RENO, Nev. (Oct. 1, 2018)— The “Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West” returns to the Biggest Little City for the 100th year June 20-29, 2019. Tickets for the 2019 Reno Rodeo go on sale Monday, Oct. 1.

“One hundred years for any organization is significant,” said Reno Rodeo President, Mike Torvinen. “That’s why our motto for this year is ‘It’s a Big Damn Deal.’ We’re encouraging the whole community to come out and celebrate this huge milestone with us.”

With 10 exciting nights of rodeo competition, the 100th annual Reno Rodeo is one of the premier stops on the Pro Rodeo Tour. The action isn’t just in the competition, however, as there is a full carnival, the Double RR Marketplace, food court and much more.

The excitement begins Thursday, June 20 with the Cattle Drive arriving at the rodeo grounds in the afternoon and then the PRCA Xtreme Bulls take the arena for one night of pro bull riding with 40 cowboys competing for $40,000 cash.

June 21 starts the first of nine pro rodeo performances with PRCA events including: Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Women’s Professional Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Steer Wrestling and Tie-Down Roping. Fans are guaranteed to see the world’s top competitors in each event as they vie for cash prizes and the coveted Reno Rodeo Silver Spurs.

Rodeo fans are encouraged to be aware of third-party ticket outlets, which have been known to markup tickets as much as 400 percent. Reno Rodeo Association management stands behind as the only internet site licensed to sell tickets for the Reno Rodeo. No other site has been authorized by the Reno Rodeo Association to sell, re-sell or auction tickets. Fans have three options for purchasing tickets:

  • In person at the Lawlor Events Center ticket office. No handling charge or service fee.
  • Online at to download a PDF of the ticket order form, which can be scanned, faxed or mailed, with a single fee of $7.00 per order (regardless of the number of tickets purchased).
  • Conveniently online at or by calling 1-800-325-7328. Per ticket service and handling fees apply.

The Reno Rodeo is a 10-day PRCA sanctioned event that features classic rodeo competitions and out-of-arena activities like the Cattle Drive and Reno Rodeo Parade as well as ancillary events like Kids Day, Special Kids Rodeo and a Kick-off Concert. For a full schedule of events visit 


About the Reno Rodeo
The Reno Rodeo is a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned sporting event, and one of the top five rodeos in North America. Reno Rodeo is a non-profit organization made up of over 1000 volunteers. The 2019 Reno Rodeo is scheduled for June 20-29. Competition includes bareback, team roping, saddle bronc, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, women’s barrel racing and bull riding. Like Reno Rodeo on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or for more information on the Reno Rodeo, visit