Financial Highlights

Combined Entities Financial Summary

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

For the fiscal years ended Aug. 31, 2015 and 2014


2015  2014

Operating Revenues

$133,353,549 $130,328,710

 

Program Expenses

 
Livestock Show and Rodeo Operations 80,203,906   75,793,577
Youth and Educational Programs   24,467,836 23,531,899 
TOTAL PROGRAM EXPENSES  104,671,742  99,325,476
General and Administrative  10,117,809 9,171,255
Fundraising  8,985,350 9,247,104
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES   123,774,901  117,743,835
     

Net Income From Operations 

 9,578,648  12,584,875
Other Income/(Expense) (12,798,575) 25,042,115
    (investment gain/loss, interest expense, pension-related charges)    
Change in Unrestricted Net Assets (3,219,927) 37,626,990
     
Unrestricted Net Assets, Beginning of Period 252,168,838 214,541,848
Unrestricted Net Assets, End of Period 248,948,911 252,168,838

For our most recent IRS Form 990, please visit www.guidestar.org.


2015 Financial Highlights

  • $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

Past Financial Highlights

2014 Highlights

  • $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 Highlights

  • $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 Highlights

  • $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