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Deadwood's Days of '76 Rodeo Celebrates 94th Year July 26-30, 2016


Deadwood, S.D. (7/11/2016) – Deadwood's longest running annual event, the Days of '76 Rodeo, celebrates it's 94th year in 2016. The historic event, July 26-30, includes five days of rodeo action along with free historic parades.

Deadwood's Days of '76 Rodeo brought home its 12th consecutive PRCA Medium Rodeo of the Year award during the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's (PRCA) National Convention, December 2, 2015, in Las Vegas. The rodeo, billed the "Best Rodeo. No Bull." Has won the award annually since 2004. Prior to that, it had won the PRCA Small Rodeo of the Year award four times, as well as the Badlands Circuit Rodeo of the year.

Pre-sale tickets are available at and at the gate starting on July 26.

2016 Schedule:

July 26
      10:00 AM     PRCA Steer Roping

July 27
     8:00 AM     Timed Events Rodeo Slack
     7:00 PM       PRCA Rodeo Performance

July 28
     8:00 AM      Timed Events Rodeo Slack. WPRA Barrel Racing Slack following Timed Events Slack
     7:00 PM      PRCA Rodeo Performance

July 29
     1:30 PM      Deadwood Main Street - Historic Parade
     7:00 PM     PRCA Rodeo Performance

July 30
     10:00 AM   Deadwood Main Street - Historic Parade
     1:30 PM     PRCA Rodeo Performance
     7:00 PM     PRCA Rodeo Performance


Days of '76 Rodeo & Parade Images



Dawn Burns
Deadwood Chamber and Visitor's Bureau
Phone: 605-920-1876