We are known as the, "RODEO with an attitude." And our attitude reflects the pride and dedication that comes with producing one of the best rodeos in the country.
Celebrating our 35th anniversary in 2021, the Beef Empire Days P.R.C.A. Rodeo has attracted top cowboys and cowgirls from around the country since its beginning in 1986. With over 75 world champions competing in last year's event the competition was extremely tough. The rodeo passes down a tradition in the truest sense of the word by bringing the Old West back to life for all to enjoy. Of the over 700 rodeos sanctioned by the PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association), the non-profit, self-supporting Beef Empire Days P.R.C.A. Rodeo is one of the richest three-day performance events. In 2016 the Rodeo had a contestant pay out over $100,000. The rodeo is a member of the Prairie Circuit and that organization voted us the "Rodeo Of The Year" in 2005.
Our $2,600,000 covered grandstand provides over 4,100 seats in one of the best rodeo arenas in the country. As the largest and best community event held in Garden City, Kansas, the Beef Empire Days P.R.C.A. Rodeo's economic impact is very important to the community.