The 60th Celebration is June 7 -8, 2019:

Dating back to 1960 the Hawley Rodeo is an annual event. The small town of Hawley, Minnesota rolls out the western hospitality annually and celebrates the community and ProRodeo contestants. Located off Hwy 10 and a short drive from I94 and the Fargo area. The hillside rodeo arena is picturesque, nestled among the northern pines and along the Buffalo River. Local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and FFA members will welcome you to the rodeo and make sure you have plenty of food options.

About Barnes PRCA Rodeo:

The excitement and energy of our Barnes PRCA Rodeo during the annual community celebration is great family entertainment.  Rodeo fans experience America's original sport at its best.  Rodeo is one of the fastest growing spectator sports in the country. The popularity of the sport has as strong sense of tradition and value.  Patriotism is at the core of Barnes PRCA Rodeo productions. The Iowa-based stock contracting company is known for paying respect to the United States Armed Forces during their rodeo performances.  American flags flown over the bucking chutes and during the grand entry are signature elements at Barnes PRCA Rodeos across the country.

history

Meet Bullfighter – Jacob Welker

Chasing dreams and making them come true has been Jacob Welker’s passion for bullfighting and life. Welker, a native of Pretty Prairie, Kansas now in his early twenties is a PRCA card holder.   His career highlights include working the Cody Nite Rodeo in Cody, Wyoming, both the Kansas Junior High and High School State Finals.…

Meet Bullfighter – Michael “Mighty Mike” Early

Michael “Mighty Mike” Early is a 6′ 4″ bullfighter. The 21-year-old hails from Auxvasse, Missouri.  For the past nine years he has been fighting bulls and protecting cowboys. Currently is working on his PRCA permit. Education – Missouri Welding Institute graduate, June 2017; Attended NE Oklahoma A&M Junior College on a bullfighting scholarship for 18…

25th Anniversary Hawley Rodeo, 1985

Past Hawley Rodeo Chairman

2nd Annual Hawley Rodeo, 1961

Kirby Brothers win top Honors

How Hawley Got Rodeo Contract, 1960

from Hawley Herald newspaper article, 1960 Why was Hawley, a village with a 1960 population of 1,264 persons, selected as the site of the RCA rodeo for northwestern Minnesota and eastern North Dakota? This question has been asked by many inquisitive individuals during the past few months. There are two reasons: first, that Hawley is…

1st Annual Hawley Rodeo, 1960

World Traveling Rodeo Clown, Scott Cameron returns 2018

Rodeo Clown and Bullfighter Scott Cameron believes “Every day is an adventure.” He certainly has the passport for that statement. He has performed as far away as Mount Aso, Japan; Helsinki, Finland; Lima, Peru; and Paris, France. In 2009 he performed with the Rodeo Europe Tour in Spain, including Madrid, Valincia, Porta Santa Maria, Marabella,…

58th Hawley Rodeo Preview Segment, 2017