Formally called La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (which means "celebration of the cowboys" in Spanish), the Tucson Rodeo is a popular event for Arizonans. The Tucson Rodeo enlists contestants from the United States and Canada for the nine-day celebration, which is known for "non-stop action with bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, and barrel racing."
Visitors from the USA, Canada, Mexico, and Europe are given "the opportunity to see real-life cowboys and cowgirls as they display their ability in the only sport in the world developed from work skills."
The first La Fiesta de los Vaqueros was in in 1925. Today, the Tucson Rodeo is "one of the top 25 professional rodeos in North America."