Tickets on sale for Angola rodeo

ANGOLA (AP) — Tickets are on sale for the spring rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.

Events are scheduled for April 20-21.

The Advocate reported that all seats are priced at $15. The prison gates will open to visitors at

9 a.m. each day.

Rodeo performances begin at 2 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased in advance online at the rodeo website, http://www.angolarodeo.com, or by calling 225-655-2030 or

225-655-2607 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

In addition to the inmate competition, prison bands will perform and prison hobby art and craft work will be on display.

Pony rides, carnival games, carousel rides and other activities will be offered for children.