Welcome to the 2019 Mount Isa Mines Rodeo, the biggest and richest rodeo in the Southern Hemisphere.
This year the event celebrates its Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years since its inception in 1959 and 60 years of non-stop rodeo action that has grown to attract nearly 40,000 total attendees to the outback mining town.
The Hon Kate Jones MP
Minister for Tourism Industry Development
What to Expect in 2019
World Class Rodeo Action
The Mount Isa Mines Isa Rodeo 2019 kicks off on Thursday morning, August 8, with a half-day “Rodeo Sound Check” of lower division events.
The main competition starts Friday, August 9 and runs over the next three days, with live concerts, markets, and non-stop rodeo action.
The Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo is part of the Australian Professional Rodeo Association’s (APRA) national rodeo circuit and we include eight major rodeo events in the Rodeo Arena including:
3 Full Days of Concerts & Entertaiment
Live concerts including Birds of Tokyo and Oakwood on 9 August on Wardles Main Stage in the rodeo forecourt, all included in your Friday rodeo pass!
Saturday night with Lee Kernaghan, Casey Barnes and Blake O’Connor 10 August on Wardles Main Stage in the rodeo forecourt, all included in your Saturday rodeo pass!
Sunday is finals day, concluding mid afternoon in preparation for the specially ticketed 60th year celebrations, live in the Rodeo Arena on Wardles Stage – Sunday 11 August with “The Voice” John Farnham, Queensland’s very own, Busby Marou, Brad Cox, Blake O’Connor and Dee Jaye Bux.
Unique Rodeo Experiences
Ever wondered what it was like in the famous Rodeo chute?
Catch a cowboy’s eye view at what goes on behind the scenes, you don’t get much closer than this!
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Cashless Food, Merch & Bars
We've gone cash free for 2019 with AWOP cashless wrist bands.
Just load it up with currency and pay for your food, merchandise and beverages using your wristband.
For more information on on AWOP hit the link below