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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 …

FREE Holiday Weekend Parking for Stock Show Guests

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DENVER, CO – Free overflow parking this weekend for Stock Show guests. Parking is available at the Coors Field parking garage or the PepsiCo lot this Saturday, January 19th, and Sunday, January 20th. Complimentary shuttles will run every 15 to 20 minutes to the National Western Complex. The Coors Field parking garage is located at 27th Street & Blake. The gates to the …

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 …

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

In Media, News, Press Release by Leah Labonte

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 …

PRESS RELEASE: 113th NWSS Kicks Off January 12th

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Denver, Colorado, January 4, 2019 – The National Western Stock Show is just days away from the annual Kick-Off Parade presented by Arrow Electronics, launching the 113-year-old Colorado tradition in Denver. The historic Stock Show Parade trots through the streets of downtown Denver next Thursday, January 10, at noon. The procession will be led by parade Grand Marshal, Dana Crawford. The 2019 …

Six Livestock Show Media Scholars Selected for 2019 National Western Stock Show

In Media, NWSS Livestock Blog by Clancy Anderson

The National Western Stock Show is excited to offer six undergraduate college students the opportunity to serve as 2019 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 …

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 …

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Apply for the 2019 National Western Livestock Show Media Scholars by November 24th

In Media, NWSS Livestock Blog by Clancy Anderson

In 2019, the National Western will offer undergraduate students from colleges/universities across the United States the opportunity to serve as the 2019 National Western Livestock Show Media Scholars. Selected scholars will receive a $500 scholarship following the completion of their internship, as well as lodging and some meals.  During the internship, students attend livestock shows and events, write human interest …

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PRESS RELEASE: Robert G. Tointon Named 2019 Citizen of the West

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Denver, Colorado, September 19, 2018 – The National Western Stock Show is proud to announce Robert G. Tointon the 2019 Citizen of the West. This prestigious annual award recognizes those who embody the spirit and determination of the Western pioneer and perpetuate the West’s agriculture heritage and ideals. A committee of community leaders selects the recipients. Tointon, who calls Greeley, Colorado home, …