FARM CITY PRO RODEO HELD IT’S FIRST PROFESSIONAL RODEO IN 1988. IT’S FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.
Each August the rodeo has continued to host top rate contestants, livestock and contract personnel — timers, secretaries, specialty-act performers, bullfighters and pickup men.
FCPR Board of Directors and vast organization of volunteers have worked diligently to pool their resources once again this year to produce a top-notch local rodeo and continues to host the best in professional rodeo action as cowboys compete for points to take them to the biggest rodeo of all, the National Finals Rodeo, held each year in December in Las Vegas.
The Farm-City Pro Rodeo consists of four action packed performances where timed event contestants compete on two head of livestock. The first run will take place in slack in the afternoon and the second run will be during that nights performance.
The rough stock events will all take place during the night performances and will be one ride only. Monies earned at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo are crucial to making the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, NV in December.
Riding event contestants compete on one head of livestock. These contestants will compete on the animal that was selected in a random draw by the PRCA office on the day selected in a separate draw.
Only those contestants with the highest scores in Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, and Bull Riding will earn money in their event. The contestant with the highest score on one ride will win the FCPR title.
Timed event contestants will compete on two head of livestock. The lowest combined time on two head will determine the aggregate champions in Tie-Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, and Barrel Racing.
The rodeo clowns are also known as bullfighters or a protection athlete. Combining bullfighting the protection of the riders thrown from the bull as well as comic relief. Kids of all ages really enjoy the show. Everyone looks forward to the Mutton busting it is an event held at the rodeo similar to bull riding or bronc riding, in which children ride sheep.
Always a tradition to end up in CHUTE 8 it’s the rodeo after party where everyone meets up to dance and catch up with old friends! Don’t for get to try Chute 8 Whiskey and Vodka its some of the best! farmcityprorodeo.com