There are many ways to participate in the Rodeo:


We invite you to join our family of volunteers and supporters.  We have a variety of committees to be a part of and have many areas in need of volunteers when it’s time to organize the Annual Rodeo de Santa Fe.

Mutton Bustin’

Kids riding sheep – or mutton bustin’ – has quickly become a very popular event for kids, parents and fans. Rodeo de Santa Fe and Justin Boots provide the event that gives children a chance to try their riding skills aboard a sheep.

Wednesday Night Barrel Racing

These ongoing races are designed for all ages and skill levels. We try to help beginners improve skills and prepare for competition. The races are run on Wednesdays starting May 17th.

Rodeo Royalty

Interested in becoming rodeo royalty? Candidates must be within 100 mile radius of Santa Fe and available for Rodeo and City promotions and various functions throughout their year of reign. Queen contestants must be between the ages of 18 and 25; Princess Contestants must be between the ages of 13-17.

Rodeo Partners

Interested in becoming a part of one of the top rodeos in the nation? We have many levels of commitment that will fit any budget. Let’s share the success!


Competing in Rodeo de Santa Fe? We have a comprehensive guide for you including lodging discounts, things to do, and places to eat.