General FAQ

General Frequently Asked Questions

How early can I order rodeo tickets?
Rodeo ticket orders are now being taken at the Stock Show main office, or by mail. Click here to access the order form.

If I order tickets early, how will I know where my seats will be?
Ticket orders are filled on a first come first serve basis, giving you the best seats available at the time your order is filled.

When does the Rodeo Ticket Office open?
This year the Will Rogers Memorial Center Rodeo Ticket Office opens on Monday, December 1 at 9:00 a.m. At that time you may pay for your tickets with a check (until January 1), cash, Mastercard, Visa or American Express. Also beginning December 1 you can order tickets at TicketMaster outlets.

Where can I buy a Souvenir Pin?
Souvenir Pins, which are good for grounds admission for the entire 2015 Stock Show, will be available in the fall.

Are the Stock Show grounds and the Rodeo accessible to guests with disabilities?
The Will Rogers Memorial Center is accessible to the disabled, and is a non-smoking facility.

What time do the grounds open and close?
The grounds are open daily between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Are there ATM’s on the grounds?
You can find Chase ATM’s in the Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall concourse and just outside the Rodeo Ticket Office. In addition, there are ATM’s conveniently located throughout the grounds as denoted on the grounds map.

Can I pay for concessions with a credit card?
No, transactions on the Show grounds are made on a cash basis. However, ATM’s are available on the grounds.

Are there places to eat on the grounds?
A variety of food vendors operate throughout the grounds.

What do I need to do to bring a group of children for a tour?
The Stock Show offers free, educational guided tours for school children of all ages on specific mornings during our Show. For dates and to request a registration form for the School Tour Days Program, please call 817-877-2410, beginning November 15.

What does the Stock Show provide for visitors from foreign countries?
We welcome visitors from foreign countries! Our International Committee operates a special hospitality suite in the Coburn Room of the Richardson-Bass building designated to provide our foreign friends with a central location to get together and establish new relationships. It also helps promote the Texas agricultural industry.

Where can I advertise my business with the Stock Show?
In the Premium List and Rodeo Souvenir Annual. Contact the Publicity Manager at 817-877-2406 for more details.

How do I become a member, serve on a committee, get involved in the Show or sponsor an event or scholarship?
Call the Stock Show office at 817-877-2400. We will put you in touch with the contact person for the area of your interest.

When is the Stock Show Parade?
The 2015 Stock Show All Western Parade will be on January 17 at 11:00 a.m. in downtown Fort Worth.

How does our group enter to ride in the Parade?
Riding Clubs, Sheriff’s Posses, bands, marching groups, horse drawn vehicles and non-motorized floats may request an application by calling the Stock Show office at 817-877-2410, after November 15.

Who can ride in the Rodeo Grand Entry?
Riding Club groups may apply to participate in the Grand Entry. All participants must be at least 16 years old and dress in Western attire. A riding club official may request an application by calling the Stock Show office at 817-877-2410.

Are your press releases on the website?
Yes, there is an menu option under “News/Media” titled “Stock Show News”.

What are your Show dates for the 2015 and 2016?
Our tentative show dates are as follows:
January 16 through February 7, 2015
January 15 through February 6, 2016.