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Rodeo New Mexico - 2017

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Because of unavoidable changes in date, location and contact persons, we cannot guarantee that the information below is absolutely accurate. It is noted where we were unable to verify information for events, but we strongly urge that anyone interested in going to any of these events call the information number or visit the website shown to confirm date, location and admission fees.

This page is primarily a list of New Mexico rodeos, but because the Navajo Reservation covers parts of four states, we also list Navajo Reservation rodeos in Arizona, Utah and Colorado.

We will update this calendar as additional information becomes available. We are happy to answer rodeo calendar questions by email, but if you would like more specific information on an event than is given below, we suggest that you call the information number provided or visit the web site listed.

Know about a New Mexico rodeo that isn't listed here? Email us at with date, type of rodeo, location, and contact information.

Pro Rodeos & Association Sanctioned Rodeos

The rodeos listed in this section are either pro rodeos, association sanctioned rodeos, or annual association sanctioned rodeos, that, as of this date, have not been officially sanctioned by the named rodeo association.

January  
Jan. 7, 8 Superlooper Championships. USTRC roping at the Horsemen's Arena, Expo NM, Albuquerque. For information: www.ustrc.com.
Jan. 14 NMBTRA. USTRC team roping at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. For information: www.ustrc.com.
Jan. 21, 22 4th Annual Dream Race. WPRA co-sponsored barrel races at the Curry County Event Center, Clovis. For information: www.wpra.com.
February  
Feb. 11 NMBTRA. USTRC team roping at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. For information: www.ustrc.com.
Feb. 25, 26 Albuquerque Downs Classic. USTRC team roping at the Horsemen's Arena, Expo NM, Albuquerque. For information: www.ustrc.com.
March  
March 4, 5 Rodeo. NMRA rodeo at the Socorro Rodeo and Sports Complex, Socorro.
March 4, 5 Barrel Racing. WPRA co-sponsored barrel race at the Rockin Horse Ranch, Moriarty. For information: www.wpra.com.
March 11 NMBTRA. USTRC team roping at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. For information: www.ustrc.com.
March 18, 19 4th Annual Running for the Green. WPRA co-sponsored barrel races at the Curry County Event Center, Clovis. For information: www.wpra.com.
March 17 - 19 Ty Murray Invitational PBR Built Ford Tough Series Rodeo presented by Isleta Resort & Casino. At The Pit, Albuquerque. For information: www.pbrnow.com.
March 25, 26 Timed Event. Co-sponsored rodeo at Bosque Farms.
Mar. 31 - April 1 Ty Waybourne Memorial Rodeo. Co-sponsored rodeo at Farmington.
Mar. 31 - April 2 New Mexico USTRC Championships. At the Curry County Special Events Center, Clovis. For information: www.ustrc.com.
April  
April 1, 2 Barrel Racing. WPRA co-sponsored barrel races and junior barrel races at the Rockin Horse Ranch, Moriarty. For information: www.wpra.com.
April 8 NMBTRA. USTRC team roping at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. For information: www.ustrc.com.
April 9 4th Annual Mesilla Valley Classic. USTRC team roping at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. For information: www.ustrc.com.
April 11, 12 Southwest Livestock Bucking Stock Sale. Co-sponsored rodeo at the Southwest Event Center, Los Lunes.
April 14 - 16 Lovington Chamber Easter Run. Co-sponsored barrel racing at the Jake McClure Arena, Lovington. For information: www.wpra.com.
April 15, 16 Timed Event. Co-sponsored rodeo at Belen.
April 21, 22 Jesse Andrus & Mike Hillman Memoral Rodeo. PRCA Rodeo at the Bob Crosby Arena, Roswell. For information: www.wpra.com.
April 22, 23 Shiprock Showdown. Co-sponsored rodeo at Shiprock.
April 27 Clovis Calf Roping Reunion. WPRA all girls roping at the Curry County Event Center, Clovis. For information: www.wpra.com.
April 28 - 30 NIRA Rodeo. At New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. For information: www.collegerodeo.com.
April TBA Thunderbirds Team Roping. At the New Mexico Junior College Indoor Arena, Hobbs. For information: www.ustrc.com.
April 30 Timed Event. Co-sponsored rodeo at Belen.
May  
May 5 - 7 Annual T or C Fiesta and Sierra County Sheriff's Posse Fiesta Rodeo. Co-sanctioned rough stock rodeo at T or C, parade, junk boat race, karaoke idol sing-off, games, more. For information: annualtorcfiesta.com/.
May 6, 7 Timed Event. Co-sponsored rodeo at Grants.
May 9 NBHA Show. At Gonzales Arena, Flora Vista. For information: www.nbha.com.
May 13 NMBTRA. USTRC team roping at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. For information: www.ustrc.com.
May 16 NBHA Show. At Gonzales Arena, Flora Vista. For information: www.nbha.com.
May 23 NBHA Show. At Gonzales Arena, Flora Vista. For information: www.nbha.com.
May 27, 28 Ralph Johnson Memorial Rodeo. AIRCA co-sponsored rodeo at Ganado, Arizona. For information: www.aircarodeo.com/.
May 28, 29 Timed Event. Co-sponsored rodeo at Grants.
May 31 - June 3 First New Mexico Bank Wild, Wild West Pro Rodeo. June 1 - 3 PRCA rodeo at the Southwest Horsemen's Arena, off US Hwy 80 and Caballero Rd., Silver City. Parade, horse and motorcycle races, bull riding, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, more. For information: silvercityprorodeo.com/.
June  
June 1 -3 Pioneer Days Rodeo. PRCA co-sanctioned rodeo at the Curry County Events Center, Curry County Fairgrounds in Clovis. Miss Rodeo pageant, parade, community cookout at Greenacres Park, more. For information: www.wpra.com.
