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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 …

PRESS RELEASE: Overwhelming Support For Late Bull Rider Mason Lowe

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DENVER, CO – The National Western Stock Show and PBR (Professional Bull Riders) would like to thank the incredible fans, friends, bull riding family and the entire stock show community for helping raise over $200,000 for the family of Mason Lowe. “The outpour of support from so many people has been tremendous, and we hope this will provide some small amount …

Press Release: FREE Rodeo for Furloughed Federal Employees

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DENVER, CO – The National Western Stock Show would like to invite furloughed federal employees to a rodeo performance at no cost. Free admission will be given to qualified individuals, up to 4 tickets, for the Pro Rodeo on Thursday, January 24th at 10:30 a.m. This rodeo ticket also allows guests to enjoy access to the NWSS grounds throughout the …

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Meet the Frost Brothers

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The Frost brothers are a well-known pair in the rodeo world, competing in both Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Professional Bull Riding events in the recent years. I caught up with them at the National Western Stock Show, where they were competing in the Denver Chute Out PBR Velocity Tour event along with the PRCA. The pair were back in …

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 …

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Back In The Saddle With Schulze

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After sitting down with barrel racer Kim Schulze before her first run on opening day of the 2019 National Western Stock Show, I would never have guessed the trials and tribulations that she has faced over the past two years. Her personality and perspective on life truly inspired me, and I cannot wait to share her story with you.   This …

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

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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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Youth Ranch Horse Mentor Matchup

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At the National Western Stock Show, a huge focus is on education and the development of each and every kid who steps foot on the grounds. Whether that be through the trade show exhibits, the historic Stadium Arena, or the busy horse barns, the goal is for everyone to leave with a better understanding of the agricultural industry than they …