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119th Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

is Coming on Stock Show Strong – January 16-February 7!

Bronc RiderThe Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo comes together again. A world-class event built by one rancher, one youngster, one dream at a time. Join us for 23 days that are long on traditions and strong on surprises. Cheer a record ride. Cup a fuzzy chick. Crave a corny dog, or catch a champion auction. Thanks to you, our loyal Stock Show visitors and fans, we’re thundering into our 119th year the only way we know how: Stock Show Strong. There is so much to see and do at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Enjoy a heart pounding rodeo performance, see world class livestock, experience kid-friendly exhibits, live music in the Coors Light Roadhouse, cowboy cuisine, carnival/midway, interactive educational exhibits, four acres of incredible shopping and much more. There is definitely something for everyone and every age range.

Petting ZooYoungsters and young-at-heart alike will love our Bank of Texas Petting Zoo where they can get “up close and personal” with a variety of farm animals. In addition, there are numerous other fun and interactive educational stops to take advantage of including Planet Agriculture, which is produced by the Texas Farm Bureau, as well as the fascinating Thank a Farmer® Magic Show. Both of these crowd-pleasers are presented by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance. You can visit the Milking Parlor and the FFA Children’s Barnyard, which are also favorites among veteran Stock Show fans.

Ferris WheelThe “Moo-seum Experience” is proudly presented by Central Market. In addition to all the Stock Show entertainment, your Stock Show grounds admission also grants access into three world-class museums: The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Cattle Raisers Museum, the and National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. Plus, the “cultural exchange” works both ways. Members of any of these museums can get into the Stock Show grounds at no cost for the entire 23-day run. Museum schedules can be found on the website.

steer show 10The Stock Show is dedicated to supporting our community. There are “special days” where you can save a little or even spend a little to support a worthy cause this season: Dickies® Day, January 20 – Wear any Dickies® apparel to receive free general admission to the Stock Show grounds. “Stock Show Goes Pink”, January 27 – Wear your pink “duds” in honor of breast cancer survivors and the Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth®. The Show will donate 50 percent of that day’s proceeds from general admission and rodeo ticket sales to the Komen Foundation. TCU Day, January 29! Wear any TCU apparel and receive free general admission to the Stock Show grounds. And, TCU students can receive $10 rodeo tickets for TCU Day by presenting a valid TCU student ID. Military Appreciation Day, February 2– made possible by Denbury Resources, all active duty and retired military personnel may present their military ID for free rodeo tickets to the 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. performance. Cook Children’s Day, February 4 – One half of rodeo ticket sales for both the 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. rodeo performances will be donated to Cook Children’s in support of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Senior Citizens Days, Every Friday – January 16, 24, 30 and February 6, grounds admission is half price ($5) for Senior Citizens 65 and over.

french elliot 1-24-12-DB-0033In addition to seven specialty rodeos, the Show also proudly hosts the World’s Original Indoor Rodeo®, sanctioned by the PRCA and WPRA, offering 29 exciting performances of professional rodeo action running January 23 through February 7. Cheer for local 4-H and FFA students during the Calf Scramble sponsored by Justin Boots and Texas Mutual Insurance Co. or root for your favorite chuck wagon during the exciting Chuck Wagon Races presented by Lone Star Ag Credit. Choose from Walls, XTO Energy – an ExxonMobil subsidiary, Progressive Waste Solutions, Mobil Delvac 1, Star-Telegram or Coors Light to cheer on in three dirt-flying heats each performance. The arena action is fast-paced, so if you miss anything, check out the Rodeo Big Screens courtesy of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Mattress Firm. And be sure to keep up with the fastest times and highest scores on the NBC5 Leader boards. Rodeo tickets also serve as general admission to the grounds on the day of your selected performance, so make plans to come early and stay late to experience all the Show has to offer.

TowerOf course all this would not be possible without the help of our major sponsors who help keep the quality up and the prices affordable. A big tip of the hat goes to Mattress Firm, Mobil Delvac 1, North Texas Chevy Dealers, XTO Energy- an ExxonMobil subsidiary, and Dickies.

The legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, January 16 through February 7, offers visitors a chance to experience the unique western lifestyle along with a one-of-a-kind combination of history, tradition, and Western Heritage. To purchase rodeo tickets call 817-877-2420. For more information on our free smartphone app or for a detailed daily schedule, visit www.fwssr.com. This thing is legendary®.