Community Helps Make Rodeo Possible



Each year hours and hours of volunteer time and energy go into bringing the Gary Hardt Memorial Rodeo to Rim Country residents and visitors.

Financial help from sponsors, making all levels of contributions, provide the necessary bankroll for the event.

Among those contributing to the 2006 edition of the spring rodeo are:

National Sponsors



Justin Boots/Corral West

Tough Enough to Wear Pink Sponsors

Primary sponsors: Historic Ox Bow Saloon and Chaparral Pines/The Rim Club.

Secondary sponsors: Compass Bank, Bashas', Payson Jewelers, PRMC Healthy Woman Program, El Rancho Restaurant, voted Payson's Best Mexican Restaurant for five consecutive years.

Chute Gates


Payson Concrete

Rim Club/Chaparral Pines

Fletcher's Tire and Auto Service

Pete's Place


Return Gate

Ox Bow Saloon

Event Sponsors

Bareback Riding

Arizona State Savings and Credit Union

Tie-Down Roping

Canyon State Credit Union

Steer Wrestling

Northern Energy

Saddle Bronc Riding

Roy Haught Excavating

Team Roping, Header

Dan Haught and Family

Barrel Racing

Dr. Cynthia Booth

Bull Riding

Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce

All Around

Payson Concrete

Rodeo Announcer

Preston Higher Ground Rodeo Company

Special Thanks To:

The Beverage House

Mazatzal Casino

Tonto Silk Screen

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