Three nights of excitement kick off its 29th Anniversary Rodeo Thursday, May 4th1, Friday, May 5th and Saturday, May 6th, 2017, with the Helotes Festival Association’s Award Winning PRCA Rodeo, held in conjunction with the HELOTES FESTIVAL’S 52nd CORNYVAL which runs through Sunday, May 7th.
Andrews Rodeo Company will produce this year’s Rodeo which will consist of bull riding, tie-down roping, saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping and women’s barrel racing.
A $3,000 added money PLUS a 2-horse trailer will be awarded to Helotes’ All Around Cowboy. A $25.00 gas certificate for each event winner each night courtesy of Valley Mart #7.
In addition, the Helotes Festival Association’s PRCA Rodeo is proud to have national sponsors Coors, Dodge Ram, Wrangler, and Pendleton Whisky, as well as Helotes area sponsors to support our local events. Also included is an open calf scramble each night for all young kids to participate in.
Pre-rodeo activities begin at 7:00 each night with Mutton Bustin followed by the 7 event PRCA Rodeo kicking off at 7:30 p.m. nightly.
Entertainment will be provided by Rider Kiesner, a 5th generation world-class trick roper and Gizmo McCracken Rodeo Clown. Rodeo is followed by a dance each night on the Cornyval grounds.
On Thursday, May 4th, the Helotes Rodeo and Wrangler has teamed up with the Cancer Therapy & Research Center to host the annual TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK promotion in support of breast cancer awareness for PINK SHIRT NIGHT at the Helotes Rodeo. Wrangler gift certificates and other great items will be given away during our Thursday night rodeo performance, so we ask you to show your support by wearing your Wranglers and wearing PINK!