Auction ~ Calcutta ~ Dinner with music from High Country Cowboys 

JOIN US for our 2018 SEASON FINALE!!

​Elite Bull Connection - July 6 & 7

Brought to you by Double H Custom Hat Company, this evening of fun, food and friends will include:

  • Smokin' Pup's  fabulous Tri-Tip or Chicken and all the fixins
  • Early entertainment by singer-songwriter Bob Weber
  • ​Live Auction & Drawing for a Double H Custom Hat!!
  • Feature performance by the High Country Cowboys
  • Advance TicketsRequired - now available ONLINE, or at Darby Wine & Spirits and Double H Custom Hat Co in Darby.
  • Online Ticket Sales CLOSE on Tuesday, Sept 11th 

Your ticket stub will be entered into a drawing to win a Double H Custom Hat!!


​​​Thanks to our generous sponsors, a few of the great auction items will be: 1/2 buffalo, 1/2 a beef, a Double H Custom Hat, Float trip for 2, two wooden flags, Southern Ways custom pub table, Run & Gun club passes, and more!!  

This great evening of music, fun and food is a fundraiser to support the continued work at the arena and to aid the Ravalli Co Junior Rodeo Association so that DRA can continue in its mission to promote and preserve the western way of life!

Dinner, Auction, Calcutta & Concert - $30.00

Use your credit, debit or paypal to purchase, print your receipt and bring it with you to the event on September 13.

​2018 Darby Rodeo Association Events Schedule

The Elite Bull Connection pits some of the best bovine athletes against the best bull riders in the Northwest and Canada.  The 2018 competition will include TWO NIGHTS of 30 of the Elite Professional Bullrider's top talent! 

Along with the event itself is the Pink Bull Explosion.  It is a bull that is actually pink and represents a ride of special note for the Tough Enough to Wear Pink organization. They make this happen with the Pink Bull Explosion.  In 2014 $10,400 was the money awarded to the Tough Enough to Wear Pink organization through this very special "Pink" ride.  

Elite Bull Connection gates open at 4PM and the nighttime action starts at 7PM.  

Reserve Seating Tickets are for sale at: Murdochs in Hamilton Montana and at 

Darby Wine and Spirits

Reserve Seating Ticket prices: 

$20/ night, or  $30 if purchasing for both nights
Ages 10 and under are free for all events

General Admission Tickets Available at Gate:   

$15/night for adults, $25 for both nights for adults, $40/night for a family -

Two of Rodeo's most recognizable events will be rolling into Darby to showcase their timeless appeal.  A futurity Saddle Bronc Bronc Bustin and Barrel Racing so fast it will get the Barrels Burnin.

 The Darby Rodeo Association in cooperation with The World Class Bucking Horse Association are proud to present the 2018 Bronc Bustin in Darby Montana.  The World Class Bucking Horse Association is committed to assisting the people dedicated to the Professional Bucking Horse Futurities and set the utmost standards to propel these events to the highest level, increasing the value of quality bucking horses and improving the bucking horse industry.  Furthermore, we are determined to give the public the opportunity to watch the most elite 4 and 5 year old saddle broncs in North America do what they do best....BUCK!!  

Action starts at 6pm.  



ONLINE/Pre-purchase RESERVE SEATING  $15.00


  • General admission at gate:  $15
  • Reserve Seats at Gate:        $20
  • $40/night for a family - general admission only
  • 12 and under are free for all events

**NEW** Darby Residents Special Price:  ONLY $5.00 (includes 1 free pepsi)!!

Available at People's Market ~  Darby Wine & Spirits ~ At Gate

(must resent ID showing that shows you are a resident of Darby)

​​Then here come the barrel racers!!  The greatest competitors from around the country are coming to this event and every competitor trying to shave that 100th of a second off their best time.  This event is not judged by anyone's point of view, but the clock!!

Best of the Best Matched Saddle Bronc event is Friday, September 14th

Broncs & Barrels is Saturday, September 15th

Open Barrel Race Information:

Contact Sizzlin Summer Barrel Series group on facebook or call 208-993-0641

$1000 Added OPEN 4D Barrel Race

Office Opens at 9am on Saturday September 15th - Race starts at noon

Top 10 Fastest times will be invited to compete Saturday night for $1000 Added

10 open Slots at $50 Entry