Welcome to the official page of the Southwest Horseman’s Association and the WILD WILD WEST PRORODEO in Silver City, New Mexico.

June 3, 4, 5 & 6, 2015

This annual PRCA Rodeo features high-flying bull riding, fast riding and roping and much more, all under the cool New Mexico evening skies. Our rodeo competition features some of the nation’s toughest Cowboys & Cowgirls and wildest bulls & broncs. Enjoy watching the little ones in the nightly mutton bustin’. Events are held at the Southwest Horseman’s Park, off of US Hwy 180 and Caballero Road just East of Silver City, New Mexico.

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 Many thanks to our 2014 Wild Wild West ProRodeo Sponsors:

First New Mexico Bank Silver City

  • Wednesday – The Boys and the Bulls with performance sponsor Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold.
  • Thursday – Family Night and “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” night with performance sponsor Snappy Mart. Exceptional Rodeo at 6:15 pm.
  • Friday – Rodeo action brought to you by Big O Tire of Silver City and Deming.
  • Saturday – The final performance brought to you by “The Brown Boys” at Werner Tire.

Gates open at 6 pm, Circle Heart Mutton Bustin’ at 7:30 pm and the PRCA Rodeo performance gets underway at 8 pm.

Tickets will be on sale around Mid May 2015 at the following outlets: 661_0

  • Circle Heart Western Wear (Silver City),
  • First New Mexico Bank (Silver City),
  • Lawley Dodge (Silver City), ** new pay with a credit card here only!**
  • Circle S Western Emporium (Deming)
  • Trail Town Chevron (Lordsburg).

Tickets are are $– in advance and $– at the gate.

We thank our generous Event Sponsors in 2014:

  • Bull Riding – Lawley Dodge
  • Steer Wrestling – The Buffalo Bar
  • Tie-Down Roping -
  • Team Roping – Gonzales Law
  • Bareback Riding – Zia Family Health Care
  • Saddle Bronc Riding – Leavitt Group Southwest
  • Barrel Racing – Wendy’s
  • Bill Craddock Memorial Steer Roping – Runyan Construction, WNM Communications and SueAnn Craddock
  • Exceptional Rodeo – Humphrey’s Enterprises
  • Mutton Busting – Circle Heart Western Wear

661_0 There is something to do all week:

  • Rodeo Kickoff downtown. 9-11 am at the Silver City Farmers Market, cowboy poetry, music, informational booths, and more!
  • Warm-up roping, enter 10 am, rope 11:30 am with Walt Nichols Memorial #12 Team Roping. Teams from the short round will run each night during the Wild Wild West ProRodeo.
  • Pot of Silver Open Team Roping enter @ 11 am.
  • Timed events slack begins at 9 am.  KNFT Radio remote @ 1st New Mexico Bank 11 am–1 pm.
  • Bill Craddock Memorial Steer Roping Slack at 8 am. The Exceptional Rodeo in the arena starting at 6:15 pm. Don’t forget to wear your pink to the rodeo! TEWP
  • KNFT Radio remote @ Circle Heart Western Wear 11 am-1 pm.
  • Dance nightly at the Flame Convention Center – the official dance hall and saloon of the rodeo.
  • June 6 & 7: Family dance on the slab at the arena after the rodeo by Lone Mountain 4-H.

Thanks to our rodeo stock contractor Pete Carr’s Classic Pro RodeoCLASSIC-logo-MAIN-SMALL

 Common Questions:

  • Q: How do I enter the rodeo? A: You must be a PRCA card or permit holder to enter the WWWPR.
  • Q: Any special rodeo ground rules. A: Yes, the arena gate will be closed during each Barrel Racing run.
  • Q: Do I have to puchase a ticket for my infant? A: We don’t have a hard and fast rule for this. Per the rodeo chairman, “If they will be sitting in a seat they need a ticket, if they will be sitting on your lap, no ticket needed.”
  • Q: How do I become a vendor? A: We ensure that we have a variety of vendors; no one selling the same thing. We have events happening starting on Tuesday through Saturday. The charge is $300 – $500 for the week. Contact P.D. Wilkerson at 575-519-8670.
  • Q: How do I get box seating? A: Box seating for the week comes with a sponsor package purchase. These sponsor packages start at $800.
  • Q: How do I enter my child in the Mutton Busting? A: Circle Heart Western Wear starts the sign ups around the middle of May. They have 15 slots per performance. Parents must sign a waiver to enter their child.
  • Q: Can I puchase my rodeo tickets with a credit card? A: This year, for the first time, you can buy your rodeo tickets at Lawley Dodge using a credit card. Only at this location!

For additional information contact our Rodeo Chairman, Pat Bearup at 575-534-5030. We look forward to seeing you at the Rodeo!