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PRESS RELEASE: Marcy and Bruce Benson Named 2020 Citizens of the West

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Denver, CO, September 17, 2019 – The National Western Stock Show is proud to announce Marcy and Bruce Benson as the 2020 Citizens of the West. This prestigious annual award recognizes those who embody the spirit and determination of Western pioneers and perpetuate the West’s agriculture heritage and ideals. A committee of community leaders selects recipients.   “I’m pleased to see …

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PRESS RELEASE: Western Stock Show Association Announces Douglas L. Jones As New Chairman of the Board

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Denver, CO, May 17, 2019 –  During the annual meeting of the Western Stock Show Association (WSSA),(dba, National Western Stock Show), the membership unanimously elected Douglas L. Jones as the new Chairman of the Board and recognized the departure of long-time board member and Chairman, Patrick A. Grant.    Doug Jones is the Owner and President of Jones Realty Group, a commercial …

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PRESS RELEASE: National Western Stock Show Launches New Scholarship Program for City of Denver Students

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DENVER, CO, May 15, 2019– Education, agriculture and tradition have been the foundation of the National Western Stock Show since its inception in 1906.  In 1983, the Stock Show formalized that commitment by establishing the National Western Scholarship Trust. Today, the Stock Show announced a second scholastic opportunity for students; the National Western Stock Show Denver Scholarship Programcreated exclusively for graduating seniors from public high schools, college …

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PRESS RELEASE: Best 16 Days In January Comes To A Close

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DENVER, CO, January 27, 2019 – The 113th National Western Stock Show celebrated the best sixteen days in January with the third highest attendance, hosting 701,656 visitors. The attendance record sits at 726,972 guests and was set in 2006 during the 100th Anniversary. “We appreciate every person, young and old, from near and far that came out to celebrate Colorado’s longest standing …

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

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DENVER, CO, January 25, 2019 – 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 …

PRESS RELEASE: Overwhelming Support For Late Bull Rider Mason Lowe

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DENVER, CO, January 23, 2019 – 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 …

PRESS RELEASE: FREE Rodeo for Furloughed Federal Employees

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DENVER, CO, January 23, 2019 – 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 …

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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 …