Elk City Rodeo Frequently Asked Questions

What will I see at the rodeo? 
At the Beutler Bros. Arena, you’ll see world and circuit champions competing in pro rodeo’s seven events, sanctioned by the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). 
The seven events, include bareback riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, team roping, women’s barrel racing, and bull riding.  You’ll be entertained by the best rodeo showmen in the business,and top notch personnel work our rodeo, including PRCA Announcer of the Year Wayne Brooks and bullfighters Chuck Swisher and Weston Rutkowski.

The bucking bulls and horses are provided by Beutler and Son Rodeo Co., who have had livestock selected to buck at nearly every National Finals Rodeo. 

What is Tough Enough to Wear Pink?
Tough Enough to Wear Pink is a western event campaign designed to wipe out cancer.  Elk City rodeo fans are encouraged to wear pink to the rodeo on Sunday, September 5.  Pink items are on sale at the grounds and funds raised go to the local American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. 

Where are the rodeo grounds? 
Beutler Brothers Arena, at Ackley Park in Elk City, is located along historic Route 66 (also known as Business I-40.)  It’s a couple blocks west of Pioneer Road, on the north side of Business I-40/Third Street.

Is there a parade?
Yes, you can enjoy the Parade of Champions on Saturday, September 4.  The parade begins at 10 am and runs through downtown Elk City. 

When and where can I buy tickets?
Tickets go on sale in mid-August. They can be purchased at these locations:

Ticket office at the Beutler Bros. Arena, Ackley Park.
Circle A Western Wear in Elk City – 580-225-7363

And at the rodeo grounds each night of the rodeo.  For more information on tickets or to get on the waiting list for box seats and chute seats, call Margo Davis at 405-317-7161

Are there vendors on the grounds?
Yes!  The Lions Club serves great fair food and you’ll find other cool things to buy like western related items and novelties.