Tickets on sale for 2018 Roots N’ Boots Rodeo and carnival

2018 Roots N’ Boots PRCA Rodeo tickets and discount carnival tickets are on sale. This Queen Creek signature event will be held March 15-18 at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road in Queen Creek. PRCA Rodeo and pre-sale carnival passes can be purchased online at or at the following Queen Creek […]

Elite Community Services announced as 2018 Roots N’ Boots Special Kids Rodeo sponsor

The 2018 Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek will be held March 15-18 Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek, presented by Banner Ironwood Medical Center, is proud to announce Elite Community Services, LLC as the new sponsor of its 2018 Roots N’ Boots Special Kids Rodeo. “We are very excited to be involved with the Roots and […]

Queen Creek receives Arizona Talent in Event Concepts award

  The town of Queen Creek and the Friends of Horseshoe Park received awards at the Arizona Talent in Event Concepts annual awards ceremony. The 2016 Trunk or Treat event map received an award in the best informational brochure or program category and the Family Rodeo, hosted by the Friends of Horseshoe Park, received an award for the best kids element […]

Roots N’ Boots organizers seek members for new youth advisory committee

Friends of Horseshoe Park and Roots N’ Boots Rodeo organizers would like to involve more local youth in the organization and planning of the annual rodeo. The committee would like to hear youth input along with the opportunity to work directly with committee chairs and/or board members in certain areas. The hope is that this […]

Queen Creek rodeo queens represent in Payson

  Members of the 2017 Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek rodeo queen court travel the state to represent the town at rodeos and other equestrian-related events. Above, from left, are Hailie George, Roots N’ Boots Pro Rodeo teen queen; Isabella Jenkins, Roots N’ Boots Pro Rodeo junior teen queen; and Codi Ross, Roots N’ Boots […]

Despite struggles, Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek was successful in 2017

Despite encountering a number of obstacles, the 2017 Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek turned a $6,000 profit, according to an event official. “We had a good year, as you’ll see, the, um, … it was a struggle. We always have struggles, right? Everywhere there’s struggles. It was a good year,” Jon Wootten said June 21 […]

Chamber, Gangplank, Roots ‘N Boots to update council at June 21 meeting

Representatives from four groups that receive funding from the town of Queen Creek are scheduled to present an update or annual report June 21 to the Queen Creek Town Council. They are: the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce, Gangplank and 2017 Roots N’ Boots. There also will be a presentation […]

Blazek named Roots N’ Boots Outstanding Youth Volunteer

  The Friends of Horseshoe Park awarded several scholarships during the Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek Professional Rodeo recognizing youth in the community for their volunteer service with the organization. Two types of awards were given: one to outstanding youth volunteers from Roots N’ Boots and the other to past rodeo royalty for their service […]

Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek happening March 15-19

Roots N’ Boots, a Queen Creek signature event, is happening this Wednesday through Sunday at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road. The community competitions, including roping, barrel racing and the Sherwood Timed Event Series, begin on Wednesday, March 15. For a full schedule, visit (Read related story – Prepping the Park: […]

Equestrian center crew working hard to ready the venue for this week’s Roots N’ Boots rodeo

Spectators at this week’s Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek could find themselves actually parking on Riggs Road, in a manner of speaking, that is. Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, home of the town of Queen Creek’s signature rodeo and related events, is situated at 20464 E. Riggs Road. But now a portion of the Riggs […]