Tag: houston livestock show and rodeo.

CHARATIBLE BUYERS SUPPORT HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ DURING RODEO UNCORKED!® CHAMPION WINE AUCTION

 Feb. 25, 2018 — HOUSTON Wine enthusiasts and charitable buyers gathered for the annual Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Auction and Dinner at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Sunday, Feb. 25. Winning wines from the Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition,…

HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ KICKS OFF MONTH-LONG EVENT WITH ANNUAL PARADE AND RODEO RUN IN DOWNTOWN HOUSTON

feb. 24, 2018 — HOUSTON Thousands of early birds gathered on Saturday morning, Feb. 24, in downtown Houston to watch runners, trail riders, floats and Howdy march through the city streets in the Downtown Rodeo Parade, officially kicking off the…

NATION’S FOURTH-LARGEST CITY BEGINS HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ CELEBRATION WITH RODEO ROUNDUP

  Feb. 20, 2018 — HOUSTON —  — The week-long celebration leading up to opening day of the 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo begins today, Tuesday, Feb. 20, with Rodeo Roundup.   Rodeo Roundup & Go Texan Day All…

RODEO UNCORKED!® ROUNDUP AND BEST BITES COMPETITION PAIRS GOURMET DISHES AND WINNING WINES AT HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™

FEB. 19, 2018 — HOUSTON — Local food and wine enthusiasts gathered on the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo grounds Sunday evening for the Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup and Best Bites Competition, which featured dishes from 106 Houston restaurants, chefs, caterers and…

JUNIOR MARKET EXHIBITORS RECEIVE $2.2 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL PREMIUMS FROM THE HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™

Sept. 18, 2017 — HOUSTON — Thanks to generous donors, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo rewarded more than 1,900 Houston Livestock Show™ junior market exhibitors with additional premiums totaling $2,225,714.   Texas 4-H and FFA members who qualified for…

HOUSTON-AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGES RECEIVE $200,000 IN EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT FROM THE HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™

Aug. 22, 2017 — HOUSTON —  Forty-nine students from seven Houston-area technical colleges and institutions received $200,000 in vocational scholarships from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the 2017-18 academic year.   “The Vocational Scholarship Awards program was established…

TEXAS FFA STUDENTS RECEIVE $1.4 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™

 JULY 13, 2017 — HOUSTON, TEXAS —Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo leadership presented 70 Texas FFA students with $1.4 million in scholarships during the Texas FFA State Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Wednesday, July 12.   Chartered in 1929,…

HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ ACCEPTS SCHOLARSHIP OF AMERICA DREAMS TO SUCCESS AWARD

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Scholarship America presented the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo with the Dreams to Success Award in recognition of the Show’s commitment to education and support of Texas youth. Jim Winne, chairman of the board-elect, accepted…

HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ CELEBRATES EDUCATION AND AWARDS $8.4 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO 400-PLUS TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

  May 24, 2017 — HOUSTON — The educational future is bright for 423 Texas high school graduates who received $8.4 million in scholarships from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Wednesday, May 24. These college-bound seniors have their sights…

HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ CELEBRATES RECORD-BREAKING ATTENDANCE OF MORE THAN 2.6 MILLION FANS AT THE 2017 SHOW

MARCH 27, 2017 — HOUSTON — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — The world’s largest celebration of agriculture, education, entertainment and Western heritage drew a record-breaking 2,611,176 visitors in total attendance to the 85th annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, March 7…