2020 Stock Show Schedule of Events 

Jan
9
Thu
Wool Show Judging @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am
Jan
11
Sat
National Gelbvieh Junior Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 11 @ 8:00 am
Gelbvieh and Gelbvieh Balancer Futurity @ Stadium Arena
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am
Llama Walking Fiber Show @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am
Top Hogs of the Wild West @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 11 @ 12:30 pm

Watch your favorite barnyard animals perform thrilling tricks, act out hysterical impressions and even ride a skateboard!  Kids will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the brilliant pigs after the performance.

An Afternoon with Llamas/Alpacas @ Stadium Arena
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm
Llama/Alpaca Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 11 @ 1:30 pm
Top Hogs of the Wild West @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm

Watch your favorite barnyard animals perform thrilling tricks, act out hysterical impressions and even ride a skateboard!  Kids will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the brilliant pigs after the performance.

Folkloric Dancers @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 11 @ 3:30 pm

These enchanting dancers amaze the crowd as they take you on a journey through the past and present of one of the most popular styles of Mexican dancing.  Showcasing their flawless moves and bright colored dresses, these dancers can be found in the Activity Pavilion during the opening weekend.  Be the first to witness a sneak peak of the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganzas!

Jan
12
Sun
Catch-A-Calf Show, Photo Session & Final Awards @ Stadium Arena
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am
Llama/Alpaca Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm
Limousin Sale Social @ National Western Club
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm
Folkloric Dancers @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 12 @ 4:30 pm

These enchanting dancers amaze the crowd as they take you on a journey through the past and present of one of the most popular styles of Mexican dancing.  Showcasing their flawless moves and bright colored dresses, these dancers can be found in the Activity Pavilion during the opening weekend.  Be the first to witness a sneak peak of the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganzas!

National Limousin Sale @ National Western Club
Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm
Jan
13
Mon
National Gelbvieh & Balancer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am
National Red Angus Open Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times.

Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 13 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times

Jan
14
Tue
Junior South Devon Show followed by National South Devon Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 14 @ 8:00 am
National Limousin Junior Heifer/ Lim-Flex Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times.

Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 14 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times

National Limousin MOE Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm
Junior Market Goat Showmanship @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 14 @ 1:30 pm
DMCC Goat Roping @ Stadium Arena
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm
Jan
15
Wed
Junior Angus Breeding Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 15 @ 8:00 am
National Hereford Junior Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 15 @ 8:00 am
Junior Market Goat Show @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times.

Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 15 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times

Junior Market Goat Championship Selection @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm
Boer Goat Show @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm
Jan
16
Thu
National Hereford Bull Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 16 @ 8:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times.

Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 16 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times

Angus Bull Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 16 @ 1:30 pm
Jan
17
Fri
Angus Female ROV Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times.

Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times

Livestock Marketing Workshop – Ranch House Design @ Centennial Room
Jan 17 @ 12:30 pm
National Hereford Sale @ Stadium Arena
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm
Jan
18
Sat
National Hereford Female Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am
Top Hogs of the Wild West @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm

Watch your favorite barnyard animals perform thrilling tricks, act out hysterical impressions and even ride a skateboard!  Kids will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the brilliant pigs after the performance.

Junior Market Lamb Showmanship @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm
Dog Pull @ Stadium Arena
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm
Jan
19
Sun
Junior Percentage Charolais Heifer Show / Junior Charolais Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 19 @ 8:00 am
Open Maine-Anjou Bull Show /Open MaineTainer Bull Show / Junior MaineTainer Breeding Heifers / Open MaineTainer Show/ Junior Maine-Anjou Breeding Heifers/Open Maine-Anjou Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 19 @ 8:00 am
Junior Market Lamb Show @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am
Charolais In The Rockies Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm
Top Hogs of the Wild West @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm

Watch your favorite barnyard animals perform thrilling tricks, act out hysterical impressions and even ride a skateboard!  Kids will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the brilliant pigs after the performance.

