about the rodeo

The beautiful, historic city of Auburn has been hosting a rodeo for 90 years and we are thrilled to continue the tradition this year with 2 action packed performances. Fun for the whole family.

The Gold Country Pro Rodeo is co-produced by Cotton Rosser/FlyingU Rodeo Company. Cotton Rosser has been producing professional rodeos since 1959.

The rodeo is held at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, California, in the McCann Stadium. We kick off the Gold Country Pro Rodeo celebration at 6 pm on Wednesday night at Echo Valley with a dummy roping contest, FREE food, and fun, followed by the Official Pre-Party on Friday night and the Official Rodeo After Party on Saturday.

The rodeo runs two days – both Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. You won’t want to miss the pro bull riding, bronc riding, and team roping, to name just a few of the highlights of the rodeo program. So bring your family and friends and have some fun!

Don’t forget to read all the frequently asked questions on the Pro Rodeo Guide page.

The Gold Country Pro Rodeo Committee


04/20/2022 /

Rodeo Kick Off

Rodeo Kick Off

Come one, Come ALL!!

Register your youngins and come on down to Echo Valley Ranch Hay, Feed and Supply for an evening of food and fun! Dummy Roping contests featuring great prizes, rodeo trivia, music and more.

To participate contestants must be no older than 12 years old on the date of the event. Contestants must be checked-in at Echo Valley Ranch no later than 5:45 pm on the day of the event. After assessing the contestants, they will all be placed in 4 different divisions based on their roping ability. They will compete against the other children in their division for prizes.

All entry fees are generously sponsored by Borden Signature Properties.

Echo Valley Ranch Hay, Feed and Supply
205 Nevada Street
Auburn, CA 95603

When: Wednesday, April 20th, 6-8 pm

Food Courtesy of SAVEMART

04/22/2022 /

Rodeo Pre-Party

Rodeo Pre-Party

Tap & Vine Proudly Presents:

The Gold Country Pro Rodeo Pre-Party and Outdoor Saloon

Friday April 22, 2022
7:00 pm to Close

Featuring boot-stomping, honky tonkin’ live music by Buck Ford

Location: Tap & Vine- 130 Maple St, Auburn, CA 95603
$10 cover

Get tickets here

04/23/2022 /

Rodeo After Party

Official Rodeo After Party

Pistol Pete’s Brew & Cue, 140 Harrison Ave, Auburn, CA 95603
Featuring the North Forty!


Get Tickets Here: https://ezeventsinc.ticketspice.com/gold-country-pro-rodeo

7 pm to close
$10 cover

04/23/2022 /

Pony Hop Competition

Pony Hop Competition

When: Coming Soon

Promote your business, have fun and hop to your way to success and help our local charities! The winning team gets a trophy and local bragging rights. You must purchase a rodeo ticket in addition to the competition entry.

Pony Hop Competition

Boom! Promote your business at the Gold Country Pro Rodeo to almost 10,000 Rodeo attendees over 2 days. $100 to enter per race and all proceeds go to local charities. Enter now at ezeventsinc.ticketspice.com/gold-country-2020

Posted by Gold Country Pro Rodeo on Friday, February 28, 2020



04/23/2022 /

Mutton Busting

Mutton Busting

For a child to be eligible to enter, the child must be no less than 4 years of age, no more than 7 years of age and may not weigh more than 55 pounds

Mammas if you don’t want your babies to grow up to be cowboys, you best keep them away from the mutton busting. Sure, it looks innocent enough, but does anybody really know how many cowboys got their first real taste of rodeo riding from sheep?

Thirty young cowboy and cowgirls wanna be will get their chance in the arena as they mount their trusty sheep ahead for the thrill of their young lives. A championship buckle will be awarded to the child that rides the longest.

Enter Your Child in Mutton Busting here:

Get Tickets: https://ezeventsinc.ticketspice.com/gold-country-pro-rodeo

04/23/2022 /

FlyingU Cowboys

FlyingU Cowboys

Back by popular demand!

Saturday and Sunday

2 Action packed performances by the FlyingU Flying Cowboys


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