Special Events

Rodeo

Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Date:
Aug. 4, 2016
Time:
6 p.m.
Location:
Bullock Texas State History Museum

Rodeo Austin will proudly award $512,000 to 36 deserving students at this special event. Volunteers, sponsors, donors, partners, university representatives and parents will gather to meet the new recipients and honor them during the Awards Ceremony. This event marks the conclusion of a year's worth of hard work fundraising to support the Scholarship Program. The event will begin with a reception at 6:00pm and then formal presentation will begin promptly at 6:30pm. The evening will consist of special speakers, information on Rodeo Austin, and each recipient will walk across the stage to accept their scholarship.

Shoot Out Sporting Clay Tournament

Date:
Oct. 4, 2016
Time:
8 a.m.
Location:
Eddie Ledesma Center & Walter E. Long Park

The Shoot Out Sporting Clay Tournament is one of Rodeo Austin's premier events.  Tournament participants are treated to the outdoor enthusiast’s dream day complete with friendly competition, games, and awards.  The event includes great food, drink and features a silent and live auction.  

There are three flights available 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and the Premier Flight at 3 p.m.  Five shooters per team, shooters must bring own 12 or 20 gauge shot gun, all ammunition will be provided by Rodeo Austin!

BBQ Auction & Concert

Date:
Nov 2016
Time:
5:30 p.m.

Rodeo Austin's BBQ Auction & Concert is a tremendous evening of silent and live auctions, great BBQ and live music. Guests are treated to a BBQ dinner by one of Austin's favorite BBQ joints while bidding in a live auction full of hunts, golf packages and many other surprises.  The event concludes with live music!


Fashion and Fine Art

Date:
Jan 2017

Fashion and Fine Art is an opportunity to witness the talent of young ladies from across the state in the Miss Rodeo Austin Scholarship Contest, as well as view some of the finest western art from aspiring high school artists.  The evening consists of a free art viewing and a fashion show and concludes with the coronation of Miss Rodeo Austin.  The Miss Rodeo Austin Style Show and Coronation is a ticketed event. Included in the price of admission is dinner with acoustic country entertainment.

2016 Sponsors: The Kardoz Family, Dr. Charles W. Graham, Lehne Construction, and Classic Boat Docks.

Rodeo Austin Gala

Date:
Feb 2017
Time:
6 p.m.
Location:
Palmer Events Center

The Rodeo Austin Gala is one of Austin's largest black tie affairs, featuring a four-course dinner, cocktails, silent and live auction shopping, and award-winning entertainment. A purchase of a Rodeo Austin Gala table is a great way to entertain clients, guests or friends, all while supporting the education of Texas' youth.

The Rodeo Austin Gala is sure to be a highlight of the season - you and your friends will not want to miss this event!


 

Cowboy Breakfast

Date:
Mar 2017
Time:
6 a.m.
Location:
Long Center
The Cowboy Breakfast is a super-sized Texas breakfast that kicks off the Fair and Rodeo. Come enjoy pancakes, authentic chuck wagon biscuits and more at this free event. Featuring western-themed entertainment, live music and two-stepping lessons, the Cowboy Breakfast is fun for all ages.


BBQ Austin

Date:
Mar 2017
Time:
11 a.m.
BBQ Austin is a fun event for the public to attend, as well as a great team building event for companies and groups who wish to participate. BBQ Austin has two (2) divisions, Champions and Open. Cities from all over Texas send their Champion BBQ Teams to compete in our Invitational Division for the title of “State of Texas BBQ Grand Champion.” Additionally, all our teams compete for the title and purse of “BBQ Austin Grand Champion.”
All BBQ Teams, while competing in several contests, provide BBQ to the public for sampling. Many teams will also set up elaborate spaces to welcome folks to join in on the fun. Everyone is welcome and donation jars are provided in each team space for public donations to help raise funds for the Scholarship Program. Come join the fun!  Gates will open to the public on Friday, March 4th.  

Rodeo Round Up Annual Meeting

Date:
Jun 2017
Time:
6 p.m.
Location:
Dr. Charles W. Graham Western Heritage Center (9100 Decker Lake Road)

Join us at the Dr. Charles W. Graham Western Heritage Center for our volunteer appreciation party! Bring your family, friends and prospective volunteers for an evening of dinner, awards and live music. 

RODEO AUSTIN - MARCH 11-25, 2017