94th Annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

July 28 - 30, 2022

2022 Tarpon Rodeo Logo

The Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo is the oldest fishing tournament in the U.S. It takes place on the last weekend of July.

The quaint island of Grand Isle, with a population of 1,500 residents, swells to more than 25,000 festival-goers over the three days of the rodeo. Often referred to as the "grand-daddy of fishing rodeos,” the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo features live music, crab racing for kids each day at 2 p.m., unique Louisiana cuisine, and artisans from across the region. New this year will be a corn hole competition. 

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng will serve as the first female President of the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo and Major Frank Besson Jr. will serve as the Admiral of the Fleet for 2022. 

Registration for the event is only onsite anytime during the festival weekend & allows you entry to the tournament, raffle tickets & festival merch.

The weekend of festivities will kick off at the President’s Party on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 6 p.m. under the Tarpon Rodeo tent (located at 4500 Highway 1) where the official 2022 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo poster, painted by Christy Works Boutte of Art by Christy, will be unveiled.

CLICK HERE for the daily events schedule

Visit the Tarpon Rodeo website for information on the event, rodeo rules and regulations, weigh-in information and times, accommodations, and more.


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