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It’s Rodeo Time in Gladewater

Celebrates 86th Season, June 7-10
Gladewater (May 30, 2023) – It’s Rodeo Time in Gladewater, Texas! The Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo rides into town June 7 – 10 at the Gladewater Rodeo Arena. All the high-flying action starts Wednesday, June 7, with a full night of XTreme Bulls, followed by three nights of PRCA rodeo excitement Thursday, June 8 – Saturday, June 10. Gates open nightly at 6 p.m.
Tickets for the 86th Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo are $16 for adults / $8 for kids (12 and under) and can be purchased online at Proceeds from the Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo go to funding scholarships for area students.
Reserved Seating is available until 6 p.m. each night, and for the first time, box seats are available to the public. Each box seat is $150 and is sold per night for the entire box (boxes seat six people; individual seats are not available to purchase).
Plus, all active members of the military and first responders are eligible for special half-price tickets for Thursday night, June 8, available only at the Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo Ticket Office with a valid ID.
The Ticket Office on the rodeo grounds is located just north of Highway 80 in Gladewater and will be open for ticket sales Monday, June 5, through Saturday, June 10, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Registration forms for Kids Mutton Bustin’ (5 – 7 years of age; under 50 pounds) are available online and must be submitted online to the Rodeo’s website by June 5th at midnight. Participating children will receive one (1) free adult ticket for signing up. Mutton Bustin’ starts at 7:45 p.m. nightly.
The Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo’s nightly Calf Scramble is free to kids in two age groups: 8 and under and ages 9 – 12. Two winners per age group will each win a $50 cash prize. No pre-registration is required.
2023 Schedule
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 – XTREME BULLS – Sponsored by Cavender’s Boot City
THURSDAY, JUNE 8 – Sponsored by Ragan & Massey
FRIDAY, JUNE 9 – Sponsored by Joyce Crane
SATURDAY, JUNE 10 – Sponsored by Texas Oncology
Title Sponsor: Maverick Natural Resources
Additional Sponsors Include: Austin Bank, Bill Dickason, Bodacious Bar-B-Q, City National Bank, Copeland’s Insurance, Cowboy Channel, CM Services, East Texas Mac, Etex, Gladewater Economic Development Corporation, Gladewater Family Dental, Gladewater Mirror, John Linder Operating Co. LLC, J.O Williams, Lightman Media Group, Nelson Propane Gas Inc., O’Reilly Group, Pride Metals, Pro Rodeo, R.J. Construction Metal Buildings, Red Dirt Hat Company, RM43, SHS Welding & Construction LLC, Texas Bank and Trust, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, Waste Connections, Inc., and Watermark Industrial Services.
The 7th Annual Gladewater Handicapable Rodeo for children and people with special needs will take place Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Gladewater Rodeo Arena, located on US Highway 80. This free event features a variety of fun-filled activities, including horseback rides, barrel-bucking bull, face painting, and a petting zoo.
For those interested in supporting the Handicapable Rodeo, contact Paige Winters at (361) 815-5188.

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