ProRodeo Hall of Famer Walt Arnold passes away

ProRodeo Hall of Famer Walt Arnold passes away World champion steer roper Walt Arnold, a member of the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, passed away Aug. 14 in Silverton, Texas. He was 81. A rancher all his life and a talented horse trainer, Arnold didn’t compete full time in rodeo until he...

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2020 Induction Weekend Cancelled

It is with great sadness that the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy announces today that the Class of 2020 Induction Ceremony and associated activities will be cancelled due to the extreme restrictions placed on events in Colorado from the COVID-19 pandemic. We are so...

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Class of 2020 Announced

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Renowned bareback horse Grated Coconut of Calgary Stampede headlines an award-winning, eight-member class of inductees that will be enshrined in the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Aug. 1. Grated Coconut, who won a PRCA-record six Bareback Horse of the Year awards, is joined by...

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ProRodeo Hall of Fame Receives $95,500 Grant

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The National Park Service (NPS) on Sept. 20 announced $12.6 million in Save America’s Treasures grants to assist funding 41 preservation and conservation projects in 23 states. The ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy in Colorado Springs, Colo., was a National Save...

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Cotton Rosser named 2019 Legend of ProRodeo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – ProRodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Cotton Rosser has been named the 2019 Legend of ProRodeo. Rosser will be honored at the 12th annual Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala on Dec. 2 at the South Point Grand Ballroom in Las Vegas. “This is a wonderful, great honor to...

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ProRodeo Hall of Fame turned 40 on August 6!

The ProRodeo Hall of Fame & Museum of the American Cowboy hit a milestone on August 6, 2019. We celebrated our ruby anniversary and threw a party to celebrate 40 years of preserving the legacy of the cowboy contests, the heritage and culture of those original competitions, and the...

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Class of 2019 Inducted into Hall of Fame

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Stars converged at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame as the Hall enshrined its 12-member class of 2019 Saturday. The class was headlined by four-time world champion team roping heeler Allen Bach (1979, 1990, 1995 and 2006). “I’ve just been reflecting on how cool our sport has been,”...

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