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83rd Annual St. George Lions Dixie Round-up Rodeo 2017

The PRCA St. George Lions Rodeo is held during the second week in each September, so this year it will be from Thursday, September 14, through Saturday, September 16, at the historic grass-turf Sun Bowl in St. George, Utah. It is hosted by the local Lions Club, is approved by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association (PRCA), and embraces southern Utah’s ranching and agricultural history and heritage. The gates open and tickets are on sale at 6:00 PM nightly, there is pre-rodeo entertainment from 6:00 to 7:30 PM, and the rodeo usually finishes about 11:00 PM.

Tickets
General Admission – Adult: $10.00, Children ages 11 and under: $5.00, and ages 2 and younger, who sit on a parent’s lap so do not take up a seat, will be free.

Reserved Seats: $15.00 if purchased ahead of time.

Participants
World-class professional and champion rodeo cowboys and cowgirls compete in the excitement and action that demonstrate their wrangling, bronc-busting, and other skills. Even young mutton busters are featured in a special segment.

Rodeo Parades
With the theme: “Long Live the Dixie Round-Up,” it will be on Saturday, September 16, at 9:00 AM. There will also be a children’s parade.

Included in the Rodeo Itself
Fearless Bull Riders
Bareback Bronc Riding
Saddle Bronc Riding
Team Roping
Steer Wrestling
Cowgirls Barrel Racing
Cowgirls Breakaway Roping

Some Additional EventsPRCA St. George Lions Rodeo Dixie Roundup Pageant
Beauty will abound on Thursday evening as contestants adorned in shimmering western wear and cowgirl hats will compete in various segments to see who will be crowned the new rodeo queen and princesses.

Kids Night: On Thursday, September 14, children ages 11 and under are free. Buy the kids and the whole family the incredibly tasty hamburgers.

There will be western dances, live music, and much more in the days. Check out the schedule.

Charities
Because of the hosting by the Lion’s Club, there is a charitable element involved in the local annual rodeos with funds going to important causes such as breast cancer awareness.

Media
The media team that will cover the PRCA St. George Lions Rodeo will be the Papa John’s Road Team, the Earnhardt Auto Centers, the Ak-Chin Indian Community, and the Cowboy Lifestyle Network. That Network is the leading community and online source for everything Country and Western and can give you more information on the Rodeo.

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