Team penning and sorting and rodeo events slated in Charleston

Posted June 27, 2013, at 5:04 p.m.

CHARLESTON, Maine — Central Maine Team Penning Association will hold team penning and Ranch Sorting National Championship-sanctioned ranch sorting competitions beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30, respectively, at Maple Lane Farms, 224 Charleston Road, Route 11A.

Maple Lane Farms owner Barry Higgins is providing the 150 head of cattle necessary for the competitions. There also is space for parking recreational vehicles, and Snack Shack food is available on site.

Penning and sorting events will be held through October. Check http://cmtpa.com/schedule/ for the specific schedule. Finals will be held in West Gardiner.

There also will be a rodeo from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 29, featuring bull riding and mutton busting, as the second such event of the season at Maple Lane Farms.


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