In 1984 C.E. (Eddie) Richards brought the Rodeo to the Tri-State area and every year since Fort Madison is home to the best rodeo of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Great Lake Circuit. Every year thousands of people flock to Fort Madison area starting Labor Day weekend for a week of action packed entertainment and events.
The 2012 Tri-State Rodeo is set for action September 5, 6, 7 & 8. For the past 64 years this premiere community event brings fast paced Rodeo action and top name entertainment to Fort Madison, Iowa and the C.E. Richards Arena. Performing this year at the Tri-State Rodeo will be: Chris Young, Billy Currington, Jake McVey, Jared Harness, and the Blackgrass. Get your tickets to the 2012 Tri-State Rodeo now!