Action begins: Feb. 8, 2018
The San Antonio Rodeo is sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and the Women's Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA).
The PRCA and WPRA rodeo seasons begin on October 1 and end September 30 each year.
Per ground rules of the San Antonio Rodeo, contestants are eligible to enter based on these criteria:
- Top 45 contestants in each event in the 2017 PRCA World Standings
- Top 5 contestants in each event in the 2018 PRCA World Standings
- Top 43 contestants in the 2017 WPRA World Standings
- Top 2 contestants from the 2017 WPRA Tour Standings
- Top 5 contestants from 2018 WPRA World Standings