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Beaver Creek Village in the summer

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Beaver Creek Rodeo!

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Dust off your cowboy boots and tack on some spurs for the 15th Annual Beaver Creek Rodeo Series presented by the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa

The Beaver Creek Rodeo features the full line up of classic rodeo events – Bareback & Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and of course, Bull Riding! Get in on the rodeo action by signing up for the Calf Scramble, Mutton Bustin’ or Burro Racing. Bring the whole family for pony rides, face painting, mechanical bull rides, and a wide range of food options offered by local high country restaurants beginning when gates open at 5 p.m. Yee Haw!

The Beaver Creek Rodeo Grounds are located in Avon just east of the Chapel Square and City Market shopping centers. Parking is complimentary at the Rodeo. Complimentary shuttle service is also available from Beaver Creek Resort through Dial-a-Ride: (970) 949-1938.

For tickets & information, please browse the tabs below or call (970) 754-4636.


2016 RODEO DATES:
Thursday, June 23 
Thursday, June 30 
Thursday, July 7 
Thursday, July 14
(No Rodeo July 21st during the Eagle County Fair & Rodeo)
Thursday, July 28
Thursday, August 4
Thursday, August 11

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

5:00PM - Gates Open (Event Registration*, Activities**, Food Vendors & Bar Open)
6:00PM - Grand Entry & National Anthem
6:10PM - Bronc Riding
6:20PM - Team Roping
6:35PM - Bronc Riding
6:45PM - Calf Scramble*
7:00PM - Barrel Racing
7:15PM - Mutton Bustin’*
7:30PM - Burro Racing*
7:45PM - Bull Riding

*Audience participation events have limited space and are filled on a first come, first served basis. Please make sure to arrive early (before gates open) to claim your spot! See the "Rodeo Events" tab for more information. 

**Free activities include face painting & pony rides. Paid activities include a bounce house and mechanical bull.


EVENT DETAILS

Audience Participation Events
Space for audience participation events is very limited and filled on a first come, first served basis. Please plan to arrive early (before gates open) in order to claim your spot in these extremely popular events!

Calf Scramble
100 kids ages 5 - 12 will enter the arena and chase down a group of friendly calves. The first five buckaroos to pull a ribbon from the calves' tails win a prize! Calf Scramble is free of charge and is limited to 100 kids. Parent or guardian MUST sign a waiver at the Information Tent, located across from the main entry gate/ticket office. 

Mutton Bustin' 
The youngest cowboys and cowgirls show their stuff in this rodeo favorite. The buckaroo who holds onto his or her wild-n-wooly sheep the longest brings home a trophy! Participants must be age 3 or older and cannot weigh more than 50 lbs, or measure more than 50 inches tall (Child MUST be present). Mutton Bustin’ is $25 and limited to 15 children. Parent or guardian MUST sign a waiver at the Information Tent, located across from the main entry gate/ticket office. 

Burro Racing 
Moms, Dads and anyone 18 or older – this is your chance to test your donkey handling and riding abilities! Three teams consisting of three people each race to grab a burro and push, pull & ride it from one end of the arena, around the barrel and back! Burro Racing is $25 per team and limited to the first 3 teams to sign up. All team members MUST sign a waiver at the Information Tent, located across from the main entry gate/ticket office.

Rodeo Events

Saddle Bronc Riding
Saddle Bronc is an iconic rodeo staple – 8 seconds of vicious riding – much less if the bronc wins! The rider can be disqualified for many infractions including: pulling leather (holding onto the saddle), changing hands on the rein, wrapping the rein around his hand or losing a stirrup.

Ranch Saddle Riding 
Ranch Saddle is similar to Saddle Bronc, but the horse must be saddled exactly as it would be for ranch work. No rodeo saddles here!

Bareback Bronc Riding
To win this event, the cowboy must hang on to the bucking bronco with just one hand and endure 8 long seconds of whiplash, whirling, and twirling. Nothing stands between the horse and the cowboy – no reins, no stirrups, not even a saddle!

Team Roping 
Two cowboys, a header and a heeler work together to catch a steer as fast as possible, earning points for their skill and speed.

Barrel Racing 
Elegant riding and precise timing are the keys to winning this intense competition which consists of sprinting into the arena and tightly turning a cloverleaf pattern around three barrels.

Bull Riding 
In this dangerous event, bull riders must overcome 2,000 lbs of angry animal angst for 8 exciting seconds. A loose rope and the cowboy’s one-handed steely grip are all the hold the rider to the beast.

PRICING:

VIP* (Youth, Senior & Adult): $27
Adult GA (18 – 64): $22
Senior GA (65+): $17
Youth GA (13 – 17): $12
Kids 12 & Under (GA & VIP): Free!
*VIP seating includes premium bull riding viewing, east-facing seats (away from the sun), upgraded restrooms and an additional bar location. 

Calf Scramble: Free (Limit 100 Kids - See "Rodeo Events" tab for more info)
Mutton Bustin': $25 (Limit 15 Kids - See "Rodeo Events" tab for more info)
Burro Race: $25 (Limit 3 Teams - See "Rodeo Events" tab for more info)


PURCHASE TICKETS:

Purchase in person:
- Tickets will be sold in the Summer Adventure Center on rodeo days from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- Tickets will be sold at the Rodeo Grounds beginning at 4:45 p.m. on rodeo days (as available).
*Please Note: The rodeo takes place rain or shine and tickets are therefore non-refundable. 

Purchase online: Beginning at 9 a.m. the Friday before each rodeo, until 3 p.m. on event day.

Click here for tickets to the June 23 rodeo (Sales begin Friday, June 17th at 9 a.m.)
Click here for tickets to the June 30 rodeo (Sales begin Friday, June 24th at 9 a.m.)
Click here for tickets to the July 7 rodeo (Sales begin Friday, July 1st at 9 a.m.)
Click here for tickets to the July 14 rodeo (Sales begin Friday, July 8th at 9 a.m.)
Click here for tickets to the July 28 rodeo (Sales begin Friday, July 22nd at 9 a.m.)
Click here for tickets to the August 4 rodeo (Sales begin Friday, July 29th at 9 a.m.)
Click here for tickets to the August 11 rodeo (Sales begin Friday, August 5th at 9 a.m.)
***Care for a side of whiskey with your Rodeo? Join us for the Wine & Spirits Festival kick-off event "Whiskey Wranglers at the Beaver Creek Rodeo" on August 11th. Tickets are $50 and include a VIP Rodeo ticket, whiskey tastings and a commemorative rocks glass! Click here to purchase your tickets to Whiskey Wranglers. 

GROUPS:

Group discounts are available for groups of 20 or more and private event options may be available for larger groups. Arrangements must be made no later than one week before the rodeo to be attended. Private event space is dependent on availability. For group tickets or information on private events at the rodeo, please contact Megan Meier: memeier@bcresortco.com.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Do you have a veteran or active duty service man or woman you’d like to recognize at the rodeo? How about a birthday, anniversary or engagement you’d like to hear over the loudspeaker? 

Special announcement requests must be NO LATER than noon the day before the rodeo. Please note: there is a maximum of 4 special announcements per rodeo, so please request early! Please submit requests to Megan Meier: memeier@bcresortco.com

Thank you to our 2016 Beaver Creek Rodeo Series Sponsors!

Steadman Philippon

Vail Brewing
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