June 3, 4 Red Rock Classic. USTRC team roping at Red Rock State Park near Gallup. For information: www.ustrc.com.
June 6 NBHA Show. At Gonzales Arena, Flora Vista. For information: www.nbha.com.
June TBA 26th Annual Thompson's Rodeo. AIRCA rodeo at Lukachukai, AZ. For information: www.aircarodeo.com/.
June 9 - 11 Rocking Horse Ranch Spring Series Race. WPRA co-sponsored barrel race at the Rockin Horse Ranch, Moriarty. For information: www.wpra.com.
June 10 NMBTRA. USTRC team roping at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. For information: www.ustrc.com.
June 13 NBHA Show. At Gonzales Arena, Flora Vista. For information: www.nbha.com.
June 16 ECSP Pro Rodeo. Eddy County Sheriff's Posse Arena, Carlsbad. For information: www.wpra.com.
June 17 ECSP Pro Rodeo. Eddy County Sheriff's Posse Arena, Carlsbad. For information: www.wpra.com.
June TBA Old Fort Days. WRCA rodeo at the De Baca County Fairgrounds, Ft. Sumner; music, dances, parade, arts and crafts, quilt show, goat roping, pet show, car show, trade show, more. For information: fortsumnerchamber.com/.
June TBA Annual Gallup Lion's Club Rodeo. AIRCA rodeo at Red Rock Park near Gallup. For information: www.aircarodeo.com.
June 21 - 24 PRCA Rodeo de Santa Fe. At the Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds, corner of Rodeo Rd. and Richards Ave. Parade, carnival midway, concessions and more. For information: www.rodeodesantafe.org/ or (505) 471-4300.
June 23 Red Rock Trailer Roping. Team roping at Red Rock State Park, Gallup. For information: www.ustrc.com/.
June 23 - 24 Raton PRCA Rodeo. PRCA rodeo at the Jim Young Arena, Raton. For information: www.wpra.com.
June 23, 24 Showdown N Old Abiquiu. Co-sanctioned rodeo in Abiquiu.
June 23 - 25 Lasso del Norte. USTRC team roping at the Santa Fe Trail Events Center, Las Vegas. For information: www.ustrc.com.
June 24, 25 Rodeo de Taos. Co-sanctioned rodeo at the Taos County Rodeo Grounds, Camino de la Merced, Taos. For information (800) 732-8267.
July  
July 1 - 4 Grants Wild West Days Rodeos. National Senior Pro Rodeo at the Grants Rodeo Grounds, Grants. July 1 open rodeo; July 2 5D Open Barrel Race; July 3, 4 National Senior Pro Rodeo; Cowboy church and pancake breakfast, July 2. Dances at the Cow Palace. For information: www.grantsrodeo.com.
July 2 - 4 Navajo Nation July 4 Fair and Pro Rodeo. AIRCA and PRCA Rodeo at the Dean Jackson Memorial Rodeo Grounds, Window Rock, AZ. Show includes WPRA junior barrel race. For information: www.discovernavajo.com.
July 1st Week Mescalero Apache Pow-wow, Pro and Open Indian Rodeos, Coming of Age Ceremony. Parade, food, ceremonial dances, more. At the Mescalero Apache Reservation near Ruidoso.
July 4 Kayenta July 4 Celebration and Rodeo. Rodeo at Kayenta, AZ. For information: www.discovernavajo.com.
July 7, 8 Wild Thing Championship Bull Riding. At Red Rock Park near Gallup. For ticket information: (505) 722-3839.
July 7 - 9 Tru Roping Production Truck Roping. At the Curry County Special Event Center, Clovis. For information: www.ustrc.com.
July TBA Jicarilla Apache Little Beaver Celebration and Rodeos. Pro Indian and open rodeos at Dulce. Three-day pow-wow, parade, carnival, pony express run, 5k run, fun walk, youth events, more. For information: www.aircarodeo.com/.
July 20 - 23 Eastern Navajo Nation Fair and Rodeo. At Crownpoint. For information: www.aircarodeo.com/.
July 28 - 30 Southwest Regional Finals. USTRC team roping at the Curry County Special Events Center, Clovis. For information: www.ustrc.com.
August  
August TBA Colfax County Fair Rodeo. Co-sponsored rodeo at the Colfax County Fairgrounds, Springer.
Aug. 4 Sandoval County Fair Rodeo. Co-sanctioned rodeo at Cuba. For information: www.aircarodeo.com/.
Aug. 4 - 12 Lea County Fair and PRCA Rodeo. Pro rodeo Aug. 9 - 12, livestock exhibits, carnival, more, at the Jake McClure Arena, Lovington Fairgrounds, Lovington. For information: (575) 396-8686 or www.leacounty.net.
August 4 - 13 Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial Rodeos. Co-sanctioned rodeos at Red Rock State Park, near Gallup in conjunction with the Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial. For information: theceremonial.com/ or (505) 722-3839.
August 7 Co-approved Barrel Race. Co-sanctioned barrel races at the Jake McClure Arena, Lovington. For information: www.wpra.com.
Aug. 18, 19 Otero County Fair and Rodeo. Co-sponsored rodeo at the Otero County Fairgrounds, Alamogordo.
Aug. 10 - 13 Chama Days. Co-sponsored rodeo and WPRA roping at Gallegos Park, Chama. Softball, fair, vendors, more. For information: www.chamavalley.com.
September  
Sept. 1, 2 Socorro County Fair Rodeo. Co-sanctioned rodeo Aug. 28, 29 at the Socorro County Fairgrounds. Children's rodeo, livestock show and sale, fiddler's contest, salsa contest, dance, carnival, more. For information: (575) 835-2346 or www.socorro-nm.com.
Sept. 5 - 10 Navajo Nation Fair and Rodeos. Sanctioned and open rodeos, traditional songs and dances, parade, Miss Navajo Nation Pageant, midway, pow-wow, food, more at the Navajo Nation Fairgrounds, Window Rock, Arizona, Navajo Reservation. For information: www.discovernavajo.com.
Sept. 7 - 17 New Mexico State Fair. PRCA, WPRA sponsored rodeos at Tingley Coliseum. Country western stars, midway, more at the New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Albuquerque. For information: www.exponm.com/.
Sept. 22, 23 Grant County Fair Rodeo. Co-sanctioned rodeo at the Grant County Fairgrounds, Cliff.
October  
November  
Nov. 24 - 26 Duke City Classic. At the Horseman's Arena, Expo NM fairground, Albuquerque. For information: www.ustrc.com.
December  
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Other Rodeos

