Three nights of excitement kick off its 31st Anniversary Rodeo Thursday, May 2nd, Friday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th, 2019, with the Helotes Festival Association’s Award Winning PRCA Rodeo, held in conjunction with the HELOTES FESTIVAL’S 54th CORNYVAL which runs through Sunday, May 5th.
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 two 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. A Champion Buckle will be awarded to the winner of each event.
In addition, the Helotes Festival Association’s PRCA Rodeo is proud to have national sponsors Bud Light, 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
Our Specialty Act and Barrelman will be provided by Gizmo McCracken, voted the 2017 Comedy Act of the year and has been entertaining crowds across the country for many years. Rodeo is followed by a dance each night on the Cornyval grounds.
On Thursday, May 2nd, the Helotes Rodeo and Wrangler has teamed up with the Cancer Therapy & Research Center and Support The Blue to host the annual TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK and SUPPORT THE BLUE promotion in support of breast cancer awareness and Support The Blue. 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 and BLUE!