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The Rodeo is held at Cooma Showground, within walking distance to accommodation and shops in the township of Cooma.


Cooma is the Gateway to the Snowy Mountains.


Located just over 100km from Canberra, 350km from Southern Sydney and just over an hour by plane from Sydney Airport - Cooma is easily accessible for a quick trip or an extended stay! 

Competitors travel from all around Australia to show their talents in a range of rodeo events including Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Poley Buckjump and Barrel Racing. There are also Junior and Local Events.

The stock used in these events are bred and trained to perform to the best of their abilities.


Australia's top Bulls and Broncs

come together for

The Great Snowys Rodeo

The Agriwest Cooma Rodeo will have the best prizemoney ever available at this event due to the major sponsor Snowy Hydro!

Your needs are covered in Cooma when you visit with Cooma Hotel serving up some wonderful meals and cold drinks - Shell Cooma for petrol, car spa and dog wash - Alpine Motor Group for a new car - Cooma Furnishings for everything furniture - Macks Auto and Tyre Plus for motoring maintenance as well as many other supermarkets and a variety of businesses!

For more details on the many attractions in the region check out 

The Snowy Experience!

**  Latest sponsorship opportunity may win you a prize **

Sponsor a Cowboy/Cowgirl

We are currently seeking sponsors to purchase a Cowboy/Cowgirl - if that Cowboy/Cowgirl wins their event the sponsor wins a prize! For each $100 of sponsorship you will receive 1 free Adult gate entry. Sponsors will also receive advertising on this website! If your allocated Cowboy/Cowgirl wins their event you will win a prize. Sponsors do not need to attend the event however it is hoped you will come along and cheer your allocated Cowboy/Cowgirl on! Monies raised will go towards the hire of the stock that the Cowboys compete on and the gear that the Cowgirl's use in the Ladies Barrel Race!

To sponsor a Cowgirl in the Ladies Barrel Race the cost is minimum $100

To sponsor a Cowboy in the First Division Saddle Bronc or Bareback Bronc is minimum $200

To sponsor a Cowboy in the First Division Bull Ride is minimum $300 

We are also seeking donations of vouchers/goods for this sponsorship package. Prize contributors will be given 1 free ticket for $100 of value of the vouchers/goods they are contributing. 

The prize pool is growing with the current prize donations: 


1. John Shortt Saddler - Mirror with engraved leather surround

2. JenSol Photography - Hand made bridle by John Shortt

3. Iconoclast Support Boots - 1 pair of boots

To Sponsor a Cowboy/Cowgirl or to donate to the prize pool contact via the Contact Us page,  or phone The Secretary (Jenny 0402 275 668).

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