The rodeo is making adjustments to its traditional spectacle, limiting the audience to 25 percent capacity and preventing direct interaction between participants and spectators.
Seating and concession lines will be set up to abide by social distancing guidelines and hand sanitizer will be readily available, but masks will be required only among staff — not the cowboys or their audience.
And keeping cowboys isolated will be a bit more complicated than setting up barriers between people in the crowd.
“Obviously with rodeo you need to have a couple hands dealing with 1,200-pound animals, 1,500-pound animals, so some of those are going to be a little bit more lax,” Wheat said.
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