Clint Johnson named 2021 Legend of ProRodeo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – ProRodeo Hall of Fame saddle bronc rider Clint Johnson has been named the 2021 Legend of ProRodeo. Johnson will be honored at the 14th annual Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. (PT) at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. "I...

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Bob Thain, ProRodeo Hall of Famer, passes

Robert (Bob) Thain, a ProRodeo Hall of Famer, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 2 at age 85 following a brief illness. Thain was inducted in the Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colo., in 1999 as a Notable for his contributions to the sport of rodeo. Thain helped reorganization efforts...

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Museum awarded 5 Star Certification from County

ProRodeo Hall of Fame has been approved to operate as a 5 Star Certified Business in El Paso, County, Colorado. This certification will apply to the museum and our indoor event venues. The program encourages businesses to implement safety measures beyond what is already required by public health orders and...

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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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