Financial Highlights

Combined Entities

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ & Educational Fund

For the fiscal years ended Aug. 31, 2019 and 2018


  2019* 2018

Operating Revenues

$160,764,701 $138,764,164

 

Program Expenses

 
Livestock Show and Rodeo Operations $102,037,123 $84,210,626
Youth, Educational and Agricultural Programs  $19,895,485 $26,458,158
TOTAL PROGRAM EXPENSES  $121,932,608 $110,668,784
General and Administrative $13,977,731 $11,846,644
Fundraising $10,440,582 $10,417,791
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES   $146,350,921   $132,933,219
     

Net Income From Operations 

 $14,413,780 $5,830,945
Other Income/(Expense) ($10,488,264) $19,683,979
    (investment gain/loss, interest expense, pension-related charges)    
Change in Unrestricted Net Assets $3,925,516 $25,514,924
     
Unrestricted Net Assets, Beginning of Period $315,380,363 $289,865,439
Unrestricted Net Assets, End of Period $319,305,879 $315,380,363

*The 2019 Rodeo included an extra day of operations and a concert.
For our most recent IRS Form 990s, please visit www.guidestar.org.


Past Highlights

2017

  • $81 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $7 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $14.3 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $6.1 million granted to other educational programs

2016

  • $75 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $7.5 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $13.0 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $5.2 million granted to other educational programs

2015

  • $80.2 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $7.8 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $13.0 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $3.7 million granted to other educational programs

2014

  • $75.8 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $7.1 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $12.5 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $4.0 million granted to other educational programs

2013

  • $75.4 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • $6.3 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $12.3 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $6.3 million granted to other educational programs

2012

  • $65.8 million contributed to the production of the livestock show and rodeo
  • More than 26,000 livestock and horse show entrants participated in the three week event
  • More than 300,000 students participated in the Show's School Art Program
  • $5.9 million awarded to junior exhibitors
  • $9.8 million in new scholarships awarded to Texas youth
  • $3.6 million granted to other educational programs