GRAND ISLE, LA (WGNO) – On Tuesday, the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo Board announced that the annual event, scheduled to take place on July 23 – 25, 2020, has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Rodeo Board made this decision with the health and safety of workers and attendees in mind. The Jefferson Parish Administration and Jefferson Parish Council support this decision and will assist event organizers in rescheduling this event at a later date.
The International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo is the oldest fishing tournament in the United States and has been taking place since 1928.
The Rodeo is usually held during the last weekend in July. For more information about the Tarpon Rodeo, visit www.tarponrodeo.org.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net.
To keep up with Jefferson Parish’s response to COVID-19, visit covid.jeffparish.net.Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.