Rodeos 2024/2025

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  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: For King and Country
    Feb
    29
    2024
    6:45 PM
    Thu
    Prices from $20
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PBR Stockyards Showcase
    Feb
    29
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Thu
    76107, 121 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, TX, US
    Prices from $73
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: 50 Cent
    Mar
    01
    2024
    6:45 PM
    Fri
    77054, One Reliant Park, Houston, TX, US
    Prices from $44
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
    Mar
    01
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Fri
    06604, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT, US
    Prices from $44
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    01
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Fri
    37129, 304 W Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN, US
    Prices from $50
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    01
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Fri
    63901, 301 South 5th Street, Poplar Bluff, MO, US
    Prices from $41
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Stockyards Championship Rodeo
    Mar
    01
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Fri
    76107, 121 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, TX, US
    Prices from $70
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PBR - Unleash The Beast - 2 Day Pass
    Mar
    02
    2024
    3:30 AM
    Sat
    46204, 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN, US
    Prices from $105
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: Hardy
    Mar
    02
    2024
    2:45 PM
    Sat
    77054, One Reliant Park, Houston, TX, US
    Prices from $32
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PBR - Unleash The Beast - Saturday
    Mar
    02
    2024
    6:45 PM
    Sat
    46204, 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN, US
    Prices from $39
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    37129, 304 W Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN, US
    Prices from $48
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    06604, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT, US
    Prices from $82
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    Prices from $33
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    Bulls, Bands And Barrels: Kameron Marlowe, Gavin Adcock & Logan Crosby
    32221, 13611 C Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, US
    Prices from $75
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    Prices from $52
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PBR - Professional Bull Riders
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    T1K 1N2, 2510 Scenic Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, CA
    Prices from $78
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    Prices from $79
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    63901, 301 South 5th Street, Poplar Bluff, MO, US
    Prices from $41
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:15 PM
    Sat
    79761, 4201 Andrews Highway, Odessa, TX, US
    Prices from $58
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Stockyards Championship Rodeo
    Mar
    02
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Sat
    76107, 121 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, TX, US
    Prices from $59
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    02
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Sat
    29670, 1101 West Queen Street, Pendleton, SC, US
    Prices from $63
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PBR - Unleash The Beast - Sunday
    Mar
    03
    2024
    1:45 PM
    Sun
    46204, 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN, US
    Prices from $40
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    03
    2024
    2:30 PM
    Sun
    76107, 121 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, TX, US
    Prices from $61
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: Ivan Cornejo
    Mar
    03
    2024
    2:45 PM
    Sun
    Prices from $34
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: Hank Williams Jr.
    Mar
    04
    2024
    6:45 PM
    Mon
    Prices from $18
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: Oliver Anthony
    Mar
    05
    2024
    6:45 PM
    Tue
    Prices from $2
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  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: Jelly Roll
    Mar
    06
    2024
    6:45 PM
    Wed
    Prices from $12
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Rodeo-Dates
    Mar
    07
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Thu
    Prices from $59
    Schedule & Tickets
  • Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: Luke Bryan
    Mar
    07
    2024
    6:45 PM
    Thu
    Prices from $32
    Schedule & Tickets
  • PRCA Rodeo Scottsdale - Thursday
    Mar
    07
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Thu
    PRCA Rodeo Scottsdale - Thursday
    85260, 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ, US
    Prices from $34
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Upcoming Rodeo Events By Cities

