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Posted on: August 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Dodge City Roundup Rodeo selected as the #1 “Best North American Rodeo”

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August 4, 2018

For Immediate Release 

USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice for Best Rodeo Results

On June 25th, Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau and Dodge City Roundup Rodeo were notified that Dodge City Roundup Rodeo was being included in a USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice contest category of Best Rodeo! USA TODAY’s expert panel selected Dodge City Roundup Rodeo as a one of the twenty contenders across the United States for Best Rodeo, which was launched on June 25, running until July 23. Their contest, which was being promoted by USA TODAY, gave voters four weeks to vote for the candidate of their choice on the USA Today website. A person could vote once a day for the run of the contest.

The winners were announced on 10 Best on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 12:00pm EDT, then later on USA TODAY.

Dodge City Roundup Rodeo was selected as the #1 “Best North American Rodeo”!  

The top 10 winners in the category Best Rodeo are as follows:

  1. Dodge City Roundup Rodeo - Dodge City, Kansas
  2. World’s Oldest Rodeo - Prescott, Ariz.
  3. Reno Rodeo - Reno
  4. Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo - Fort Worth, Texas
  5. Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - Houston
  6. Greeley Stampede - Greeley, Colo.
  7. Williams Lake Stampede - Williams Lake, British Columbia
  8. National Western Stock Show and Rodeo - Denver
  9. Tucson Rodeo – Tucson
  10. Cheyenne Frontier Days - Cheyenne, Wyo.

“The Dodge City Roundup Rodeo celebrates its 42nd installment in 2018 with a packed schedule of horse shows, roping contests and rodeo action. The event is also home to one of the country’s longest running Little Britches Rodeos geared toward young competitors.”

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