ProRodeo Hall of Famer Paul Mayo passes away

ProRodeo Hall of Famer Paul Mayo, whose style of bareback riding revolutionized the sport, passed away Jan. 24 in Stephenville, Texas. He was 78. A two-time bareback riding world champion and 12-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier, Mayo was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colo., in...

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ProRodeo Hall of Famer Leo Camarillo passes away

ProRodeo Hall of Famer Leo Camarillo passed away Dec. 30 at the age of 74 in Chandler, Ariz. Camarillo, a five-time world champion – team roping in 1972-73, 1975 and 1983, and all-around in 1975 – was inducted with the inaugural 1979 ProRodeo Hall of Fame class in Colorado Springs,...

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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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