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January 12 - February 3, 2018
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Stock Show News

The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo maintains staff to serve as a voice for the Show, respond to media inquiries and produce publications (e.g. Rodeo Souvenir Annual, exhibitor Premium List, Stock Show Newsletters). Media inquiries and requests for ad information should be directed to:

Matt Brockman – Communications Manager
Direct: 817-877-2599
Cell: 817-312-6333
Email Matt

Shanna Weaver – Editor, Stock Show Publications
Direct: 817-877-2406
Email Shanna


STOCK SHOW ELECTS DIRECTORS, CONDUCTS BUSINESS AT ANNUAL MEETING FORT WORTH, TEXAS, April 27, 2016 – Membership of the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo met yesterday to elect directors and officers as well as review financial and management reports on the 2016 Show. Reports were also provided on planned continued improvements to the Stock Show’s home, the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Nine new directors were elected and five directors were elevated to Honorary Vice President status. Great offerings and favorable weather helped make the 2016 event a tremendous success according to Stock Show President and General Manager, Bradford S. Barnes. Two new youth contests, a ladies wild steer riding rodeo event, exciting new musical acts and the Rodeo Redline shuttle service were some of the new features in 2016. Notable statistics and facts include:

  • 1,257,900 estimated grounds attendance – an overall attendance record;
  • 29,434 total Stock Show entries;
  • 11,594 junior exhibitor entries representing 238 of Texas’ 254 counties;
  • More than $3.3 million Junior Sale of Champions sale receipts;
  • $221,600 raised by the Agricultural Development Fund for junior exhibitor support;
  • $725,524 provided in scholarships, educational grants and charitable gifts; and
  • Debut of new livestock facilities and plans for additional expansion and renovation

“These are exciting times,” Barnes said. “Between plans for new facilities and improvements in the Stock Show experience there is contagious anticipation of things to come at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.” New directors elected include: Rebecca Emery; Gilbert “Beto” Gamez III; Sherman Jones; Glenn Beck; David Moore; Gary Griffin; Stormy Mullins; Roland K. Johnson; and Chris Farley. Elevated to the position of Honorary Vice President were Bob Moorhouse, Alan Schutts, Robert W. Semple, Bert Williams and J. Roger Williams. Officers re-elected include: Bradford S. Barnes, president and general manager; Edward P. Bass, chairman of the board; Charlie Geren, vice president; Charlie Moncrief, secretary; Randy Rogers, treasurer; and W.R. “Bob” Watt Jr., president emeritus. more The 2017 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is scheduled for January 13 through February 4. Rodeo tickets will be available beginning May 1 both online and by mail order. Everything you need to buy your 2017 Stock Show rodeo tickets can be found at Questions regarding ticket purchases or other Stock Show matters can be answered by calling 817-877-2400. The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo… This Thing Is Legendary®!!!