Lafayette's Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo returns in January

Posted at 7:08 AM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-27 08:13:31-05

Louisiana's longest-running rodeo will return to Lafayette in January.

The 2020 Mid-Winter Fair PRCA Pro Rodeo will take place at Blackham Coliseum from Thursday, January 9 until Sunday, January 12.

The best cowboys and cowgirls are set to compete in events like bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down and team roping, barrel racing and bull riding.

Competitors are hoping to qualify for PRCA National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas in December. Current World Champions and National Finals qualifiers will compete in the 2020 event.

Tickets range from $15 to $22 for adults and $11 to $22 for children (3-12). They can be purchased at Blackham Coliseum, traditional ticket outlets, or online at

Ticket locations:

Ranch Outlet (Selling Section O)
3324 NE Evangeline Hwy, Lafayette, LA
(337) 465-3316

Huval's Boot and Shoe Repair (Selling Section H)
901 N Parkerson, Crowley, LA
(337) 783-7938

Boot Barn (Selling Section M)
3320 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA
(337) 989-2379

Cavender's Boot City (Selling Section Q)
130 Tucker Drive, Lafayette, LA
(337) 406-9958

Cowboys Western Wear (Selling Section R)
211 N Ambassador Caffery, Scott, LA
(337) 593-0020

Gulotta's (Selling Section D)
916 S. Lewis St., New Iberia, LA
(337)364-4149 ext. 45

Eight-time bull riding World Champion Don Gay will serve as the event's Master of Ceremonies. PRCA National Finals Barrel Man and Rodeo Clown Cody Sosebee will entertain fans as master comedian.

Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo will award scholarships to the Lafayette Parish 4-H Club on the Thursday, January 9 during the rodeo's 4-H Family Night.