2019 Stock Show Schedule of Events 

Jan
8
Tue
Breeding Cattle Arrival & Stalling @ Hill Cattle Barns
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm
Jan
9
Wed
Wool Setup @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 9 @ 8:00 am
Angus “Hill” Cattle Arrival @ Cattle Barn
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm
Jan
10
Thu
Angus “Yards” Cattle Arrival @ Stockyards
Jan 10 @ 8:00 am
Wool Show Judging @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am
Catch-A-Calf Arrival @ Cattle Barn
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm
Stock Show Kick-Off Parade @ Downtown Denver
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm

The sight of over 40 Longhorn cattle walking through the streets of downtown Denver can only mean one thing…it’s Stock Show time.

Join us on January 10th at high noon as Stock Show takes over 17th Street in Downtown Denver. The parade starts at Union Station and finishes at Broadway. [learn more]

 

Hand Spinning Wool Judging @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm
Jan
11
Fri
4H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest – NWSS @ Stadium Arena
Jan 11 @ 8:00 am
Catch-A-Calf Arrival @ Cattle Barn
Jan 11 @ 8:00 am
Western National Roundup Youth 4-H Horse Judging Contest @ Coliseum
Jan 11 @ 8:00 am

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For more information on this youth conference, visit: http://westernnationalroundup.org/

Llama Arrival @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am
Shorn Fleece/Fiber Show (Alpaca) @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am
Shorn Fleece/Fiber Show (Llama) @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am
Alpaca Arrival @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am
Boots ‘n Business Luncheon hosted by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am

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Hosted by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the National Western Stock Show. Must be pre-registered. Visit DMCC website: http://www.cvent.com/events/2019-boots-n-business/event-summary-43550e058e6241a69dc93af0d073f430.aspx

Catch-A-Calf Processing @ Cattle Barn
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm
Catch-A-Calf Records Meeting @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm
Jan
12
Sat
4-H/FFA Meats Judging Contest @ CSU - Fort Collins, CO
Jan 12 @ 8:00 am
National Gelbvieh Junior Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 12 @ 8:00 am
Regional Red Angus Junior Show @ Stadium Area
Jan 12 @ 8:00 am
Boy Scouts Rodeo Experience @ Coliseum
Jan 12 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Colorado Rocky Mountain Fiddle Championships @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am
Youth Ranch Horse Mentor Matchup @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am

The National Western Stock Show is excited for the inaugural National Western Youth Ranch Horse Mentor Matchup debuting in January 2019. This event was created to provide an opportunity for local equestrian youth to learn and compete during the National Western Stock Show through relevant hands–on educational activities with their equine partner and top equine professionals.

Taking place on opening day January 12, 2019, the Mentor Matchup will match selected youth with industry professionals who will act as their “coach” for the day. They will be given one-on-one practice time in the morning followed by a competition in the afternoon. A Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion will be named and awarded scholarship money of $2,000 and $1,000, respectively.

Up to 10 individuals, ages 14-21, from Colorado and Wyoming will be selected to participate.

Gelbvieh and Gelbvieh Balancer Futurity @ Stadium Arena
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am
Irish Dexter Show @ Stockyard Arena
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am
Llama Walking Fiber Show @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am
National Western BBQ Throwdown @ Events Center Lot-H
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am
Colorado vs The World Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am

CINCH World Team Semi-Final featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’ –  Boy Scout Day

An Afternoon with Llamas/Alpacas @ Stadium Arena
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm
Llama/Alpaca Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 12 @ 2:30 pm
Colorado vs The World Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 12 @ 3:30 pm

CenturyLink’s Team Colorado Semi-Final featuring the coronation of Miss Rodeo Colorado, Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Western Heritage Red Angus Sale @ National Western Club
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm
Invitational Ranch Rodeo presented by Colorado Barricade @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 12 @ 5:30 pm

