May – September: “A Look Back at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Professional Rodeo” opens in the 101 Gallery.
An historical exhibit detailing the 35-year history of the Hall of Fame, the Wrangler Nationals Finals Rodeo (WNFR) and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). The exhibit will also include many historical artifacts from the Hall’s collections.
August 6, 2014: 35th Anniversary Celebration
We will be opening the museum doors for free for a big anniversary bash on August 6, 2014. Join us for live entertainment with Trinity Seely and the Flying W Wranglers, pony rides, stage coach rides, autograph sessions, a Wild West gun fighting show, and more! It’s sure to be an exciting day at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame.
August 7, 2014: 27th Annual ProRodeo Hall of Fame Golf Tournament
At the Perry Park Golf Club in Larkspur Colorado. Shotgun start at 2pm. Player entries include green fees, cart and range balls, awards dinner, complimentary Coors and Pendleton, play giveaways and skills contests, a photograph with Miss Rodeo America, and winning foursomes receive handcrafted trophy buckles by Montana Silversmiths. Call (719)528-4732 for more information or to register.
August 8, 2014: Cowboy Ball
Dinner, dancing, and yeehawing with the Class of 2014. Open to the public. RSVP required. Entertainment provided by Colorado Springs band Exit West. Annual fundraising event for the Hall of Fame. Call (719)528-4732 for more information or to RSVP.
August 9, 2014: Inductions
Help us celebrate our class of 2014 as we induct 10 new members into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. New members include Pete Grubb – All-Around, Wayne Herman – Bareback Riding, Glen O’Neill – Saddle Bronc, Byron Walker – Steer Wrestling, Miles Hare – Contract Personnel, Spring Fling – Livestock, and rodeo committees Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo, Greeley (Colo.) Stampede, Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Calif.), and Snake River Stampede (Idaho). 10am-Noon at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. Doors open at 9am. Free lunch following ceremony.
August 9, 2014: 6th Annual Commissioner’s Classic Team Roping
Contestants will be paired up with PRCA Celebrities and will compete for custom buckles courtesy of Montana Silversmiths and custom saddles from Cactus Saddlery. Proceeds benefit the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. Call (719)528-4714 for more information or to register.