Your guide to the Arizona Black Rodeo 2022 in Scottsdale

People of many backgrounds and races helped shape Arizona’s history. The Arizona Black Rodeo highlights African American contributions while also showingcasing the talents of black cowboys and cowgirls.

This year’s rodeo is Sept. 2-3 at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

In its 11th year, the Arizona Black Rodeo is the flagship event for Black Rodeo USA, which has recently expanded to putting on rodeos in Tennessee, Oklahoma, Florida, California, Mississippi and Nevada.

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The Arizona rodeo is hosted by the Arizona Informant Foundation and the Arizona Black Rodeo Association.

Founder and Director Lanette Campbell says fans of all ages come not just to see the events but because of the rodeo’s connection to African American history and culture. Some families and church and community groups attend every year.

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