Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center
MOC photo PRCA 2018

Winner of the 2019 Match of Champions Bronc Ride for the 5th time is Wade Sundell! Thank you to everyone who attended the event on Saturday, June 1st!

1st place: Wade Sundell from Boxholm IA with 86.5 points on Maria Bartiromo from the Burch Rodeo String

2nd place: Lefty Holman from Visalia CA with 85 points on Onion Ring from the Korkow Rodeo String

3rd place: Spencer Wright from Milford UT with 84 points on South Point  from the Sutton Rodeo String

4th place: Stetson Wright from Milford UT with 83 points on Meat Cracker from the Korkow Rodeo String

2018 photo of Sundell courtesy of: JJJ Photo

3 girls and mural for webNew in 2019! Western Costumes & Museum Admission

Upgrade your museum admission by $4 and you can dress up in our wild-west or prairie costumes and take your photo in front of our western mural! We have costumes for all ages and most sizes. (not for large groups). We can also arrange to take your photo and email it to you.

Or a hard copy 5X7” photo* and cardstock photo frame can be mailed to you. Includes mailer, postage and tax. *additional charge applies

 

clint johnson replica sept 2018Tony and Clint with clay statue for webBronze Unveiling: The large bronze of 4-time World Champion Bronc Rider Clint Johnson on Kicking Bear will be unveiled at the Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center’s Sculpture Garden on August 10, 2019 at 3:00pm (central time).

This statue will accompany the current two bronze statues of 6-time and 5-time World Champions Casey Tibbs and Billy Etbauer (respectively).

Get your bronze replica of 4-time World Champion Clint Johnson on Kicking Bear!

Limited 18’X16” numbered replicas. Replica mounted on high quality wood base with engraved brass nameplate. Created by nationally famous sculptor, T.R. Chytka, a South Dakota rancher and former champion bull rider. Gift certificates available. Replicas of all three statues are available. The unveilding will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 along with the 10-year Anniversary of the Rodeo Center. Other activities to be announced. 

Contact Cindy Bahe: 605-494-1094 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for replica number availability, cost or for more information.

Clint Johnson Replica Information Form

Clint Johnson Replica Order Form

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photo of Casey Tibbs statue 2018 left sideNew Bronze Statue of "Casey Tibbs on The Old Gray Mare"

This statue was placed early June 2018. This statue of 6 Time World Champion Bronc Rider Casey Tibbs was the second sculpture placed in the Sculpture Garden. The first statue of 5 Time World Champion Bronc Rider Billy Etbauer was placed in 2013.

The museum also displays two large bronze statues inside; all statues are created by T.R. Chytka of Belle Fourche. Once complete, this will highlight the top three bronc riders in South Dakota.

Small replicas of all three outdoor statues are available. Call for more information: 605-494-1094.

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floating horses cover for documentary"Floating Horses - The Life of Casey Tibbs" is now available for purchase on Amazon! $19.99 plus shipping (unless you have Amazon Prime).

Click here to watch the trailer! 

We do NOT currently have DVD's for sale in our gift shop. Amazon is the only place you can purchase a DVD. Click on this link:

Order the "Floating Horses - The Life of Casey Tibbs" DVD

For those of you who don't have computer access, most local libraries have computers and internet access, or pull one of your kids or grandkids aside and they can link you to where you can order. 

 

casey and mattie statues for webAbout the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center:

The Center is a historical museum devoted to the legendary sport of South Dakota rodeo; the history and its stars. 

Ride the virtual bronc and see how long 8 seconds can be!

Watch the famous rides and interviews of the 19 World Champions from South Dakota!

View the video that highlights rodeo - South Dakota's State Sport!

Take photos in western clothing.

In this classy two-level museum, you can see the extensive memorabilia of icons Casey Tibbs, 9-time World Champion Saddle Bronc Rider and Mattie Goff Newcombe, the spectacular trick rider of the 1920s, and many other world champions. See displays that range from the Little Britches, through 4-H, High School Rodeo, College and beyond.

We can provide personal tours to groups big and small. Our parking lot is easilly accessible by tour buses and RV's. We can even package a museum tour with a lunch, dinner or social hour complete with appetizers and bar beverages, when arranged in advance. 

The Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center is a non-partisan, non-profit business. We do NOT favor for or against any political party. Our By-Laws prohibit the Rodeo Center from being used for political gain. Any filming in or around the Rodeo Center is not permitted. 

Museum Comments:

"Beautifully done! I so enjoyed the whole experience." -Linda W., Peoria, AZ

"Great! Worth the trip!" -Don S., Medicine Hat, Alberta

"Rodeo, Cowboys- perfect. Good museum. Glad we had a chance to see this." - John & Carotta J. , Woodbury, MN

"Terrific place. Long live Rodeo!" George & Debbie G., Hendersonville, TN

"Very fun fund! We stumbled upon a great museum while exploring Pierre!" - Kent & Elizabeth Woodfin, Alamo, GA

"Outstanding history of rodeo and a very nice museum! Enjoyed!"-Kathy O., Guntersville, AL

"It was a great find! Enjoyed the museum!" - Jerry & RoseMary M., Belen, NM

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Help Wanted: Event Center Manager

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Printable Forms:

Artifact Loan or Donation

Branding 

Casey Tibbs Bronze Replica

Donation

Engraved Brick

Membership

Tribute Dinner Nomination

Tribute Dinner Criteria

Tribute Dinner Nominating Committee 

 

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Hours: (central time)
September through May:
Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat: 10am -3pm
Sun & Mon: Closed

June through August:
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 1-5pm

Museum Admission Prices:
Adults: $6
Seniors: (55+) $5
Veterans: $4
Children Ages 6-18: $4
Children 5 & under: free
Price includes tax.
Bus tours welcome for reduced rate. Call to make appointment.

Address:
PO Box 37
210 Verendrye Drive

Fort Pierre, SD 57532
605-494-1094

Coordinates: 44.356688   100.376962

Contact:
Cindy Bahe: cindyb@caseytibbs.com