The fourth annual Keystone State Gay Rodeo rides into Red Man Ranch & Arena (359 Strawberry Road, New Freedom, Pennsylvania) Saturday, October 3rd, starting at 11:30 am. The rodeo is family friendly, community event where both men and women, members of the LGBTQ community and their straight allies will compete equally in all rodeo events.

The rodeo will feature some traditional rodeo events such as calf roping, barrel racing, and chute dogging, and includes some unique rodeo events, such as goat dressing, the wild drag race, and steer decorating. Admission for adults 13 and over is $10 each and admission for children ages six-to-12 is $5 each. Admission for children five and under is free.

Want to help? The rodeo is looking for volunteers and sponsors. There will also be vendor spots available for non-profit and for profit organizations.

On September 13th, KSGRA is holding a rodeo school to prepare for the rodeo. A rodeo school is a day to come and try the events and practice. Each competitor gets three attempts to practice each event.

If rodeo is something you always wanted to try, mark September 13th down on your calendar.

To purchase tickets or for more information on this event or all of KSGRA events, visit

The Keystone State Gay Rodeo Association is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the country and western lifestyle and rodeo type events within the LGBT community and their allies.

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Adam Romanik
Adam Romanik is the owner of Computer Solutions for Less, an IT consulting business. Adam has over 15 years experience working in the both the IT industry and libraries and has worked as an adjunct instructor at several educational institutions. Adam earned both a Bachelors & Masters degree in Library Science from Clarion University, has earned 24 graduate credits towards a second masters degree in Information Systems and is an MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer).

Adam Romanik is also the president and founder of the Keystone State Gay Rodeo Association. He actively competes both on the International Gay Rodeo Association Circuit as well as locally in the mid-atlantic region.