Two Action

Packed Performances

BAREBACK RIDING
SADDLE BRONC RIDING
BULL RIDING
STEER WRESTLING
TIE DOWN ROPING
TEAM ROPING
BARREL RACING
MUTTON BUSTIN

Photo Credit:  Rhonda Stowell

GARY HARDT MEMORIAL RODEO 

During its earliest years, Payson's Spring Rodeo was part of the National Old-Timers Rodeo Association, now known as the Senior Pro Rodeo Tour.

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Schedule of Events

Thursday - May 19, 2022 - Women's Cactus Series Barrel Racing


Gates open @ 5 PM
Performance @ 6 PM
Admission (1) can of food
For more information or to enter this event, please contact Nancy Jane at 520-975-6325 or email at saltriverrodeocompany@gmail.com as this is not a Payson Pro Rodeo event. Please do not contact Nancy Jane for PRCA events for Friday and Saturday. Friday and Saturday PRCA Rodeo is operated by the Payson Pro Rodeo. Please use the "Contact us" Tab for questions. Mutton Bustin' will open the Monday following St. Patrick's Day. For Mutton Bustin' please contact Chapman Auto at 928-474-5261. Hours are Monday through Friday 8 AM - 6 PM and Saturday 8 AM - 5 PM. Questions about the Gary Hardt Memorial Rodeo, please contact us by using the "Contact Us" tab.




Friday Night - May 20, 2022 - Performance


Tough Enough To Wear Pink - Wear your pink shirts to support breast cancer awareness
Gates open @ 5 PM
Performance @ 7 PM

Proceeds to benefit local breast cancer awareness programs Parking is $5.00 cash per vehicle payable at the rodeo grounds. Parking is subject to availabilty. Overflow parking is available at the Casino across the highway. Drop off for handicap is available. Please mention this to the parking attendant and they will direct you. As with any venue, handicap parking is limited. Tickets are subject to availability and may not be available for purchase at the gates. It is always advisable to purchase online. Various food and merchandise vendors are available at the rodeo grounds. Adult beverages are available for purchase from the Payson Pro Rodeo Committee. Must be 21 and older and comly with the Arizona Liquor Laws. No beverages including water bottles are allowed in or out of the gates. (ARS Title 4 Liquor Law)




Saturday Night - May 21, 2022 - Performance


Special Patriot Performance Gates open @ 5 PM
Performance @ 7PM
Active Military receive free admission You will see a full PRCA Rodeo with the following events: Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bullriding, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Roping, Team Roping, Barrell Racing, Women's Breakaway, Mutton Bustin' and Jr. Steer Riding. We do not know the times for each of the events as it depends on the amount of contestants entered. Tickets are subject to availability and may not be available for sale at the gate. It is always advisable to purchase online. General admissions seat are not guaranteed. Parking is $5.00 cash per vehicle payable upon entry to the Payson Event Center. Parking is limited and subject to availability. Overflow parking is available across the highway at the Casino. Drop off for handicap is available. Please mention this to the parking attendants and they will direct you. As with any venue, handicap parking is limited. Various food and merchandise vendors are available at the rodeo grounds. Adult beverages are available for purchase from the Payson Pro Rodeo Committee. Must be 21 and older and comply with the Arizona Liquor Laws. No beverages including water bottles are allowed in or out of the gates. (ARS Title 4 Liquor Law)





Dennis Fendler

Dennis Fendler

Bull Riding
Bull Riding

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Saddle Bronc Riding
Saddle Bronc Riding

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After Parties and Dancing
After Parties and Dancing

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Bull Riding
Bull Riding

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Two Action

Packed Performances

BAREBACK RIDING
SADDLE BRONC RIDING
BULL RIDING
STEER WRESTLING
TIE DOWN ROPING
TEAM ROPING
BARREL RACING
MUTTON BUSTIN
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