2015 Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days

Our invitational championship Rodeo promises edge-of-your-seat excitement featuring many of the best athletes in the business, along with a variety of other traditional events sure to please the whole family. Fans of all ages will enjoy all the action! Grounds open at 4:00 p.m.—come early, skip the traffic, and enjoy the family-friendly pre-show fun, including mutton bustin’ tryouts, gold panning, pony rides, mechanical bull rides, climbing wall and much more! Also, be sure to swing by the Coors Roadhouse Saloon right after the Rodeo to enjoy live music each night!

Rodeo Dates: July 8-11, 2015
Location: Norris-Penrose Event Center
Times: 7:15 p.m., Wednesday–Saturday nights, 12:45 p.m. Saturday matinee

And there’s no better way to kick off Rodeo season than with the 75th Annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade! Taking place July 7, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Colorado Springs (on Tejon, from St. Vrain to Vermijo), this beloved Western cultural event is FREE to watch and fun for the whole family. Money raised by parade entries and the parade program goes directly toward assisting our local military and their families. Interested in participating?

Parade Date: July 7, 2015
Location: Downtown Colorado Springs (on Tejon, from St. Vrain to Vermijo)
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Click here to download the Parade registration form.

Tickets on sale: Tickets available online March 31 right here (see Tickets page for more info) and coming soon to the Norris-Penrose Event Center Box Office (check back soon for sale dates). Parking is FREE!


More Fun at the Rodeo

Mutton Bustin’

Is your child 4-9 years of age and 50 pounds or less? Then bring them on down each performance of the Rodeo to try their luck at mutton bustin’!

Date: July 8-11, 2015
Prelims: Starts at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday–Saturday and 10 a.m. for the Saturday matinee
Finals: Takes place nightly and at Saturday matinee
Cost: $10 for Prelim rides, $10 to ride again in the Finals if selected
Bring the completed form and fees with you the day your child competes.
For more information:
Contact: Mutton Bustin’ Inquiries Or click the following link for answers to common questions!

Registration form

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CINCH EquiCross

CINCH EquiCross is a gymkhana style rodeo competition consisting of four unique, fast-paced events, with serious prize money on the line!

Date: July 8-11, 2015
Time: Takes place nightly and at Saturday matinee (Prelim competitions take place before the Rodeo, with the top competitors taking center stage at the nightly performance)
For more information: For event details, and to register for the event, please visit the CINCH EquiCross mini-site.

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Hank’s Club

An exclusive club created for couples who enjoy rodeo and Western traditions and believe in the institutional principles of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. By investing through their memberships, Hank’s Club members help to continue the success of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo and its support of our local military and their families for generations to come.

For more information, contact
Gene Renuart or Rhea Phaneuf