101 Wild West Rodeo


Saturday June 8th 2024




Grand Ave; Ponca City, OK

Celebrating the Wild West: A Look at the 101 Wild West Rodeo Parade

A Colorful and Lively Spectacle That Showcases the Best of Western Culture

The parade is a wonderful way to kick off the rodeo festivities. It features a variety of floats, marching bands, cowboys, cowgirls, and other Wild West characters. The parade is a true celebration of the Wild West, and it is a great way to experience the spirit of the West in a fun and festive atmosphere.

One of the highlights of the parade is the procession of cowboys and cowgirls on horseback. These riders are dressed in their finest Western gear, complete with hats, boots, and spurs. They ride down the parade route, showing off their horsemanship skills and their love for the Western lifestyle.

Another popular attraction in the parade is the floats. These colorful creations are decorated with all kinds of Western-themed imagery, from cowboys and Indians to covered wagons and cacti. The floats are a great way to showcase the creativity and talent of the local community, and they add to the festive atmosphere of the parade.

In addition to the cowboys, cowgirls, and floats, the parade also features a variety of marching bands. These bands come from all over the country, and they play a variety of music, from traditional Western tunes to modern pop songs. The bands add an extra element of excitement to the parade, and they help to get the crowd energized and excited for the rodeo.

Overall, the 101 Wild West Rodeo Parade is a wonderful celebration of the Wild West and all that it represents. It is a fun and festive event that brings people together to celebrate the traditions and culture of the West. Whether you are a longtime fan of rodeo and Western culture or you are just looking for a fun and unique experience, the 101 Wild West Rodeo Parade is definitely worth checking out. So mark your calendars and come on down to Ponca City, Oklahoma for a Wild West adventure you won't soon forget!

 65th Annual 101 Wild West Rodeo
2024 Parade Lineup

Date: Saturday, JUNE 8, 2024

Mayor Homer Nicholson

Time: 10:00 a.m. with line up at 9:00 a.m.

Announcer: Larry King

Place: Grand Avenue; Ponca City, OK

****Ponca City & Tonkawa FFA serving popcorn at 3rd and Grand with Jack's Ice Cream Truck located at 3rd on the North side.****

Block 1-Between PINE and oak  

Escorts – Sheriff Steve Kelley with the Kay Co Sheriff’s office, our local Ponca City Police Department and the Bureau of Indian Affairs police.  We thank our peace officers for starting our parade!

At Oak - Our Parade Marshall this year is the notorious One Armed Bandit, John Payne riding atop his custom rig on Moe the Mule. John, a 15x PRCA Dress Act of the Year resides in Shidler, OK.  Since 1987 he has thrilled rodeo fans around the world.  He rides a variety of horses and mules with a full throttle genuine cowboy skills act with longhorn steers, buffalo, zebras and wild horses.  

BLOCK 2 - Between Oak and Elm

State Senator Bill Coleman

District Attorney; Brian Hermanson 

BLOCK 3 – Between Elm and Osage

101 Rodeo Foundation Members of: President/Chairman Cory Goodno, Vice President Tyler Mayse, Treasurer Shawndra Sheik, Secretary: Kacey Goodno with active members Dr. Tim Blanton, Lauren Meador, Hank Hainzinger, Travis Whitefield, Philip Snow,  Wade Locke, Danny Mavis, Colton Pease, Sadie Hainzinger-Fry & Chad Vanhoesen being escorted by HF Trucking & Merrick’s Custom Leather with our 101 Wild West Rodeo event sponsor flags.                                                                                                                     Rodeo Officials: (meet at Taco Stop)

Our Rodeo Clowns with the two-time PRCA Announcer of the Year, Garrett Yerigan, ride in a truck donated by Skyway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram with our 2024 Barrel Man Cody Sosebee of Charleston, AR. Our Bull Fighters: Cody Emerson of Marble Falls, TX, a 3X PRCA Top 5 Bullfighter of year nominee and Nathan Harp of Tuttle, OK, a 2023 PBR Unleash the Beast Monster Energy award.  

