BigHorn Rodeo 2017

Volunteer at BigHorn Rodeo

The great outdoors, the rodeo action, the crowds, the entertainment, not to mention the cowboys and cowgirls all combine to make it an unforgettable and rewarding experience.

One of the most appealing aspects of Rodeo, is the opportunity for people from all walks of life to get involved together for an hour, a day, or a weekend in the singular pursuit of producing a successful rodeo event.

There are many ways for you to contribute, whether you're an old rodeo hand, or a city slicker, first-timer. It takes many volunteers to produce a successful rodeo - and we've got a job just right for YOU! Our Volunteer Coordinator has a complete list of Volunteer positions available. Brush off your boots and come join us for some great times - BigHorn style!

Fill out our Volunteer Registration Form Here

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Available Positions:


Arena Crew

This is an active, physical position in the rodeo arena. You will be part of a team, working close to contestants. You will be provided with a distinctive, long-sleeved shirt, but you must provide your own wide-brimmed hat and sturdy footwear.

Ticket Sales

This is a public-facing job which may be done sitting down and under cover. You will be selling tickets, making change, and handing out rodeo programs.

ID Check & Wristband

This is a public-facing job which may done sitting down and under cover. You will be examining drivers licenses and determining age, as well as distributing wrist bands.

Scrip Sales / Drink Tickets (Court Volunteers Only)

This is a public-facing job which may done sitting down and under cover. To speed service, our bar staff do not take cash. Transactions are done by way of pre-purchased tickets or “scrips”. These are sold at the scrip sales table. You will check that buyer has the appropriate wrist band, sell tickets, and make change.You might be selling tickets for other on-site events.

Arena Access Control (Security)

This is a public-facing job which is done sitting down and under cover. You will have a private security guard close by. The public is not allowed into the stock and arena area for obvious safety reasons. Your job is to check IDs and allow contestants, arena crew and chute crew into the area, but to politely point out to others that it is not open to them.


This is an active job with no public interaction. You will be taking results from the crows nest to the office. As the name implies, there is a lot of "running" involved. Long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes required.

Contestant Registration

This is a public-facing job which may be done sitting down and under cover. Meet the BigHorn 2017 contestants, help them proceed through the registration process, hand out contestant bags. For this job, we ask that you show up at least 30 minutes prior to published start time to "learn the ropes".

Rodeo Set-Up & Tear-Down

Help set-up the rodeo on Wed and Thur before the rodeo, and/or tear down Sat and Sun after the rodeo.