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Mount Isa Rodeo Festival: A Spectacle Down Under

Mount Isa Rodeo Festival: A Spectacle Down Under
Image supplied | Cowgirl Maddie Gray carries the flag at the oepning ceremony at Mount Isa Rodeo Festival last year

Hold onto Your Hats!

Australia’s Mount Isa Rodeo Festival, held from August 3 to 11, promises to be the ultimate rodeo extravaganza, drawing competitors and spectators from around the world.

As the Southern Hemisphere’s largest rodeo and the third-largest globally, this event combines thrilling competitions with rich cultural celebrations.

Rodeo Champions and Global Challengers

This year’s festival features riders from the USA and New Zealand, including a special Junior Bull Riding Championship with competitors from Texas.

The event also introduces the Ah One x Church Family Trans-Tasman Indigenous Rodeo Challenge, celebrating Indigenous rodeo heritage from both Australia and New Zealand.

This competition honours the legendary Ah One and Church families, renowned for their exceptional horsemanship and contributions to rodeo culture.

Star-Studded Performances

Beyond the rodeo action, the festival boasts a stellar lineup of musical performances. Country music stars like Kasey Chambers and Christine Anu will headline the Rodeo Rock concert.

Additional performances include Brad Cox, James Johnston, and the acclaimed Hindley Street Country Club, ensuring non-stop entertainment throughout the festival.

Family Fun and Unique Challenges

The Mount Isa Rodeo Festival is not just about rodeo; it’s a community celebration. The Shank Brothers will host Australia’s largest Hot Wing Challenge and the new Rib Wrecker Challenge.

Family Day on Sunday offers free activities for children, making it an event for all ages.

Honouring 65 Years of Rodeo Legacy

As the festival celebrates its 65th anniversary, it will feature a Grand Entry honouring the legends of Mount Isa Mines Rodeo.

This tribute underscores the deep roots and enduring legacy of the rodeo in the Australian Outback.

Get Ready to Rodeo

With a packed schedule of events and world-class entertainment, the Mount Isa Rodeo Festival is set to be a landmark event.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of the greatest show on dirt.

Tickets for the Mount Isa Rodeo Festival are on sale now, and the excitement is palpable.

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