Ft Riley Color Guard – posting the colors for this year’s 65th annual 101 Rodeo Parade.  The Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard represents Fort Riley and the U.S. Army in a highly professional and polished display of cavalry horsemanship and military tradition. These are active military riders.  They portray the U.S. Cavalry as they appeared in the mid to late 19th century.

101 Sponsorship flags of Greenwood Aviation, 7 Clans Casino, HRI and our famous 101 Wild West Rodeo carried via horseback

Budget Towing

2011 Lamborghini driven by Sam Lionelli of Ponca City, OK representing Combat Syndicate

BLOCK 4 – Between Osage and Palm (Bridgeway)

Ponca City Energy

Continental Carbon 

Ponca City Cheerleaders under the direction of head coach, Amie Huster and assistant coach, Kelly Bales

Ponca City Football coached by Rolo

Liberty Tax & Loans, located locally in Ponca and Stillwater. Offering installment and title loans with check cashing also.

Yee Yee Diesel Pro

Ponca City Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of America 

BLOCK 5 – Between Palm and Lake

Community Coffee Company

Ponca City Lady Cat Basketball

Collins-Duggan Sooner wagon decorated inspired by OU Sooner Schooner in memory of Fred Collins, Jr.   

Kelle Repair & Tire Center in a 1920 Model T

Heather Cannon Honda

First Lutheran Cheer 

The House FM and The House of Praise 88.7

1969 Camaro drive by Todd Blackwell of Ponca City, OK 

1957 Chevy Maui Blue Dove Gray owned by Jerry & Ronnie Robinson of Tonkawa, OK

Skyway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 

Lime rolloffs pulling Oklahoma Blaze Allstar Cheerleaders

Kay Electric COOP

The local women of Professional’s Today sponsored by Stuteville Chevrolet Buick GMC are community involved with the Cherokee Strip BBQ & Chili Cook-off, held yearly in September at Lake Ponca with benefiting Hospice of North Central Oklahoma and a yearly scholarships awarded to a local female high school student. 

 BLOCK 6 – Between Lake and Ash

Fire Department/trucks: Ponca City Fire Department  

Kildare Fire Department

BLOCK 7 – Between Ash and Birch(Park on South side of Grand)

Mr Ponca City 24/25, Relo Adams riding with the past contestants and Leadership class 37. Their class project this year, was Mr Ponca City!! 

Shriners with their hospital trailer celebrating 100 years of unstoppable spirit and care. They also annually serve popcorn on Grand with our local Ponca City FFA and Tonkawa FFA this year.

CFM Foundry

Skyway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 

HRI Roofing & Postframe

BLOCK 8 – Between Birch and Peachtree   

Miss Oklahoma Elementary America 6th grade 2024, Hartly Reaves

Miss Oklahoma Elementary America 1st grade 2024, Lalla Reaves

Celebrate Recovery 

OYRRA (Oklahoma Youth Ranch Rodeo Association) 

Richard’s Tack and Harness in his covered wagon owned by Ron Richards of Tonkawa, OK with family riding.  

Manley Cattle Company

BLOCK 9 – Between Peachtree and Sunset

PRCA Cowboys/Cowgirls

BLOCK 10 – Between Sunset and Park @ Grand Ave Church of Christ

RUC and Saddle Clubs –    Newkirk Range Riders    

Randy Flores and riders

Extra Horses and Riders supporting the Western way of Life with Dr. Tim and Garrison Blanton and Wade Locke bringing home the end of our 65th annual 101 WW Rodeo Parade.  

Horse Trailers/Car trailers and early floats are to utilize the parking lot of Life Center. 

Please call Echo Blanton at (580)765-2482 WRK or (580) 716-4992 CELL to enter in our yearly 101 Rodeo Parade and Thank you to each of you for helping and entering!

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Ponca City 101 Wild West Rodeo Parade

If you want to be in the parade, contact Echo Blanton at Blanton Chiropractic

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101 Wild West Rodeo Parade