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First Annual Wild Wickenburg Bullriding 2022

Wickenburg, Arizona is a town full of rich western heritage. The time is now, the first annual Wild Wickenburg Bullriding is kicking off on Saturday,  April 9, 2022. The event is located at the Everett Bowman Rodeo Arena at 935 Constellation Rd, Wickenburg, AZ 85390. Gates will open at 5:30 pm and the event will kick off at 7:00 pm. All ages are welcome. Purchase your tickets today for this extreme event that’ll have you on the edge of your seat!

Arizona natives, Gina Kraut founder of Lazy K Heart Productions, and Jason Mattox founder of the Challenge of Champions Tour have teamed together to put on the first annual Wild Wickenburg Bullriding event. Twenty-five of the top professional bull riders will be taking on twenty-five of the best bucking bulls around in this extreme event. Six bull riders and bulls will be brought back for a short go and then there will be a winner announced. 

To kick off the main event, on Friday night, April 8th Lazy K Heart productions and Challenge of Champions Tour are putting together a Calcutta where cowboys will be auctioned off. You will be able to place a bid on your favorite cowboy and be able to win a little jackpot yourself if your cowboy wins. This event will be held at 5:00 PM at Rancho Bar 7 at 111 E Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390.

Photo Credit: Challenge of Champions
Photo Credit: Challenge of Champions

Professional announcer, Steve Kenyon will be keeping you updated during this extreme event. Barrelman, Hollywood Don Yates will be making sure you guys get a good laugh in. Professional bullfighters, Cauy Kraut from Arizona and Tyler Thiessen from Oklahoma will be taking on the bulls to help the bull riders get back to safety. Bring your appetite, there will be several food trucks and vendors throughout the evening. 

Pictured: Left to right, Bullfighter, Cauy Kraut & Bullfighter, Tyler Thiessen – Photo Credit: Zyye Images, Challenge of Champions Tour, Lazy K Heart Productions

After the Wild Wickenburg Bullriding event on Saturday be sure to stay for the after-party. Outstanding independent artist, Matt Williams from Stillwater, OK will be performing right in the arena. Get those boots on and get ready for a good time.

Pictured: Matt Williams – Photo Credit: Matt Williams Music/Lazy K Heart Productions


A special thank you to all of the sponsors. The Wild Wickenburg Bullriding event is sponsored by Coors Banquet. Crown Royal, American Hat Company, Rancho Bar 7, 96.3 Real Country, Premier Tax and Accounting, Wickenburg Sun, IES (Integrated Energy Solutions), Wickenburg Kwikprint, Rodeo Spot Marketing, and Sammie Hone Real Estate Team are also proud sponsors.

Pictured: Lazy K Heart Productions - Yolanda Kruger, Gina Kraut, & Tricia Duffney - Photo Credit: Lazy K Heart Productions
Pictured: Lazy K Heart Productions – Yolanda Kruger, Gina Kraut, & Tricia Duffney – Photo Credit: Kenzee Foster


BYOC (bring your own chair) – $20

General Admission (bleacher seating) – $25

VIP Section (food will be provided & hosted by Rancho Bar 7) – $75

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

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