OGDEN The 75th annual Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo, nominated "Best Rodeo in America," will begin five nights of festivities on Saturday, July 19.
Tickets for all nights will be available for purchase starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 21.
General admission tickets can be purchased online at smithstix.com; the Ogden Pioneer Days Office at 1810 Washington Blvd., Ogden; Smith and Edwards at 3936 N. Highway 126, Farr West; Reams at 1040 N. Main, Layton; and Hill Air Force Base's Ticket and Tours office at 5731 East Ave., Bldg. 460.
Prices vary from $10/general admission to $30/reserved box seating on July 24.
Reserved box seats must be purchased at the Ogden Pioneer Day Offices.
Muttin Bustin, steer riding and minibareback riding sign ups also start 9 a.m. June 21 at the Ogden Pioneer Days Office, and Smith and Edwards.
The Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo is being held July 19, 21, 22, 23 and 24 and will host the top 15 cowboys and top 32 animals in this year's events. July 24 will feature fireworks and the crowning of Miss Rodeo Utah.
The Ogden Pioneer Day Rodeo will also feature the No. 1 Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association Clown of the Year Keith Isley to entertain the audience. Returning once again to announce the events will be Roger Mooney. Mooney announces more than 45 rodeos per year and has been nominated as Professional Rodeo Announcer of the Year.
Pre-rodeo entertainment will include live music, Muttin Bustin, steer riding, minibareback riding and sky diving.