Ranch rodeos consist of teams of cowboys or cowgirls from different ranches competing against each other in events that mimic their everyday work on the ranch. Ranch rodeos differ from the more common “Pro Rodeo” in several ways. For starters, the contestants are not professional rodeo cowboys — they usually are full-time ranch hands who compete in ranch rodeos for fun or bragging rights. Also, the events in ranch rodeos are similar to the tasks commonly performed on a ranch and the equipment and tack used are the same as those used during everyday ranch life. And finally, instead of competing as individuals, the contestants in ranch rodeos compete as a team representing the ranch they work for. The National Western Invitational Ranch Rodeo will consist of eight four-man teams competing in four events.

Colorado vs The World FINALS @ Coliseum
Jan 12 @ 8:00 pm

CINCH World Team vs CenturyLink’s Team Colorado Finals featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel

Jan
13
Sun
4-H/FFA Livestock & Meats Contest Awards Breakfast @ Denver
Jan 13 @ 7:00 am
Colorado Rocky Mtn. Fiddle Championships @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am
Gelbvieh & Balancer Heifer & Bull Pen Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am
National Western Cowboy Church presented by CowboyChurch.TV from RFD-TV @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am

Come enjoy music from 9-10 a.m. and worship from 10-11 a.m. Hosted by Susie McEntire.

 

Catch-A-Calf Show, Photo Session & Final Awards @ Stadium Arena
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am
Regional Red Angus Pen Show @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am
National Wagyu Female & Bull Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm
$20,000 RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining & Youth Freestyle Reining Showcase @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm

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NEW FOR 2019 – Youth Freestyle Reining Showcase
The National Western Stock Show is pleased to announce the creation of the National Western Youth Freestyle Reining Showcase. This event will provide local youth within the equine industry an opportunity to showcase their talents in freestyle reining and be recognized during a prestigious event at the National Western Stock Show. Selected youth will perform prior to the $20,000 RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining on Sunday, January 13, 2019.

Interested youth must be a Colorado or Wyoming resident between 14 – 21 years of age and will be selected based on the procedure for the $20,000 RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining. They will submit a completed application and a short video showing the horse/rider pair’s potential for a freestyle reining performance no later than September 30, 2018.

Llama/Alpaca Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm
Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza @ Coliseum
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm

Presented by La TriColor, Univision and Hutchison Western featuring Jerry Diaz & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, featuring Catholic Charities Evening

Red Angus Mile High Classic Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm
Limousin Sale Social @ National Western Club
Jan 13 @ 4:00 pm
National Limousin Sale @ National Western Club
Jan 13 @ 5:00 pm
Gelbvieh Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm
Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza @ Coliseum
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm

Presented by La TriColor, Univision and Hutchison Western featuring Jerry Diaz & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, featuring Catholic Charities Evening

Jan
14
Mon
National Gelbvieh & Balancer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 14 @ 8:00 am
Regional Red Angus Open Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 14 @ 8:00 am
School Tours @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 14 @ 8:00 am
Horseman’s Challenge @ Coliseum
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Junior Market Goat & Boer Goat Arrival @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 14 @ 3:00 pm
Denver Chute Out PBR Bull Riding (Semi-Finals) @ Coliseum
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm
Jan
15
Tue
Free Grounds Admission Day compliments of NWSS
Jan 15 all-day

Not valid for ticketed events.

Junior South Devon Show followed by National South Devon Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 15 @ 8:00 am
School Tours @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 15 @ 8:00 am
AQHA/APHA Quarter Horse & Paint Horse Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am

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Featuring Halter classes beginning at 7 a.m. in the Events Center Paddock Arena & Roping classes in the CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center beginning at 9 a.m.

