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Rodeo Rapid City raises the bar for arena events held during the Black Hills Stock Show.  Nine days of Sutton Rodeo action offers something for everyone.

Rodeo Rapid City raises the bar for arena events held during the Black Hills Stock Show. Nine days of Sutton Rodeo action offers something for everyone.
Rodeo Rapid City brings arena events to stock show
News Staff - January 26, 2018

RAPID CITY, SD - World Champions, Badland Circuit Champions, College Champions and High School Champions all are coming to compete in SD’s biggest nine day rodeo event, Rodeo Rapid City, starting January 26th through February 3rd in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center’s Barnett Arena.

The 41th annual event will showcase some of the nation’s strongest competitors as they compete for World Standings and over $330,000 in cash & prizes. The schedule includes PRCA elite events; (2) PRCA Xtreme Bull Tours, (5) PRCA Rodeos, Sutton Ranch Rodeo, 20X SD High School Rodeo Showcase, PRCA Timed Event Slack and one of the newest PRCA events, Xtreme Saddle Bronc Match!    

Since 1978, the Rodeo Rapid City has been renowned as one of the country’s leading platforms for men and women to test their skill, training, and dedication.  Rodeo Rapid City, nominated 17 times for the “PRCA Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year”, has won this prestige’s award twice.  It also won the Badland’s Circuit “2013 Rodeo of the Year”.  This is a reflection of the top quality competitors and rodeo personnel that work this event.  PRCA’s 5X Announcer of the Year, Wayne Brooks and co-announcer, Will Rassmussen will be calling the rodeo action.  They will be joined by Keith Isley, the most decorated barrelman in PRCA history with 22 wins for Clown of the Year, Specialty Act and Coors Man in the Can and WNFR barrelman, Justin Rumford, the 3X Clown of the Year & Coors Man in the Can.   

In the Barnett Arena, there will be world champion competitors, starting Friday, Jan.26th with Xtreme Bulls & Saturday’s PRCA Rodeo and Xtreme Bulls. Sunday will see the future stars in the 20X High School Showcase Rodeo along with a Rodeo College Fair.  Monday features the Sutton Ranch Rodeo Preliminary Round and Finals.  Tuesday starts with PRCA Barrel Racing Slack, followed by PRCA Timed Event Slack including Tie Down, Steer Wrestling and Team Roping.

Wednesday Jan. 31st will feature Saddle Bronc Riders and Horses with a Saddle Bronc Futurity at 1:00 and PRCA Xtreme Bronc Match at 7:30 pm.   And free admission to the Girl’s In Spurs Ladies Night with an Xtreme Bronc Match ticket!

Thursday, Feb. 1st, kicks off the remaining four PRCA Rodeo performances, with special competition finals of Mounted Shooting, North American Trick Riding and Free Style Bullfighting.

There is something for everyone with the free to the public Mounted Shooting & North American Trick Riding competitions, a college fair for rodeo students and Rodney Yost Horsemanship Clinics, one of the state’s top horse trainers Jan. 28th, Feb. 1st & 4th at 9:00 a.m.

The Rodeo Zone Tradeshow features Vendor Booths where you can purchase anything from Dodge pickups, western fashion, livestock & rodeo equipment or a western book to read.  Enjoy the Triple R Tack Kid’s Dummy Roping, and Duane Reichert’s, “Back Stage with a Rodeo Clown” show.  Fans can meet and receive autographs from the PRCA rodeo contestants, bullfighters, clowns and queens, and win free daily drawings for great prizes, such as Justin Boots, Wrangler Jeans and Rodeo Tickets.

New to the Rodeo Zone this year is the Young Living Percherons Hitch display!  Stop by and see these majestic animal athletes up close and personal with their renowned driver Jason Goodman.

 The 41st Annual Rodeo Rapid City promises to showcase the same spirit of competition, hard work, and perseverance this award winning event is known for. Tickets & information at www.gotmine.com or 1-800-got-mine Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, SD

Phone number: 605-347-4455
E-mail: info@kbhbradio.com
Address: 1612 Junction Avenue, Suite #1
Sturgis, SD 57785