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Press Release: Ron Williams Named 2022 Citizen of the West

In Media, News, Scholarship Trust by Karen Woods

DENVER, CO  –  The National Western Stock Show is proud to announce Ron Williams as the 2022 Citizen of the West. This prestigious annual award recognizes those who embody Western pioneers’ spirit and determination and perpetuate their agricultural heritage and ideals. A committee of community leaders selects recipients.   Mr. Williams has been selected for this esteemed honor. Still, in light of the …

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What is Mentor Matchup?

In blog, Horse Shows, News by Karen Woods

The National Western Stock Show (NWSS) Youth Ranch Horse Mentor Matchup scholarship program is just two years old and already very popular with competitors and spectators alike. Created in 2018, Mentor Matchup provides an opportunity for local equestrian youth to learn and compete during the NWSS through relevant hands-on educational activities with their equine partner and top equine professionals. Prior …

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Press Release: National Western Stock Show Gives Back with 16 Days of Service

In Media, News, Press Release by Karen Woods

DENVER, CO – The National Western Stock Show complex and grounds looks very different this January. It is usually bustling with cowboy boots and horse trailers, now just empty parking lots and barn stalls. Back in September, Stock Show management made the difficult decision to postpone the National Western Stock Show by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and …

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Christmas Light Tradition

In Media, News by Karen Woods

Do you consider yourself a Colorado native? If so, you must know about the longstanding tradition between holiday lights and the National Western Stock Show! If you are new to Colorado, listen up. You’re going to want to jump on this Colorado Cowtown bandwagon.

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Press Release: The 115th National Western Stock Show postponed until January 2022

In News by Karen Woods

Denver, CO – The Western Stock Show Association (WSSA) Board of Directors together with the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) management, has made the difficult decision to postpone the 115th National Western Stock Show by one year and to resume the event in January 2022.  The COVID-19 pandemic does not allow for the Stock Show to host the annual event …

FAQ’s for 115th National Western Stock Show

In News by Karen Woods

Q: What is the primary mission of the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) and the Western Stock Show Association (WSSA)? How is the Stock Show governed?  A: The National Western Stock Show, established in 1906, is the premier livestock, rodeo and horse show in the nation, serving the agricultural producers and consumers throughout the world. We are a 501 9 …

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One Scoop at a Time

In blog, News, NWSS Livestock Blog by Karen Woods

With 23 professional rodeos and over 100 livestock shows, the National Western Stock Show is home to thousands of different animals during the 16-day event.  This means A LOT of poop. In fact, approximately 17,000 yards of manure is hauled off each year! Upon the completion of the 2020 National Western Stock Show, a Colorado-based business, B.O.S.S. Compost, hauls all of …

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RAM Team Colorado vs CINCH World Team Rodeo Finalists

In News by Karen Woods

Saddle Bronc RidingWyatt HagemanCoburn BradshawJake FinlayIsaac DiazRusty WrightBrady HillColton MillerAllen Boore Barrel RacingKim SchulzeKara LargeSally ConwayShali LordKellie CollierMichelle AlleyLeia PleumerKelly Yates Steer WrestlingJake FultonHarley ColeMiguel GarciaAaron VoslerRiley DuvallCody PrattSam GoingsDru MelvinKalane AndersNick Guy Bull RidingTrevor ReisteDalan DuncanAaron PassClayton ApplehansBrody YearyClayton SellarsDillon TynerLon Danley Bareback RidingJoel SchlegalKyle BloomquistJade TatonCole ReinerDantan BertschMason ClementsLogan PattersonCasey Colletti

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PRESS RELEASE: National Western Stock Show Opens Doors with Record Saturday

In Media, News, Press Release by Karen Woods

DENVER, CO – The National Western Stock Show opened its doors Saturday, January 12th, with record attendance.  The super Saturday recorded 837 more guests than the year before, setting a new opening Saturday record of 53,806 guests.  The previous opening day record was 52,969 guests. The Stock Show grounds were also bustling Sunday, marking a successful opening weekend.  “These are the best sixteen …

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Meet Your 2019 #COvsWorld Finalists

In News by Karen Woods

RAM Rodeo Team Colorado vs. CINCH Jeans World Team Rodeo Opening day of Stock Show is one of the most exciting days for our rodeo fans. Champions from rodeos around the country go head-to-head against local Colorado champs in a tournament-style bracket. After two semi-finals earlier today, we have eight contestants in each event who have earned their right to …