Welcome to our Rodeos

National Western hosts 19 Pro Rodeos, 3 Colorado vs The World Rodeos and 3 PBR Bull Riding!

CO vs The World - sponsorsFeatures Colorado Rodeo Champions vs Rodeo Champions of the World in three opening day rodeos like none other.  Two exciting Semi-Finals lead up to the Final on Saturday night!

Opening Saturday – January 6, 2018
Cinch Jeans World Team Semi-Finals  |  11:00 a.m.
CenturyLink Team Colorado Semi-Finals  |  3:30 p.m.
Colorado vs The World FINALS  |  8:00 p.m.



MRE RidersFilled with cultural pageantry, the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza features Mexican style bull riding, bareback riding, trick roping and Mariachis, all choreographed by Jerry Diaz, a fourth-generation champion charro.

January 7, 2018 | 2:00 p.m.
January 7, 2018 | 6:30 p.m.



PBR Fire Logo with RidersThe Denver Chute Out will be the 7th stop on the 2018 Professional Bull Riders Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour which is the premier expansion series of the PBR.   Featuring some of the best athletes of the sport going head to head with the fiercest bulls in the country. The PBR Velocity Tour will bring all the high-energy sound, lighting, special effects and edge of your seat action that fans have come to expect from the World leader in the sport of bull riding.

January 8, 2018 | 7:00 p.m.
January 9, 2018 | 7:00 p.m.
PBR FINALS – January 10, 2018 | 7:00 p.m.


NW2016_TixWest_Header_rodeoBulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls — rodeo’s top athletes from around the country roll into Denver for the first major pro rodeo of the season. From barrel racers to mutton busters, don’t miss the match-up between these two and four-legged athletes. Whether you prefer thrills and spills or speed and agility, the National Western’s Pro Rodeo is the event for you.

We have 20 Pro Rodeos at Stock Show  Check Pro Rodeo Schedule  Buy Tickets


MLK CowboyPartake in the history and heritage of America’s black cowboy as top cowboys and cowgirls compete in the Pony Express relay, ladies’ steer un-decorating and more traditional rodeo events.

The evening rodeo will include a tribute to the late Lu Vason to celebrate his life and dedication to African-American cowboys and cowgirls across the nation.

January 15, 2018 | 6:00 p.m.


Military Night Flag

Join us for a very special Pro Rodeo Military Night presented by RE/MAX where we honor past and present Armed Forces. Make sure to wear your Red, White & Blue!

January 16, 2018 | 7:00 p.m.



Pink Rodeo Flag 2Join us for a special rodeo to help raise money for breast cancer research – and don’t forget to wear pink!

January 20, 2018 | 11:00 a.m.


The following events are FREE with your Grounds Admission ticket.

Thursday, January 11

8:00 a.m.   |  Collegiate Livestock Judging
2:30 p.m.   |  CINCH Equicross

Sunday, January 14
10:00 a.m.  |  Cowboy Church Service – Founders Memorial

Tuesday, January 16
2:00 p.m.   |  Dog Agility Demonstration

Sunday, January 21
10:00 a.m.  |  Cowboy Church Service – Founders Memorial

Rodeo Results

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