Congratulations on your participation in the 2023 Rodeo Corpus Christi. We hope you enjoy your time in Corpus Christi, Texas and you become the next contender or continue your journey for the $1 million Triple Crown of Rodeo Bonus.
We have put together the following information to give you some insight into what to expect and to make your arrival easier

Need To Know Info

Contacts and Addresses

For questions or clarification, please email [email protected]


WCRA QUESTIONS – 833-213-9272




American Bank Center

1901 N. Shoreline Blvd Corpus Christi, TX 78401


Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds

1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd, Robstown, TX 78380

GPS address- 1219–1269 Texas Yes Blvd Robstown TX 78380

Athlete Check-In

May 6 Open Steer Roping, 3 Rounds

Athlete Check in- 10 am- 12:30 pm

May 7 Open Steer Roping Round 4, WCRA Steer Roping

Athlete check in- 7:30am – 8:30am

May 8 Qualifying Rounds- SW, TR, TD

Athletes check in- 9:30 am – 1pm

May 9 Qualifying Rounds- GBR, BAW

Athletes check in- 7:30am – 1pm

May 10-13 Progressive Round Performances

Athletes check in- 3:30pm – 6:30 pm- will be located in American Bank Center through the loading dock entry.

If you have not had your head shot taken before with WCRA, come to check-in wearing full dress code so we can take your head shot.

Event Rules

Before entering this event, please be sure to review the event rules


Ground Rules: HERE

Competition rules: HERE

Reliance Ranches VRQ Bonus Rules: HERE



Turn Outs

If at anytime you need to turn out of the event, please email [email protected] immediately or call Eva Chadwick: 602-672-8660.

Please review the ground rules for the turn out policy.

Livestock Draw, Competition Order and Splits

Timed Event cattle will be drawn at least two hours prior to the start of the competition.

Splits must be submitted no less than one hour before competition begins.

Riding Events stock for both the Progressive Round and Showdown Round will be drafted at 5 p.m. nightly at the Buckin’ Marlin Stage

The stock will be drafted in order of the athlete’s WCRA Leaderboard qualification per performance (highest position picks first).

Stall and RV Reservations:

Please go to to reserve your stalls and RV spots. Please note, on behalf of the Rodeo Corpus Christi committee complimentary stalls will be provided Wednesday May 10th through Sunday May 14th. Any stalls booked Wednesday through Sunday will be discounted during the CHECKOUT process at Open Stalls. Please go through entire reservation process and you WILL receive a discount at CHECKOUT.

Furthermore, due to limited stalls at Robstown, if there is a chance you may be staying through the final round at Rodeo Corpus Christi, we encourage you to make your reservation through the 14th regardless of how you do in the qualifying rounds, so you are guaranteed to a stall. You will not be guaranteed a stall if you wait to see how you perform in the qualifying rounds.

Health Papers

All contestants with horses must have proof of current health papers issued within 30 days and a current Coggins test within the previous 12 months. Health requirement papers must not expire while the animal is on the grounds.

Hotel Reservations

There are several hotels in the area. Availability will be limited, book in advance.

Limited RV spots are available at Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds. Go to and login or signup to book now.


Robstown Info


Open arena for Barrel Racers May 9th 7:30 -8:30 am


Saturday, May 6- Open Steer Roping Rounds 1-3

Sunday, May 7 – Open Steer Roping Round 4 and WCRA Steer Roping

Monday, May 8 – SW Round 1 & 2, TR Round 1 & 2, TD Rounds 1 & 2

Tuesday, May 9 – Barrel Racing Round 1, BAW Rounds 1 & 2

Timed event cattle run through and Tie Down cattle prep- 9 am May 8th


Robstown – Athlete hospitality will be available for lunch. A concession stand is also available to purchase additional food and drinks if desired.


American Bank Center info


There is an assigned location for athlete Please follow the signs to the designated area and make sure you park in your designated space. A location to fill water is available onsite and a dumpster is provided to empty any waste (i.e. shavings and manure).

Trailer parking is on a dirt lot under Hwy 181. It is located near the Brewster Street Ice House.

Non-Trailer parking – with your parking pass you are allowed to park in any festival lot.

Parking passes will be distributed to you based on your performance day(s). Each athlete will be sent a text on their performance day(s) with the daily parking pass.


Designated men’s and women’s locker rooms will be available.


You are entitled to one (1) companion ticket for the performance you are entered in. At check-in you will be asked if you will be using this ticket. If you do, only one will be issued. Any additional tickets needed will be available for purchase at the box office or via If you arrive on a day you are not scheduled to compete, they will sell you a ticket for that night. Chute access will only be available to contestants up in that performance.

Horse Warm Up Area:

There will be a small dirt pad on the docks of the American Bank Center to exercise your horses. Unfortunately, there is no open arena access prior to the performances at the American Bank Center.

Open arena for Barrel Racers will be 7- 9 am daily.


American Bank Center – A meal for contestants and one guest will be served in the Meeting Room C104 the dock gates., from 5 – 7pm each night. The area is only open to RCC staff and contestants scheduled for that night’s performance and their guest. A wristband, which will be in your contestant packet, will be required for admittance to the area.


The order of competition is scheduled as: Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Women’s Breakaway Roping, Tie-Down Roping, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding.


During the Triple Crown of Rodeo Round, Saturday, May 13th the champion in each discipline will be presented after each discipline. All winners are required to participate in the presentation.


Pyro will be used during the opening for each performance.

Timed Event Athletes– do not walk through the arena to view stock prior to performance.  Please use the locker room hallways to access the TE pens.

A small dirt pad will be used for warm-up and staging. There will be no staging horses inside the arena.

Timed event cattle run through 3:30 pm daily

Tie Down cattle prep- 4 pm daily

For questions or clarification, please email [email protected]

WCRA Staff


Eva Chadwick is the rodeo Her phone number is 602-672-8660.


Kyle Jones is our Director of Communications. He will be working with media and press to help promote you. Please assist by making yourself available if asked upon. If you receive requests for interviews/videos, please reach out to Kyle at 775-304-2545.


General information – contact the Buccaneer Commission at 361-882-3242

To purchase tickets – call 361-826-4100

World Champions Rodeo Alliance – 833-213-WCRA

Rodeo Secretary – Eva Chadwick – 602-672-8660

Secretary email – [email protected]