Metroplex hosts Women's World Rodeo Championship

May 10, 2024
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Get ready for the most thrilling competition in women's rodeo at the 2024 Women’s Rodeo World Championship, happening May 13-18 in Fort Worth and Arlington.

Featuring a jaw-dropping prize purse of $750,000 (the richest in women’s rodeo) this championship is the pinnacle of women's rodeo, attracting the best talent from around the world. Over four adrenaline-fueled days, nearly 300 competitors will go head-to-head in team roping, breakaway roping and barrel racing at free-to-watch, live pre-qualifying events at the Cowtown Coliseum, 121 E. Exchange St. in Fort Worth. The excitement reaches its peak May 18, when the final championship showdown unfolds at AT&T Stadium during the 2024 PBR World Finals: Unleash The Beast – Championship.

Competition begins at 2 p.m. May 13 with Round One, continues with Round Two at 10 a.m. May 14, and the semifinals are set for 9 a.m. May 15 at the Cowtown Coliseum. At 10 a.m. May 16 the Team Roping and Breakaway Roping Showdown Round begins at Cowtown Coliseum.

The Championship Round starts at 7:30 p.m. May 18 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The May 13-16 qualifying events at Cowtown Coliseum are free to attend. As of this writing, tickets are still available for the Championship Round on May 18 at AT&T Stadium. Tickets can be purchased at the AT&T Stadium Box Office or at, and, or by phone at 1-800-732-1727.

Fans can also catch the action daily on Cowgirl Channel, Cowboy Channel, Cowboy Channel + App and PBR RidePass on Pluto TV. The Championship Round will be featured live on CBS Sports Network during the telecast for the PBR World Finals: Unleash The Beast – Championship.

During the WRWC, athletes will compete in four disciplines — breakaway roping, barrel racing and team roping (heading and heeling) — all vying for their share of the $750,000 purse along with a $20,000 all-around bonus. Champions in each discipline will earn a minimum of $60,000 each. In almost four years, the WRWC has awarded more than $3 million to women’s rodeo athletes.

From May 9-12, the rodeo will begin with a celebration and pre-qualifying competition in Fort Worth, the Cowgirl Gathering, which showcases spectacular, inspirational women from all walks of life who embody the spirit of the American cowgirl.

“We are proud to have the world’s best female rodeo athletes displaying their skills at Cowtown Coliseum, one of the most historic rodeo venues in the country, and ending with our championship performances at AT&T Stadium, the ultimate destination for Western sports enthusiasts worldwide,” said WRWC Commissioner Linsay Rosser-Sumpter. “To end the year on a high note at the home of the Dallas Cowboys will provide athletes and PBR fans with an unparalleled experience.”

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