Outdoors | Recreation
The South East Police Motorcycle Rodeo, will be held from April 23 – 27, 2013, with the main event on April 27, 2013 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The free event, spotlighting local and out-of-state competitors revving up their engines to maneuver various courses while practicing safe driving tactics, will benefit C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors), an organization dedicated to helping children and families who have lost loved ones in the line of duty, and other charities.
Approximately 150 riders will compete from over 20 agencies throughout Florida and the East Coast. This year’s participants will include motorcycle units from the Seminole, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Boca Raton and Miami-Dade Police Departments as well as the Broward, Miami/Dade and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office. Out-of-area teams from as far away as Jacksonville and Sarasota are also expected at this year’s event.