Schedule of Events

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
(This schedule is tentative until closer to rodeo)

NEBRASKA'S BIG RODEO
& GARFIELD COUNTY FAIR

July 24 - 27, 2024

Days
Hours
Minutes

Monday, July 15, 2024

10 AM…..Horsemanship Miss Burwell /Little Miss Burwell Queen Contest at fairgrounds.

5 PM…..Salad Supper followed by Miss Burwell Rodeo/ Little Miss Burwell Rodeo Style Show & Speeches at Burwell Baptist Church…$12 Admission. 

Tickets available at Burwell Floral 

Saturday, July 20, 2024

4:30 PM…..Community BBQ and Garfield County Fun Day and Roping. 

7PM……Introduction of PRCA Cowboys and Cowgirls at the Fairgrounds

Sunday, July 21, 2024

10:30AM….. Pre-Rodeo Church Service at the Congregational Church with lunch following service.

Monday, July 22, 2024

8 AM……Garfield County 4-H Horse Show

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

8 AM-12PM …..Static Entry Day

9 AM ……Breakaway Roping Timed Event Slack….$5 Admission

1PM……Small Animal Show

4PM-8PM……Exhibit Hall Open

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

9 AM…..Barrel Racing Slack….$5 Admission

10 AM…..Garfield County Sheep and Goat Show

10 AM-12 PM & 1PM-4PM….Garfield County Museum Open (737 H Street)

10 AM-8 PM …..Exhibit Hall Open

3PM…..Livestock In Place

5 PM….Commercial, Ag Exhibits & Vendors open on the Midway

6 PM….Carnival Opens

6 PM….Mid Nebraska Pedal Pullers

Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull at the Dance Pavilion 

Enter on site starting at 5:30, Pull begins at 6

6:30 PM…..Gates Open for Nebraska’s Big Rodeo

6:30 PM-1 AM…..Bull Pen Beer Garden Open~~West Side Beer Garden Open   

7:30 PM…..NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO PERFORMANCE #1…Kids 12 and Under Free

Miss Burwell Rodeo and Little Miss Burwell Rodeo Coronation during the rodeo  

10 PM-12 AM…..Rockin’ Robbie Hodges in the Bull Pen Beer Garden (No Minors)

10 PM-12 AM….FCCLA Teen Dance at the dance pavilion…$5 Admission

Thursday, July 25, 2024

9 AM….. PRCA Steer Roping……$10 Admission

9 AM….GLW District Beef, Sheep, and Goat Show  

9 AM-12PM.….Entry Loup Trail DAR Quilt Show, High School Commons Room

10 AM-8 PM….Exhibit Hall Open

10 AM-12 PM & 1PM-4PM….Garfield County Museum Open (737 H Street)

2:30PM-5PM Loup Trail DAR Quilt Show Open to the Public, High School Commons Room

5 PM…Commercial, Ag Exhibits & Vendors open on the Midway

6 PM….Carnival Opens

6:30 PM…..Gates open for Nebraska’s Big Rodeo

6:30 PM-1 AM…..Bull Pen Beer Garden Open, West Side Beer Garden Open

7:30 PM…..NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO PERFORMANCE #2…Kids 12 and Under Free  

10 PM-1 AM…..Tim Zach Band in Bull Pen Beer Garden(No Minors)

10 PM-12 AM…FCCLA Teen Dance at the dance pavilion….$5 Admission

Friday, July 26, 2024

9 AM….. Timed Event Slack…..$5 Admission

9 AM-5 PM….DAR Quilt Show, High School Commons Room

9 AM…..Garfield County Swine & Beef Show

30 minutes after Beef Show-Round Robin for Champion Sr. Showman

10 AM-8 PM….Exhibit Hall Open

10AM-12PM & 1PM-4 PM….Garfield County Museum Open (737 H Street)

5 PM…..Commercial, Ag Exhibits & Vendors open on the Midway

6 PM…..Carnival Opens

6:30 PM…..Gates open for Nebraska’s Big Rodeo

6:30 PM-1 AM…..Bull Pen Beer Garden Open, West Side Garden Open

7:00 PM…..4-H Parade of Champions (on the track)

7:30 PM …..NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO PERFORMANCE  #3

10 PM-1 AM…..The Pioneer Band in Bull Pen Beer Garden(No Minors)                 

10 PM-1AM….FCCLA Teen Dance at dance pavilion….. $5 Admission

Saturday, July 27, 2024

10AM…..Garfield County Fair and Rodeo Parade, downtown Burwell. 

(To enter call the Chamber of Commerce at 308-346-5210)

11 AM-2 PM….Loup Trail DAR Quilt Show, Open to the Public High School Commons Room

1PM-4 PM….Garfield County Museum Open (737 H Street)

1 PM….. Nebraska’s Little Rodeo, no admission charge

Each Event $5.00 Entry Fee
Entries are taken from 12:30 to1:00 p.m. with the rodeo to follow.
Each child will need to have an adult sign a waiver and entry form

Sheep Riding, ages 0 to 6

Calf Scramble, ages 0 to 9

Calf Riding, ages 7- 9

Steer Riding, ages 10- 12

Cash prizes will be awarded…Questions call 308-346-4106

1 PM-7PM….Exhibit Hall Open

2PM-3PM….Loup Trail DAR Quilts picked up

4 PM…..4-H Livestock Premium Auction

4 PM…..Catholic Mass in the West Covered Grandstands, All are welcome 

5 PM…..Commercial, Ag Exhibits & Vendors open on the Midway

6 PM……Carnival Opens

6:30 PM…..Gates Open for Nebraska’s Big Rodeo

6:30 PM-1 AM…Bull Pen Beer Garden Open, West Side Beer Garden Open

7:30 PM…..NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO PERFORMANCE #4

10 PM-1 AM ….The Pioneer Band in Bull Pen Beer Garden (No Minors)

10 PM-1 AM….FCCLA Teen Dance at dance pavilion…… $5 Admission  

Sunday, July 28, 2024

All Livestock Released

10 AM….Cowboy Church in the West Grand Stands at the Fairgrounds

1PM-4PM……Garfield County Museum Open (737 H Street)

 

Tentative Trolley Schedule

Wednesday July 27……5PM-11 PM

Thursday July 28………5PM-1:30 AM

Friday July 29…………4PM-1:30 AM

Saturday July 30……….2 PM-1:30 AM

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR...

NEBRASKA’S BIG RODEO™— July 24-27, 2024

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