This Thing is Legendary®
Stock Show Dates
January 17 - February 8, 2020
Gates open daily at 8:00 a.m.
Gates close at 8:00 p.m.

General FAQ

How can I buy rodeo tickets? You may purchase tickets online at or by calling 817.877.2420. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Stock Show Rodeo Ticket Offices at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Locations include Will Rogers Drive main entrance, at the east entrance to the Richardson-Bass Building and the XTO Energy Gate on Harley Ave. We recommend you purchase directly from or Ticketmaster.

Is there any live streaming of the event? There is no live streaming of any junior livestock show events. Video and livestreaming of the rodeo is available through the Wrangler Network January 21-24 and February 8-9. Please check for more information.

What are infant and toddler prices for rodeo tickets? For the rodeo, children under age 2 do not require a ticket. Otherwise, the standard ticket fee applies. Grounds admission, which does not include a rodeo ticket, is free to children 5 and under, and is included in the price of the rodeo ticket.

Is there student ticket pricing? TCU students may purchase rodeo tickets for $10 for TCU Day January 31 with a valid student ID which includes grounds admission.

Are there are any discounts for tickets?  Grounds admission is FREE to persons wearing Dickies apparel on January 22 and TCU branded clothing on January 31. ONE GROUNDS PASS is also available on TOLLTAG TUESDAYS to those with a North Texas Tollway Authority tag on their windshield who purchase parking on the grounds. This DOES NOT include rodeo tickets.

Discount ticket offers are available through the Stock Show’s major sponsors, North Texas Chevy Dealers, Mattress Firm and Dickies. Visit, the Dickie Outlet store at 509 West Vickery or any of the Fort Worth area Mattress Firm stores.

Are there discounts available for seniors? Fridays are 50% off for Seniors at the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo! Grounds admission is just $5 for anyone 65 and older. Does not include rodeo tickets.

Is there a group discount? For groups of 25 or more, call the Stock Show Ticket Office at 817.877.2420 and ask for Meredith Case.

Are wagons and strollers allowed? Yes, on the grounds. Wagons and strollers are not allowed in the Coliseum for rodeo performances, however, and can be checked under the tower to be reclaimed after the rodeo performance.

Can I bring my pet? No animals other than those being exhibited are allowed on the show grounds with the exception of service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

What is the definition of retired military for Military Appreciation Day? Active and retired military and their immediate family members are eligible to receive free rodeo tickets on February 4 courtesy of the Brumley Family.  A military retiree is any former member of the uniformed services who is entitled to retirement or retainer pay. Military ID is required to receive a free ticket which must be obtained at the Stock Show Rodeo Ticket office on Will Rogers Drive. For more information, call 817.877.2420.

Can I purchase exhibitor grounds passes, parking permits, etc? Upon verification of your entries, additional passes may be purchased at the Livestock Accounting Office in Cattle 4. Please check page 75 of the Livestock or Horse Premium List Books for specific information. Otherwise, parking may be purchased at any of the public parking areas on the grounds the day of the event.

Is there Valet Parking? No valet parking is available, however, for those attending on weekends, we recommend taking the Rodeo Redline that operates from Billy Bob’s north parking lot on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. At $5 per car, it’s less than half the cost of Stock Show grounds parking. Shuttles run every 20 minutes. Drop off is at the Stock Show’s main entrance. Patrons who ride the Rodeo Redline will receive a discount code for $10 off a purchase of $75 or more from Cavender’s.

Shared Ride Services: Those using Uber or Lyft, or other shared ride services, may use 3400 Will Rogers Road South, 76107 as the pickup or drop off location. Shared ride services are not admitted past grounds entrances.

What services are available for handicapped persons? Are scooters available? There are no scooters for rent, however, patrons may bring their own scooters. Scooters are not allowed in the Coliseum during rodeo performances, however, but can be checked and reclaimed under the tower.

There is very limited handicapped seating available and tickets can be purchased by calling 817-877-2420.

Where do I find handicapped parking? Limited handicapped parking spaces are available on the show grounds in the Blue Lot, Western Heritage Garage and Orange Lot accessible from Lancaster Ave and Gendy St, Yellow Lot on Trail Drive and in the Chevrolet Garage. A trolley service is available from the Yellow Lot, however, the trolleys are not wheel chair compatible.

How can I pay for parking in advance? No pre-paid parking is available for the public. Livestock and horse show exhibitors may purchase parking through the Stock Show offices upon confirmation of entries.

Are there accommodations for nursing mothers? Please check with the Stock Show offices or Media Center for assistance.

Where can I find results? Results are available at or in the Media Center located across the hall from the Stock Show offices in the Amon Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall.

Why do results take so long to post? Results are audited for accuracy at the end of each class and may take up to 24 hours to post.

Can I request a special announcement during the rodeo? Unfortunately, we are unable to consider the many requests we receive for recognition of people or special events that do not directly connect to the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.

Can I ride in the Grand Entry or Parade? Only those individuals entered in the rodeo performance, riding with a riding club or specifically invited by the management of the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo are included in the Grand Entry or Parade. No other individuals will be considered.

What are the rules for carrying weapons, guns and knives? A person legally licensed to carry a handgun may do so on the Stock Show grounds with the following exceptions:

  • In the Will Rogers Coliseum when professional rodeo events are taking place;
  • Any livestock barn or other building where FFA, 4-H or collegiate events are taking place; and
  • The Coors Light Roadhouse, the Backstage Club, Reata at the Rodeo and La Espuela.

The Stock Show complies with all applicable state and federal gun laws.

Knives with blades no longer than 2.5 inches are also allowed.

Where can I find information about Mutton Bustin? Entry to the current Mutton Bustin’ is no longer available as the event is full. Please check the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo web site in September of each year regarding entry.