If you are providing media coverage for the livestock show or rodeo and need photos, interviews or credentials for special access to areas, please submit requests via email to info@xactaadvertising.com or text, (do not call):  337-274-7636. Please provide as much notice as possible prior to your broadcast or print deadline.  

Most of the information you would need may be found within the following links:

  • Complete Rodeo Week events schedule here
  • Livestock Show schedule of events here
  • Promotions and performance specifics details here
  • High Resolution photos provided upon request. Email lisa@xactaadvertising.com
  • Featured Specialty Act Rider Kiesner to be Festured at the 80th Annual SWD Rodeo. Read more about Rider here
  • Saturday, February 2 Pre-Rodeo Concert with Dustin Sonnier - info here
  • Information on the Stick Horse Rodeo here
  • Some featured rodeo celebrity Bios Here:
    • Shane Hanchey-Former World Champion Calf Roper from Sulphur, LA here
    • Legendary Rodeo Clown, Lecile Harris bio info here and video documentary here
  • All photos  within this site and those that are provided by request for media usage are property of SWD Livestock Show & Rodeo and  may require vaious photo credits for use.  Please obtain photo credit prior to usage by emailing us


For nightly scores/times/results, please email us at info@xactaadvertising.com.

PLEASE type "RODEO RESULTS" in the subject line of your email request.

We will do our best to get these to you in a timely manner.


Thank you! 


​​​​​​​Members of the Media:

 You are Invited...​​

Please Join Us for a Very Special Press Conference Event

(Invitation only event--Not open to the public, sorry. Please show invitation for entry.)


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

5 pm - 6:30 pm

Walkons Bistreaux and Bar

5313 Common St., Lake Charles, LA


(Tickets required, please email info@xactaadvertising.com for more information.)


Interview Opportunities will be available with:


ProRodeo and NFR Athletes

Pro-Rodeo Announcer Mike Mathis

NFR Pro-Rodeo Bullfighters

Miss Rodeo Louisiana

Miss Rodeo America

Event Organizers & SWLA Livestock Show & Rodeo Board Members

and more...


Appetizers and Beverages will be provided


If you are a member of the media and did not receive your VIP Passes to this event, please contact info@xactaadvertising.com.  Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you at the press event!