January
TGIF Open Barrel Racing. Jan. 13 at the Dairy Barn, Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque. For information: http://www.exponm.com/events.
Casper Baca Rodeo Company's Bares, Broncs & Bulls Rodeo. Jan. TBA at McGee Park, Hwy. 64 between Farmington and Bloomfield. For information: casperbacarodeo.com, (505) 287-9534 or (505) 325-5415.
February
TGIF Open Barrel Racing. Feb. 10 at the Dairy Barn, Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque. For information: http://www.exponm.com/events.
March
April
May
Wild Bunch Reunion Assn. Rodeo May TBA at the Socorro Rodeo Grounds, sponsored by the City of Socorro and the Wild Bunch Reunion Association to raise scholarship money for young people to attend college. May 10 Youth Day: Mutton busting, duck cutting, junior bulls, junior bronc riding, flag racing, youth barrel racing. May 11 Adult Day: Cowboy slicker race, ranch broncs, ladies barrel racing, team roping, open bulls, 50+ ladies barrel racing, cowhide race, pony express race. Plus fiddler's contest and dance May 10, cowboy church May 11. Admission: $5/person, children under 7 free. For information: (505)385-7594.
June
Annual Clayton Rabbit Ear Roundup and Rodeo. July TBA at the Union County Fairgrouds, Clayton. Open rodeo both days. For general event information: www.claytonnewmexico.org or (575) 374-9253.
July
Annual Kayenta 4th of July Rodeo. June TBA. All-Indian rodeo at Kayenta, AZ. For information: www.kayentarodeo.com/.
Annual Maverick Club Parade and Open Rodeo. July 4 at the Maverick Club Rodeo Grounds, Cimmaron. Parade begins at 8:30 a.m. on Hwy. 64, the rodeo begins immediately after the parade. For information: www.cimarronnm.com or (505) 376-2417.
Annual Smokey Bear Stampede. July 4th weekend at Capitan. Parade, ranch rodeos, dances, fireworks, fun runs, classic and antique car show, more. For information: www.villageofcapitan.com.
Mora Fiesta Rodeo. Last weekend in July at the Mora County Rodeo Grounds. Mutton busting, barrel racing, team roping, bull riding, pony express race, parade, more.
August
Hidalgo County Fair and Rodeo. Aug. TBA at the Hidalgo County Fairgrounds. Ranch rodeo Aug. 24, 25; open rodeo, open bull riding and barrel racing and junior rodeo Aug. 26; livestock exhibits, parade, cake auction, more. For information: (505) 542-9291.
Wagon Mound Bean Day. Sept. TBA. Open rodeo all three days. Dances Sept 3 and 4, pancake breakfast Sept. 4, parade and free barbeque Sept. 5.
September
October
November
Bull Riding Extraordinaire. Nov. TBA at McGee Park, Hwy. 64 between Farmington and Bloomfield. Challenge bull team competition with teams of bulls from bull contractors in the Southwest. For information: farmingtonnm.org/
December

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