25th Annual SHOW-ME STATE RODEO – 

General Information

The Missouri Gay Rodeo Association (MGRA) is celebrating 33 years, 1986 - 2019.  We are a 501 (c) (3) corporation who produces The Show-Me State Rodeo each year during Labor Day weekend. We are an affiliated chapter of the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA) who sanctions the rodeo. We are an all-volunteer organization and any profits we make from the rodeo are given back to our community by donating to our Charity Partners, Changing Leads and KC Center for Inclusion.

The MGRA board of directors is working diligently to produce the Show-Me State Rodeo in 2019.  We invite all contestants and spectators to join us for a great weekend at Emiliano's Ranch and Arena and the Show-Me State Rodeo. 

August 30- Sept 1, 2019 (Rodeo will be on Saturday and Sunday starting at 9:00 am)
Emiliano's Ranch and Arena (Formerly Lone Wolf Arena)
22801 State Line Rd, Cleveland, MO 66013

Tickets to watch the rodeo can be puprchased here.

Contestant Information


Mail in registrations to this address:
Contestants with an assigned IGRA numbers must mail a completed IGRA Event form with a postmark date no less than twenty-two(22) days prior (August 10th) to the rodeo's first performance if not signing up via the online link below.

Contestant Registration
PO Box 45073
Kansas City, MO 64171

On-line PRE-Registration open from  10:00 pm MDT

Entry fees are $30 per event/per day. Must enter a minimum of one event each day or two events in one day to compete. 

Therefore is a minimum  non-refundable deposit required of $60 with mail in or on-line preregistrations.


All IGRA rules and regulations will be adhered to for the Show-Me State Rodeo.

Registration for rodeo weekend will be Friday, Aug 30, 2019 from 6 – 9 PM at the arena.

Emiliano's Ranch & Arena, 22801 State Line Road, Cleveland, Missouri 64734

Late Registration & Late Fee Policy:

Late registrations will be accepted.  Late Fee Policy is in effect.
Contestants who register after the preregistration period has expired shall be assessed a late fee of $50.

A late fee of $50 shall be assessed to all preregistered contestants adding rough stock events after the preregistration period has expired.
This fee applies only to contestants who have been assigned a four (4) digit IGRA contestant number more than thirty (30) days prior to registration date.

Payout for the Show-Me State Rodeo shall follow IGRA guidelines.

Added Prize Money:

There is a $2,000 Added Prize Money to be divided equally to the first place winners in all events.

New Contestants:

Pre-Register by emailing the IGRA Admin Assistant or at Friday evening’s registration

The New Contestant Meeting will be at 8:30 am, September , 2019 at the Rodeo Arena in the Grand Stands.
Rodeo begins at 9:00 am.

Point of Contact:

Angela Parker, Rodeo Director - 
, Assistant Rodeo Director -
Kim Paige, MGRA President -


MGRA, PO Box 45073, Kansas City, MO 64171, info@mgra.us



Rodeo Officials





Rodeo Running Order of Events:

Head Judge



Calf Roping on Foot




Steer Deco

 Rookie Judge



Mounted Break Away

Student Judge



Team Roping

Arena Director



Grand Entry (Noon)

Arena Director Assistant



Ranch Saddle Bronc

Arena Crew Coordinator



Chute Dogging

Chute Coordinator



Pole Bending




Steer Riding

Asst. Secretary



Goat Dressing

Score Keeper



Barrel Race




Flag Race

Asst. Auditor



Wild Drag Race




Bull Riding

Announcer Assistant





Stall Fees/Horse Information:

The one free horse stall only applies for 3 Days (Friday through Monday Morning or Thursday through Sunday) of the rodeo weekend.

Any additional Stall Fees are noted as below
$25 per additional horse stall for the weekend (3 Days)
$25 per tack stall for the weekend (3 Days)

$25 per day per stall for any days over 3 days.

Contestants requiring more than three stalls will be charged $25/Day/Stall
$50 late fee for contestants requiring stalls who did not pre-register
Payment due at time of check in, to be collected by Barn Manager:
Barn Manager, Kim Paige - 
A Vet will be on site for Rodeo Events and a Farrier will be on call.

Rodeo Grounds & RV Information:

Emiliano's Ranch and Arena
22801 State Line Rd, Cleveland, MO 66013

Contact Barn Manager to reserve your RV Spot. Barn Manager, Kim Paige-

Due to county ordinance, PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE VIEWING AREA OF THE VENUE.  Please be prepared to keep your pets inside your RV or camping area.  Pets will not be allowed to run free in any area of the rodeo grounds. 


Host Hotel Information:

Host Hotel - COMFORT INN & SUITES, Harrisonville, MO
2304 South Commercial Street, Harrisonville, MO, 64701
Phone: (816) 884-4124
Group Rate Under MGRA or Missouri Gay Rodeo Association
King Suite - $ + Tax
King Room - $ + Tax
Queen Double Room - $ + Tax
Reservations need to be made by  by calling the hotel.

Group Rate reservations can't be made on line.

Hotel Link for additional information - Comfort Inn & Suites
Hotel is 22 miles (25 - 30 Minutes) to the Emiliano's Ranch (formerly Lone Wolf) Arena.



AWARDS Dinner and Ceremony:

MGRA will be once again hosting a catered awards dinner at the Arena starting at 7:00 pm on Sunday, September 1st for $12/Person. Tickets can be purchased at the rodeo. The awards Ceremony will begin at 8:00 pm.














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