Saturday, June 1, brought a day of events to Fort Pierre, including the unveiling of the Billy Etbauer bronze statue and the dedication of the new Johnny Smith Memorial Sculpture Garden at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center.
Later, the annual Casey Tibbs Match of Champions Bronc Ride was held at the newly upgraded Casey Tibbs Arena at the Stanley County Fairgrounds.
Etbauer, is a Ree Heights, S.D. native and a five-time world champion saddle bronc rider. The statue