Museum Notes

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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ProRodeo Hall of Fame announces 2019 inductees

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Commotion, one of the greatest bucking horses of all time, highlights a star-studded, 12-member class that will be enshrined in the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 3. “I think this is great,” said stock contractor Bennie Beutler. “With Commotion, he either bucked...

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Keith Martin named 2018 Legend of ProRodeo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - ProRodeo Hall of Famer Keith Martin, who was inducted as a rodeo notable in 2011, has been named the 2018 Legend of ProRodeo. Martin will be honored at the 11th annual Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala at the South Point Grand Ballroom in Las Vegas, Dec. 3. "When...

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ProRodeo Hall of Fame enshrines 2018 class

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 4, 2018) - The rodeo world recognized its royalty Saturday, as the ProRodeo Hall of Fame opened its doors to the 10-member 2018 induction class. Headlining the class were team roping stars Speed Williams and Rich Skelton, who won eight consecutive PRCA world championships together from...

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ProRodeo Hall of Fame announces 2018 induction class

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Team roping stars Speed Williams and Rich Skelton had no equals from 1997-2004, as each won eight consecutive PRCA world championships. Now, the duo will be immortalized in rodeo history. Williams and Skelton headline the 10-member 2018 induction class for the ProRodeo Hall of Fame. The ceremony...

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