YEARRODEO DIRECTORGRAND MARSHALLPROGRAM DEDICATION# OF CONTESTANTS# OF TICKETS SOLDDONATED TO CHARITIESLOCATION
1986John KingJohnny CoeNoneCorona Ranch
1987John KingJohnny CoeNoneCorona Ranch
1988John KingRusty Warren (AGRA)
Dr. Jim Waltner (NMGRA)
Everyone living with AIDS & CancerCorona Ranch
1989 IGRA FINALSJohn KingEd BuckRon JesserCorona Ranch
1990John KingLarry Jones, Mark Church aka Moosala, & Donna Bell (AGRA)
Dennis Dunnun (NMGRA)
Dale WilliamsCorona Ranch
1990 IGRA FINALSJohn KingKatie OlbergDavid WatkinsCorona Ranch
1991John KingGreg Olson (AGRA)
Charles Finley (NMGRA)
Bruce Barton & Bruce Harmon (UGRA)
Rob SpeirCorona Ranch
1992
John KingDavid Anaya aka Hollie Woods (AGRA)
Dean Walton aka Auntie De’ (UGRA)
Ron TempletonCorona Ranch
1992 IGRA FINALSJohn KingWayne JakinoKeith ThompsonCorona Ranch
1993John KingDan IversenArtie MichaelisCorona Ranch
1994Ron TrusleyJoseph Rubio aka Consuela RodriguezMichael BennettCorona Ranch
1995Ron TrusleyJohn KingPast Members & Supporters Who have Passed Away since the Inception of AGRACorona Ranch
1996Tim DoughertyDan IversenGreg Olson$15,000.00Corona Ranch
1997Dan IversenArtie MichaelisSid Spencer$20,000.00Corona Ranch
1997 IGRA FINALSJohn KingTom VanceAll Volunteers in Local Associations & IGRACorona Ranch
1998Ron TrusleyJodi HinesRon Trusley$20,554.00Corona Ranch
1998 IGRA FINALSDan IversenGlenn GoreDavid PizzutiCorona Ranch
1999Bob PimentelPFLAG – Phoenix ChapterMatthew Shepard & All Victims of Hate Crimes$6,000.00Corona Ranch
2000Ron TrusleyBruce EronyTimmer Kennell aka T.J. McKay$20,000.00Corona Ranch
2001Ron TrusleyChuck BrowningArtie MichaelisCorona Ranch
2002Bob Pimentel & John FrankMorrie Carter aka Miss EbonyGarry Mangum aka Tish Tanner$15,000.00Rawhide Scottsdale
2003Bob PimentelWayne Jakino, John King, and Kenny CunitzKevin MCSweeny aka Pussy LeHoot, Patrick Lose, Gaylia Young, Novia Gina$20,000.00Rawhide Scottsdale
2004Dan IversenTom Simplot, Phoenix City CouncilmanBill Darnell$10,574.00Rawhide Scottsdale
2005Dan IversenMax SutherlandDanyel Ridge and Steven “Woody” Howard aka Suzanne Target178$6,594.73Rawhide Scottsdale
2006Dan IversenKevin McSweeny aka Pussy LeHootMark Allen Miller1613,519$25,000.00Rawhide Gila River
2007Ron TrusleyRon TrusleyMichael Butts1412,447$3,339.98Rawhide Gila River
2008Ron TrusleyMichael ButtsTodd Estes aka Adrian Adair1462,849Rawhide Gila River
2009Ron TrusleyKirk BaxterWayne Jakino and Jonny Van Orman1452,321Rawhide Gila River
2010George Immerso
& Dan Iversen
Ron Linblad and Lee RevelleGreg Olson1301,928$7,459.69Rawhide Gila River
2011George ImmersoLinda HoffmanSteven “Woody” Howard aka Suzanne Target
1191,032Rawhide Gila River
2012George ImmersoKevin McSweeny aka Pussy LeHootLarry Jones, Jerry Jacobs, and Tam Keltner1172,020Rawhide Gila River
2013John King & Bob PimentelDan Iversen, Jay Lovejoy, Richard Merritt, Garry Hatterman, aka The Golden GirlsMorrie Carter aka Miss Ebony782,406$10,005.17Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2014John King & Bob PimentelWalt HutterRic Leone761,895$14,042.40Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2015Bob PimentelBob Hitchcock,
Mayor Greg Stanton (Honorary Grand Marshal)
Phoenix Men of Charlie’s901,709$8,833.27Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2016Bob PimentellJared “Jai” Crystal (Rodeo Grand Marshall)
Greg Begay (Contestant Grand Marshall)
Apollo’s Lounge (Ron Lindblad and Lee Revelle)901,727$2,721.00Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2017Bob PimentelSu JohnGabriel Medellin86953$17,536.00Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2018Ron TrusleyDonna and Al EllisBob Pimentel Jr.651,916$30,000.00Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2019Ron TrusleyRon WilcoxCharlie’s Phoenix Staff581,170$32,004.00Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2020Ron TrusleyCorona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2021Ron TrusleyCorona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds

Significant Dates:

1989 • Name changed to Road Runner Regional Rodeo
2002 • Rodeo venue moved to Rawhide @ Scottsdale
2006 • Rodeo venue moved to Rawhide @ Gila River
2010 • Rodeo Dates moved to Presidents’ Day Weekend
2013 • Rodeo venue moved to Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds
2013 • Name changed from Road Runner Regional Rodeo to Arizona Day Rodeo