Only Gold Medal Cowboys will compete during the Days of ’47 celebrations, testing their skills in bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, steer wrestling and tie-down roping. Semifinal performances take place July 19, 20, 21, 23, culminating with the Gold Medal Round on July 24. Winners will take home $50,000 in cash and prizes for gold, $25,000 for silver and $12,000 for bronze.
The top two athletes from each event each night will advance to the Gold Medal Round on July 24, 2018.
The Komatsu Equipment Days of ’47 Cowboy Games & Rodeo, presented by Zions Bank, will be held at the brand-new Days of ’47 Arena at Utah State Fair Park—a $17-million, 10,000-seat, state-of-the-art outdoor arena in scenic Salt Lake City, Utah