Tucson Rodeo is one of the top 25 rodeos on the
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA)
calendar. Rodeo sport’s current and former world
champions all compete for a share of tens of
thousands of dollars in prize money.
Tucson Rodeo features six rodeos. The top 12
cowboys and cowgirls from the Saturday-Saturday
rodeo performances return on Sunday, for the
Tucson Rodeo Finals. The Professional
Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctions the
Statement from the Tucson Rodeo
Out of an abundance
of caution, the Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee,
Inc. is postponing the Rodeo Parade until 2022
due to the uncertainties surrounding the
COVID-19 pandemic. Safety of participants,
spectators, and volunteers has always been
paramount for the parade committee.
The committee had
been planning and preparing for the 2021
parade for several months during these
challenging times but made the decision to
postpone during its Nov. 10 meeting with a
looks forward to the Tucson Rodeo Parade, and
after presenting this event for 95 years this
has been a difficult decision for the
committee,” said Marshall Stewart, Chairman
for the Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee.
Recent health and
safety guidelines from the Pima County Health
Department (PCHD) for large public events are
impossible to follow with spectator crowds
more than 150,000. More importantly, large
crowds are conducive for spreading the virus
and the safety of everyone participating in
and enjoying the Tucson Rodeo Parade is our
top priority. Many
of our committee members and volunteers are in
the high-risk category as are some of our
participants and spectators.
committee will continue to restore and
overhaul its collection of wagons, coaches,
and buggies in anticipation of the 2022 Tucson
Rodeo Parade and the continued annual
celebration of Southern Arizona‘s vibrant
The Tucson Rodeo
Parade Museum, located at the Tucson Rodeo
Grounds will open in January, following the
PCHD “Ready For You” program, ensuring a safe
and healthy experience for museum visitors.
About the Tucson
Rodeo Parade and Committee
Rodeo Parade Committee, Inc. (a 501c3) plans
and organizes the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade,
one of the longest non-motorized parades in
the world, and operates the Tucson Rodeo
Parade Museum, a collection of more than 125
historic horse-drawn vehicles in addition to
Western memorabilia. For more, visit www.tucsonrodeoparade.org.
(800) 964-5662 or visit TucsonRodeo.com
Tucson Rodeo Related Events
Buffalo Bill Cody Days in Oracle is
canceled for 2021: 5th Annual
Buffalo Bill Cody Days. The
community of Oracle honors the iconic 19th century
world entertainer and local miner William “Buffalo
Bill” Cody. Call 620-623-3733 or visit Cody Days in
Barn Dance Live music, great eats &
cowboys galore. Kids welcome! 4 - 8 p.m. every
rodeo day. Tucson Rodeo Grounds. Admission: $5 per
person; tickets online & at the door. Children
under 13 admitted free when accompanied by an
Cowgirls with Heart Rodeo Dance has
chosen to support the Arizona Fisher House,
serving our military families in Southern Arizona
at the Tucson VA. We will be attending the
dedication of the home. Reserve tickets! Diane
Storms: 520.954.4355. Our FB page is : Cowgirls
w/Heart Annual Rodeo Dance.
Annual Cowboy Up with
TRAK (Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids).
Kick off the rodeo season with our silent auction
and fundraiser at our new location: 3250 E. Allen
events happening this Rodeo Week.
de los Vaqueros, Arizona's celebration of the
cowboys, is Southern Arizona’s oldest and most
celebrated heritage event, and one of the top 25
rodeos on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys
Association (PRCA) calendar.
sports’ best cowboys and cowgirls are scheduled to
compete in six rodeo performances. Festivities
begin at 12:30 p.m. each day. Tickets are $14-$28
(all taxes and fees included), and available in
advance at TucsonRodeo.com, or by
calling (800) 964-5662.
activities begin each day at 12:30 p.m. with
little buckaroos competing in Ram Mutton Bustin’
and the Justin Junior Rodeo. The Pro Rodeo kicks
off at 2 p.m. and includes bareback riding, steer
wrestling, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping,
team roping, women’s barrel racing and bull
riding. The Tucson Rodeo enlists over 650
professional cowboys and cowgirls competing for a
share of the $460,000 purse.
de los Vaqueros is staged by the nonprofit Tucson
Rodeo and Tucson Rodeo Parade Committees. A
portion of the rodeo proceeds benefits community
groups including a University of Arizona
scholarship fund and local Lion’s, 4-H and Rotary
schools close on February 26 and 27 so families
can enjoy the annual Parade and Rodeo. This
tradition was established in 1925 when La Fiesta
de los Vaqueros debuted.
TICKET LOCATIONS and
Online tickets at www.tucsonrodeo.com; by
phone at (520) 741-2233, or (800) 964-5662; in
person at the Tucson Rodeo Ticket Office, 4823 S.
6th Ave. Rodeo tickets from $14-$28
(includes all taxes and fees). Tickets
purchased online can be printed at home or
downloaded to smartphones at no extra charge.
Tucson Rodeo ticket prices range from $15
for general admission seating on Saturday &
Sunday, February 18-19, 2017.
Tucson Rodeo Grounds, 4823 S. 6th Ave. - Northeast
corner of Irvington Road and S. 6th Ave. Seating
for 11,000 spectators each day.
Main lot at Tucson Rodeo Grounds, $5 per car.
The Tucson Rodeo features six rodeos. The
top 12 cowboys and cowgirls from the
Saturday-Saturday rodeo performances return on
Sunday, March 1 for the Tucson Rodeo Finals.
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
(PRCA) sanctions the Tucson Rodeo.
Slack competition for barrel racing, steer
wrestling, tie-down and team roping on Feb. 23 and
24 is open to the public; $5 general admission;
tickets available at the gate only. Free admission
for school groups (no reservations necessary).
Parking is free. Slack does not include roughstock
events (bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc
riding). Slack does not include any entertainment
Directions to the Tucson Rodeo
Tucson Rodeo Grounds
4823 S. 6th Avenue
Tucson, Arizona 85714
(520) 741-2233, or 1-800 964-5662
From I-10: take Park Ave.
south, turn right (west) on Irvington Rd.
From I-19: take Irvington
Rd. exit east.
The Tucson Rodeo Grounds is
located on the northeast corner of Irvington Rd.
and South Sixth venue.
La Fiesta de los Vaqueros is staged by the
nonprofit Tucson Rodeo Committee, Inc. A portion
of the rodeo proceeds benefits community groups
including a University of Arizona scholarship fund
and local Lion’s, 4-H and Rotary Clubs.
E-mail: [email protected].
(520) 741-2233, or (800) 964-5662.
Write Tucson Rodeo, P.O. Box 11006, Tucson, AZ
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