On Thursday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Mike Redeker from ABC Rodeo talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about this weekend's rodeo event.

The 71st Annual ABC Rodeo will be held this weekend in Lubbock at the City Bank Municipal Coliseum.The rodeo will feature a number of exciting events, such as bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding, and mutton busting. This year's rodeo will also feature American bull fighting, where two bull fighters face off "tag-team style" against a Mexican fighting bull.

The rodeo kicks off tonight, March 28th, and will also be held Friday, March 29th, and Saturday March 30th. Shows start at 7:30 each night, with a matinee performance on Saturday at 1:30 PM.

Tickets are available through Select-A-Seat, as well as at Dollar Western Wear, Cavenders, and Boot City. For more information on the ABC Rodeo, visit their website at abcrodeo.com.