About the Youth Rodeo
Since its debut in 2014, the Youth Rodeo has become the fastest-growing, most successful horse event at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. With over 1,000 entries annually, the competition features rodeo’s brightest young athletes.
Events take place over three days and include Pole Bending, Goat Tying, Barrel Racing, Tie-Down Roping, Breakaway Roping, Ribbon Roping, and Team Roping.
Rodeo events are popular throughout Texas, but the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo is the first major stock show to offer a comprehensive competition for youth contestants. The Youth Rodeo celebrates western events that are exciting for both contestants and the general public.
For the Contestants:
- Each contestant must be a member of Texas 4-H or FFA.
- The competition will be divided into four divisions based on the contestant's age as of August 31, 2017:
- 8 & Under years old
- 9-12 years old
- 13-15 years old
- 16-18 years old
- Entry Deadline
- Mail-In: January 15, 2018
- Online: January 25, 2018
Schedule of Events:
Youth Rodeo 8 & Under Age Division - February 19, 2018 | 8:00am | Expo Hall
Youth Rodeo 9-12 Age Division - February 20, 2018 | 8:00am | Expo Hall
Youth Rodeo 13-15 Age Division - February 21, 2018 | 8:00am | Expo Hall
Youth Rodeo 16-18 Age Division - February 22, 2018 | 8:00am | Expo Hall