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Homestead Rodeo

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US1 & SW 312th St.
Homestead, FL 33030
Phone: 305-247-3515
HomesteadRodeo.com

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64th Annual Homestead Championship Rodeo

  • Doc’ DeMilly Rodeo Arena at Harris Field
  • At the corner of U.S. 1 and SW 312th Street in Homestead, Florida
  • Friday, January 25th, 2013 at 8 P.M.
  • Saturday, January 26th, 2013 at 2 P.M.
  • Sunday January 27th, 2013 at 2 P.M.
  • Gates open approximately 2 hours before performance.
  • Rodeo Parade in Downtown Homestead, Florida Saturday January 26th starting at 11:00 A.M

 

Come join us for one of the oldest annual professional sporting events in South Florida, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association sanctioned Homestead Championship Rodeo and Rodeo Days, presented by the Homestead Rodeo Association.

Seven championship events will be featured; bare-back and saddle bronco riding, tie-down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, cowgirls’ barrel racing and the crowd favorite bull riding. The order of these performances is determined each day by the stock contractor Five Star Rodeo. In between events there will be entertainment, and our own Homestead Everglades Posse Precision Mounted Drill team plus the crowning of the 2013 Homestead Rodeo Queen.

The Homestead Rodeo is one of the first of the new circuit year. Top-ranking cowboys from all over the nation come to begin accumulating points toward PRCA national finals in December.

To celebrate the 64th Anniversary this year, the Homestead Rodeo will again have several “Rodeo Days” events during the week prior to rodeo weekend:

Wednesday January 23rd , Homestead Jackpot Rodeo will host ‘Family Night’ and the ‘Little Britches Cowboy & Cowgirl Contest” at the Harris Field Pavilion starting at 6PM. Lots of family fun events take place including a kids dance performance, a Country music DJ playing hot country tunes with line dancing, as well as the 2013 Homestead Rodeo Queen coronation!  There will be raffles and prizes along with a silent auction to benefit the Homestead Jackpot Rodeo, a local non-profit equestrian organization. There will be food and drinks served with plenty of open seating for guests to enjoy the fine food prepared by The Big Cheese of Homestead. Admission is FREE.

Thursday January 24th  in the rodeo arena the ever popular mechanical bull ‘Buck-off’ is back, starting at 5PM. Spectator admission is FREE.

The opening night performance of the Rodeo begins at 8 p.m. on Friday night January 25th with “Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night”. The toughest cowboys, cowgirls, specialty acts, volunteers and attendees will be wearing pink to raise awareness for breast cancer research and encourage donations to Susan G. Komen For The Cure South Florida.

On Saturday morning the hometown tradition continues as the free Rodeo Parade steps off  in downtown Homestead at 11 a.m., featuring  the 2013 rodeo queen, floats, marching bands, horse units, clowns and a variety of vehicles.

The championship rodeo weekend continues with the Saturday and Sunday performances starting at 2 PM. Gates open at Noon.

Our Rodeo is a huge fund raising event for many local non for profit organizations each year. Surrounding the rodeo arena will be a variety of food and beverage booths provided by local nonprofit organizations and some for profit businesses. For the kids’ enjoyment there will be pony rides and an opportunity to have a photo taken on a real Brahma bull. For the more adventuresome there will be mechanical bull rides.

The Homestead Rodeo Association is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the sport of rodeo and other equestrian activities to benefit the Greater Homestead/Florida City community and develop and support our youth through these activities.

The 64th Annual Homestead Championship Rodeo is made possible through the efforts of the Homestead Rodeo Association, a group of volunteers who donate their time and talent.