NWSS 2022 Schedule of Events

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Colorado vs The World Rodeo: CINCH World Team Semi-Final 11:00 am
Colorado vs The World Rodeo: CINCH World Team Semi-Final @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am
Colorado vs The World Rodeo: CINCH World Team Semi-Final @ Denver Coliseum
This exciting rodeo features Colorado rodeo champions vs rodeo champions of the World in three opening day rodeos like none other. The leaders from the RAM Colorado Team face off against the leaders of the CINCH World Team at Colorado vs the World Rodeo FINALS Saturday night to see who will be crowned champion! This CINCH World Team Semi-Final Rodeo – Boy Scout ... Read More
Colorado vs The World Rodeo: RAM Team Colorado Semi-Final 3:30 pm
Colorado vs The World Rodeo: RAM Team Colorado Semi-Final @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 8 @ 3:30 pm
Colorado vs The World Rodeo: RAM Team Colorado Semi-Final @ Denver Coliseum
This exciting rodeo features Colorado rodeo champions vs rodeo champions of the World in three opening day rodeos like none other. The leaders from the RAM Colorado Team face off against the leaders of the CINCH World Team at the Colorado vs the World Rodeo FINALS Saturday night to see who will be crowned champion! This RAM Team Colorado Semi-Final ... Read More
Invitational Ranch Rodeo 5:30 pm
Invitational Ranch Rodeo @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm
Invitational Ranch Rodeo @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
The Invitational Ranch Rodeo presented by Colorado Barricade consists of teams of cowboys or cowgirls from different ranches competing against each other in events that mimic their everyday work on the ranch. Ranch rodeos differ from the more common “pro rodeo” in several ways. Contestants are not professional rodeo cowboys — they usually are full-time ranch hands who compete in ... Read More
Colorado vs The World Rodeo FINALS 8:00 pm
Colorado vs The World Rodeo FINALS @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 8 @ 8:00 pm
Colorado vs The World Rodeo FINALS @ Denver Coliseum
This exciting rodeo features Colorado rodeo champions vs rodeo champions of the World in three opening day rodeos like none other. Tonight, the leaders from the Colorado Team face off against the leaders of the CINCH World Team at the Colorado vs the World Rodeo FINALS to see who will be crowned champion! This special rodeo features rodeo clown, Justin Rumford and Westernaires ... Read More
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Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza 2:00 pm
Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm
Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza @ Denver Coliseum
Filled with cultural pageantry, the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza features Mexican-style bull riding, bareback riding, trick roping, Mariachi music, side saddle riders, and the Portuguese-style bullfights all choreographed by Jerry Diaz, a fourth-generation champion charro. The Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza presented by Hutchison Western, featuring Jerry Diaz and Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’  
RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining 2:00 pm
RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm
RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Often compared to a figure skater’s performance, Freestyle Reining competitions combine the athletics and finesse of Reining skills choreographed to musical themes, costumes, and a whole lot of horse and rider personalities. Top Reiners from all over the country embark on Denver in January to compete in the $25,000 RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining at NWSS.
Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza 6:30 pm
Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm
Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza @ Denver Coliseum
Filled with cultural pageantry, the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza features Mexican-style bull riding, bareback riding, trick roping, Mariachi music, side saddle riders, and the Portuguese-style bullfights all choreographed by Jerry Diaz, a fourth-generation champion charro. The Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza presented by Hutchison Western, featuring Jerry Diaz & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’
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PBR Bull Riding 7:00 pm
PBR Bull Riding @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm
PBR Bull Riding @ Denver Coliseum
The Denver Chute Out, Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour, features top bull riders squaring off against the rankest bucking bulls in North America. Fans will witness exhilarating 8-second rides and wrecks throughout the action-packed event as the PBR’s courageous riders face off against their 2,000-pound, animal-athlete opponents. PBR Bull Riding features Team Penning.        
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PBR Bull Riding 7:00 pm
PBR Bull Riding @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm
PBR Bull Riding @ Denver Coliseum
The Denver Chute Out, Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour, features top bull riders squaring off against the rankest bucking bulls in North America. Fans will witness exhilarating 8-second rides and wrecks throughout the action-packed event as the PBR’s courageous riders face off against their 2,000-pound, animal-athlete opponents. PBR Bull Riding features Team Penning.        
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PBR Bull Riding FINALS 7:00 pm
PBR Bull Riding FINALS @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm
PBR Bull Riding FINALS @ Denver Coliseum
The Denver Chute Out, Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour, features top bull riders squaring off against the rankest bucking bulls in North America. Fans will witness exhilarating 8-second rides and wrecks throughout the action-packed event as the PBR’s courageous riders face off against their 2,000-pound, animal-athlete opponents. The PBR Bull Riding FINALS features the Team Penning Finals.        
