Ranch sorting competition, rodeo with pig roast at Charleston

Posted July 10, 2013, at 3:08 p.m.
Last modified July 11, 2013, at 11:35 a.m.

Saturday, July 13 to Sunday, July 14, 2013; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Maple Lane Farms, 224 Charleston Road, Charleston, Maine

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CHARLESTON, Maine — Central Maine Team Penning Association has announced that Ranch Sorting National Championship-sanctioned ranch sorting competitions will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p .m. Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, 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, July 13, featuring bull riding and mutton busting. A pig roast will be held Saturday night.