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Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 8:16 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

Opening day of the 84th annual La Fiesta de los Vaqueros – The Tucson Rodeo – is this Saturday, Feb. 20.

All events are set for the Tucson Rodeo Grounds, 4823 S. 6th Ave., unless otherwise noted.

The schedule is:

 

Saturday, Feb. 20:

11 a.m. – gates open

12:30 p.m. — Dodge Mutton Bustin' and Justin Junior Rodeo

2-4:30 p.m. — ProRodeo competition

Admission: $16-$22

 

Sunday, Feb. 21

Rodeo's second performance, 12:30 p.m.

It's "Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day," with cowboys, cowgirls and fans wearing pink. A portion of admission proceeds is donated to the Southern Arizona Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer programs

12:30 p.m. — Dodge Mutton Bustin' and Justin Junior Rodeo

2 - 4:30 p.m. — ProRodeo competition

Admission: $16-$22

Full rodeo performances resume on Thursday, Feb. 25

 

Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 22 and 23

Timed events competition, slack, 8 a.m.

Barrel racing, steer wrestling, tie-down and team toping only.

Admission: $5 general admission, children under 13 free. Available at the gate only.

Reach program for school children, 9:30 a.m.-noon.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Barrel racing slack, 8 a.m.

Gold card team roping, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Mike Cervi Jr., Memorial Team Roping — Noon to 5 p.m. A non-sanctioned team roping event honors the late PRCA roper from Marana, with proceeds to benefit the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund.

Admission: $10 general admission, children under 13 free. Tickets at the gate only.

Reach program for school children, 9:30-11:15 a.m.

 

Thursday, Feb. 25

Tucson Rodeo Parade, 9 a.m.

More than 200 non-motorized floats are on display along the 1-1/2-mile parade route beginning at Park and Ajo Way, proceeding south on Park to Irvington. Grandstand seating at Irvington and South 6th, $6 adults, $4 kids under 13; tickets available by phone at 294-1280.

Entry information: 294-1280; www.tucsonrodeoparade.com

Tucson Rodeo performances, 12:30 daily through Saturday, Feb. 27

12:30 p.m. — Dodge Mutton Bustin' and Justin Junior Rodeo

2 - 4:30 p.m. — ProRodeo competition

Admission: $17-$23; $18-$24 Saturday.

 

Sunday, Feb. 28

Tucson Rodeo Finals, 12:30 p.m.

12:30 p.m. — Dodge Mutton Bustin' and Justin Junior Rodeo

2– 4:30 p.m. — ProRodeo competition

The top 12 competitors in each event return to determine the winners.

Admission: $20-$26

 

All seats are reserved. Tickets are $12-$22 based on seating area and day of event. Tickets online at www.tucsonrodeo.com. By phone at 741-2233 or 800-964-5662.

Tickets available at the Tucson Rodeo ticket office, 4823 S. 6th Ave. and at the gate on the day of the event.

Entrances to parking lot from S. 6th Ave. and from 3rd Ave. off Irvington Road. $5 per car.

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