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Pink Pro Rodeo 7:00 pm
Pink Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm
Pink Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
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Pro Rodeo – 4-H Day 1:30 pm
Pro Rodeo – 4-H Day @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 14 @ 1:30 pm
Pro Rodeo - 4-H Day @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
Monarch Casino Gambler’s Choice 7:30 pm
Monarch Casino Gambler’s Choice @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm
Monarch Casino Gambler's Choice @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
A show jumping competition with a rock-and-roll atmosphere, the Monarch Casino Gambler’s Choice Jumper Stake features top-level jumpers and a uniquely designed course to produce a high-energy performance. Each rider jumps the course of 10 to 14 fences starting at 4-feet 6-inches in height. Each fence carries a point value based on its degree of difficulty. The riders decide their own path ... Read More
Pro Rodeo 7:30 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
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Pro Rodeo – CSU Performance 11:00 am
Pro Rodeo – CSU Performance @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am
Pro Rodeo - CSU Performance @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
Pro Rodeo 3:30 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 15 @ 3:30 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
Wild West Show 5:00 pm
Wild West Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm
Wild West Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Designed to both educate and entertain, the National Western Wild West Show will take you on a historical trip back to the days of the Old West with reenactments of the original Buffalo Bill Wild West Shows. Come experience the color and pageantry of the Old West reenacted into the Wild West Show. Known for bringing nations and people together, Buffalo ... Read More
Pro Rodeo 8:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 15 @ 8:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
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Pro Rodeo – Hunger Action 2:00 pm
Pro Rodeo – Hunger Action @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm
Pro Rodeo - Hunger Action @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
Wild West Show 4:00 pm
Wild West Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 16 @ 4:00 pm
Wild West Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Designed to both educate and entertain, the National Western Wild West Show will take you on a historical trip back to the days of the Old West with reenactments of the original Buffalo Bill Wild West Shows. Come experience the color and pageantry of the Old West reenacted into the Wild West Show. Known for bringing nations and people together, Buffalo ... Read More
Pro Rodeo – Canadian Night 6:30 pm
Pro Rodeo – Canadian Night @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm
Pro Rodeo - Canadian Night @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
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Pro Rodeo 1:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
Xtreme Dogs 3:00 pm
Xtreme Dogs @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 17 @ 3:00 pm
Xtreme Dogs @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Dog lovers unite! Bringing you an all-new show full of amazing tricks and aerial stunts.  Plus witness man’s best friend at work herding sheep, flushing and retrieving or helping their disabled owner. Xtreme Dogs is one of the National Western’s hottest family events. The cast of dogs and their handlers will thrill audiences with their athletic prowess and surprisingly unpredictable antics. Trained ... Read More
MLK Jr. African-American Heritage Rodeo 6:00 pm
MLK Jr. African-American Heritage Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm
MLK Jr. African-American Heritage Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Celebrate the history and heritage of America’s black cowboy honoring the legacy of Bill Pickett and his influence on Black Western Heritage. The special MLK Jr. African-American Heritage Rodeo showcases top cowboys and cowgirls from the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo competing in all your favorite pro rodeo events. Events include bareback riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, tie down roping, mutton ... Read More
Grand Prix 7:00 pm
Grand Prix @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm
Grand Prix @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Pronounced “gron pree”, the French word translates to the term “big prize”. This prestigious event, the $40,000 Grand Prix presented Monarch Casino, is a jumping technique that requires and precision, teamwork and absolute cooperation between horse and rider. It takes a special animal and a special person to compete at this level of competition and with more than $40,000 in prize money on the ... Read More
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Xtreme Dogs 6:30 pm
Xtreme Dogs @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm
Xtreme Dogs @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Dog lovers unite! Bringing you an all-new show full of amazing tricks and aerial stunts. Plus witness man’s best friend at work herding sheep, flushing and retrieving or helping their disabled owner. Xtreme Dogs is one of the National Western’s hottest family events. The cast of dogs and their handlers will thrill audiences with their athletic prowess and surprisingly unpredictable antics. ... Read More
Pro Rodeo – Military Appreciation Night 7:00 pm
Pro Rodeo – Military Appreciation Night @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm
Pro Rodeo - Military Appreciation Night @ Denver Coliseum
Join us for a very special Pro Rodeo Military Night where we honor past and present Armed Forces. Make sure to wear your Red, White & Blue! The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to ... Read More
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Pro Rodeo – FFA Day 1:30 pm
Pro Rodeo – FFA Day @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 19 @ 1:30 pm
Pro Rodeo - FFA Day @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
An Evening of Dancing Horses 7:00 pm
An Evening of Dancing Horses @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm
An Evening of Dancing Horses @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
An Evening of Dancing Horses® presented by 9NEWS, performed to music, is known for bringing together the best equestrian talent from around the world. Enjoy an evening full of formal dressage, reining, liberty, and other equestrian disciplines to wow any horse enthusiasts.
