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68th Annual

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May 13-14, 2023
Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
19400 Avenue 398, Woodlake, California
America's Most Beautiful Rodeo Grounds


Since 1953… For over half a century, the Woodlake Lions Rodeo has been a Mother’s Day weekend tradition in California’s Central Valley.  Bring your family and friends to “America’s Most Beautiful Rodeo Grounds” in Woodlake for an exciting fun-filled weekend of professional rodeo arena action!


Purchase Tickets Online for the 2023 Woodlake Lions Rodeo!

Skip the line at the entrance gate and purchase your tickets to the 68th annual Woodlake Lions Rodeo online!  Tickets are now available for purchase! 

Purchase 2023 Rodeo Tickets
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Mutton Bustin' Entries for 2023 Woodlake Lions Rodeo CLOSED!

Entries for the 2023 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Mutton Bustin' are full and have been closed!  Limited entries were available and filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 


The final draw will be posted on social media, and parents will be contacted via email with instructions for the rodeo days.

2023 Entries Closed

2023 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Parade Applications Now Available!

The 2023 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Parade will kick-off Rodeo Weekend festivities in Downtown Woodlake on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 10 a.m.! Download the parade application to enter your float, and submit no later than Wednesday, May 10, 2023. 


High-Five Rodeo

The Woodlake Lions Rodeo presents the High-Five Rodeo, giving developmentally disabled individuals an opportunity to participate in modified versions of rodeo events and learn some of the every day skills of the cowboy way of life!


2023 Rodeo Schedule

We have a packed schedule for the 2023 Woodlake Lions Rodeo!  Check out our Rodeo Schedule for info on pre-rodeo and Rodeo Weekend events, including the Annual Rodeo After Party! 


Woodlake Lions Rodeo Sponsorship Opportunities

Become part of the rodeo action as a 2023 Woodlake Lions Rodeo sponsor!  We have partnership opportunities for local and corporate sponsors to promote their businesses and products to the rodeo audience, while supporting the tradition of the Woodlake Lions Rodeo! 

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Madison MacDonald-Thomas, 10X NFR Trick Rider

Madison MacDonald-Thomas is a world class equine stunt performer and trick rider! A 10-time NFR Contract Act and 5-time PRCA Top 5 Act of the Year Nominee, Madison is one of the world's top equestrian athletes where she has performed at world renown events and rodeos throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.  Madison will amaze the Woodlake Lions Rodeo fans both days of the rodeo! 

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Bert Davis, The Coppertown Clown

Sit yourself down, and prepare to be entertained! Bert Davis, the Coppertown Clown will be here! He’s armed with a wacky sense of humor and a wonderfully trained group of dogs and performing in front of a large rodeo crowd is ‘old hat’ for this veteran entertainer, rodeo clown, barrelman and specialty act.He'll be bringing his Muttley Crew to the 2023 Woodlake Lions Rodeo, an act featuring 10 rescue dogs adopted by Bert and his wife, all superbly trained tricksters.  


Sunday, May 14: Fiesta Day

Sunday, May 14 will be a theme-filled day, celebrating Mother's Day and presenting Fiesta Day!  The charra group, “Escaramuza Valle Real” will perform during the Woodlake Lions Rodeo's Sunday performance! 

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