July 23 & 24 @ 7:00 pm
The PRCA Marias River Stampede Rodeo returns to Shelby MT for the Marias Fair, Friday July 23rd and Saturday July 24th.
Two nights of Pro Rodeo action with entertainment from trick riders, rodeo clown Scot Allerdings, 4-H youth presentations and more.
Live Music follows the rodeo each night. Montana born, Eryn Bent, performs on Friday evening, showcasing her powerhouse vocals and honest, gritty songwriting. The famous Billings MT area band, Bucky Beaver Ground Grippers, will entertain Saturday evening and provide non-stop dancing tunes.
Saturday evening is Tough Enough to Wear Pink night, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Be sure to get there in time for the 4-H Horse Participants' special Grand Entry.
Sunday, July 25 @ 5:00 pm, Fireworks @ Dusk!!
The Demolition Derby is going to be back, and better than ever! This year's Marias Fair Demo Derby is going to be hosted by Dynamic Motor Sports. There will be THREE classes! Sign up for Chain & Bang, Herby or Class 4 Weld.
The General and Build Rules are available on the Derby page. You'll also find the Registration Form and lots of details.
There is some good prize money involved here, folks. Spread the word! Get those cars ship-shape!
Have a youngster with a Power Wheels car? Bring the car and get your kid signed up to run in the Power Wheels Derby! Lots of fun, for sure!
Thursday, July 22 - Calcutta @ 6:30 pm, Races start @ 7:00 pm
The Marias Fair Thursday Evening Grandstand Event will be Indian Relay Races. (Live music following races by Nick Crawford Band at 9 pm)
Calcutta at 6:30 pm and Races start at 7:00 pm.
Men’s Relay, Maiden Race, Chief Race, Warrior Race, Kids Pony Race
Entry Info: $200 entry fee for Men’s Relay, $100 for Maiden Race. Chief Race, Warrior Race and Kids Pony Relay is free to enter. Calcutta for each Men’s relay heat.
Registration & Questions: Contact Tony Carlson (406)450-4198
Thursday & Friday: 4 pm to Midnight
Saturday & Sunday: 12 pm to Midnight
Who's excited for the Marias Fair Carnival??!!
We know a lot of you are wondering what kind of rides will be here. We won't know for certain until the carnival company arrives and sets up, but we have a very good indication that there will be awesome rides for ALL ages!! These photos are from The Great Northern Fair in Havre MT just this past week! THIS carnival is on it's way to Shelby as we speak!!
We cannot guarantee that EACH of these rides will be here, but this is what we are told we can expect:
Berry Go Round, Elephant, Roller Coaster, Gondola Wheel, Kamikazi, Sizzler, Star Trooper, Carousel, Super Loop, Tornado, Gravitron, Big Slide, Mystery/Fun Houses, Ring of Fire, Raiders, Pirates Cove
One fair-goer from Havre gave this report: "The carnival was good. Lots of variety for real little kids, bigger kids, and a few rides that adults would enjoy!"
You can buy Advance Sale Discount Tickets from participating local businesses through Tuesday, and at the Marias Fair Office until 2 pm, Thursday.
Friday & Saturday evenings at the PRCA Rodeo
Magic in Motion Equine Productions features a world-class selection of equine stunt performers.
Piper Yule and Shelby Pierson will be joining us both nights (July 23 & 24) of the 2021 PRCA Marias River Stampede Rodeo.
Each of these performers have earned many awards for their talents in the US and Canada.
This is a performance you won't want to miss!
Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 3:00 pm, Seewald Barn, Marias Fairgrounds
The 4-H livestock auction will be Saturday, July 24 at 3 p.m. at the Seewald Barn at the Marias Fairgrounds. Online bidding will also be available through jerrycollinsauctions.com for anyone unable to attend the sale in person.
Everyone will need to register for the auction to receive a buyer's number. In person registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. on sale day for the live auction. If you wish to bid online OR to expedite the registration line on sale day, you may register prior to the sale at jerrycollinsauctions.hibid.com. Anyone registering online but bidding in person will just need to pick up their bidder card on sale day. Please be sure to arrive prior to the sale to allow time to register and/or pick up your bidder number.
Check out the Livestock and 4-H Members on the Online Sale Catalog!
*Please note, the sale order has not been set yet.