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Get Ready for the Livingston Roundup 2023

A must-see stop on the Cowboy Christmas run, the Livingston Roundup will pay out more than $200,000 and bring some of the biggest names in the sport of rodeo to the Park County Fairgrounds in Livingston, Montana. With two days of slack prior, the event will kick off July 2 and run through July 4.

Credit to the Livingston Roundup Facebook Page


In 1926, a group of businessmen local to Livingston saw a need for an event that would keep travelers in their town a little longer and started the Livingston Roundup. This rodeo became an attraction that stuck around until World War II began; and after coming to a halt during the war, one young man approached a local businessman in the late 1940s with the idea to revive the popular event.

A few years later in 1952, the event became a professional rodeo under the Rodeo Cowboys Association (RCA), which eventually became what we know as the PRCA more than two decades after the first Livingston Roundup pro rodeo. Throughout history, legends have competed and won in Livingston in July; and some of the best contract professionals are brought in year after year to produce an exceptional show.

Credit to the LR Facebook Page

In 2022, the winners of this unique rodeo wereโ€ฆ

  • All-Around: Connor Murnion
  • Bareback Riding: Jayco Roper
  • Steer Wrestling: Tanner Milan
  • Team Roping: Jake Orman/Brye Crites
  • Saddle Bronc Riding: Dylan Schofield
  • Tie-Down Roping: Shad Mayfield
  • Barrel Racing: Sissy Winn
  • Bull Riding: JR Stratford

99th Livingston Roundup

This rodeo features all of the usual rodeo events but does so with passion and heart that can be felt on the fairgrounds all three nights. A century-long tradition, the event draws in over 10,000 visitors to its area, even with the Livingston population only totaling 8,200 residents. This stand-out rodeo is a fun Fourth of July event, and below is the complete schedule.

Credit to the LR Facebook Page

Slack: (Free Admission)

  • Friday – June 30, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday – July 1, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

Sunday – July 2, 2023: (First Responders Night)

  • Livingston Chamber of Commerce Parade at 3:00 p.m.
  • Livingston Roundup Rodeo Performance 1 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Fireworks after dark

Monday – July 3, 2023: (Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night)

  • Kiddie Rodeo at 2:00 p.m.
  • Livingston Roundup Rodeo Performance 2 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Fireworks after dark

Tuesday – July 4, 2023: (Military Night)

  • Barrel Racing Slack at 11:00 a.m.
  • Livingston Roundup Rodeo Performance 3 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Fireworks after dark

This yearโ€™s National Anthem singers are Dolly Nickerson, Molly Gilbert and Clayton Oberquell. Livingston Roundup rodeo queens will be crowned during the performance on Tuesday, July 4.

Credit to the Livingston Roundup Facebook Page

Ticket Information

Tickets for the event are currently sold out on the rodeoโ€™s website. However, you may still be able to purchase tickets at Yellowstone Sporting Goods, the Livingston Chamber of Commerce, and Murdochโ€™s (Livingston, Bozeman, and 4Corners). If you canโ€™t make it to the event in person, the Livingston Roundup will be streamed on the Cowboy Channel + app.

For more information about this historic event that is just as exciting, if not more, as in its beginnings, visit Weโ€™ll catch you in Livingston celebrating Independence Day the best way we know how!

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Originally from Earth, Texas, a small town in the Texas panhandle, I was raised around rodeo, agriculture, and the western lifestyle. With a degree from Texas A&M University, I have found a passion for promoting the lifestyle that made me who I am today. I am an experienced writer, marketer, and event professional with a strong desire to share the stories of those in our industry. When Iโ€™m not busy seeking out ways to promote the western way of life, I enjoy following those I care about around to rodeos, hunting, and going on runs with my blue-eyed, blue-merle Australian Shepherd.

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