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100th Annual Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo
"Best Little Rodeo in Arizona"
   Over 700 entries & over $40,000 in cash & buckles awarded to the top contestants of the Southwest. 
General Info:
  • Gates open daily at 10AM
  • Admission: $15 adults, $5 for kids ages 6-12, and little ones 5 and under get in free.
  • Junior Rodeo begins at noon daily 
  • Main Performance starts at 2PM
  • Steak fry and dance to follow the rodeo on Saturday and Sunday
  • Merchandise & Concessions on site
  • Contestant plus 1 gets in Free, all others, $15 adults and $5 kids 6-12, 5 & under free

Entry Info:
  • All events are Central Entry except​ team roping on Saturday and Sunday (Jackpot Format). Day permit can be bought to rope in Monday's sanctioned team roping for $25 (unless you are a local). You must enter through Central Entry on Monday, August 31, 2015. 
  • Central Entry Events:  623.455.8339
  • Central Entry Team Roping:  623.455.8385
  •  Local entries taken Monday, August 24th, 4-6PM:  520.455-5553 

Junior Rodeo


  • Buckles to winners every day as well as prizes awarded to 3rd place. 
  • MUST PRE-ENTER:   Local Entries (Sonoita, Elgin & Patagonia) Tuesday, August 11th, 4-6 PM                                                  520.732.0147                                 
  •                                     Non- Locals, Tuesday August 18th, 4-6PM   520.732.0147
  • Mutton Bustin' - 50 lbs & under
  • Calf Riding - Ages 12 & under
  • Barrel Racing - ages 5-9 and 10-14
  • Wild Ass Ride - Ages 10-14, $30 Additional Entry Fee
  • Entry Fees: $20, Team Roping $40
  • for more information please contact"

Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo Team Roping​ - September 5th and 6th
        Books open at 7AM. Rope at 8 AM SHARP
  • Open w/ #12 Incentive - $50/roper/ Enter 3X
  • Incentive: 1.5 seconds off of first steer, .5 second off of the short round steer 
  • Top 15 teams come back to the short round in perf.
  • Stock Contractor: T5 & V Heart Rodeo
  • Contact: Manuel Murrietta @ 520.400.3119

  • September 7th - GCPRA Team Roping: Need to pre-enter with GCPRA Central Entry

Wild Cow Milking & Wild Horse Race $150/team. Pre-entries call 520-237-5610​

  • All entries are CASH only - NO CHECKS
  • Western Dress code strictly enforced at all times 
  • Contestants enter free. All others pay $10 admittance each day
  • $10 Haul In Fee Per Horse (fee waived if renting stalls)
  • Contestants no day parking fees. All others at contestant gate must pay $5 parking 
  • Overnight campers pay a $10 per night dry camp fee. NO HOOK UPS AVAILABLE
  • ​Stall rental available for $10 per night, first come, first served basis 

September 5-7, 2015
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of the 2015 Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo