Travel to Miami in northeast Oklahoma for Rodeo Miami, a two-day rodeo event filled with exciting acts, vendors, and concessions. Feel the suspense in the arena and cheer for your favorite championship rodeo participants as they compete in traditional rodeo events such as bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and bull riding.
The American Cowboy Rodeo Association (ACRA) has named Rodeo Miami as Rodeo of the Year since 2010. The top 20 contestants in each event vote on the annual awards which are announced during the ACRA Finals held annually.
Rodeo Miami 2016 will be held on May 6-7 at the Miami Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds are located at 1129 E. Street S.W. in Miami, Oklahoma. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Tickets at the gate are available for $12 for adults and $5 for kids. Advance tickets can be purchased at area Westco stores, at the Miami CVB office (101 N. Main St) or from a Queen, Teen or Sweetheart. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 7th, 2016. Each ticket will have a coupon on the back from ticket sponsor Quapaw Casino.
Activities for Rodeo Miami 2016 will include INTEGRIS Kids Night on Friday, May 6th. Rodeo Clown Danger Dave will return to Miami the week of May 2-6 and will visit area elementary schools and each student will receive a free pass to the rodeo. Each pass is good with an adult paid ticket. Schools interested in scheduling Danger Dave for a school program can contact Lauren Hart at the Miami CVB at 918-542-4435. Gates at the Miami Fairgrounds will open at 5 p.m. Kids activities will start 6:30 p.m. Mustin Buttin contestants need to register nightly at the grandstands by 6:45 p.m. They must weigh 60 lbs or less and it is $20 to register. The winner will receive a Rodeo Miami buckle nightly. Rodeo Performances will kick-off on Friday and Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. A limited amount of VIP seating is available on-site nightly for $5 per spectator.
The Rodeo Miami Queen, Teen and Sweetheart will be crowned during on Friday night following the first event. For more information on the contest, contact Rodeo Miami Pageant Coordinator Syd Colombe at 605-208-1745. Contestants are currently selling program ads, sponsorships and tickets.
Saturday night will feature a Pink Night to help raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer. Fans will have the opportunity to donate to a general fund and 100% of those donations will go to help a local person that is currently fighting the disease. Rodeo contestants are encouraged to wear pink on Saturday.
Vendors are welcome and can register through the Miami CVB. Food vendor rates are $300 for for both days and non-food vendors are $200 for both days. Vendors must have proof of insurance.
For more information about Rodeo Miami, call the Miami CVB at 918-542-4435 or follow Rodeo Miami on facebook for updates.