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Chuckwagon BBQ 

INDOOR ARENA  at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds
Wednesday, June 7th 6:00 PM

Get your tickets now for the Chuckwagon BBQ!  

Come rain or shine, enjoy a mouthwatering western feast of 12 hour slow cooked beef in a pit, southwest pinto beans, cole slaw, dutch oven rolls, potato salad, peach and blueberry dutch oven cobbler to round it all out.  YUM! Wash it all down with delicious lemonade. After dinner, tap your toes or kick up your heels to some good ol’ fashioned live country music. Tickets are $15 purchased ahead of time online and $17 at the door… but make sure you get yours early as space is limited!  Purchase Tickets Here

Frazier Carnival

Montezuma County Fairgrounds Wednesday-Sunday

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday are “Wristband Days”. Purchase your unlimited ride wristband for $20 (or $18 with coupon found in Cortez Journal or print from Frazier Shows) and you can ride all the rides your stomach can handle between 5 and 9pm!

Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo-FAMILY NIGHT 

Thursday, June 8th 2017 -7PM at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds 
When it comes to rodeo, spectators don’t just come out to see the cowboys. The stock they ride are sometimes as famous as their counterparts-if not more.
Honeycutt Rodeo Stock Contractors know what they are doing, celebrating 5 generations and 8 decades in Professional Rodeo, they will once again be providing thrills and spills to the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo in the form of top steers, calves, bulls and bucking horses.
Honeycutt Rodeo Inc.
Honeycutt Rodeo Stock Contractors
Adult tickets prices are $11 at the gate or advance ticket prices are just $9
Children ticket prices are $9 at the gate or advance ticket prices are just $7
You can purchase tickets here or by stopping by First National Bank, Cortez or First Southwest Bank.


Friday, June 9th 7PM  at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds
Join us for a very special Rodeo Military Night where we honor past and present Armed Forces. Help us show our appreciation and make sure to wear your Red, White & Blue!
Click here for ticket prices and availability.

Rodeo Dance-Blondies Trophy Room both Friday and Saturday 8-midnightVanishing Breed

Featuring the bandVanishing Breedand The best Texas style honky tonk music this side of … well… Texas! 

21 and up, NO COVER CHARGE, drinks specials and giveaways


Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo –Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night

Saturday, June 10th 7PM  at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds
Click here for ticket prices and availability.

4th Annual Rob Yates Memorial Cowboy Golf Tournament 

Friday, June 9th 2017 

Golf Tournament 2
Cowboy Golf

Conquistador Golf Course- Breakfast and Signups at 7:00am. Tournament at 8:00am.

Shotgun start, 4 man scramble, blind draw, UNIQUE FORMAT, PRIZES and TONS of FUN.
$35 Entry Fee. (Not including cart and green fees.) $100 Hole Sponsorships available . All proceeds to benefit the annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo. Call Marti Spitzer at 970-739-0447 or Micah Rudowsky at 970-565-9208 for more information. 

Rodeo Parade – 1pm  in downtown Cortez  Saturday, June 10th 2017 

To commemorate the rodeo’s final day, Saturday will start with a parade through downtown Cortez. Sponsored by the Medicine Horse Center and the Cortez Rotary Club. This year’s theme is “Tough Enough To Wear Pink.”  Visit the Medicine Horse Center’s website for entry application, the deadline for entries is June 6th.