Gitty-Up and Pop

The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association has events across the states, with many being held in the South. People get on their steads and race through a course trying to shoot the most balloons. The riders generally use replicas of revolvers from pre-1900. They dress in cowboy gear and sometimes old …

Great Bull Run

In 2013, The Great Bull Run went to ten cities in the United States. They planned to bring the experience of the Running of the Bulls from Palmplona, Spain, to a horsetrack near you. People dressed in red and psyched themselves up to get in a loop with bulls. Comparatively, …

Dragoncon

DRAGONCON 2012 Atlanta, GA Bagpipes fill the early morning air in Atlanta, Georgia. Rather than playing a traditional Scottish tune, the players are dressed as Imperial Stormtroopers and playing the Star Wars theme. The band leads thousands of elaborately dressed sci-fi and fantasy fans and cosplayers (short for “costume players”) …