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Pile O’Bones Rodeo

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August 4 & 5 6:30 p.m.
Brandt Centre
Regina, SK
Cowboy riding a bull at the Pile 'O Bones Rodeo

Whether you’re a seasoned rodeo enthusiast or new to the thrilling sport, the Pile O’ Bones Rodeo offers an unforgettable spectacle for the whole family. So grab your cowboy hat, put on your boots, and join us for an action-packed event that will leave you breathless.

Your QCX Gate Admission grants you access into the rodeo, so purchase your pass today!
Pile O'Bones Rodeo

Rodeo 101

What is Roughstock?
Roughstock events include: bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, and bull riding.

To earn a qualified score, the cowboy, while using only one hand, must stay aboard a bucking horse or bull for eight seconds. If the rider touches the animal, himself, or any of his equipment with his free hand, he is disqualified. In these events, a contestant’s score is equally dependent upon his performance and the animal’s performance.

In saddle bronc and bareback riding, a cowboy must “mark out” his horse; that is, he must exit the chute with his spurs set above the horse’s shoulders and hold them there until the horse’s front feet hit the ground after the initial jump out of the chute. Failing to do so results in disqualification.

During the regular season, two judges each score a cowboy’s qualified ride by awarding 0 to 25 points for the rider’s performance and 0 to 25 points for the animal’s effort. The judges’ scores are then combined to determine the contestant’s score. A perfect score is 100 points.
What are timed events?
Timed events include: steer wrestling, team roping, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and breakway roping.

Cowboys and cowgirls at “the other end of the arena” compete against the clock, as well as against each other. A contestant’s goal is to post the fastest time in his or her event.

In steer wrestling and the roping events, calves and steers are allowed a head start. The competitor, on horseback, starts in a three-sided fenced area called a box. The fourth side opens into the arena. A rope barrier is stretched across that opening and is tied to the calf or steer with a breakaway loop. Once the calf or steer reaches the head-start point the barrier is automatically released. If a cowboy breaks that barrier, a 10-second penalty is added.


Event Details

Days: Friday, August 4 & Saturday, August 5

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Brandt Centre

Tickets: Your QCX Gate Admission grants you access into the rodeo, so purchase your pass today!

General Parking

There will be limited paid parking available as indicated on the map for $15.
  • Lewvan Gate: Walk-in, drop-off, accessible parking, and limited
    paid parking.
  • Princess Street Gate: Walk-in, drop-off, and paid parking entrance.
    Paid parking is available next to the Cooperators Centre on a firstcome-first-served basis.
  • 10th Ave/George Reed Way: Walk-in, dropoff. There is no paid parking through this entrance.
  • Additional paid parking is available at the Lawson Sportplex
    (Fieldhouse/Lawson Aquatic Centre) and historic Mosaic Stadium for
    $10 (limited parking available) at indicated lots only.
    *Exception on August 6 prior to the Roughriders game day kick-of

City Transit

During the QCX, if you show your QCX Admission you can ride Regina City Transit and Paratransit for free!

After the game, Rider Transit, which usually ends at 9 pm, will be extended to 11 pm to accommodate the crowd watching Sloan at the Original 16 Stage in Confederation Park.

For more information on routes and schedules, visit City of Regina’s website.

Contact Information

If you’ve got questions, we have answers! Reach out using the link below and we get back to you as soon as we can.

Bareback rider at the Professional Bull Rider's rodeo, Brandt Centre, Regina

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