Rodeo Participants

Welcome Home, Rodeo

Welcome to the State Fair of Texas Rodeo. Home of the 1959 Original National Finals Rodeo, we are proud to welcome you to the historic Fair Park Coliseum for rodeo events this year. Below is all the relevant information you’ll need to compete at this year’s events.

Looking for information about the Youth Rodeo? Click here.

Event Information

Six rodeo events will take place over the course of the 24- day Fair. Rodeo times are 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm unless otherwise noted. (Dates Coming Soon)

Pre-Fair Youth Rodeo: Saturday, August 26

URPA Big Tex Rodeo Series Championship: Friday and Saturday, September 29-30 | 6:30 PM

Mexican Rodeo Fiesta: Sunday, October 1 | 2:00 PM

State Fair of Texas Rough Stock Rodeo: Friday and Saturday, October 6-7 | 6:30 PM

Youth Rodeo: Sunday, October 8 | 2:00 PM

Cowboys of Color: Friday and Saturday, October 13-14 | 6:30 PM

State Fair of Texas Ranch Rodeo: Sunday, October 15 | 2:00 PM

UPRA World Finals: Thursday through Sunday, October 19-22


RV and Unloading Maps coming soon.

Information concerning payout information, animal health requirements, and more will be uploaded here in the coming weeks.

Livestock Department
P.O. Box 150009
Dallas, TX 75315
Phone: (214) 421-8723