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Events & Entertainment

Golden Meadow-Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo

Events & Entertainment

Under an Air Conditioned Tent!

The Golden Meadow-Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo has a little something for everyone in the entire family. There's fishing, food booths, a cook-off, live music, an auction and much more. 

Rodeo Rules and Regulations

Rodeo Rules and Regulations Rodeo Rules and Regulations (108 KB)

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

  • Media Night Social

Thursday, July 6, 2017

  • Media Day Fishing Excursion

Thursday, July 6, 2017

  • Fishing begins at safelight
  • 7:00pm - Admiral’s Welcome Party (private event, invitation only)

Friday, July 7, 2017

  • Noon - King of the Catch Cook-Off begins
  • 1:00pm - Scales Open and Tent Opens
  • 1:00pm - 11:00pm - Food Booths and Bar Open
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm - King of the Catch tasting
  • 5:00pm - King of the Catch judging
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Tarpon Rodeo Poster Artist Dirk Guidry present for selling and personalizing rodeo posters
  • 7:00pm - 11:00pm - Music by Clustafunk
  • 7:00pm - Scales close
  • 8:30pm - King of the Catch awards
  • 11:00pm - Tent closes

Saturday, July 8, 2017

  • 1:00pm - Scales Open, Bar Opens, and Tent Opens
  • 3:00pm - 6:00pm - Music by Russ Cheramie Acoustic
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Tarpon Rodeo Poster Artist Dirk Guidry present for selling and personalizing rodeo posters
  • 4:00pm - 7:00pm - Boiled shrimp dinners
  • 4:00pm - Scales for Children’s Division close
  • 5:00pm - Scales for all other divisions close
  • 6:00pm - Auction
  • 6:30pm - Awards for Children’s Division
  • 7:00pm - Spearfish Division awards
  • 7:45pm - Kayak Division awards
  • 8:00pm - Hook & Line Division awards
  • 8:30pm - Raffle drawings and door prizes
  • 9:00pm - Tent Closes


Buy Rodeo

Retail Locations

Tickets may also be purchased at the following locations a month before the rodeo:
Songy’s Sporting Goods, Houma
B & B True Value, Larose
Kief Hardware, Cut Off
Renovations, Galliano
Golden Meadow Hardware, Golden Meadow
TYD’s, Leeville
Griffin’s Marina and Ice, Leeville
Gail’s Bait Shop, Leeville
Terry’s Live Bait, Leeville
Moran’s Marina, Fourchon
Sand Dollar Marina, Grand Isle
Bridgeside Marina, Grand Isle
Lil Sweet Pea's, Cut Off & Houma

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King of the Catch

July 7, 2017

Bring home the trophy for King of the Catch by cooking crawfish, shrimp, crabs, fish, oyster, calamari, bigarno (snails), frog legs, alligator or turtle.

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Rules and Regulations

July 7 & 8, 2017

Download the 2016 Rules and Regulations.


Vendor Registration

Become a Rodeo Vendor

Download the 2017 Vendor Registration Form.


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