• 2015- 

  • 2014-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; Taylor and the Boys, The Peg Winders, Brett Eldredge, Craig Campbell

  • 2013-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; Russell Bisbey and The Old 300, Dustin Lynch, Gloriana, Greg Bates; tickets on sale for the first time online

  • 2012-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; Eliminator Band, Dustin Lynch, Lee Brice, Edens Edge

  • 2011-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co:Thompson Square, Clayton Parker Hart, James Wesley, Easton Corbin

  • 2010-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; Michael Sarver, Justin Moore, Steel Magnolia, Ash Bowers

  • 2009-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; The Muddcats, Randy Howser, Joey and Rory,

  • 2008-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; David Lavender, Eddy Raven, Trent Tomlinson, Luke Bryan

  • 2007-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; The Tailormade Band, John Conlee, Keith Anderson, Heartland

  • 2006-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; Jarrod Birmingham, TG Sheppard, Craig Morgan, Randy Rogers Band

  • 2005-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; Terry Williford and "Close Friends", Wayne Toups and "Zydecajun", Ricky Van Shelton, Buddy Jewell

  • 2004-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; Louisiana Express,Earl Thomas Conley, Blake Shelton, Billy Currington

  • 2003-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson, Joe Nichols(cancelled), Buddy Badon and The Bayou Boys Band, Doug Stone

  • 2002-Beutler and Son Rodeo Co; format back to 4 nights; youth rodeo on Saturday before the PRCA rodeo; Perfect Stranger, Johnny Rodriquez, Bellamy Brothers, David Ball

  • 2001-Harper, Morgan, Auger Rodeo Co; 3 day format tried; Open youth rodeo on Wednesday night;" Riding with the Pros " program initiated; The Tommy Lucia Revue and Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey; Keith Isley-clown in the barrel

  • 2000-Andy Griggs; Shane Minor; T. Graham Brown; Linda Davis; Rodeo goes online at jasperlionsrodeo.com

  • 1999-Gene Watson; T. Graham Brown; Danni Leigh; Deryl Dodd

  • 1998-Michael Peterson; Johnny Paycheck; The Dixie Chicks; Paul Brandt

  • 1997-Trace Adkins; John Conlee; Daryle Singletary; David Kersh

  • 1996-David Lee Murphy; Jerry Clower; Daryle Singletary; Rhett Atkins

  • 1995-Zona Jones; George Ducas; Kenny Chesney; Wade Hayes

  • 1994-Doug Supernaw; Radney Foster; Ken Mellons; Rick Trevino; (prerodeo concert-Lee Roy Parnell; (George Dearborne)

  • 1993-Mark Collie; Collin Raye; Tracy Byrd; Davis Daniel

  • 1992-Sammy Kershaw; Aaron Tippin; Davis Daniel; Tracy Byrd

  • 1991-Doug Stone; Bruce Carroll; Joe Diffe; Jo-El Sonnier; (prerodeo concert-Rona Reeves, Mark Chestnut)

  • 1990-Eddy Raven; T. Graham Brown; Jo-El Sonnier; Garth Brooks

  • 1989-Mason-Dixon; T. Graham Brown; Jo-El Sonnier; Clint Black (replaced Keith Whitley )

  • 1988-Mel McDaniel; T. Graham Brown; Charley McClain; Foster & Lloyd; Queen Jennifer Hanks; Jim

  • 1987-Steve Wariner; T. Graham Brown; Vince Vance; Sweethearts of the Rodeo; Queen Melissa Kahla

  • 1986-No star; Leon & Vicki Adams Horse Act; Bill Hanes shows carnival Queen Karen Walker

  • 1985-Moe Bandy; Rodeo Clowns Band

  • 1984-Jeannie C. Riley; Vern Gosdin

  • 1983-Dave & Sugar

  • 1982-Jerry Clower

  • 1981-Jackie Ward

  • 1980-Joe Stampley

  • 1979-Rex Allen Jr.

  • 1978-Ken Curtis ("Gunsmoke")

  • 1977-Rod Stegall

  • 1976-Asleep at The Wheel

  • 1975-Bobby Bare; Arena Kachinas trick riders

  • 1974-Hager Twins; King Franklin & Sir Richard’s Chariot Races; Miss Texas Judy Mallett

  • 1973-Wayne Vold; Kenny Seratt; Faye Berry; Clowns Rick Young, Frank Rhodes and Quail Dobbs; Producer Neal Gay’s 1st year

  • 1972-Susan Raye; Don Cherry; Producer Billy Minick-Harry Knight Rodeo Co, Ft. Worth; 19 yr old Don ay placed 4th in bull riding; (went on to score highest bull ride (89) at NFR; Chris Ledoux (recording artist) won bareback bronc riding ; Larry Mahan won the saddle bronc riding; Martha Josey placed 3rd in barrel racing

  • 1971-Hank Thompson; Nat Stuckey; Lynda K. Lance; Producer Tommy Steiner, Austin

  • 1970-Ray Price; Melba Montgomery (sub for Molly Bee)

  • 1969-Robert Conrad; Good Guys and Bad Guys first shootout

  • 1968-Marty Robbins; Willie Nelson; Friday night show rained out-only rainout in rodeo history

  • 1967-David Houston; Mollie Bee

  • 1966-Roger Smith

  • 1965-Hank Williams Jr; First competitive bull fight featuring Rick Young, Kajun Kid (D.J. Gaudin) and H.R. Williams

  • 1964-Eddie Arnold; Miss Texas Jeanne Amacker; Darrell Royal, (UT Football coach)

  • 1963-Anita Bryant; Allen Case ("The Deputy"); Producer Kinney Bros Rodeo Co., Sulphur, LA; Clowns Kajun Kid and Rick Young

  • 1962-Michael Landon; Ben Hurr Chariot Races; Parade Marshall Gov. Price Daniels; Chairman Herman Hancock; Clown Rick Young 1st appearance

  • 1961-Sons of the Pioneers

  • 1960-Rex Allen, Sr.

  • 1959-Collins Kids and Joe Maphis; Producer Todd Brown, Ft. Smith, AR; Chairman Carl F. Hilton; Announcer Chuck Parkinson

  • 1958-Dale Robertson as Jim Hardy from TV’s "Tales of Wells Fargo"

  • 1957-Don Mahoney

  • 1956-No star; Producer Tommy Steiner; Announcer Tom Hadley

  • 1955-Tex Ritter

  • 1954-No star

  • 1953-Jay Sisler and Dogs

  • 1952-Wild Bill Elliott

  • 1951-No star

  • 1950-Trick riders Virginia Wilcox, Don Wilcox; Cecil Cornish and those Smokey Golden Eagle Roman

  • 1949-Trick riders Betty and Sue Lamb of Dallas; Margie Monroe of Wright City, Oklahoma Jumping Team.

  • 1948-Charles Schultz comedy acts, Lone Star Sunshine Pals Band of Nacogdoches, TX; First Queen Maxine Due of Jasper

  • 1947-Arena built; FFA Shows with help of Kirbyville Lions Club; Founded by the Jasper Rodeo and Cattle Company

70 Years of Jasper Rodeo History

Courtney Elliot - 16-2005

With a 71 year history, beginning in 1947, the Jasper Lions Rodeo has seen it all. We've watched legends in the arena and on the stage thrill and entertain us. Since the beginning, this annual effort has been signularly focused on funding our support of the Lions Eye Bank,  always stay focused on Lion Club and "We Serve"