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Saddle Up & Settle Down for an Unforgettable Georgia National Rodeo



Plan for an exciting weekend as the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry hosts the eagerly awaited Georgia National Rodeo February 22-24, 2024. Sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, every point earned here can make or break dreams of reaching the ultimate rodeo showdown. This event is not just any rodeo—it's a pivotal stop for competitors aiming to qualify for the prestigious National Finals in Las Vegas.


Are you new to rodeo? Allow us to show you the ropes!


Each night, starting at 7:30 pm, the rodeo showcases seven different events:

  • Saddle Bronc Riding: A classic event where riders sync their spurring with the bronco's leaps.

  • Bareback Riding: A challenge of balance and strength, with riders clinging to a bucking horse without reins or saddle and only a one-hand grip.

  • Tie-Down Roping: A test of precision and speed as cowboys lasso calves from horseback.

  • Team Roping: Teamwork in action, with two riders working together to rope a steer for time.

  • Bull Riding: The ultimate adrenaline rush, with riders clinging to a bucking bull for at least eight seconds.

  • Steer Wrestling: A display of power as riders leap from horseback to wrestle a steer to the ground.

  • Barrel Racing: A race against the clock, with horse and rider weaving through a pattern of barrels for the fastest time.





More Than Just Rodeo


Shopping and Food: Vendors will offer authentic Western wear, boots, hats, and leather goods. A variety of food options will also be available throughout the event.


State Livestock Show: This free event runs concurrently and showcases Georgia's youth displaying a variety of livestock. The show starts at 8:00 am daily and is an excellent opportunity to support the kids and learn about farm life.


Affordable Tickets: Tickets are on sale via the Georgia National Rodeo website. With prices at $45 for box seats near the action and $35 for adults ($30 for children aged 2-12) in upper-level seats, it's an event for everyone.



Plan Your Visit


Visit georgianationalrodeo.com for more information, including a detailed map. Whether you're a die-hard rodeo fan or a first-timer, the Georgia National Rodeo in Perry offers an unforgettable experience for all ages.



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