80th SW District Livestock Show And Rodeo Schedule
The rodeo comes back to Lake Charles commemorating its 80th anniversary!
- Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019
- 8:00 a.m. Livestock Show begins
- 9:00 a.m. Trail riders leave Iowa,LA in route to Lake Charles, LA
- 5:30 p.m. Media & VIP Press Party at Walk On's Restaurant - *Invitation only event
- Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
- ALL DAY City-wide "Dress Western at Work" day!
- ALL DAY Calcasieu Parish schools "Western Dress-up" day at school!
- 8:00 a.m. Livestock Show begins (See details on Livestock Show page.)
- 9:00 a.m. Trail riders leave for ride in South Lake Charles, LA
- 12:00 p.m. Trail riders break for lunch provided by Gatti’s Pizza
- 3:00 p.m. Autograph session at Patton's Western Wear (3-4pm at 3620 Ryan St) with: Legendary Hall of Fame Bullfighter & Rodeo Clown-Lecile Harris, Miss Rodeo America 2019-Taylor McNair and Miss Rodeo Louisiana 2019 - Cheyenne Benoit
- 3:00 p.m. Line up for Rodeo Parade at West Lagrange and Patrick St
5:00 p.m. Heritage Rodeo Parade begins. ROUTE: Parade begins at corner of Lagrange & Patrick St., then travels south on Ryan St. to McNeese Stadium.
7:30 p.m. 80th Annual SWD Rodeo Thursday Night Performance begins
- Friday, Feb 1, 2019
- 8:00 a.m. Livestock Show begins (See Livestock Show page for details.)
- 9:00 a.m. Trail riders leave McNeese stadium in route to Burton Coliseum
- 1:00 p.m. Trail riders break for lunch provided by Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
- 3:00 p.m. Autograph session at Boot Barn (3-4pm at 2990 E. Prien) with: Professional bullfighters Darran Robertson & Cody Emerson, soon to be named, Miss Rodeo Louisiana 2019 Taylor McNair [Miss Rodeo America 2019]
- 6:00 p.m. Trail riders line up for grand entry of Rodeo
- 7:30 p.m. 80th Annual SWD Rodeo Friday Night Performance begins
- Saturday, Feb 2, 2019
- 7:00 a.m. Livestock Show begins (See Livestock Show page for details.)
- 8:15 a.m. SWD Stick Horse Rodeo LATE registration begins (Ends at 8:45am)
- 8:30 a.m. SWD Stick Horse Rodeo PRE-Registered Contestant Check in begins
- 9:00 a.m. SWD Stick Horse Rodeo begins (Kids ages 0-7 competing on stick horses)
- 2:00 p.m. 80th Annual SWD Rodeo Saturday Matinee Performance begins
- 6:15 p.m. BONUS FREE CONCERT featuring country artist, Dustin Sonnier FREE admission with your Saturday Night Rodeo Ticket
- 7:30 p.m. 80th Annual SWD Rodeo Saturday Night Performance begins - COME EARLY FOR THE FREE CONCERT WITH DUSTIN SONNIER ---STARTING AT 6:15
For more information on this event, click here.