Junior Market Lamb Champion Selection @ Stadium Arena
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm
Jan
20
Mon
National ROE Charolais Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
National Shorthorn Female Show /National Shorthorn Bull Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 11:30 am
Xtreme Dogs Pat & Chat @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 20 @ 12:30 pm
Everyone loves the Xtreme Dogs held in the Cinch Arena in the Events Center!  This is a special chance to get up close and personal with the dogs before they even make it to the arena.
Jan
21
Tue
Simmental Jr. Breeding Heifer Show / Simmental Bull Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times.

Exceptional Rodeo presented by GE Johnson @ Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 11:30 am

The Exceptional Rodeo is a fun-filled event for kids with special needs.  Cowboys and rodeo queens will come together to create an interactive rodeo with events including Steer Roping, Bull Riding, Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling and Barrel Racing (no live animals are used, only props).  Free to view with a grounds admission ticket, all guests are able to come on down and take in this heartwarming event. Participation is not open to the public. Please contact education@nationalwestern.com if your school is interested in participating.

Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times

Xtreme Dogs Pat & Chat @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 21 @ 12:30 pm
Everyone loves the Xtreme Dogs held in the Cinch Arena in the Events Center!  This is a special chance to get up close and personal with the dogs before they even make it to the arena.
Sheep Shearing @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm

This special demonstration gives everyone an opportunity to witness a live sheep shearing.  Watch as one of the best professionals in the industry showcases the process effortlessly!  Don’t miss this one, it’s always a fan favorite!

Junior Market Swine Showmanship @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm
Jan
22
Wed
Simmental Female Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am
Junior Market Swine Show @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times.

Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 22 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times

Sheep Shearing @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 22 @ 1:30 pm

This special demonstration gives everyone an opportunity to witness a live sheep shearing.  Watch as one of the best professionals in the industry showcases the process effortlessly!  Don’t miss this one, it’s always a fan favorite!

Junior Market Steer Showmanship @ Stadium Arena
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm
Junior Market Swine Champion Selection @ Stadium Arena
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm
Jan
23
Thu
Junior Market Steer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times.

Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 23 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.  Located in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, you can take in this awesome show during School Visit times

Sheep Shearing @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 23 @ 1:30 pm

This special demonstration gives everyone an opportunity to witness a live sheep shearing.  Watch as one of the best professionals in the industry showcases the process effortlessly!  Don’t miss this one, it’s always a fan favorite!

Junior Market Steer Champion Selection @ Stadium Arena
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm
Highland Jr. Breeding Heifer Show / Steers & Prospect Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm
Jan
24
Fri
National Highland Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 24 @ 8:00 am
Sheep Shearing @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm

This special demonstration gives everyone an opportunity to witness a live sheep shearing.  Watch as one of the best professionals in the industry showcases the process effortlessly!  Don’t miss this one, it’s always a fan favorite!

Auction of Junior Livestock Champions @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm
Jan
25
Sat
Junior Ewe Lamb Showmanship (All Breeds) @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
Miniature Hereford Junior Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am
Junior Breeding Sheep Show followed by the Open Show (Meat Breeds) @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am
Open Prospect Steer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am
Junior Poultry Showmanship @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am
National Highland Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am
Open Prospect Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am
Top Hogs of the Wild West @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm

Watch your favorite barnyard animals perform thrilling tricks, act out hysterical impressions and even ride a skateboard!  Kids will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the brilliant pigs after the performance.

Sheep Lead Contest @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm
Jan
26
Sun
Stock Dog Trials (Intermediate Cattle dogs Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am
Junior Breeding Sheep Show followed by the Open Show (Wool Breeds, Natural Color Breeds) @ Murdoch's Jr. Barn
Jan 26 @ 8:30 am
Stock Dog Trials (Open Sheep Competition) @ Stadium Arena
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am
Cowboy Church @ Coliseum
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am

Cowboy Church hosted by Fellowship of Christian Cowboys

Top Hogs of the Wild West @ Ames Activity Pavilion
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm

Watch your favorite barnyard animals perform thrilling tricks, act out hysterical impressions and even ride a skateboard!  Kids will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the brilliant pigs after the performance.

Stock Dog Trials (Intermediate Sheep Competition) @ Stadium Arena
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm