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Best 16 Days In January Comes To A Close

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The Junior Livestock Auction had an epic sale, setting an all-time record of $1,027,750 raised. A percentage of the auction total goes to fund the Scholarship Trust, along with two other funding events. The Citizen of the West dinner, honoring Robert G. Tointon, sold out the Events Center arena floor, and the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale had another successful …

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PRESS RELEASE: The National Western Stock Show Grand Champion Steer Sets a New Record

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Denver, Colo.– The standing-room-only crowd at the 2019 Auction of Junior Livestock Champions roared as the Grand Champion Steer sold for an all-time record of $150,000. The top eight champion animals tallied generous sales of $480,000. The Grand Champion Hog sold for $70,000, and the Reserve Grand Champion Steer sold for an impressive $90,000. The money invested supports the junior …

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Makes Major Gift to Help Make New National Western Center A Reality

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DENVER, Jan. 16, 2019  – Rancher, businesswoman and philanthropist Sue Anschutz-Rodgers has made a major gift to the Honoring the Legacy…Building the Future campaign supporting the new National Western Center, and one of the redevelopment’s centerpiece facilities will be named in her honor, the Western Stock Show Association announced today. About Honoring the Legacy … Building the Future Campaign The $100 …

PRESS RELEASE: NWSS Announces Dana Crawford as 2019 Parade Grand Marshal

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Denver, CO., December 6, 2018  – The National Western Stock Show is excited to announce Denver urban developer and preservationist, Dana Crawford, as the Grand Marshal for the 2019 Stock Show Kick-Off Parade, presented by Arrow Electronics. On Thursday, January 10th, Dana Crawford will lead the traditional drive of Longhorn cattle, horses and western wagons through the streets of downtown …

PRESS RELEASE: Western Stock Show Association Elects Two New Members to the Board of Directors

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Denver, Colorado, October 18, 2018   –  The Western Stock Show Association (WSSA) elects two new members to serve on the Board of Directors, Mr. Michael J. Long and Mr. Bruce Wagner. Michael J. Long is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Arrow Electronics, Inc. Prior to being named CEO in May 2009, Mike served as President and Chief …

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3 Things You Need to Know About Limousin Cattle

In blog, Livestock Shows, NWSS Livestock Blog by Clancy Anderson

he Limousin Breed is possibly as old as Europe itself.  The breed is known for its outstanding genetics and overall qualities. These golden-red cattle are native to the south central part of France in the regions of Limousin and Marche.  1. The first Limousin bulls imported permanently into the United States did not arrive until the fall of 1971. 2. …

2018 National Western Livestock Show Media Scholars Announced

In blog, Media, NWSS Livestock Blog by Clancy Anderson

The National Western Stock Show is excited to offer four undergraduate college students the opportunity to serve as the 2018 National Western Livestock Show Media Scholars. During their National Western experience, they will host a range of responsibilities from writing human interest stories and contributing to the NWSS Livestock blog to managing the NWSS Livestock Exhibitors social media platforms and shooting in …