It‘s that time again for Southern Arizona’s longest running All-Indian Rodeo and Fair Celebration!
Scheduled for January 30-31 and February 1-2, 2020 at the Eugene P. Tashquinth Sr. Livestock Complex located three (3) miles west of Sells, Arizona along State Route 86.
Join us as we celebrate our biggest and most attractive event of the year. Bring the entire family and join us in sharing our culture by participating in our social round dancing, a variety of music entertainment will hit the main stage daily including the ever so popular Waila Bands, traditional food sampling along the food court vendors alley, arts & crafts, and exhibit booths for the leisure visitor.
Join us along Sells Main Street on February 1st to view more than one hundred colorful parade floats themed “Si has ha ‘elid hegam mo wud m-qewkdag” (“Honoring the people who inspire us”).
Come out to support the women’s and young women’s “Toka Tournament” as they celebrate 30 years as part of the Annual Rodeo and Fair. The Ha’a Race will also take place for women ages 50 and up.
The All Indian Pow-Wow contest is a crowd favorite, come watch as Pow-Wow contestants from all over the country compete for cash prizes in junior, adult and senior divisions.
The active visitor can participate in the fun-run and walk or gather a team to participate in the “Open Men’s Basketball Tournament”.
And of course the All Indian Rodeo Competition is what began the Annual Rodeo and Fair Celebration in 1939, come and support your Indian Rodeo Contestant in the Masters Division, Jr. Rodeo Division, and All Indian Rodeo (Open Show) Division. This year has been added with an All Indian Womens Rodeo! There are sure to be top notch Indian National Rodeo Finalists and National Finals Rodeo Finalists stopping in to compete for the Coveted All-Around Champion Title.
The Wild Horse Race is also an exciting and popular event, along with the O’odham Wapkial Team Roping which is an event for the members of the four O’odham Tribes, “Tohono O’odham, Gila River Indian Community, Ak-chin Indian Community and the Salt River Indian Community.