Named the country's Best Small Rodeo (according to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, which sanctions the event and recently named as the Official Best Small Town PRCA Rodeo in the West by True West Magazine in 2009), it continues to attract the best of the best from all over the world to compete for substantial prize money.
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Payson, Arizona is where rodeo began. Known since its inception in 1884 as "August Doin's", the Annual World's Oldest Continuous Rodeo is a world famous event that will celebrate its 128th consecutive year in
2012 on August 17 through 19, 2012.
Sanctioned by the Arizona Centennial Committee, this event is part of Arizona's rich rodeo history and activities will feature everything from beautiful rodeo royalty to the large shiners participation in the annual rodeo parade. For more information click here.
Date: August 18, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Main Street
The annual August Doin's Rodeo Parade will march down Payson's, Historic Old Main Street. It will include the famous APS clowns, rodeo queens and their courts, Payson High School Band, local floats, riders, first responder teams and many other great entries from all over Arizona. Join in the fun when real cowboys and cowgirls will strut their stuff, along with the floats, cars, tractors, teams, bands and units of the El Zaribah Shriners. The parade will be led by a Marine Honor Guard on horseback.
RODEO AFTER PARTY & DANCE
Date: August 17& 18
Place: Payson Event Center
Time: 9PM Band starts
Band: Junction 87
No Cover Charge