The 62nd Annual Winnsboro Rodeo

62nd Annual Winnsboro Rodeo

May 19-21, 2022

Winnsboro Rodeo Arena

The 62nd Annual Winnsboro Rodeo presented by Texas Country Ford takes place May 19-21. Three nights of rodeo with competition featuring professional and amateur cowboys and cowgirls, some local and others from around the nation.

Rodeo princesses are announced on Thursday and Friday evenings, and the rodeo queen will be crowned Saturday. This year, there are 14 contestants across four divisions. The royalty competition will be held Saturday, May 7, and begins with horsemanship that morning followed by interviews in the afternoon, and modeling and speech that evening at 5:30 p.m. at Walnut Street Baptist Church. There are five candidates for Miss WRA Junior Princess (ages 3-5), three candidates for Miss WRA Princess (ages 6-10), four candidates for Miss WRA Teen (ages 11-15), and two candidates for Miss WRA (ages 16-24). The public is invited to attend festivities that evening. Meal tickets can be purchased by contacting Amanda at 903-629-5272.

On Thursday, May 19, rodeo admission is free for veterans and first responders (with ID). Friday, May 20, is family night; free admission is sponsored by the Wood County Cowboy Church.

Saturday, May 21, begins with a 10 a.m. parade and trail ride. The parade route begins at City Park, proceeds west on Coke Road, turns right onto Main Street through downtown, right on Locust Street, right on Walnut Street, left on Broadway and returns to City Park.

Rodeo tickets are $10 for age 12 and up; $5 for ages 6-12; and free for age five and under.

There are plenty of activities for the little buckaroos. There is a calf scramble for 10 and under; junior barrels for 14 and under; mutton bustin’ for kids under 60 pounds, and six and under. There are nightly sign-ups for junior barrels and sheep.

Also steer riding for 14 and under and pony broncs. Call in no later than May 18 to sign up for those events; Amanda at 903-629-5272.

Below is a list of the girls that are competing for our upcoming contest:

Miss WRA Jr Princess:

  • Charli Faughtenberry
  • Remington Wheeler
  • KyLeAnn Wheeler
  • Jewel Simpson
  • Trinedy Horton

Miss WRA Princess:

  • Mackena Ellison
  • Jayden Lindsey
  • Raylea Juarez

Miss WRA Teen:

  • Jentri Hill
  • Brittan Hill
  • Paizlee Swanner
  • Ronica Norwood

Miss WRA:

  • Sophie Folmar
  • Kylee Harris