Contestant Information


  • The Ellensburg Rodeo invites all contestants to visit the “Volunteer Tent” for a complimentary meal each day before the rodeo.  Please see your contestant welcome packet for hours of operation.
  • A couple bales of complimentary hay will be available to PRCA contestants. At check in you will receive a voucher with redemption instructions.
  • Tough Enough to Wear Pink is Sunday, September 3rd.
  • Bonus money is awarded (50/50) to the cowboy and stock contractor who breaks the current Ellensburg Rodeo arena record.  The bonus money is up to:
    • Bareback $12,000, score of 90 points or higher
    • Saddle Bronc $12,000, score of 91 points or higher
    • Bull Riding $12,000, score of 95 points or higher
  • On Call Vet for this year: Ellensburg Animal Hospital 509-925-2833
  • Free Children’s Corral