Hours and Prices
Where is the Association office?
During non-event time, our office is located at 200 West 43rd Street, which is just to the West of the Coliseum box office. When turning onto Grape Creek Road from Chadbourne, it would be the first block on your left.
During events, we are located at various locations on the fairgrounds depending on the event, but during Stock Show and Rodeo we are located inside the AutoWrangler Livestock Barn.
How much is parking?
Parking is free as long as it is outside of the fairground gates. For example, parking in the Coliseum Parking lot is free, as well as along Grape Creek Road.
To obtain a parking pass for livestock exhibitors inside the gate, those are $20.00.
What events are offered during rodeo performances?
Each of the 12 PRCA sanctioned rodeo events offers bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, team roping, steer wrestling, women's barrel racing, and bull riding.
All of these performances will also include Mutton' Bustin.
How do I enter my child in Mutton Bustin'?
Each local and area school may select one student to submit for entry for the Mutton' Bustin competition. Schools are allowed to determine which child from their school will be selected.
Entries must be submitted to the stock show office from the school. Shortly after the entry deadline, entrants will be assigned a performance and notified which performance they will be in.
How long does a rodeo performance last?
Typically, a rodeo performance last between two and two and one half hours. Please remember though, this is subject to changed based off of variables such as the number of re-rides.
When do tickets go on sale?
Tickets go on-sale to the public March 6 at 10 AM. Available online or in person at the Coliseum Box Office.
What is a Junior Show exhibitor?
To be eligible for the Junior Livestock Show exhibitors must be Texas residents, members of a Texas 4-H Club or FFA Chapter, and enrolled and attending public, private or home elementary or secondary schools. Exhibitors must have continuously owned and personally fed and cared for their animals under the direct supervision of a County Extension Agent or Agricultural Science Teacher. Exhibitors must be between the ages of 9 and 19 on or before August 31 or 8 years old and in the third grade.
What is a Youth Livestock Show?
A youth livestock show is open to exhibitors, regardless of their residency, under the age of 19 as of January 1 the year of the show. Youth exhibitors are not required to be members of 4-H or FFA.
What is an Open Show?
An open show is open to everyone. There are no age restrictions on exhibitors, nor are there restrictions on residency.
Is there a charge for cattle tie-outs?
Yes. There are two options on arrival- one is $15.00 per asphalt tie out, and other is $20 for dirt tie out. Straw is available on site. Cash only, no refunds
Do I need to purchase additional gate passes?
Each exhibitor entered to the show will receive one gate pass. If the parents need additional gate passes, those may be purchased at the time of entry or the day of the show.
Each ag teacher and county agent will receive one free gate pass.
Passes for judging contests and ag mechanics teams will be mailed to the Ag Science Teacher or County Extension Agent along with all other Junior Show Passes.
Do we have to submit entries online?
All Junior Show entries must be submitted online.
Open Show and Youth Show entries may just be mailed in. There is currently not an online entry requirement for open or youth shows.
Do I need to purchase a parking pass?
If you would like to park within the gates of the fairgrounds, you will be required to purchase a parking pass.
You may park in the Coliseum parking lot or along Grape Creek Road for no fee.
Parking passes may be purchased at the time of entry to receive the passes in advance of arrival or at the show.