San Antonio's Tournament-style rodeo format:
  • Twenty rodeo performances
  • Each performance lasts two (2) hours
  • Ten contestants (or teams) in each event per performance
  • Seven events:

Bareback RidingSteer Wrestling - Team RopingSaddle Bronc RidingTie-Down RopingBarrel RacingBull Riding

During 18-days of rodeo, contestants have a chance to take home a portion of $1,675,000 in prize money!

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How it works:

  • The first 15 rodeo performances make up our Brackets.
  • Each Bracket is made up of 3 rounds or performances where contestants compete in a 3-head back-to-back-to-back series.
  • The top 4 money winners in each event from each Bracket advance to the Semifinals.
  • There are two Semifinals made up of 2 rounds each. Contestants compete in a 2-head back-to-back series. 
  • The top 5 money winners in each event from each Semifinal advance to the Finals.
  • The contestant with the most money accumulated at the end of the Finals Round will be crowned Champion of the San Antonio Rodeo!

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