"Eight seconds of pure adrenaline atop 2,000 pounds of muscle and fury” best describes the wild rides that await the bull riders at the Tehachapi Mountain Rodeo Associations’ Bad Bulls Riding Tour. Bad Bulls hosts the toughest Cowboys from across the U.S. and the baddest bulls at the Tehachapi Event Center and Rodeo Grounds on Dennison Road and Hwy 58.


General Admission:

Presale tickets for the Bad Bulls Tour can be purchased for a $2 discount (prior to the day of the rodeo) at the following local ticket outlets:
  • Tehachapi: Albertsons, Hemme Hay, Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce
  • Bakersfield: Emporium Western Store, Boot Barn
  • Lancaster: Boot Barn, Hemme Hay

  • Online:

  • Tickets are available at Eventbrite (no discount): TICKETS

  • $17 Adults
  • $15 Children 5-13, Active Military and Seniors 60 Years young or older.
  • Children under 5 - free
  • VIP Tickets are only available to sponsors.
    To find out how to become a 2018 sponsor please download our Sponsor Brochure Package.


  • Gates open at 4pm with vendors and food available
  • Bull riding starts at 6pm
  • PARKING is donation to our Explorers
  • FIREWORKS! directly next to the arena will start just after dark

  • Rules:

  • No detachable lens cameras
  • No outside food or drinks

  • RAIN or SHINE .... hope to see you there!
    PARKING is donation to our Explorers
    RAIN or SHINE .... hope to see you there!

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