Flying U Rodeo In the News

Featured Specialty Acts

Featured Specialty Acts

Spectators and fans go to rodeos for the action, adventure and entertainment they provide. Numerous things come to mind when rodeo’s entertainment factor is mentioned – bulls, broncs, barrels and of course, the specialty acts.

Specialty acts always play a big role in the entertainment package many people associate with today’s professional rodeo. Rodeo committees continually request the best entertainers available to excite and thrill their hometown crowds. Charros, trick riders, mounted drill teams, clowns, horse acts, motorcycle daredevils, and more vie to become audience favorites.

Believing rodeo is about keeping fans keep fans entertained and coming back for more, Cotton Rosser has always had an eye for outstanding entertainment and good specialty acts are no exception. He has been instrumental in introducing and promoting several of rodeo’s best and brightest contract acts to audiences throughout the West.

Year after year Rosser has presented unique, creative and exciting acts at his rodeos. For more than 60 years many of the industry’s top talent started down the road to stardom traveling with Cotton on the Flying U Trail. Fans have come to expect nothing but the finest in entertainment value from a Flying U Rodeo.

Flying U Rodeo Specialty Acts



Selected for the NFR 3 times, where he has won 3 Go-Rounds.


Long Walk Home

11 year old bay gelding selected for the NFR 3 times.


Hat Stomper

Ridden only 4 times in 5 years, has thrown off every Wright brother. Selected for the NFR 3 times.


Against All Odds

Smallest horse ever selected for the NFR, made his first trip to the finals in 2014.

An Amazing Story

Flying U Rodeo’s newest addition to spectacular entertainment for rodeo audiences across the west is “Frenchy the Flying Bull Jumper”. Making his debut to a sold out Reno Rodeo audience on Friday night, June 26, Frenchman Manu Lataste wowed the audience with his skill and daring.

See the video as featured on Wrangler Network

Flying U Rodeo Program

Ram Trucks
Boyd Gaming
Justin Boots
Cottons Cowboy Corral
Prefert Fence

Wall Of Fame