Rodeo Week 2017
All events will be held at McIver Arena,
10695 Brockway Road Truckee, CA 96161
Saturday, August 19th: Queen Pageant, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
During the pageant, each Miss Truckee Pro Rodeo and Junior Miss Truckee Pro Rodeo contestant will complete a horsemanship pattern, a personal interview, a speech, modeling, and an impromptu question session. All are invited to attend the pageant, no cost to watch. The pageant schedule will be posted on our Queens page when we get closer to the event.
Friday, August 25th: Kid's Day at the Rodeo, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fun and FREE rodeo themed activities! Kids can learn to rope, run stick horse races, have a chance to brush a horse, learn about rodeo from our rodeo queens, watch a performance by the Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Drill Team, and enjoy a free barbecue lunch courtesy of the Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Association. You can learn more about the Junior Horsemen and what they do here! We hope to see you out there!
Friday, August 25th: BBQ Dinner, Calf Dressing & Open Barrel Race 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a mouth watering BBQ Dinner, Calf Dressing, and Open Barrel Race, all open to the public! Our local sponsors are given complimentary teams in our calf dressing competition and anyone is welcome to enter their own team. Calf Dressing entry forms will be posted soon. Prize to the winning Calf Dressing team! The entry form for the Open Barrel Race will be posted soon. In the meantime, please email us if interested. Cash prize to winner of Open Barrel Race. Admission for this evening of festivities is free. There will be costs for dinner and participation in the Calf Dressing competition and Open Barrel Race. Please stay tuned!
Saturday, August 26th: Rodeo Performance, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m., gates open at 3:00 p.m.
In addition to the traditional CCPRA rodeo events, we will also have mutton bustin', a boot race for the kids, and a specialty act (details on our specialty act below)! You won't want to miss out on the fun! Tickets available here. The Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Drill Team will be performing at 4:45 p.m. (15 minutes prior to the start of the rodeo). Stick around for the Western Dance after the rodeo (live music & dancing)! Details on the Dance below. We ask that you please refrain from bringing food and beverages into the rodeo venue, we will have libations and food available for purchase. Bags may be searched at entrance gates.
Saturday, August 26th: Western Dance, immediately following the rodeo
Come dance in the dirt and have a boot-scootin' good time! Live local band: Everyday Outlaw. We may even have a line dancing instructor there to help you brush up on your dancin' skills. Rodeo bars will stay open and local food vendors will stick around with their mouthwatering fare. Proceeds from the dance benefit the Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Association.
Sunday, August 27th: Rodeo Performance, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m., gates open at 11:00 a.m.
This will be our second rodeo performance, it will also feature muton bustin', a boot race for the kids, and a specialty act (details on our specialty act below). It is sure to be just as fun! Tickets available here. The Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Drill Team will be performing at 12:45 p.m. (15 minutes prior to the start of the rodeo).We ask that you please refrain from bringing food and beverages into the rodeo venue, we will have libations and food available for purchase. Bags may be searched at entrance gates.
2017 Truckee Pro Rodeo Specialty Act
We are pleased to welcome world renowned trick roper Rider Kiesner to the 2017 Truckee Pro Rodeo!
Before Rodeo Week 2017
The Truckee Pro Rodeo Association has monthly planning meetings in Truckee.
To get involved please contact us at email@example.com or (530) 559-7591.
We're also looking for volunteers during the rodeo, please contact us if you're interested. If you volunteer one day, you get a free ticket for the other day!
We would love to have your help!