Five times voted PRCA’s “Best Small Rodeo of the Year” and nominated for “Best Medium Sized Rodeo of the Year” in 2012 and 2013 , The Rooftop Rodeo is known for its small town western hospitality and family-friendly atmosphere. Come visit and join in the fun – it’s a rodeo you don’t want to miss!
Rodeo week begins July 9 with the ever-popular Rooftop Rodeo Parade. With over 60 entries it is a colorful start to a fun-filled week of rodeo events. Saturday night after the rodeo, kick up your heels at the annual Queen’s Dance featuring talented, local musicians and country bands.
Get set to experience six different Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) events and Women’s professional barrel racing performed every night of the Rooftop Rodeo. Each event features some of America’s best cowboys and cowgirls. Bareback bronc riding, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and the always popular bull riding are the standard-fare rodeo events. For the younger cowboys and cowgirls, the Rooftop Rodeo also features a crowd-pleasing mutton bustin’ competition at every rodeo performance and on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, a calf scramble for cowpokes 8-12 years of age.
Bareback bronc riding, Tie down roping, Saddle bronc riding, Steer wrestling, Team roping, Barrel racing and the ever popular Bull riding are among the PRCA sanctioned events that will entertain each evening’s audience. Don’t miss the antics of this year’s rodeo clown or watch future cowboys and cowgirls in action during the mutton bustin’ and calf scramble events. Join us for one of the most scenic rodeos in America, in a first-class arena nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains! You can find out more about these events and the animals and people who are the heart of a rodeo at the Rooftop Rodeo Website.
PRCA Rooftop Rodeo (July 9-14, 2013)
Gates open – 5:30 p.m.
Rodeo evening kickoff show – 7:00 pm
PRCA Rooftop Rodeo – 7:30 pm
Behind the Chutes Tours – 4:30 p.m. & 5:30 pm
Sign up for one of two Behind the Chutes tours. This year we added an additional tour to accommodate the growing demand of participants. The times for the tours are 4:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. It’s your chance to venture out to where all the action happens. You’ll meet the stock contractor, contestants and arena crew. Get an up close and personal tour of the arena equipment, see the livestock and meet the clowns. It’s a great time to ask questions and to learn more about the sport of rodeo from the pros themselves.