General Information

The 38 th Annual Arizona Gay Rodeo will be February 16-18, 2024 at the Corona Ranch and Rodeo Grounds – 7811 S 29 th Ave – Laveen (Phoenix), Arizona.  The venue is located on the southeast corner of South 29 th Avenue and West Baseline Road. The rodeo is an IGRA-sanctioned rodeo, and all 2024 IGRA Rules apply. Pets are not allowed on the rodeo grounds or in the pavilion; only service animals are allowed.

Start time for the rodeo is 11:00 am Saturday-February 17 and Sunday-February 18. The ticket office and gate to the venue will open at 9:00 am each day. The awards ceremony will be at 7:00 pm Sunday-February 18. 

Rodeo events include: Bull Riding, Steer Riding, Chute Dogging, Calf Roping on Foot, Mounted Breakaway Roping, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Flag Race, Team Roping, Steer Decorating, Wild Drag Race, and Goat Dressing. 

A full-service bar will be open in the pavilion at 4:00 pm Friday and 10:00 am Saturday and Sunday.

“Games on the Green” (a variety of games for kids and adults) will take place on the grass outside the pavilion from noon until 5:00 pm Saturday and from noon until 4:00 pm Sunday.

Grand Entry will take place Saturday and Sunday approximately at 1:00 pm each day.


There is a $5.00 parking fee per vehicle each day beginning at 4:00 pm Friday and 8:00 am Saturday and Sunday. This fee is charged by the venue and is totally out of AGRA’s control.


Rodeo admission is $20.00 each day – Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are for individual days, and discounted weekend tickets are not available.  No charge for children 12 and younger. Tickets may be purchased only on the AGRA website (, or at the ticket booth on the rodeo grounds. Tickets are not sold on social media or other third-party platforms. Please be aware of scams and purchase only on our website or 

Host Hotel

The host hotel is the GreenTree Hotel Phoenix West (formerly Holiday Inn Phoenix West) at 1500 N 51 st Avenue in Phoenix. The hotel is on the west side of N 51 st Avenue just north of I-10.  Room rates, reservation links, and detailed information are available under the “host hotel” link. The rodeo venue is approximately 8.9 miles from the hotel.

Shuttle Service

Limited complimentary shuttle service will be available for hotel guests Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from the host hotel to the rodeo venue and return.  You will need to advise the hotel front desk staff the days/times you want to use the shuttle.


Vendor spaces are available both inside the pavilion and on the outside patio. Vendor information and application can be found under the “vendors” link.

Party Buses

Party buses will run from Charlie’s to the rodeo grounds and return to Charlie’s Saturday and Sunday on a pre-determined schedule. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Information is available under the “party buses” link.

RV Park

A RV Park, with a limited number of spaces, is on the west side of South 29 th Avenue – across from the rodeo venue parking lot.   Information is available under the “RV Park” link.


(Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be at Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds – 7611 S 29 th Avenue – Laveen, AZ)

Thursday – February 15

AGRA Royalty Competition • 6:00 pm

Charlie’s/AGRA Mini Rodeo 9:00 pm
(Events at Charlie’s – 727 W Camelback Rd – Phoenix)

Friday – February 16

AGRA Rodeo School • 9:00 am

Contestant Registration • 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Complimentary Dinner Buffet • 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Entertainers/Performers/Dancing • 7:00 pm

Saturday – February 17

Gates Open • 9:00 am

New Contestants Meeting • 10:30 am

Rodeo Events Start • 11:00 am

Grand Entry • 1:00 pm

Rodeo Continues • After Grand Entry

Games on the Green • Noon – 5:00 pm

Entertainment/Performers/Dancing • 1:00 pm

Sunday – February 18

Gates Open • 9:00 am

Rodeo Events Start • 11:00 am

Grand Entry • 1:00 pm

Rodeo Continues • After Grand Entry

Games on the Green • Noon – 4:00 pm

Catered Dinner • 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Awards Presentations • 7:00 pm

Monday – February 19

Survivors Brunch at Charlie’s • 11:00 am

After Rodeo Show & Party at Charlie’s with Pussy LeHoot • 1:00 pm

 Note: Rodeo start time is subject to change up to two (2) weeks prior to rodeo depending on the number of pre-registrations received.