2018 Fall Newsletter

THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW & RODEO FALL 2O17 Buck, Sweat and Steers JANUARY 12 THROUGH FEBRUARY 3 AT THE LEGENDARY FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW & RODEO • Nostalgic Rodeo Pics: pages 2-3 • Keeping it Kid Friendly: page 5 • Ticket Order Form: page 9 • Horses/Livestock: page 12 • Livestock Appreciation Day: page 13 It’s the adrenaline rush coming over a rider when the bucking chute cracks open. It’s the seemingly endless hours devoted to practice and preparation and the goosebumps you get when leading the grand champion steer into the ring at the Jr. Sale of Champions. It’s Buck, Sweat and Steers and it’s right around the corner – January 12 through February 3 – at the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. “Legendary for sure; we take great pride in the moniker the World’s Original Indoor Rodeo. This will be the 100th anniversary of when we brought rodeo indoors at what was then called the North Side Coliseum,” said Stock Show Chairman, Ed Bass. “We may be steeped in tradition, but we also have our sights on the future. “Dickies Arena, now rising impressively between Trail Drive and Montgomery Street, will host the 2020 Stock Show Rodeo in much larger, state-of-the-art splendor, but with the familiar look and feel of our beloved Will Rogers Coliseum. Already, Stock Show visitors will enjoy parking in the new, user-friendly, 2,200 car garage just completed to serve Dickies Arena in two years. All this is for you, to make your Stock Show experience bigger, better and more fun.” In your hands is the latest edition of Whoa! , the Stock Show’s newsletter, containing everything you need to enjoy the “event” that puts the cowboys in the City of Cowboys and Culture. There’s lots of material in the following 15 pages. Memories from yesteryear will be stirred as you check out photos from the Stock Show archives highlighting the legendary history of the World’s Original Indoor Rodeo. Then turn the pages and see what will make the 2018 Stock Show memorable. There’s family fun activities as well as the All Western Parade. Returning are special days that benefit special causes like Cook Children’s Hospital and the Greater Fort Worth Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. Action-packed and fun, information on the Fort Worth Super Shootout Rodeo, Bulls’ Night Out and all other rodeo performances is inside. Something new called “Vine 2 Wine” is for those who are intrigued with the process of winemaking or just simply enjoy a glass of this important Texas agricultural staple. Get the scoop on the Coors Light Roadhouse, our new horse sale schedule and the 2018 recipient of the W.A. “Bill” King Award. Ordering rodeo tickets is easy. The order form (page 9) is now on a perforated tear sheet so simply fill in your purchase information, remove the page and mail it to us. Then get ready for some rocking Stock Show & Rodeo action – Fort Worth Style. IN THIS ISSUE: