BBQ
The proceeds support our Youth Camp
for Rodeo skills and Horse Riding
Boys and Girls in grades 7-12
JULY 2-6 at 3Crosses
Thanks to Ruth Lance Wester -- one of the founders who built and ran the Ken Lance Sports Arena from 1968 on -- who is a great supporter of this rodeo and the youth camp! She'll be with us this weekend and she did a great job being interviewed on KTEN News channel 10 in Dennison TX to promote the Rodeo!
Ruthie Lance Wester
P R C A Annual Memorial Rodeo
Details on our Ken Lance Memorial Rodeo Page
Pro Rodeo Announcers: Donnie Gay (8-time world champion bull rider), Terry Starnes and Rich Kaye of KYKC
Each year we host the Annual Ken Lance Memorial PRCA rodeo.
First weekend in June.
We feature all the rodeo events, like BULLS, BRONCS, ROPING, plus WPRA Barrel Racing!
The rodeo includes fun for all ages including mutton bustin' and a calf scramble.
Young kids 12 and under are free.
Full concession stands for delicious food.
BE LISTED IN THE RODEO PROGRAM
HAVE YOUR BANNER IN THE ARENA
SPONSOR THE LIVE REMOTE BROADCASTS
Be in the Official Brochure
THE 3CROSSES/KEN LANCE ARENA & YOUTH CAMP
WELCOMES YOU TO THE
2014 PRCA RODEO
Ruth Lance Wester - Promoting the Rodeo 2013:
P L A Y A U D I O
(This is The Gospel Station Network offices and offices of 3Crosses)
3 CROSSES, PO Box 1343, Ada OK 74821
7 Miles southeast of Ada, Oklahoma on State Highway 3. Turn at UNION VALLEY sign, north on CR N361. 1/2 mile north. (South of the intersection of CR E160 and N361.)
Address is 20289 CR N361. Off of Hwy 3, there is a Clover Leaf feed store, and Madeleine Horse Ranch.
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