PRESS RELEASE: FREE Rodeo for Furloughed Federal Employees

stockshowNews, Press Release

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 grounds throughout the entire day.

Federal employees affected by the shutdown need to provide a valid Federal ID to the National Western Box Office in order to receive their free ticket.

For more information please call the NW Box Office at 303-295-6124. To see the full schedule of events visit:

About the National Western Stock Show

Established in 1906, the National Western Stock Show is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization that provides college and graduate level scholarships in agricultural-related fields of study. Its mission is to serve producers and consumers throughout the world by being the premier stock show, equestrian competitions and center for year-round events. The 16-day show also serves as an entertainment arena, hosting one of the world's richest regular season professional rodeos, family and educational shows plus Colorado's largest western trade show. For more information, visit