Rodeo Austin canceled amid coronavirus spread

Posted at 6:22 PM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 19:23:08-04

AUSTIN, TX — Rodeo Austin has been canceled amid coronavirus spread and concerns.

The company announced at the direction of Austin and Travis County officials, Rodeo Austin has canceled its 2020 events.

"Canceling our event is extremely difficult for fans, volunteers, exhibitors, rodeo athletes, donors, contractors and everyone involved. Since 1938, Rodeo Austin has been a mission with a rodeo that has brought heritage and entertainment to our community while raising millions for Texas kids," said Rodeo Austin.

Rodeo Austin is requesting the community's patience as they develop the refund process, which will be communicated as soon as possible.