Feb
29
2024
Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo: For King and Country
location Houston
Thu   6:45 PM
Feb
29
2024
PBR Stockyards Showcase
location Fort Worth
Thu   7:30 PM
Mar
01
2024
PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
location Bridgeport
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
01
2024
Rutherford County Rodeo
location Murfreesboro
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
01
2024
Championship Rodeo
location Poplar Bluff
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
02
2024
PBR - Unleash The Beast - 2 Day Pass
location Indianapolis
Sat   3:30 AM
Mar
02
2024
PBR - Professional Bull Riders
location Lethbridge
Sat   7:00 PM
Mar
02
2024
Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding
location Las Vegas
Sat   7:00 PM
Mar
02
2024
Bulls, Bands And Barrels: Kameron Marlowe, Gavin Adcock & Logan Crosby
location Jacksonville
Sat   7:00 PM
Mar
02
2024
Matagorda Rodeo
location Bay City
Sat   7:00 PM
Mar
02
2024
PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
location Knoxville
Sat   7:00 PM
Mar
02
2024
West Texas Bull Invasion
location Odessa
Sat   7:15 PM
Mar
02
2024
Easy Bend Spring IPRA Championship Rodeo
location Pendleton
Sat   8:00 PM
Mar
07
2024
Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo
location Arcadia
Thu   2:00 PM
Mar
07
2024
PRCA Rodeo Scottsdale - Thursday
location Scottsdale
Thu   7:00 PM
Mar
08
2024
Rodeo Austin
location Austin
Fri   3:30 AM
Mar
08
2024
Bulls and Brews
location Spencer
Fri   5:00 PM
Mar
08
2024
PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
location Bangor
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
08
2024
The American Performance Horseman: Luke Bryan
location Arlington
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
08
2024
CINCH World's Toughest Rodeo
location Columbia
Fri   7:30 PM
Mar
08
2024
Big V Feeds Pro Rodeo
location Mcalester
Fri   7:30 PM
Mar
08
2024
Lone Star Rodeo
location Greenville
Fri   8:00 PM
Mar
08
2024
Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo
location Lake City
Fri   8:00 PM
Mar
09
2024
Rodeo Kickoff Party
location Sikeston
Sat   5:30 PM
Mar
09
2024
PBR - Unleash The Beast - Saturday
location Milwaukee
Sat   6:45 PM
Mar
09
2024
Ranch Rodeo
location Mercedes
Sat   7:00 PM
Mar
09
2024
PBR - Professional Bull Riders
location Mobile
Sat   7:00 PM
Mar
09
2024
Bulls, Bands And Barrels: Flatland Cavalry & Sam Barber
location Springfield
Sat   7:00 PM
Mar
13
2024
Roots N' Boots Queen Creek - Wednesday
location Queen Creek
Wed   3:30 AM
Mar
15
2024
Sle Rodeo
location Montgomery
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
15
2024
Lake Havasu Stampede
location Lake Havasu City
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
15
2024
Still Creek Stampede
location Bryan
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
15
2024
PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
location Thousand Palms
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
15
2024
PBR: Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
location Wheeling
Fri   7:00 PM
Mar
15
2024
Goliad County Fair & PRCA Rodeo
location Goliad
Fri   7:30 PM
Mar
15
2024
Southeastern Pro Rodeo
location Ocala
Fri   7:30 PM
Mar
15
2024
PRCA Championship Rodeo
location Council Bluffs
Fri   7:30 PM
Mar
15
2024
Cotton Blossom Roundup
location Nashville
Fri   7:30 PM
Mar
15
2024
PBR - Unleash The Beast
location North Little Rock
Fri   7:45 PM
Mar
15
2024
Matthew Ward Memorial Albany Pro Rodeo
location Albany
Fri   8:00 PM
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About Rodeos

Rodeos are events that feature cowboys and cowgirls competing in various events such as bull riding, calf roping, and barrel racing. These events are typically held in an arena or outdoor rodeo grounds and are usually accompanied by a fair-like atmosphere, with food, games, and other activities.

Rodeos have a long history that dates back to the 19th century when cowboys would compete in informal competitions to show off their skills and earn money. Today, rodeos are organized and regulated by professional rodeo organizations and are held in various locations around the world.

The main events in a rodeo are bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, and bull riding. Each event requires different skills and techniques to compete. For example, bull riding requires riders to stay on a bull for eight seconds, while calf roping requires cowboys to catch and tie a calf as quickly as possible.

Rodeos are popular events in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, but they are also held in other countries such as Brazil, Australia, and Spain. The most important rodeo event in the world is the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is considered the world championship of rodeo and it features the best cowboys and cowgirls competing in all events.

Rodeo Competitions

Exploring the Thrills of Rodeo: An Insider’s Look at Its Most Exciting Events.
In the heart-pounding world of rodeo, several events stand out, each showcasing unique skills and raw courage.

Here’s a closer look at these adrenaline-pumping competitions:

Tie-Down Roping: Precision in the Arena

Originating from the practical ranch work in the American West, tie-down roping demands both speed and accuracy. Cowboys launch their chase from a roping box, targeting a calf released from an adjacent chute. The challenge intensifies with a breakaway barrier system, adding a ten-second penalty for any premature start. Once lassoed, the calf is swiftly immobilized by the cowboy, who must then dismount, flank the calf, and tie three of its legs with a pigging string. The run concludes with the cowboy’s hands in the air, but the calf must remain tied for six seconds to avoid disqualification.

Team Roping: A Test of Collaboration

The only team event in rodeo, team roping, mirrors cattle ranching tasks, requiring two cowboys: a ‘header’ and a ‘heeler’. The header first ensnares the steer by its head, horns, or neck, setting up for the heeler to rope its hind legs. Like tie-down roping, a breakaway barrier dictates the start, with penalties for early departures or incomplete catches. Success here hinges on seamless coordination between the two cowboys and their horses.

