Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days

Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days

Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo has a 77-year history in Colorado Springs and is truly part of the fabric of the community, as well as the sport of rodeo. Visitors come from far and wide to enjoy top rodeo action and lots of family fun, all while paying tribute to our local military and their families.

Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days kicks off with a parade in the true hometown tradition. You’ll see floats, equestrian groups, and lots of local businesses as they head south on Tejon, Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

And then, get ready to Rodeo starting July 12-15, 2017—with four performances of invitational championship rodeo and a finals championship Shoot Out on Saturday night. The best athletes in rodeo are competing for top prize money in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and bull riding. It’s edge of your seat excitement from the first event to the last!!

Wait! There’s more!! For the Wednesday evening and Thursday evening performances ONLY, fans will experience a bonus event – American Freestyle Bullfighting at its finest. Two top contenders will go head to head for the cash prize. Check out this video link for a glimpse of the excitement!!

This all takes place at the scenic Norris-Penrose Event Center—one of the most beautiful venues in the country to enjoy the sport of rodeo. Plan to get your tickets early and buy online to save time and money. The 77th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo is for the true fan, the first timer and everyone in between! Experience championship rodeo at its finest this July 12-15.

Click to download our Rodeo FAQ Flyer—Know before you go!