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Rodeo Week 2019 Schedule
Unless otherwise noted, events will be held at The Historic McIver Arena, 10695 Brockway Road Truckee, CA 96161. We ask that you please refrain from bringing food and beverages into the rodeo venue. Libations and food will be available for purchase. Bags may be searched at entrance gates. Please keep in mind, at-the-gate ticket sales and bar sales are CASH ONLY! An ATM will be available at the arena!
Saturday, August 10th: 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 horsemanship portion of the pageant will be held at a private residence. See our Queens page for more detailed information and reach out for address info.
Friday, August 23rd: 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 23rd: Sponsors BBQ Dinner and Open Barrel Race 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a mouth watering BBQ Dinner catered by Men Wielding Fire and open 4D barrel race! Be sure to check your sponsor packages for tickets to this event. This is a private sponsors only appreciation dinner. The general public may spectate for free and make sure to bring some snacks.
Saturday, August 24th: Rodeo Performance, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m., Gates Open at 3:00 p.m.
In addition to the traditional CCPRA rodeo events including bull riding, we will also have mutton bustin’ and a boot race for the kids. You won’t want to miss out on the fun! The Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Drill Team will perform at 4:45 p.m. (15 minutes prior to the start of the rodeo). Saturday is Patriot Day at the Truckee Pro Rodeo! Wear your red, white, and blue! Stick around for the Western Dance after the rodeo (live music & dancing)! Details on the Dance below.
Come dance in the dirt and have a boot-scootin’ good time! Live local band! 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.
This will be our second rodeo performance, it will also feature muton bustin’, a boot race for the kids, and a performance by a world renown chariot racer! It is sure to be just as fun! Sunday is Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day at the Truckee Pro Rodeo! Wear pink to show your support for breast cancer awareness. The Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen Drill Team will perform at 12:45 p.m. (15 minutes prior to the start of the rodeo).