Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Belt Buckle and Specialty  Auction - Abilene, Kansas


THANK YOU to all the fans who came out to support The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo in Abilene, Kansas in August 2015!


Please check out the 2015 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Results here!


Join us next summer for the 71st annual
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo
August 3-6, 2016!


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Event Highlights:

Mutton Bustin' at The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo in Abilene, Kansas
All four nights at the rodeo! July 29th - August 1st, 2015!!
Pre-registration required.

Central Kansas Free Fair & Rodeo Western Parade, Abilene Kansas

Belt Buckle Auction, Abilene Kansas

Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo in Abilene, Kansas

Central Kansas Free Fair, Abilene Kansas

Come on out for the rodeo & enjoy the Central Kansas Free Fair, too!


Carnival Rides, Games, Food, Shopping, Demo Derby, Combine Derby, Contests, Exhibits, Shows, Entertainment & more!


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2016 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Info.... The What, When & Where!

What & When:

Wednesday - Saturday August 3-6, 2016

Wed., Aug. 3, 2016:
PRCA Bulls, Broncs and Barrels

Thurs, Fri & Sat, Aug. 4-6, 2016:
Wild Bill Hickok PRCA Rodeo

PRCA Rodeo at it's finest... saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping, women's barrel racing, bull riding!

Over 500 cowboys and cowgirls compete for over $37,500 in added prize money, plus entertaining specialty acts between events!

View Full 2015 Rodeo Schedule
2015 Rodeo Contestant List & Day Sheets

2016 Rodeo information:
Events & entertainment for the 2016 WBHR will be posted to the web site when it becomes available!


The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo is held in Abilene, Kansas at the Eisenhower Park Fairgrounds (located 9 blocks west of 3rd & Buckeye)

The Abilene, Kansas fairgrounds are home to the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo, Central Kansas Free Fair, Demolition Derby, Western Heritage Festival, and many other events.

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2015 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Personalities & Entertainment:

Mike Mathis - Rodeo Announcer
2015 Rodeo Announcer

Mike Mathis Rodeo Announcer

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Sammy Andrews Rodeo Company - Stock Contractor
2015 Stock Contractor

Andrews Rodeo, Inc.

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Matt Merritt, Pro Rodeo Clown
2015 Pro Rodeo Clown

Matt Merritt

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2015 Music

Dawn Bendele

Lauren Heaton, Miss Rodeo America 2015
Miss Rodeo America 2015

Lauren Heaton

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Allie Dwyer - Miss Rodeo K-State 2015
Miss Rodeo K-State 2015

Allie Dwyer

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2015 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Special Events:

Enjoy performances by cowboy poets all 4 nights of the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo!

2015 National Cowboy Poetry Rodeo
During the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

Enjoy performances by cowboy poets all 4 nights of the rodeo!

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Come see our local Bankes Barrel Racing Team each night before the Rodeo for a signed autographed photo.

The pictures are $2 per pic  and the money will be donated to the cancer fund. They will be there from about 6:50pm each night til 7:30. Stop by and wish them all luck on their ride that night.

Your Bankes Barrel Team Members are:

  • Sarah Johnson - Wednesday night
  • Sherry Johnson - Thursday night
  • Kylie Bryant - Friday night
  • Macy Elliott - Saturday night

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