Rodeo Information

1st New Mexico Bank, Wild Wild West Pro Rodeo

May 31, June 1, 2 & 3, 2017

Our 2017 nightly sponsors:

  • Wednesday – The Boys and the Bulls with performance sponsor FreeportTEWP McMoRan.
  • 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.
  • Saturday – The final performance brought to you by “The Brown Boys” at Werner Tire.661_0

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

2017 Ticket prices are $15 in advance and $18 at the gate and will go on sale Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

2017 Tickets will be on sale at the following outlets: 

  • Circle Heart Western Wear (2640 Hwy 180 East, Silver City)
  • First New Mexico Bank (Silver City and Deming) — on Facebook!
  • Circle S Western Emporium (Deming)
  • Lawley Dodge (2750 Hwy 180 East, Silver City) – – on Facebook!  ** pay with a credit card here only!**
  • Absolutely no refunds or exchanges!

2017 Event Sponsors:

  • Bull Riding – Lawley Dodge
  • Steer Wrestling – Devil Doc
  • Tie-Down Roping – Arenas Valley Animal Clinic
  • Team Roping – Chuck Hamilton Construction
  • Bareback Riding – Zia Access Health Care
  • Saddle Bronc Riding – Leavitt Group Southwest
  • Barrel Racing – McDonald’s 
  • Steer Roping – T.B.D.
  • Exceptional Rodeo – Humphrey Enterprises
  • Mutton Busting – Circle Heart Western Wear
  • Calf Scramble – Silver City Radio, KNFT


661_0 There is something to do all week:

  • Timed events slack – Wednesday
  • Steer Roping – Thursday
  • The Exceptional Rodeo – Thursday 6:15 pm
  • Family night & Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night – Thursday
  • Barrel Race Jackpot – Saturday
  • 1st New Mexico Bank radio remote with KNFT – come out to meet the rodeo professional bull fighters, rodeo royalty, and competitors – Wednesday 11 am
  • NEW THIS YEAR! Rodeo Roundup – Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, booths, rodeo personalities meet & greet at 1st New Mexico Bank – Saturday 8 am.
  • Family dance on the slab at the arena after the rodeo by Lone Mountain 4-H – Friday and Saturday nights at 9 pm.
  • NEW THIS YEAR! “Dance in the Dirt” with the Yarbrough Band Friday and Saturday nights. 10 pm to 1 am at the rodeo arena. $10 cover, 21 and over!

We appreciate the hard work of our rodeo stock contractor Carr Pro Rodeo and Pete Carr’s Classic Pro RodeoCLASSIC-logo-MAIN-SMALL

661_0 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: How can I volunteer? A: We would love to have you as a volunteer for our rodeo. We need ticket takers, folks to help clean up, runners, etc. These are non-paid positions. However, for a job well done, with multiple hours contributed, you might get a free ticket to the rodeo.
  • Q: Do I have to purchase a ticket for my infant? A: We don’t have a hard and fast rule for this. Per the rodeo chairman, “If they are 5 and younger, and 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 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 purchase my rodeo tickets with a credit card? A: You can buy your rodeo tickets at Lawley Dodge using a credit card. Only at this location!
  • Q: Who are your national sponsors? A: MillerCoors Brewing, Pendleton Whisky, RAM Trucks, Justin Boots, and Wrangler.
  • Q: How do I get box seating? A: Box seating for the week comes with a sponsor package purchase. These sponsor packages start at $650 (box only-limited quantities), most packages average $1,600 -$2,500 (event and nightly sponsorships).

For additional information contact our Rodeo Chairman, Tyler Brown at 575.538.1778. We look forward to seeing you at the Rodeo!

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