Wednesday, June 4 – Celebrate the 95th Reno Rodeo, “The Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West!” June 19-28, 2014 with ten extreme nights under the lights. As one of the largest and richest rodeos in North America, the Reno Rodeo pays out over $2.5 million in prize money to the world’s toughest cowboys and cowgirls. Tickets are on sale now for the Reno Rodeo. The dates for “The Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West” are June 19-28 at the Reno Livestock Events Center.
More than 700 contestants will enter to compete in the Reno Rodeo. The Reno Rodeo brings the top professional cowboys from around the world to compete in one of the richest rodeos on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Rodeo Association circuit. Over 150,000 fans travel from within 200 miles and enter the gates to see the winners compete during the 9-day performance. Fans are guaranteed to see the World’s Top 15 cowboys in each event perform for cash prizes and the event winner receives the coveted Reno Rodeo Silver Spurs. Total purse for the rodeo is over $550,000. The Reno Rodeo brings in over $42 million in economic impact to the community and is one of the premier stops on the Pro Rodeo Tour.
The 95th Reno Rodeo celebration begins June 19 with the Cattle Drive arriving at the rodeo grounds and the PRCA Xtreme Bulls, one night of Pro bull riding as 40 cowboys compete for $40,000 cash. June 20, is the first of 9 pro rodeo performances to attend with PRCA events including Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Women’s Professional Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Steer Wrestling and Tie-Down Roping. See the world’s richest amateur team roping, the Reno Rodeo Invitational Amateur Team Roping Competition with a $1,000,000 purse and the world’s richest pro team roping, the Bob Feist Invitational for professional ropers with a purse of over $800,000. Other events during the rodeo week are Drill Team competitions and Team Penning and Cutting. There is fun for the whole family with mutton bustin, kids day, a junior roping challenge, a full carnival, Double RR Marketplace cowboy country shops with over one hundred fifty vendors, wiener dog races and a food court with plenty of great food.
Tickets are available at www.renorodeo.com or call 1-800-325-7328 or Lawlor Events Center ticket office on UNR Campus. Tickets range in price from $12 – $27 based on seating and performance date. The Reno Livestock Events Center is located at 1350 N. Wells Ave., Reno, Nevada. “Rodeo is America!”