The 1st National Charro Championship at the new Arena Vallarta will be held from January 26-29 at the new facility being constructed in El Colorado. On the following day, January 30, a special show will continue for the 9th anniversary of DeCharros.com, the National Charro website.
The new Arena Vallarta is being built on 10 acres of land in the town of El Colorado, just before Las Palmas on the road to Mascota. According to the plans, it should be finished this December. It includes handicap access and will be able to host events with audiences up to 5000 spectators. It will have modern bathrooms and parking spaces for 600 cars.
This event will bring together 24 of the best charro teams in the country, including Tres Potrillos, Hacienda Tamariz campeones 2010, Rancho La Biznaga, Tres Regalos, Dorados de Oaxtepec, Tequila Hacienda Vieja, Ganadera Santa Isabel. El Relicario, Tequila Don Roberto, Rancho El Olivo, Rancho Agua Santa. Rancho Nuevo de Tepa. Perla del Pacífico, Rancho El Pitayo, Rancho El Jaralito y Camino Real de Colima.
Regional teams from Jalisco and Nayarit will include Puente de Camotlán, Rancho El Quevedeño y reaparece Rancho Las Cuatas, así como hacienda Santa Cruz del Valle, El Festejo. There will also be various escaramuzas from other parts of the country.
With extremely large prizes (210,000 pesos for 1st place), the finest animals and teams from all over the country will participate.
At the end of the charreada, there will be a special competition of 100 of the best pialedores in the country.
National Charro Championship Program:
Thursday, January 26, 2012
3 pm: Arena Vallarta Inauguration
7 pm: Charro Competitions
8:30 pm: Traditional Charro Fiesta on the Malecón
Friday, January 27
11 am: Charro Competitions
10:30 pm: Malecóneada
Saturday, January 28
11 am-8:30 pm: Charro Competitions
Sunday, January 29
11 am: Charro Competition Semi Finals
3:30 pm: Charro Competition Finals
Monday, January 30
TBA: Gala de Charreada – a gala event featuring the best Charro teams performing daring tricks and acrobatics. Prizes will be given to the most proficient performers.