RFDTV's The American Semi-Finals

Jake Link Photography and Team


February 25, 2021 to March 05, 2021
until 07:00 PM


Cowtown Coliseum View map
121 East Exchange Avenue,
Fort Worth, TX, 76164

Additional Information


The 2021 RFD-TV American Rodeo, presented by Durango Boots, is returning for its eighth year featuring Slack and the Semi-Finals from February 25 - March 5, hosted inside the Cowtown Coliseum, located at the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards. The American is now “the world’s richest weekend in Western Sports,” paying out $2.35 million to top rodeo athletes through a series of qualifiers around the country, Semi-Finals, and the final event, RFD-TV’s The American Rodeo at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on March 6 and 7.

Prior to the main event, the American Rodeo Semi-Finals will be held at the Cowtown Coliseum, located inside the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards, and will host approximately 700 contestants competing in seven western skills including barrel racing, breakaway roping, rough stock, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping, and tie-down roping. Any contestant who advances to The American and out-rides or out-ropes the sport’s superstars is eligible for an additional $1 million bonus. In addition to the competition inside Cowtown Coliseum, fans will be able to enjoy the FanZone in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards featuring live music,  demonstrations, food trucks, and the below:

  • The American Rodeo Slack & Semi Finals:
      • Slack: February 25–March 2, 9am–4pm daily
      • Semi Finals: March 3–5, 6pm
      • At Cowtown Coliseum
  • An 11-day rodeo competition that kicks its eighth year in the historic Cowtown Coliseum.
  • Cowtown Marketplace in the Stockyards:
      • February 25-March 7, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily
      • At Mule Alley | Exchange Lawn
  • Enjoy exhibits featuring Texas-made goods, arts and crafts, and one-of-a-kind finds.
  • The American Rodeo Tailgate Party:
      • February 25–March 6
      • At Cowboy Channel Lawn
  • Enjoy all the best highlights from The American Rodeo Semi-Finals and Finals competitions, plus live music, broadcast, giveaways, and more.

General admission tickets to attend the 2021 American Rodeo Semi-Finals at the Cowtown Coliseum are $10 for adults and children. All tickets can be purchased at the Coliseum Box Office or online here.