Horseman’s Challenge @ Coliseum
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
National Limousin Junior Heifer/ Lim-Flex Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am
Process Junior Market Goats @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am
Junior Braunvieh show followed by the Open Braunvieh Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am
National Limousin MOE Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm
Junior Market Goat Fitting Contest @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm
Miniature Zebu Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm
Junior Market Goat Showmanship @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 15 @ 4:00 pm
DMCC Goat Roping @ Stadium Arena
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm
Denver Chute Out PBR Bull Riding (Semi-Finals) @ Coliseum
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm
Jan
16
Wed
School Tours @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 16 all-day
AQHA/APHA Quarter Horse & Paint Horse Show & FINALS @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 16 @ 7:00 am

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Featuring Barrel Racing & Ranch Riding classes followed by the FINALS for roping and barrel racing and head-to-head AQHA vs. APHA match ups in a Battle of the Breeds.

Angus Bull ROV Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 16 @ 8:00 am
National Hereford Junior Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 16 @ 8:00 am
Horseman’s Challenge @ Coliseum
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Junior Market Goat Show @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am
Limousin & Lim-Flex Carload & Pen Show @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am
Angus Bull Sale Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 16 @ 11:30 am
Junior Market Goat Championship Selection @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm
Boer Goat Show @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm
Angus Sale Social @ Stadium Arena
Jan 16 @ 4:00 pm
Angus Bull Sale @ Stadium Arena
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm
Denver Chute Out PBR Bull Riding (FINALS) @ Coliseum
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm
Jan
17
Thu
Collegiate Livestock Team Contest Lineup @ Stadium Arena
Jan 17 @ 6:30 am
Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest @ Coliseum
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am
Junior Angus Breeding Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am
National Hereford Bull Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am
School Tours @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am
USEF Hunter/Jumper Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am

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Featuring Low Hunter, Performance Hunter, Green Hunter, High Performance Hunter, Adult Amateur Hunter, Low Jumper & Modified Jumper.

Collegiate Wool Judging Contest @ Adams County Fairgrounds
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am
Herd Sire Display Opens @ Yards
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am
Denver National Maine-Anjou/ MaineTainer Sale Bull Evaluation @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm
Angus “Denim & Diamonds” Sale Cattle Display @ Expo Hall 1
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm
Angus “Denim & Diamonds” Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm
Red Meat Club Dinner (invitation only)
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm
Collegiate Wool Judging Awards Banquet @ Double Tree - Denver
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm

Featuring Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls

Trowbridge Family & Friends Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm
Jan
18
Fri
USEF Hunter/Jumper Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 18 @ 7:00 am

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Featuring Low Hunter, Performance Hunter, Green Hunter, High Performance Hunter, Adult Amateur Hunter, Low Jumper, Modified Jumper & Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper.

Angus Female ROV Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am
Hereford Pen of Heifers Show @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am
Junior Market Lamb Arrival @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am
School Tours @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am
Collegiate Carload Judging Contest @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 18 @ 8:30 am
Herd Sire Display Opens @ Yards
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am
Hereford Pen / Carload Bull Show @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 18 @ 9:30 am
Denver National Maine-Anjou / MaineTainer Pen Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm
Livestock Marketing Workshop – Ranch House Design @ Centennial Room
Jan 18 @ 12:30 pm
Andis Grooming Demonstration @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 18 @ 1:30 pm

4H Day featuring Pikes Peak Range Riders, Pikes Peak Rangerettes, Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls, Catch-A-Calf Catch presented by Martin/Martin & University of Wyoming

Colorado Angus Association Foundation Female Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 18 @ 2:30 pm
4-H & FFA Wool Judging Contest @ Adams County Fair Grounds
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm
Hereford Sale Cattle Display @ Stadium Arena
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm
Weaver Leather Livestock Lamb Fitting Demo @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 18 @ 5:00 pm
Collegiate Livestock Judging Awards Banquet @ Double Tree - Denver
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm
4-H & FFA Wool Judging Awards Banquet @ Adams County Fair Grounds
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm
National Hereford Sale @ Stadium Arena
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm
$15,000 Monarch Casino Gambler’s Choice Jumper Stake @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm

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Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm

El Jebel Shriners Night featuring U.S. Industry Leader, Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls

Jan
19
Sat
USEF Hunter/Jumper Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 19 @ 7:00 am

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Featuring Amateur Owner Hunter, ASPCA Horsemanship, Junior Hunter, Modified Jumper Stake, Adult Amateur Jumper, Children’s Jumper and Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper.

