Arcadia All Florida Championship Rodeo – Arcadia, Florida

Arcadia All Florida Championship Rodeo – Arcadia, Florida

The Arcadia All Florida Championship Rodeo is held in Arcadia, Florida which is southeast of Tampa right in the middle of Florida cattle country.  Florida has been a big source of cattle for many years.  Florida was a strategic area even back in the Civil War because the state produced sugar, salt & cattle, which were important to both sides.  Now Florida is a big source of young cattle for the beef industry.   So cowboys have always been in Florida.   Our cowboys were called Crackers as they cracked bull whips as they rode through the palmettos moving the cattle about the big ranches.  Where there are cowboys there are rodeos, so Florida has