Rodeo Contestant

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.

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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 and Sunday, August 17 – 18

URPA Big Tex Rodeo Series Championship: Friday and Saturday, September 27-28 | 6:30 PM

Youth Rodeo: Sunday, September 29 | 2:00 PM

State Fair of Texas Ranch Rodeo: Friday and Saturday, October 4- 5 | 6:30 PM

Mexican Rodeo Fiesta: Sunday, October 6 | 2:00 PM

State Fair of Texas Presents Pro Rodeo Rough Stock Kickoff: Friday and Saturday, October 11-12

Cowboys of Color: Sunday October 13| 2:00 PM

UPRA World Finals: October 17-20


Rodeo Unloading Map

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) 421-8210