Angus Bull/Heifer Pen/Carload Show @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 19 @ 8:00 am
National Hereford Female Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 19 @ 8:00 am
Herd Sire Display Opens @ Yards
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am
Junior Market Lamb Processing @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am
Shorthorn Pen Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am

Featuring CSU Ag Outreach, Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls, Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

National ROE Charolais Pen Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm
Ag Education forum/workshop with StockShow U @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm
NWSS “Bright Lights” Maine-Anjou Bull/Female Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 19 @ 3:30 pm

Featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Niki Flundra, & Catch-A-Calf Catch presented by Martin/Martin & University of Wyoming

Junior Market Lamb Showmanship @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 19 @ 4:00 pm
Western Elite Female Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm
Wild West Show presented by King Soopers @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm

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Dog Pull @ Stadium Arena
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm
$5,000 Top of the Rockies Jumper Stake @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm

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Featuring $5,000 Top of the Rockies Jumper Stake.

Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls, & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

 

Jan
20
Sun
USEF Hunter/Jumper Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 20 @ 7:00 am

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Featuring Children’s Hunter, Amateur Owner Hunter, USEF Hunter Seat Medal, Junior Hunter, Hunt Seat Equitation (flat), Adult Amateur Jumper, Children’s Jumper and Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Stake.

Collegiate Meats Judging Contest @ JBS - Greeley
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
Junior Percentage Charolais Heifer Show / Junior Charolais Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
Open Maine-Anjou Bull Show /Open Maine Tainer Bull Show / Junior MaineTainer Breeding Heifers / Open Maine Tainer Show/ Junior Maine-Anjou Breeding Heifers/Open Maine-Anjou Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
Simmental Pen of Bulls Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
Herd Sire Display Opens @ Yards
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am
Junior Market Lamb Show @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am
Cowboy Church – Founders Memorial @ Coliseum
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

Cowboy Church hosted by Fellowship of Christian Cowboys honoring past WSSA members.

Jr Shorthorn Heifer/ Jr ShorthornPlus Heifer Show/ Open ShorthornPlus Bull Show followed by the Shorthorn Plus Female Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am
Charolais In The Rockies Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Niki Flundra, & Catch-A-Calf Catch presented by Martin/Martin & University of Wyoming

Wild West Show presented by King Soopers @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm

KingSoopersLogoDesigned to both educate and entertain, the National Western Wild West Show will take you on a historical trip back to the days of the Old West with reenactments of the original Buffalo Bill Wild West Shows. There is plenty of family entertainment with horses, trick riders, cowboys, and Indians.  Special performance by Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls.

“The Summit” National Shorthorn Sale Cattle Parade @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm
“The Summit” National Shorthorn Sale @ National Western Club
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm
Junior Market Lamb Champion Selection @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm

Canada Night featuring Canadian Industry Leader, Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls, & Catch-A-Calf Catch presented by Martin/Martin & University of Wyoming

Jan
21
Mon
USEF Hunter/Jumper Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 am

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Featuring THIS National Children’s Medal, Children’s Hunter, Adult Amateur Jumper Stake & Children’s Jumper Stake.