Pro Rodeo – First Responders Day 7:00 pm
Pro Rodeo – First Responders Day @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm
Pro Rodeo - First Responders Day @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship ... Read More
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Pro Rodeo – Sensory Friendly 10:30 am
Pro Rodeo – Sensory Friendly @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am
Pro Rodeo - Sensory Friendly @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
An Evening of Dancing Horses 7:00 pm
An Evening of Dancing Horses @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm
An Evening of Dancing Horses @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
An Evening of Dancing Horses® presented by 9NEWS, performed to music, is known for bringing together the best equestrian talent from around the world. Enjoy an evening full of formal dressage, reining, liberty, and other equestrian disciplines to wow any horse enthusiasts.
Pro Rodeo 7:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
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Pro Rodeo 1:30 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show 7:00 pm
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Witness first-hand the immense horsepower of these gentle giants. Featuring the workhorses of yesteryear, the Draft Horse, Mule, and Donkey Show and pulling contest offers the beauty, grandeur, and sheer force of today’s draft horses. Featuring Draft Horse & Mule Feed Team Race Open Mule Flag Race Classic Draft 6-Horse Hitch Draft Light Weight Pulling Contest.  
Pro Rodeo – CU Night 7:30 pm
Pro Rodeo – CU Night @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 7:30 pm
Pro Rodeo - CU Night @ Denver Coliseum
The National Western Stock Show is host of 20 Pro Rodeo performances in the final 11 days of show. 80 top contestants in each event from around the United States and Canada compete in two go-rounds to advance into a tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! ... Read More
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Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals 11:00 am
Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am
Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals @ Denver Coliseum
The top 24 contestants from the National Western Pro Rodeos advance into this tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals performance, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! Learn more about our Pro Rodeo format here. World champion bulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls roll into Denver for the first major ... Read More
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show 1:00 pm
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Witness first-hand the immense horsepower of these gentle giants. Featuring the workhorses of yesteryear, the Draft Horse, Mule, and Donkey Show and pulling contest offers the beauty, grandeur, and sheer force of today’s draft horses. Featuring Draft/Mule Feed Team Race Draft Ladies Team Open Mule Barrel Race Draft Horse Youth Cart Working Team Youth Mule Western Pleasure Draft Middle Weight ... Read More
Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals 3:30 pm
Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm
Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals @ Denver Coliseum
The top 24 contestants from the National Western Pro Rodeos advance into this tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals performance, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! Learn more about our Pro Rodeo format here. World champion bulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls roll into Denver for the first major ... Read More
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show 6:00 pm
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Witness first-hand the immense horsepower of these gentle giants. Featuring the workhorses of yesteryear, the Draft Horse, Mule, and Donkey Show and pulling contest offers the beauty, grandeur, and sheer force of today’s draft horses. Featuring: Draft/Mule Feed Team Race Classic Draft 6-Horse Hitch Senior Mule Western Pleasure Draft Ladies Cart.
Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals 8:00 pm
Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 22 @ 8:00 pm
Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals @ Denver Coliseum
The top 24 contestants advance into this tournament-style final weekend. Competing in one of three Pro Rodeo Semi-Finals performance, contestants can earn their way into a winner-take-all final on Championship Sunday! Learn more about our Pro Rodeo format here. World champion bulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls roll into Denver for the first major pro rodeo competition of the season. ... Read More
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Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show 1:00 pm
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm
Draft Horse, Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena/Events Center
Witness first-hand the immense horsepower of these gentle giants. Featuring the workhorses of yesteryear, the Draft Horse, Mule, and Donkey Show and pulling contest offers the beauty, grandeur, and sheer force of today’s draft horses. Featuring Draft/Mule Feed Team Race Finals Draft 8-Horse Hitch Junior Mule Western Pleasure Mule & Donkey High Point Presentation Draft Heavy Weight Pulling Contest
Pro Rodeo FINALS 2:00 pm
Pro Rodeo FINALS @ Denver Coliseum
Jan 23 @ 2:00 pm
Pro Rodeo FINALS @ Denver Coliseum
Watch the top athletes from the National Western Pro Rodeos compete for the championship title. Competing in one of three Semi-Final performances, contestants earn their way into this winner-take-all Pro Rodeo Finals. Learn more about our Pro Rodeo format here. World champion bulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls roll into Denver for the first major pro rodeo competition of the ... Read More
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