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Tucson Rodeo & Parade 2013 Schedule

The 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 Rodoeo DaysThe Tucson Rodeo features six rodeos.  The top 12 cowboys and cowgirls from the Saturday-Saturday rodeo performances return on Sunday, February 24 for the Tucson Rodeo Finals.  The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctions the Tucson Rodeo.

Slack competition for steer wrestling, tie-down and team roping on February 18-19 is open to the public. Slack does not include barrel racing and roughstock events (bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc riding). Slack does not include any entertainment features. Tickets are $5 general admission; tickets available at the gate only. Free admission for school groups (no reservations necessary). Parking is free.

All events are held at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds, 4823 S. 6th Ave., unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

This is the schedule of events for the 2013 Tucson Rodeo and Parade.

TUCSON RODEO FIRST PERFORMANCE

  • 11 a.m. – Gates open
  • 11:30 a.m. Canon Rodeo Photography Workshop.
  • 12:30 p.m.* First Tucson Rodeo
  • 12:30 p.m. Dodge Mutton Bustin’ and Justin Junior Rodeo
  • 2 - 4:30 p.m. ProRodeo Competition
  • 4:30 - 8 p.m. Coors Barn Dance ($5 online or at the door)
  • Tickets: $12 general admission (sections C, E, F, G); reserved seats, section A, $20; reserved seats, section B, $22. Cannon Photography Workshop $85; call for reservations.

*Pre-rodeo events begin at 12:30 p.m.; ProRodeo begins at 2 p.m. each rodeo day and end about 4:15 p.m.

The Coors Barn Dance begins every rodeo day immediately following the rodeo at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

TUCSON RODEO SECOND PERFORMANCE

  • 11 a.m. – Gates open
  • 12:30 p.m. Second Tucson Rodeo.
  • 12:30 p.m. Dodge Mutton Bustin’ and Justin Junior Rodeo
  • 2 - 4:30 p.m. ProRodeo Competition
  • 4:30 - 8 p.m. Coors Barn Dance ($5 online or at the door)
  • Tickets: $12 general admission (sections C, E, F, G); reserved seats, section A, $20; reserved seats, section B, $22. Photography Workshop $85; call for reservations.

    Note: Full rodeo performances resume on Thursday, Feb. 21.

Monday & Tuesday,
February, 18 & 19

  • TIMED EVENTS COMPETITION (SLACK), 8 A.M. Slack competition for timed events only.
  • Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Tie-Down and Team Roping only. Admission: $5 general admission, children 12 and under free; tickets at the gate only. Free parking. Note: Slack does not include barrel racing and roughstock events (bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc riding). Slack does not include any entertainment features.
  • 8 a.m., 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 a.m. REACh program for school groups.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

TUCSON RODEO PARADE, 9 A.M.
Over 200 non-motorized floats are on display along the one and one-half mile parade route beginning at Park Ave. and Ajo Way, proceeding south on Park to Irvington Rd. Tickets for Grandstand seating at Irvington and South 6th Ave, $7 adults, $5 kids under 13. Call (520) 294-1280 for grandstand tickets. See more on the Tucson Rodeo Parade and Grand Marshal.

TUCSON RODEO, THIRD PERFORMANCE

  • 11 a.m. – Gates open
  • 12:30 p.m. Dodge Mutton Bustin’ and Justin Junior Rodeo
  • 2 - 4:30 p.m. ProRodeo Competition
  • 4:30 - 8 p.m. Coors Barn Dance ($5 online or at the door)
  • Tickets: $17-$23 

Friday, February 22, 2013

TUCSON RODEO, FOURTH PERFORMANCE

  • 11 a.m. – gates open
  • 12:30 p.m. Dodge Mutton Bustin’ and Justin Junior Rodeo
  • 2 - 4:30 p.m. ProRodeo Competition
  • 4:30 - 8 p.m. Coors Barn Dance ($5 online or at the door)
  • Tickets: $17-$23 

Saturday, February 23, 2013

TUCSON RODEO, FIFTH PERFORMANCE

  • 11 a.m. – gates open
  • 12:30 p.m. Dodge Mutton Bustin’ and Justin Junior Rodeo
  • 2 - 4:30 p.m. ProRodeo Competition
  • 4:30 - 8 p.m. Coors Barn Dance ($5 online or at the door)
  • Tickets: $18-$24 

Sunday, February 24, 2013

TUCSON RODEO, FINAL PERFORMANCE

  • 11 a.m. – gates open
  • 12:30 p.m. Dodge Mutton Bustin’ and Justin Junior Rodeo
  • 2 - 4:30 p.m. ProRodeo Competition
  • 4:30 - 8 p.m. Coors Barn Dance ($5 online or at the door)
  • Tickets: $20-$26

TUCSON RODEO PARADE
Thurs., February 21, 2013, 9AM

TUCSON RODEO
February 16-19, 21-24, 2013



Contact Tucson Rodeo

E-mail: info@tucsonrodeo.com.

Call (520) 741-2233, or (800) 964-5662.

Write Tucson Rodeo, P.O. Box 11006, Tucson, AZ 85734.

Website: www.tucsonrodeo.com

Rodeo Tickets, Location & Prices   

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 $12-$26 (includes all taxes and fees).

PARKING:                   

Main lot at Tucson Rodeo Grounds, $5 per car.

RODEO EVENTS:   

PRCA Rodeo bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, team roping and bull riding; women’s barrel racing sanctioned by the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA).  Purse is $450,000.

Pre-rodeo events include children's Dodge Mutton Bustin' and the Justin Junior Rodeo, beginning at 12:30 p.m. each day.

The Coors Barn Dance begins each rodeo day after the last bull bucks (about 4 p.m.). The all ages dance at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds features live entertainment by the Greg Spivey and Jack Bishop Bands; $5 at the door; kids under 13 free when accompanied by an adult.    

Directions to the Tucson Rodeo Grounds

Tucson Rodeo Grounds
4823 S. 6th Ave
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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 Avenue.

COORS Barn Dance

The COORS Barn Dance features live music, great eats & cowboys galore. Kids welcome!  4:30 - 8 p.m. every rodeo day at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds.

  • The Jack Bishop Band, Feb. 16-17 & Feb. 21
  • The Greg Spivey Band, Feb. 22-23-24

Admission: $5 per person; tickets online & at the door. Children under 13 admitted free when accompanied by an adult.



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