February 27 – March 1, 2019

One of the biggest events in western sports; RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN SEMI-FINALS is coming once again to the Cowtown Coliseum in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards.

From February 25 through March 1, watch the best Rodeo Athletes compete for one last chance to advance to RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN.

NOTE: All times below are CENTRAL (CT).

Monday, February 25, 2019:

Barrel Racing Slack – one run 
Start time – 8am 
Slack Location – Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX 
*Top 35 advance to the Wednesday, Thursday or Friday performances.   

Steer Wrestling Slack – 2 head 
Start time – 8am 
Location: Alvarado, TX 
*Top 22 on 2 head to Wednesday and/or Thursday Performances. 
*Top 16 to Friday Matinee and Friday Night Performances (8x8)             

Breakaway Slack Round 1– one run 
Start time – 3 pm 
Location – Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX   

 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019: 

Breakaway Slack Round 2– one run 
Start time – 8 am 
Location – Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX 
*Top 40 to Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Friday Matinee and Night Performances.     

Team Roping Slack- 2 head 
Start Time 8:00 AM 
Location: Alvarado, TX 
*top 22 teams to Wednesday and/or Thursday Performances 
*Top 16 to Friday Matinee and Friday Night Performances (8x8) 

Tie-Down Roping Slack – 2 head 
Start – time – 8am 
Slack Location – Glen Rose TX, Somervell Count Expo 
*top 22 on 2 head to Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee, and/or Friday Night Performances. 
*Top 16 to Friday Matinee and Friday Night Performances (8x8)     

Tie-Down Roping Buy Back- one and a short go 
Start – time – 8am 
Slack Location – Glen Rose TX, Somervell Count Expo 
202 Bo Gibbs Blvd., Glen Rose, TX 76043 
*top 1-3 to Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee, and/or Friday Night Performances. 

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019:  

First Semi-Finals Performance 
Performance One Start Time – 7pm 
Performance Location – Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX     

 

Thursday, February 28, 2019:   

Rough Stock Slack – one head 
Start time – 10am 
Slack Location – Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX   

Second Semi-Finals Performance 
Performance Two Start Time – 7pm 
Performance Location – Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX 
*Top 16 overall from the performance rounds in Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Tie Down Roping advance to Shootout Round (8 Friday Matinee; 8 Friday Night) 
*Top 16 overall from the performance round in Bareback and Saddle Bronc advance to Short Go Friday Performances (8 Friday Matinee; 8 Friday Night…2 head Average)   

 

Friday, March 1, 2019:  

Third Semi-Finals Performance – Shootout roun
Performance Three Start Time – 11 am 
Performance Location – Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX   

Fourth Semi-Finals Performance – Shootout round cont. 
Performance Four Start Time – 7pm 
Performance Location – Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX 
*Top 6 from Friday Performances in Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Tie Down Roping advance to THE AMERICAN 
*Top 6 from the 2 head average in Saddle Bronc and Bareback will advance to THE AMERICAN *Top 10 fastest barrel racers from the four performances advance to THE AMERICAN 
*Top 16 from Bull Riding, one head, will move on to AT&T Stadium Arlington Tx on Saturday for the Short go to determine the top 5 on two head that will compete Sunday, March 3, at The American.