Get Your Tickets for THE AMERICAN Semi-Finals 2018!

THE AMERICAN Semi-Finals 2018 THE AMERICAN Semi-Finals 2018

The lead-up to “The World’s Richest One-day Rodeo” will be held Sunday, February 18 – Saturday, February 24, at Cowtown Coliseum and the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. In addition, events are being held at the Shepherd's Valley Cowboy Church Arena in Alvarado, TX.

Buy Back events will be scheduled throughout the week. You can learn how this works here. See a full list of Semi-Finals exemptions to date by genre here.

Tickets may be purchased at www.StockyardsRodeo.com. The schedule of events and pricing is as follows:

Sunday, Feb 18

Tuesday, Feb 20,

  • 12 PM: RFD-TV’s The American SEMI-FINALS – Barrel Racing Slack [Cowtown Coliseum] - $10
    • Note the top 30 in barrels advance to the Thursday/Friday/Saturday performances).
  • 9 AM: RFD-TV’s The American SEMI-FINALS – Steer Wrestling Slack – Two Head [Shepherd’s Valley Cowboy Church Arena] - Free to the public
    • Note the top 20 from the team roping two-head average advance to either the Thursday or Friday performances.

Wednesday, Feb 21

  • 8 AM: RFD-TV’s The American SEMI-FINALS – Tie-Down Roping Slack – Two Head [Cowtown Coliseum] - $10
    • Note the top 20 from the two-head average advance to either Thursday or Friday performance.
  • 9 AM: Steer Wrestling Buy Back Event [Shepherd’s Valley Cowboy Church Arena] - Free to the public
    • Note the top 1-3 will advance to Semi-Finals performance (depending on entries).
  • 9 AM: RFD-TV’s The American SEMI-FINALS – Team Roping Slack – Two Head [Will Rogers Memorial Center] - Free to the public
    • Top 20 teams from the two-head average advance to either Thursday or Friday performance.
  • Immediately following Team Roping Slack: Team Roping Buy Back Event [Will Rogers Memorial Center] - Free to the public
    • Note the top 1-3 will advance to Semi-Finals performance (depending on entries).
  • 7 PM: RFD-TV’s The American SEMI-FINALS – Bull Riding Slack – One Head [Cowtown Coliseum] - $20
    • All qualified rides move on to Thursday and/or Friday and Saturday performances.

Thursday, Feb 22

  • 8 AM: Tie-Down Roping Buy Back Event [Will Rogers Memorial Center] - Free to the public
    • Note the top 1-3 will advance to Semi-Finals performance (depending on entries). 
  • 8 AM: Barrel Racing Buy Back Event [Cowtown Coliseum] - $TBD
    • Note the top 1-3 will advance to Semi-Finals performance (depending on entries).
  • 7 PM: RFD-TV’s The American SEMI-FINALS – Performance 1 [Cowtown Coliseum] -$20
    • Note the top 10 overall from Thursday/Friday performance rounds in Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, and Tie-Down Roping advance to Saturday’s Shootout Round. The top 12 overall from the Thursday/Friday performance rounds in Bareback and Saddle Bronc advance to Shootout Round. The bull riding format is TBD based on the number of qualified rides in the slack round.

Friday, Feb 23

  • 7 PM: RFD-TV’s The American SEMI-FINALS – Performance 2 [Cowtown Coliseum] - $30
    • Note the top 10 overall from Thursday/Friday performance rounds in Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, and Tie Down Roping advance to Saturday’s Shootout Round. The top 12 overall from the Thursday/Friday performance rounds in Bareback and Saddle Bronc advance to Shootout Round. The bull riding format is TBD based on the number of qualified rides in the slack round.

Saturday, Feb 24

  • 1 PM:  RFD-TV’s The American SEMI-FINALS – Shoot Out [Cowtown Coliseum] - $30
    • Note the top 5 from the average in Saddle Bronc, and Bareback will advance to THE AMERICAN at AT&T Stadium. Minimum of the top five in Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, and Tie-Down Roping advance to THE AMERICAN at AT&T Stadium. The top 10 fastest barrel racers from the three performances advance to THE AMERICAN at AT&T Stadium.

In addition to all of the rodeo action, RFD-TV will once again host the FanZone inside the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. With the new RFD-TV Store, live music, food vendors, and more, there is sure to be plenty of activities and fun attractions for cowboys and cowgirls of all ages! We hope you'll join us beginning February 21st in Fort Worth.