The National Senior Pro Rodeo Tour comes to Montana in late June every year.  The rodeo swing includes Augusta, Hamilton, and Darby.  Contestants from the United States and Canada travel to Montana to compete in all standard rodeo events.  Their goal is to earn points for qualification to the Senior Pro Rodeo Finals held in Las Vegas each October. 

This year, NSPRA in Darby will include rough stock!

Slack will start at 10:00am on Thurs, Fri & Sat

Performance at 6:00pm on Friday & Saturday

​Admission: $10/night for adults, $25 for a family - all general admission

NSPRA (Senior Pro Rodeo) June 21-23

​2018 Darby Rodeo Association Events

Brought to you by Double H Custom Hat Company, this great 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
  • Feature performance by the High Country Cowboys
  • Tickets will be available soon - check back!

​​​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!!  

CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT - moved to June 24th

High Country Cowboys - August 16 - 5:00 pm

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 6PM.  

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 -

​Elite Bull Connection - July 6 & 7

Proceeds support improvements to the Darby Rodeo Grounds quonset hut​

4 Person Scramble

Donation of $125/Player or $400/Team

Awards, Dinner & Live Auction following the tournament!

​Hamilton Golf Course

Check-in at 8:00 am

Shotgun Start at 9:00 am

Hole Prizes - Closest to the pin Prizes - Putting Contest - Betting Hole - Long Drive

*mail checks and team member names to:

Darby Rodeo Assoc-Golf,  PO Box 279, Darby MT 59829

For questions and more information, please call Paul Benson at 406-821-0045, or email

Details to come - stay tuned!

Broncs & Barrels - September 14 & 15

​Ranch Rodeo - August 4

In September 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.  

$15/night for adults, $25 for both nights for adults, $40/night for a family - general admission only -- 10 and under are free for all events


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:  TBD