This is the "Granddaddy of Colorado Rodeos"
Staged PRCA Event Attract Competitors from Around the Country
2015 RODEO SEASON -- 115th Annual Cattlemen's Days Rodeo in Gunnison at the Fred R. Field Western Heritage Center, located one block south of Highway 50 in Gunnison, behind the Safeway.
For more than a century, the Gunnison Valley has celebrated its western way of life with annual demonstrations of roping, racing and riding skills. This annual get-together of local cowboys and cowgirls is a PRCA event that attracts the world's top cowboys, the best livestock from across the country, and much more.
Cattlemen's Days features a county fair, parade, carnival, live music and dancing, horse shows, horse races, and of course rodeo events sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA).
Saturday, July 4th Cattlemen's Days 4-H Horse Show
Sunday, July 5th Cattlemen's Days Open Horse Show
Monday, July 6th Cattlemen's Days 4-H Project Judging and Interviews, 4-H Dog Obedience Show, Cowboy Poetry @ The Gunnison Arts Center, 4-H Project Review and Baked Goods Auction
Tuesday, July 7th 4-H Fiber Sheep and Fiber/Dairy Goat Show, Cowboy Poetry @ Fred Field Heritage Center, TETWP Live/Silent Auction and Concert, and at 6pm there is a Ranch Rodeo.
Wednesday, July 8th 4-H Rabbit and Poultry Show, Watershed Team Roping and Barrel Racing, Auction, and Evening Carnival at The Rodeo Grounds.
Thursday, July 9th Cattlemen's Days Rodeo will be "Tough Enough To Wear Pink Rodeo" at the PRCA Rodeo, 4-H Sheep Show and Open Showmanship, Pioneer Banquet At The Elks Lodge, TETWPO Post Rodeo Dance and the Evening Carnival at The Rodeo Grounds.
Friday, July 10th Cattlemen's Days Rodeo will be "Patriot Night" at the PRCA Evening Rodeo, 4-H Market Goat Show, Cattle Show and Adult Showmanship, Dance at The Elks Lodge, and Carnival at the Rodeo Grounds.
Saturday, July 11th Cattlemen's Days Rodeo will be "Family Night" at the PRCA Evening Rodeo -- Kids 12 and under free with paid adult general admission. Bring a non-perishable food item to the gate for the Gunnison Country Food Pantry. During the day: Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, Cattlemen's Days Parade, 4-H Livestock Buyers BBQ, 4-H Awards and Scholarship Presentation, 4-H Junior Livestock Auction, Dance, and Carnival.
Sunday, July 12th Cattlemen's Days Cowboy Church Services-Rodeo Grounds and Team Sorting.
Tickets go on sale July 1, at the Cattlemen's Days ticket booth located at Gunnison Bank & Trust. Tickets also can be purchased at the door and cost $15 for general admission and $20 for reserved grandstand seating. Each child under 12 accompanied by a paid adult is free (general admission) and $5.00 for a grandstand seat.
LOCATION: At the Fred R. Field Western Heritage Center, one block south of Highway 50, behind the Safeway. 275 South Spruce Street, Gunnison CO 81230.
For a brochure containing the complete schedule of Cattlemen's Days events or for more information, contact the Gunnison County Chamber of Commerce at 800-274-7580.
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- Elevation: 7800 feet above sea level.
- Region: Gunnison - Southwest, Colorado
- Open Dates For On-Site Activities: 7/10 to 7/12