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Dodge City Roundup Rodeo 2021

Dodge City, Kansas are y’all ready? The Dodge City Roundup Rodeo is right around the corner! Kicking off on August 3rd through August 8th at 608 S 14th Ave, Dodge City, KS 67801. This will be one rodeo full of exhilarating action, thrills, and excitement that you don’t want to miss out on. 

Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook
Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook

The Dodge City Roundup, Inc. is a non-profit corporation that promotes and gives you insight into the rich western heritage through roping contests, horse shows, rodeos, and many other western related activities. The activities draw in participants of all ages and a wide audience that reflects today’s active lifestyle. 

Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook
Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook

In the summer of 1977, Dodge City Roundup had 17 contestants and a payout of $8,200. Reported in 2015, the rodeo has grown to five full nights of rodeo action with nearly 800 contestants and a payout of almost $339,000! Ever since, the number of contestants has continued to grow and the payout has increased each year over the previous year. The Dodge City Roundup is the only ProRodeo Tour held in the state of Kansas with the richest in contestant payout. 

Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook
Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook

The Dodge City Roundup Rodeo is one of the top rodeos in the nation in partnership with many local, area, and national sponsors. It has also been named as PRCA’S “Largest Outdoor Rodeo Committee of the Year” nine times. Time Magazine selected the Dodge City Roundup Rodeo as one of the “50 Authentic American Experiences”. The rodeo was inducted into the PRCA Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in July of 2012. 

Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook
Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook

The rodeo will include bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, tie-down roping, and mutton bustin’. The very first night will be the Xtreme Bulls Tour that will present the PRCA’S top bull riders taking on some of the world’s rankest bulls. 50 riders in the Xtreme Bulls event will compete for the tour win. The money won at the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour will count toward the PRCA World Standings for bull riding. That means it will determine the qualifiers for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas but it doesn’t count toward the PRCA all-around standing. 

Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook
Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook

The entertainer at the Dodge City Roundup Rodeo is Professional Rodeo Clown, John Harrison. John Harrison became a member of the PRCA in 1999 as a trick and roman rider, and trick roper. He later added barrelman to his PRCA card. John has worked coast to coast and even made 8 appearances at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has been awarded Comedy Act of the Year several times as well as bringing home the gold buckle representing his 3-time achievement as Coors Man in the Can. 

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Schedule

Each night will kick off at 7:45 PM

  • Tuesday, August 3: Xtreme Bulls 
  • Wednesday, August 4: PRCA Rodeo – Family Night
  • Thursday, August 5: PRCA Rodeo – Pizza Hut/Pepsi Night
  • Friday, August 6: PRCA Rodeo – Patriotic/Cargill BBQ Night 
  • Saturday, August 7: PRCA Rodeo – Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night
  • Sunday, August 8: PRCA Rodeo – Championship Night sponsored by Budweiser
Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook
Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook

Buy your tickets now and get ready to come watch all of these amazing rodeo athletes including all of the top animal athletes compete and give it their all! It’ll be one amazing show filled with non-stop adrenaline-rushing action! Get ready folks, we’ll see you there!

Mutton Busters Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook
Mutton Busters Photo Credit: Dodge City Roundup Facebook

Howdy, I'm Megan deFabry, I grew up in Reno, Nevada & I now live in Austin, Texas. I'm very passionate about digital marketing and journalism, especially within the western industry. I have a love for rodeos, country music, and maintaining the country way of life!

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