The Black Hills State University Rodeo Team will host the 2011 Will Lantis Yellow Jacket Stampede April 2-3. Performances will be held at the Seven Down Arena, located just outside of Spearfish, Saturday, April 2 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 at 1 p.m.

In conjunction with the Yellow Jacket Stampede, the Cowboys and Candlelight Dinner and Auction will be held Friday, April 1 at the Spearfish Holiday Inn. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6 p.m. The BHSU Rodeo Hall of Fame induction ceremony, an auction, and live entertainment will follow dinner.

Tickets for the dinner and auction are $35 per person or $60 per couple. Tickets must be purchased by Thursday, March 30. All proceeds will benefit the BHSU Rodeo Team.

For more information about the rodeo or to purchase tickets to the dinner contact Glen Lammers at Glen.Lammers@BHSU.edu or calling 642-6852