Steer Wrestling: A Display of Raw Strength

Also known as ‘bulldogging’, this event is a true spectacle of strength and strategy. The cowboy, starting on horseback, pursues a steer released from a chute. Upon catching up, the cowboy dismounts and wrestles the steer to the ground, all while a ‘hazer’ assists by guiding the steer’s path. Timing is crucial; the clock stops only when the steer is grounded with all four feet pointing in the same direction.

Barrel Racing: Speed and Precision Combined

In this fast-paced event, primarily dominated by female riders, agility and speed are paramount. Competitors navigate their horses around a triangular arrangement of barrels in a cloverleaf pattern. Precision is key; any contact with the barrels incurs penalties, underscoring the need for expert control and timing.

Saddle Bronc Riding: A Dance with Danger

Regarded as a nod to the heritage of the American West, saddle bronc riding is an artful balance of technique and endurance. Riders, equipped with a standard saddle and a thick rein, must synchronize with the horse’s movements for a high score. The “mark-out” rule demands precise timing, with disqualification looming for any missteps or use of the free hand.

Bareback Riding: The Ultimate Test of Balance

Bareback riding ups the ante with the cowboy gripping only a rigging handle on the horse. Coordination and strength are essential as riders match their spurring motion to the horse’s bucking. Failure to comply with the mark-out rule or touching the horse with the free hand results in disqualification.

Bull Riding: The Epitome of Rodeo Grit

Perhaps the most iconic of all, bull riding pits man against beast in a dramatic show of willpower. The cowboy, armed with a bull rope, strives to remain atop a bucking bull for eight grueling seconds. Points are awarded for staying on and the bull’s performance, with extra points for those who can spur the bull. It’s a breathtaking display of courage and skill.

Each of these events encapsulates the essence of rodeo, a sport steeped in tradition and fueled by bravery and skill. As spectators, we’re treated to a spectacular array of athleticism and heart-stopping moments, making rodeo a truly unique and exhilarating sport.

RODEOS: The Undying Spirit of the Wild West

By Rodney Harwood, Sports Journalist


Introduction: A Legacy Sport

Rodeos have long captured the imagination of audiences around the world. Evolving from the daily tasks and challenges faced by cattle herders of the Wild West, today’s rodeo events have transformed into thrilling, high-stakes competitions that demand unparalleled skill, courage, and athleticism.


The Heart of Rodeo: Main Events

There are a plethora of events in a standard rodeo. While each has its own unique flair, the following are the cornerstones of the sport:

1. Bull Riding:

Possibly the most famous and dangerous event, riders aim to stay atop a bucking bull for eight seconds with only one hand gripping the bull.

2. Tie-down Roping:

This event showcases the cowboy’s lassoing skills as they attempt to catch and tie a calf as quickly as possible.

3. Barrel Racing:

An event primarily for women, barrel racing involves horse riders navigating a cloverleaf pattern around barrels, trying to finish in the quickest time.

4. Steer Wrestling:

Also known as “bulldogging”, this event requires the cowboy to leap from his horse onto a steer and wrestle it to the ground.


Safety First: Modern Rodeo Precautions

Contrary to popular belief, modern rodeos are not just about wild stunts. The welfare of both the participants and the animals is paramount. Organizations like the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) have set standards to ensure that animals are not mistreated, and participants are equipped with safety gear like helmets and protective vests.


Top Rodeo Competitors: Rankings

RANK NAME EVENT EARNINGS
1 John Doe Bull Riding $120,000
2 Jane Smith Barrel Racing $110,000
3 Bill Brown Tie-down Roping $105,000
4 Mary Johnson Steer Wrestling $100,000
5 Alan White Bull Riding $95,000

Note: This table represents fictional rankings for illustrative purposes.


The Cultural Impact of Rodeos

Beyond the excitement in the arena, rodeos play a significant cultural role, particularly in the US. Cities like Calgary, with its world-famous Calgary Stampede, and Cheyenne, home to the Cheyenne Frontier Days, have become synonymous with the sport. These events are not just about competition; they offer a glimpse into a way of life that has persisted for centuries, replete with parades, music, and folk events.


Conclusion: The Timeless Appeal of Rodeos

Rodeos, with their rich heritage, continue to be a testament to human grit, determination, and the bond between man and beast. As the sport evolves, adhering to modern standards of safety and ethics, its essence remains untouched: a celebration of the indomitable spirit of the Wild West. Whether you’re a fan of the intense action or the cultural tapestry that surrounds it, rodeos promise an experience unlike any other in the world of sports. And as long as there are cowboys and cowgirls willing to take the reins, the legacy of rodeo will continue to ride on.