79th Annual Tohono O'odham Nation Rodeo & Fair

It‘s that time again for Southern Arizona longest running All-Indian Rodeo and Fair Celebration scheduled for January 27-29, 2017 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 January 28th to view more than one hundred parade entries themed “Music in the Desert”, with their colorful parade floats.

The active visitor can participate in the fun-run and walk or gather a team to participate in the “Open Men’s and Co-Ed Basketball Tournament” and “Co-Ed Fast Pitch Softball Tournament”.

Come out to support the women’s and young women’s “Toka Tournament”, a celebration over twenty-seven years as part of the Annual Rodeo and Fair Celebration.

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.

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. 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 All Indian Wild Horse Race is as “Wild and Rough” as it gets, as three man teams attempt to saddle and ride a wild bronc just in from the range toward the finish line.


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79th Annual Wapkial Ha-Tas

Pay One Price tickets on sale now

2017 Advanced Admission Sales
FAIR 2017 ADVANCED ADMISSION WRISTBAND Wristbands will be on sale at Treasury from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. until Wednesday, January 25, 2017

2017 TON Rodeo and Fair Grand Marshal Application
The Tohono O’odham Nation Rodeo and Fair Parade Committee are accepting applications for the 79th Annual O’odham Wapkial Ha-Tas Rodeo and Fair Grand Marshal. NOMINATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2017 BY 12:00 PM.

Catering Bid Letter
Accepting Catering bids for the Elders/VIP Hospitality tent at the 79th Annual Rodeo and Fair January 27-29, 2017 located at Eugene P. Tashquinth Livestock Complex in Sells, Arizona

2017 Rodeo and Fair Pow Wow

27th Annual Toka Tournament

2017 TOKA All Native Basketball Tournament Flyer

Co-ed Fast Pitch tourney 2017

2017 Fun Run Registration

2017 Annual Rodeo Events Flyer

2017 All Indian Rodeo Entry Form

2017 Masters Rodeo Entry Form

2017 Jr. Rodeo Entry Form

2017 O'odham Wapkial/Ladies Only Team Roping

2017 Wild Horse/Bull Bash

2017 Rodeo Fair Arts Crafts Application

2017 Exhibit Application

2017 79th Annual TON R&F Parade Application

2017 Food Vendors Application
Reminder!!! The deadline to turn in the Food Vendor Applications is Friday December 16, 2016 at 4:00 PM. They need to be turned in at the Rodeo and Fair office.