picture of 2017 American Semi-Finals

Free entertainment for fans of all ages will be available in the FanZone prior to the three days of rodeo performances, which begin at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, February 15 and end on Friday, February 17.

  1. Rodeo Athletes Earn A Chance At $1 Million Bonus On Sunday

    Rodeo Athletes Earn A Chance At $1 Million Bonus On Sunday

    Feb 18, 2017

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- There are so many interesting stories each year at RFD-TV's The American Semi-Finals presented by Polaris Ranger and this year is no exception. A 50-year-old former truck driver on a mission; a Brazilian bull riding champion who debuted his American career last month; a North Texas roper with more than $50,000 in winnings this week; a 12-year-old girl; a steer wrestler with the biggest win of his career and couple of teenage team ropers are among the 46 rodeo athletes topped the field Friday night at Cowtown Coliseum and earned a chance at a $1 million bonus at RFD-TV's The American by Polaris RANGER on Sunday.
  2. Melancon Continues Streak At The American Semi-Finals

    Melancon Continues Streak At The American Semi-Finals

    Feb 16, 2017

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Cole Meloncon of Liberty, the leader for the 2017 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) world championship, continued his hot streak with a classic bull ride Wednesday night at the first performance of RFD-TV's The American Semi-Finals presented by Polaris RANGER at Cowtown Coliseum.
  3. Sister Takes Hailey Kinsel To The 2nd Round Of The Semis

    Sister Takes Hailey Kinsel To The 2nd Round Of The Semis

    Feb 15, 2017

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Hailey Kinsel of Cotulla, Texas, got the best Valentine's present a girl could ask for with her horse, Sister. The dominating duo has been making a splash everywhere they go, and the American Semi-Finals was no exception on Wednesday. Kinsel and Sister ran a 14.08 to qualify among the top 30 barrel racers advancing to the second round on Thursday.
  4. 2017 The American Semi-Finals Performance Draw

    2017 The American Semi-Finals Performance Draw

    Feb 15, 2017

    The American Semi-Finals has released the performance draws for seven events this week at Cowtown Coliseum in the Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas. *Performances begin at 7:30 PM CT on Wednesday, Feb. 15, to Friday, Feb. 17.
  5. The American Barrel Racing Semi-Finals Performance Draw

    The American Barrel Racing Semi-Finals Performance Draw

    Feb 14, 2017

    The American Semi-Finals has released its barrel racing performance draw for Wednesday, Feb. 15, to Friday, Feb. 17, at Cowtown Coliseum in the Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas.
  6. American Semi-Finals Kicks Off Week-Long Celebration

    American Semi-Finals Kicks Off Week-Long Celebration

    Jan 31, 2017

    Everyone is gearing up for The American Semi-Finals in Fort Worth, Texas. The countdown is on and the number of remaining spots are limited. The Semi-Finals are jam-packed with exceptional talent and extraordinary athletes.