Collegiate Meats Judging Awards Breakfast @ Double Tree Denver
Jan 21 @ 7:30 am
Chianina/ Chiangus Junior Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
Junior Market Swine Arrival @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
National ROE Charolais Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
Simmental Pen of Heifers Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
Chianina/Chiangus Bull/Female Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am
Salers Bull Futurity Show @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am
National Salers Heifer & Bull Pen Show @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am
American Galloway Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm
National Shorthorn Female Show /National Shorthorn Bull Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls

Simmental Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm
Xtreme Dogs @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm

 

Dog lovers unite! Bringing you an all-new show full of amazing tricks and aerial stunts.  Plus witness man’s best friend at work herding sheep, flushing and retrieving or helping their disabled owner. Xtreme Dogs is one of the National Western’s hottest family events. The cast of dogs and their handlers will thrill audiences with their athletic prowess and surprisingly unpredictable antics. Trained to run, jump and retrieve at incredible speeds and soar to unbelievable heights, they have become the world’s most popular dogs. From tunnel relays to mastering mazes, National Western’s  Xtreme Dogs is full of non-stop action choreographed to your favorite music. This is a show that will leave fans of all ages laughing and cheering.

MLK Jr. African American Heritage Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm

Featuring Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Niki Flundra

$40,000 NWSS Grand Prix Presented by Monarch Casino @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm

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Monarch_Logo_Horiz_4C-300x53 Pronounced “gron pree”, the term translates from the French as “big prize”. The formal night event of the National Western Stock Show, the total prize money is more than $40,000, drawing the top horses and riders from across North America. Grand Prix jumping requires absolute cooperation and teamwork between horse and rider. It takes a special animal and a special person to compete at this level of competition. You will not see any better show jumping competition than the Grand Prix. Each competitor jumps one round over a course of 10 to 14 jumps from 4-feet in height and higher. The top horses accumulating the least number of faults are required to jump a second round over a course of 8 to 12 jumps, raised in height from the previous round. The spreads (width) of all jumps ranges from three to five feet. Final scores are determined by adding the total faults incurred in both rounds and adding any penalties for exceeding the time allowed in either or both rounds. In the event of a tie for first place, a jump-off will occur, with time deciding the winner should there be another tie.

Jan
22
Tue
Junior Market Steer Arrival @ Cattle Barn
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am
Junior Market Swine Processing @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am
NRCHA Reined Cow Horse Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am

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Featuring Herd Work for Open Derby, Limited Open Derby, Novice Horse Derby, Non Pro Derby divisions plus Rein & Box work for Non Pro Limited division and Rein & Cow work for Open Bridle.

School Tours @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am
Simmental Jr. Breeding Heifer Show / Simmental Bull Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am
Sure Champ Hospitality Booth @ Stadium Hall 1 - West Doors
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am
Piedmontese Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am
Salers Sale Cattle Display @ Expo Hall 1
Jan 22 @ 11:30 am
44th National Salers Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm
Junior Market Swine Showmanship @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm
Mutton Bustin @ Stadium Arena
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm
Xtreme Dogs @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm

 

Dog lovers unite! Bringing you an all-new show full of amazing tricks and aerial stunts.  Plus witness man’s best friend at work herding sheep, flushing and retrieving or helping their disabled owner. Xtreme Dogs is one of the National Western’s hottest family events. The cast of dogs and their handlers will thrill audiences with their athletic prowess and surprisingly unpredictable antics. Trained to run, jump and retrieve at incredible speeds and soar to unbelievable heights, they have become the world’s most popular dogs. From tunnel relays to mastering mazes, National Western’s Xtreme Dogs is full of non-stop action choreographed to your favorite music. This is a show that will leave fans of all ages laughing and cheering.

Pro Rodeo – Military Appreciation Night @ Coliseum
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm

RE/MAX presents Military Appreciation Night featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Niki Flundra
Join us for a very special Pro Rodeo Military Night where we honor past and present Armed Forces. Make sure to wear your Red, White & Blue!

Jan
23
Wed
NRCHA Reined Cow Horse Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 23 @ 8:00 am

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Featuring Rein & Fence Work for Open Derby, Limited Open Derby, Novice Horse Derby, Open Hackamore, Non Pro Derby, Non Pro Hackamore and Non Pro Bridle divisions plus composite awards.

