The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is an annual event held in Fort Worth, Texas, in the United States. The event takes place over several weeks in January and February and features a variety of activities, including livestock shows, horse shows, rodeo competitions, and a carnival.
The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is one of the largest rodeos in the world and attracts thousands of visitors each year. The rodeo features events such as bull riding, steer wrestling, team roping, and barrel racing, and attracts some of the top rodeo athletes from around the world. The event also includes a variety of other Western-themed activities, such as chuckwagon races, a Western marketplace, and a parade.
In addition to the rodeo events, the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo also features a variety of livestock shows and competitions, including shows for cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, and horses. The event provides an opportunity for breeders and ranchers to showcase their animals and compete for prizes and recognition.
The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo has a long history, dating back to 1896, and has become a beloved tradition in the Fort Worth community. The event is held at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, which also houses the Dickies Arena, a multi-purpose indoor arena that opened in 2019.