Spectators get ready to watch the rodeo. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Spectators fill the stands at the rodeo arena. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The Oregon Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team kick off the rodeo events. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Miss Eugene Pro Rodeo Amira Johnson, waves to the crowd. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The flag is carried around the rodeo arena while “America the Beautiful” plays. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Kirk St. Clair retrieves his fallen hat. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Colin Wolfe competes in steer wrestling. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Cauy Pool attempts to dismount his bucking horse. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The rodeo clown chases after a loose steer. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

A rodeo contestant falls off his bucking horse. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Rodeo contestants compete in team roping. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The sun sets on the Eugene Horse Center. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

A calf sneaks a grass snack. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

After lying motionless on the ground, a stubborn bull jolts upward and heads out of the rodeo arena. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

To close the night, the Oregon Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team performed while wearing LED lights on themselves and their horses. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

To close the night, the Oregon Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team performed while wearing LED lights on themselves and their horses. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Horses return to their trailer for the night as fireworks are about to take place. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The Eugene Pro Rodeo concludes with a large fireworks display in an open field. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Red dots: A drone flies high among the booming fireworks. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The Eugene Pro Rodeo concludes with a large fireworks display in an open field. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Pyrotechnicians set off fireworks for a large display at the Eugene Pro Rodeo. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Smoke from fireworks fills the air. The 27th Eugene Pro Rodeo rides into July 4, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

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