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North Dakota Rodeos, Capturing the Essence of the American West

Rodeos in North Dakota are deeply rooted in the state's culture and history

Reflecting the heritage of horsemanship and ranching traditions, rodeos are not just sporting events but vibrant celebrations of cowboy culture that draw participants and spectators from across the state and the nation. From small-town rodeos to larger, professional competitions, North Dakota offers a diverse array of rodeo experiences throughout the year.

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Blending Tradition and Festivity

These events showcase a variety of traditional rodeo events, including bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, steer wrestling, and bronc riding, among others. Visitors can witness skilled cowboys and cowgirls demonstrate their prowess in these thrilling and sometimes dangerous competitions, capturing the essence of the American West.

Additionally, rodeos in North Dakota often feature other attractions such as live music, parades, carnival rides, and food vendors, creating a festive atmosphere for attendees of all ages. Whether you're a seasoned rodeo enthusiast or a curious newcomer, experiencing a North Dakota rodeo is a chance to witness the adrenaline-pumping action and rich cultural heritage of the American frontier.

2024 North Dakota Rodeos

March 22-23 - PRCA Championship Rodeo, Fargo

March 23 - PRCA Extreme Bares & Broncs, Watford City

March 23 - All District Rodeo, Parshall Healing Horse Ranch

March 29 - Minot Bull Riding, Minot

April 5-6 - Minot Roughrider and NDRA, Minot

April 13 - All District Rodeo/Mandaree, Ree Ranch

May 5 - All District Rodeo/Twin Buttes, Twin Buttes

May 24 - Four Bears, New Town

June 6-9 - Irrigation Days and Rodeo, Oakes

June 7-8 - Roughrider Rodeo, Dunseith

June 8-9 - Roughrider Rodeo, White Earth

June 13-15 - McKenzie County Fair, Bulls & Broncs and NDRA Rodeo, Watford City

June 14-15 - Dakota Community Bank & Trust PBR Bull Riding Challenge, Bismarck

June 14-15 - Roughrider Rodeo, Bottineau

June 16 - Twin Buttes Rodeo, Twin Buttes

June 22-23 – PBR Touring Pro, Binford

June 23 - Parshall Lucky Mound Rodeo, Healing Horse Ranch

June 28-29 - James River Roughrider Rodeo, Jamestown

June 28-30 - Roughrider Days Fair & Expo PRCA Rodeo, Dickinson

June 30 - Sheyenne NDRA Rodeo, Sheyenne

July 2-4 - Mandan Rodeo Days, Mandan

July 3-4 - Towner Rodeo, Towner

July 6 - Roughrider Rodeo, Antler

July 13 - Wild West Ranch Rodeo, Stark County Fairgrounds, Dickinson

July 14 - White Shield Stampede, White Shield

July 22-23 - ND State Fair, 2 nights NDRA & Ranch Rodeo, Minot

July 21 - Mandaree Rodeo, Mandaree/On-A-Slant

July 27-28 - Roughrider Rodeo, Fort Totten

August 2-3 - Roughrider Rodeo, Max

August 3 - Home on the Range Champions Saddle Bronc Match, Open Angus Arena, Sentinel Butte

August 9-10 - Roughrider Rodeo, Richardton

August 10 - Little Shell Rodeo, New Town

August 17 - Sheyenne Stampede, Sheyenne

August 23-24 - Ransom County Fair and NDRA Rodeo, Lisbon

August 23-25 - MHA Rodeo Association Finals, TBD

August 30-September 1 - Roughrider Rodeo Finals, Healing Horse Ranch

September 6-8 - Chute Out Rodeo, Devils Lake

September 20-22 - Inaugural Rough Riders Rodeo, Mandan

September 27-28 - NDRA Rodeo Finals, Watford City

October 11-13 - Badland Circuit Finals, Minot

October 25-26 - Minot Y’s Men’s PBR, Minot

December 31 - Leather & Lace, McKenzie County Ag Expo, Watford City


View the 2024 tentative NDRA Rodeo schedule here

View the 2024 North Dakota Mounted Shooters schedule here