1219NWSSRodeosr.cfm Malatya Haber Denver lands Rodeo All-Star Weekend
Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal
Commerical Hay Equipment For The Farm
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer

Farm Survey

Journal Getaways

Reader Comment:
by Wheat_Harvest movie

"Thanks so much for the article! These are the types of people we hope to"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.

Denver lands Rodeo All-Star Weekend

The nation's top-ranked cowboys and cowgirls will ride into Denver from April 4 to 6 to compete in the first Rodeo All-Star Weekend at the National Western Stock Show Complex.

The three-day event will host seven top-level competitions and offer visitors a chance to meet rodeo stars and enjoy a weekend of fan activities including live music, interactive exhibits, and pre and post event parties.

The Rodeo All-Star Weekend will kick-off with a launch party at the world famous Grizzly Rose on April 4, honoring contestants for their selection as a Rodeo All Star.

On April 5, NWSS Complex grounds open to the public at 4 p.m. for an evening of pre-competition activities. At 7:30 p.m., round one of the rodeo semi-final competition begins with a single elimination Rodeo All-Star format.

The April 4 events begin at the NWSS Complex Expo Hall with "Breakfast with Champions," a unique event allowing fans to meet rodeo's top stars and legends of yesteryear. "Breakfast of Champions" is a separately ticketed event. The second semi-final round begins at 2:30 p.m. The Rodeo All-Star finals begin at 7:30 p.m.

All-Star Weekends are popular sporting events nationwide, netting host cities significant profits in tourism revenue. Denver will be the host to Rodeo All-Star Weekend each year.

Rodeo started in Deer Trail, Colo., in 1869. The first rodeo at the National Western was held in 1931. "Rodeo All-Star Weekend marks another historic rodeo event for Colorado," said Paul Andrews, president and CEO of the National Western Stock Show. "All-Star weekends are always exciting, and a great time for fans and host cities.

"Denver is the home of the best rodeo in the country and the perfect place for an All-Star celebration. We're creating a new tradition at the National Western Stock Show Complex and are excited to offer another successful tourism staple in Denver."

Top rodeo committees throughout North America will choose All-Star contestants. Additionally, two competitors from each of the seven events--Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc, Team Roping, Tie-Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Racing and Bull Racing--will be selected by fans' online votes later this year.

The top 128 contestants will compete for the $140,000 grand prize. Season tickets for the Rodeo All-Star Weekend are on sale now at www.rodeoallstar.com. A season ticket sales cap will be imposed when sales reach 3,500, which is anticipated in the coming months.

Date: 1/7/2013

Web hpj.com

Copyright 1995-2014.  High Plains Publishers, Inc.  All rights reserved.  Any republishing of these pages, including electronic reproduction of the editorial archives or classified advertising, is strictly prohibited. If you have questions or comments you can reach us at
High Plains Journal 1500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., P.O. Box 760, Dodge City, KS 67801 or call 1-800-452-7171. Email: webmaster@hpj.com


Archives Search

NCBA Convention

United Sorghum Checkoff Program

Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives