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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: 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 …

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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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 …

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 …

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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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, …

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PRESS RELEASE: The National Western Stock Show Announced KYGO-FM as Official Country Music Radio Partner

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Denver, Colorado, September 6, 2018   –  The National Western Stock Show today announced a three-year agreement with Denver radio station, 98.5 KYGO-FM, owned and operated by Bonneville International, as its official and exclusive country music partner. “KYGO is an iconic brand in the country music category,” states Paul Andrews, President and CEO of the National Western Stock Show.  “Dominating the …