Howdy Deadwood Fans! This summer has been a hot one, but what could be hotter than a local group getting inducted into a hall of fame. Deadwood’s Days of ’76 will is being inducted into the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Hall of Fame. There is only one other thing that could be hotter than a hall of fame. How about the nation’s top cowboys and cowgirls competing in this years Days of ’76.

Days of ’76 will kick off Tuesday July 26 and will last until Saturday July 30. This five day event will show case some of the nation’s most talented bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, team roping, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding. It is expected to have more than 650 rodeo stars to compete in Deadwood’s Days of ’76. Rodeo fans will have a chance to see competitors that have been or might be in the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.

Days of ’76 also brings historic parades to Deadwood. The mile-long historic parades will hit Deadwood’s Historic Main Street at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, and 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30.

Thank you to the 20-person board of directors and countless volunteers this nonprofit rodeo is a very memorable experience. Don’t forget to wear your Tough Enough to Wear Pink shirt on Friday!

89th Annual Days of ’76 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 26-
10 a.m. PRCA Steer Roping

Wednesday, July 27-
8 a.m. Timed Events Rodeo Slack

Thursday, July 28-
8 a.m. Timed Events Rodeo Slack. WPRA Barrel Racing Slack following Timed Events Slack
7 p.m. PRCA Rodeo Performance

Friday, July 29-
1:30 p.m. Deadwood Main Street – Historic Parade
7 p.m. PRCA Rodeo Performance

Saturday, July 30-
10 a.m. Deadwood Main Street – Historic Parade
1:30 p.m. PRCA Rodeo Performance
7 p.m. PRCA Rodeo Performance
Times subject to change