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Rodeo Clown Reunion

August 6, 2021 @ ProRodeo Hall of Fame

All day on August 6 from 9 am to 5 pm at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, join retired professional rodeo clown for a Rodeo Clown Reunion. Regular admission prices apply.

Entertainment throughout the day includes:
– Vintage Clown Acts performed
– Q&A Sessions, History of Rodeo Clowns told
– Trick roping, magic acts
– Clown face painting, dress up
– Photos with Clowns
– Autographs
– Food Trucks

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

9:30 am – Garden Tent

  • Welcome and Opening – Gail Woerner and Kent Sturman
  • “The History of the Rodeo Clown” as told by Bob Weir
  • “Making of a Rodeo Clown” with Doug Price, President & CEO, VisitCOS by Gail Woerner
  • Introduction of Rodeo Clowns, Bullfighters, Barrel Men and Fearless Funnymen

10:15 am – Garden Tent

  • “A Little Magic for the Kids” by Dwayne Reichert

10:30 am – 12 Noon – Garden Area, Tent and Main Museum Hall

  • Autograph Session with the Clowns – Main Hall
  • Mingling with Clowns – Trick Roping, Juggling, Magic Acts, Stick Horse Races

11 am – Arena/Bleachers – Vintage Clown Acts
* ALERT: Some of these acts have explosives and loud noises

  • “Levitation Act” by Denny Cheatham, with Jon Temple, Terry Bevers and Jerry Wayne Olson
  • “Hat Cleaning Act” by Jim Hill, with T.J. Cypher, Pat Ariaz and Devlin Fields
  • “I’m as Good as Larry Mahan or Ty Murray” by Jerry Bridge with Danny Maxson and Gary Parli
  • “Missed the 4th of July” by Donny Green and Friends

11 am – 2 pm – Lunch Available in the Garden – Smile High Industries and Ciao Down Food Trucks

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Garden Area, Tent and Main Museum Hall

  • Mingling with the Clowns – Trick Roping, Juggling, Magic Acts, Stick Horse Races

1:30 pm – Garden Tent

  • Q&A Session with the Clowns

3 pm – Arena/Bleachers – Vintage Clown Acts

  • “Going to Hollywood” by Jess Franks with Denny Cheatham and Dan Ariaz
  • “Bucket Act” by Gary Parli with Butch Rose and Kelly Clark
  • “Baseball Act” by Melvin Fields with Larry Clayman and Huck Hano

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Garden Area and Tent and Main Museum Hall

  • Autograph Session with the Clowns – Main Hall
  • Mingling with the Clowns – Trick Roping, Juggling, Magic Acts, Stick Horse Races
Clowns at Douglas County Fair & Rodeo

See the Clowns performing and appearing at various events and the rodeo performances at the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo in Castle Rock, CO on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7 and 8.

Schedule of Activities

Saturday, Aug. 7:

  • 11 am – Mutton Busting
  • 12 Noon – Blindman Tractor Drive
  • 12 Noon – Pie Eating Contest
  • 1 pm – Beyond the Dirt Educational Program
  • 5 pm to 6:45 pm – Autograph Session prior to PRCA Rodeo Performance
  • 7 pm – Clowns honored during the rodeo performance
  • 8:15 pm – Clowns introduced in wagon during performance

Sunday, Aug. 8:

  • 9 am – 10 am – Stick Horse Rodeo
  • 10 am – 11:00 am – Mutton Busting
  • 10 am – Pie Eating Contest
  • 11 am – Autograph Session

24th Annual Pikes Peak Special Rodeo

July 10, 2021 @ ProRodeo Hall of Fame

The Pikes Peak Special Rodeo is presented by the Pikes Peak Range Riders and the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. All proceeds from this event benefit the Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center (CSTRC) and StableStrides.

The mission of this event is to raise awareness of our two local therapeutic riding centers, the Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center (CSTRC) and StableStrides, and assist them with their fundraising efforts. Individuals with special needs will promote our western heritage and showcase the therapeutic benefits of horses to the residents of the Pikes Peak region through friendly competition in fun rodeo games. This event is free to the contestants and the public.

The 24th Annual Pikes Peak Special Rodeo is July 10, 2021 at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in the gardens. 

Follow their Facebook page to stay up-to-date on announcements.

Follow Pikes Peak Special Rodeo on Facebook | 2021 Pikes Peak Special Rodeo Flyer


Western Heritage Spirit of Colorado Springs

The ProRodeo Hall of Fame is proud to be apart of the Western Heritage Spirit of Colorado Springs committee, a group of local organizations dedicated to keeping the western spirit alive. The committee sponsors a calendar of western events, western silhouette contest, coloring contest and a mixer.

The annual Western Spirit Mixer is planned for May 5, 2021 from 5:30pm – 7pm at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame.

More information about the committee and promoted events visit either their website or their Facebook page.

Western Heritage Website  |  Western Heritage Facebook Page

Below is a list of events planned for 2021 around the Pikes Peak region. Due to the corornavirus pandemic, some of these events may have been cancelled or postponed. Please check the event website to confirm they are still planned.