School Tours @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 23 @ 8:00 am
Simmental Female Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 23 @ 8:00 am
Junior Market Steer Processing @ Cattle Barn
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am
Junior Market Swine Show @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am
Salers Jr. Breeding Heifer/ 44th National Salers Open Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am
NWSS Commercial Heifer Show @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am
National Bison Assoc., Junior Judging Competition @ Stockyards
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am
Andis Cattle Grooming Demonstration @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm
National Jr. American Aberdeen Showmanship @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm
NWSS Commercial Female Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 23 @ 1:30 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 23 @ 1:30 pm

FFA Day featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, Niki Flundra, and a Tribute to FFA

National Jr. American Aberdeen Female Show (Fullblood & %) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 23 @ 2:30 pm
Junior Market Steer Showmanship @ Stadium Arena
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm
An Evening of Dancing Horses® presented by 9NEWS @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm

9News_BlueTV_Logo-300x67The wine and roses event of the National Western Stock Show, An Evening of Dancing Horses ® brings the best equestrian talent together in front of live music from the Denver School of the Arts Orchestra. Enjoy an evening full of formal dressage, reining, liberty and other talent from around the world.

Junior Market Swine Champion Selection @ Stadium Arena
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm

University of Wyoming and Rotary Night featuring Colorado Cattleman’s Association, Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Jan
24
Thu
School Tours @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 24 @ 8:00 am
Stock Dog Trials (Open Preliminary Cattle Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 24 @ 8:00 am
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am

Featuring Mule & Donkey Trail classes, Mule Ranch Riding, Draft Gelding Team, Draft Mare Team & Draft Ladies Team classes.

Junior Market Steer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am
Poultry Setup @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am
American Aberdeen People’s Choice Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am

Sensory Friendly Rodeo Featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Breeding Sheep Arrival @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm
Open Prospect Calves Arrive @ Cattle Barn
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm
National American Aberdeen Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm
Yak Pen Show @ Stockyards
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm
Horsemanship Clinic @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 24 @ 3:30 pm

Come audit a free seminar hosted by a well-known equestrian. Host TBA.

Junior Market Steer Champion Selection @ Stadium Arena
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm
Highland Jr. Breeding Heifer Show / Steers & Prospect Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
An Evening of Dancing Horses® presented by 9NEWS @ Cinch Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm

9News_BlueTV_Logo-300x67The wine and roses event of the National Western Stock Show, An Evening of Dancing Horses ® brings the best equestrian talent together in front of live music from the Denver School of the Arts Orchestra. Enjoy an evening full of formal dressage, reining, liberty and other talent from around the world.

Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Jan
25
Fri
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am

Featuring Draft, Mule & Donkey Halter & Showmanship classes.

Junior Market Premier Exhibitor Interviews – TBA
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
Miniature Hereford World Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
National American Aberdeen Market Steer & Market Heifer Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
National Highland Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
NBA Gold Trophy Show Bison Judging (1400 Alley) @ Stockyards
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
Poultry Arrival @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
Stock Dog Trials (Open Preliminary Cattle Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
National American Aberdeen Female Show (Fullblood & %) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am
Open Prospect Calves Processing @ Cattle Barn
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am
Yak Seminars @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm

Featuring Draft/Mule Log Skid Race, Draft Mare Cart, Mule & Donkey Hunter Under Saddle classes, Draft Gelding Unicorn Hitch, Mule Pleasure Driving, Draft 4-Horse Mare Hitch, Draft Amateur Team, Donkey Barrel Race and Open Mule Parade Hitch.

Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 25 @ 1:30 pm

Featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Niki Flundra

Bison Handling Q&A in the Yards at NWSS @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm
Texas Longhorn World Show (Haltered) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm
Stock Show U Team Fitting Contest @ Stadium Arena
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm

Located in the Stadium Arena

Youth 9-18 participate in a cattle team fitting competition.

Poultry Meat Production Pen of 3 Judging @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm
Dog Fly Ball Games @ Stadium Arena
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm
Auction of Junior Livestock Champions @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm

Featuring Feed Team Race, Mule Flag Race, Classic Draft 6-Horse Hitch and Draft Light Weight Pulling Contest.

Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm

CU Night featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Freestyle Bullfights

Jan
26
Sat
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am

Featuring Mule Hunter Hack, Mule & Draft Obstacle Driving, Youth Mule Barrel Race, Mule Keyhole Race, Donkey Western Pleasure.

Junior Ewe Lamb Showmanship (All Breeds) @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am
Miniature Hereford Junior Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am
Stock Dog Trials (Intermediate Dogs Competition) @ Stadium Arena
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am
Junior Breeding Sheep Show followed by the Open Show (Meat Breeds) @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 26 @ 8:30 am
National American Aberdeen Heifer & Bull Pen Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 26 @ 8:30 am
Open Prospect Steer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am
Poultry Judging @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am
National American Aberdeen Bull Show (Fullblood & %) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am
Junior Poultry Showmanship @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am
National Gold Trophy Bison Carcass Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am
National Highland Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am
National Gold Trophy Bison Live Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 26 @ 10:30 am
Stock Dog Trials (Open Finals Cattle Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 26 @ 10:30 am
Pink Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am

Pink Rodeo featuring Susan G. Komen, Roundup Riders of the Rockies, Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Freestyle Bullfights

Join us for a special rodeo to help raise money for breast cancer research – and don’t forget to wear pink!

Open Prospect Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 26 @ 11:30 am
Yak Halter Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ Cinch Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm

Featuring Draft/Mule Feed Team Race, Draft Ladies Cart, Mule Costume, Draft 4-Horse Gelding Hitch, Mule Western Pleasure, Draft Mare Unicorn Hitch and Draft Middle Weight Pulling Contest.

Auctioneering Contest @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
Stock Dog Trials (Nursery Dogs Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
Stock Dog Trials (Nursery Dogs Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
Texas Longhorn World Show (Non-Haltered) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 26 @ 3:30 pm

CenturyLink Experience Day, Wyoming Appreciation, Jr. Livestock Auction Buyer Appreciation, featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Freestyle Bullfights

Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm

Begins with a presentation recognizing the Finalists for the Youth Equestrian Showcase scholarship program and naming of the Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion winners.

Featuring Draft/Mule Feed Team Race, Classic Draft 6-Horse Hitch, Mule Pole Bending, Mule Parade Hitch, Draft Mens Cart, and Draft Working Team.

Mutton Bustin’ @ Stadium Arena
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm
Mutton Bustin’ @ Stadium Arena
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm
Sheep Lead Contest @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires Graduation presented by Sunward Steel, Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, and Freestyle Bullfights – Finals

Jan
27
Sun
Stock Dog Trials (Intermediate dogs Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 27 @ 8:00 am
Junior Breeding Sheep Show followed by the Open Show (Wool Breeds, Natural Color Breeds) @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 27 @ 8:30 am
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am

Featuring Youth Draft Horse Cart & Team classes, Mule Western Pleasure classes, Youth Mule Pleasure Driving, Donkey Pleasure Driving & Mule Drive & Ride.

Stock Dog Trials (Open Sheep Competition) @ Stadium Arena
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am
Cowboy Church @ Coliseum
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am

Cowboy Church hosted by Fellowship of Christian Cowboys

Stock Dog Trials (Nursery Dogs Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show @ CINCH Arena in the National Western Events Center
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm

Featuring Draft/Mule Feed Team Race Finals, Draft 8-Horse Hitch, Mule Barrel Race, Draft Single Classic Cart & Draft Heavy Weight Pulling Contest

Stock Dog Trials (Intermediate Sheep Competition) @ Stadium Arena
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm
Pro Rodeo FINALS @ Coliseum
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires presented by Sunward Steel & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

FREE Pony Rides all day courtesy of 7-Eleven @ Children's Hospital Colorado Ranchland
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm

Courtesy of 7-Eleven and as a part of our Fan Appreciation Day, please enjoy FREE pony rides all day long.