Writing Competition

Thank you for your interest in the 2022 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s® Writing Competition. At this time, the submission for entries is closed, this year’s winners will be announced on March 14. If you have any questions, please email: writing@trailblazercommittee.com.


Darlene Lively

2022 Winners


  • 1st Place – Zoey Westfall, Clear Lake City Elementary
  • 2nd Place – Makayla Rodriguez, Cimarron Elementary – Houston
  • 3rd Place – Hanna Tilford, First Baptist Academy – Houston


  • 1st Place – Khloe Chagoya, CD Landolt Elementary – Friendswood, Texas
  • 2nd Place – Remi Hartsfield, Giddings Elementary – Giddings, Texas
  • 3rd Place – Delilah Weehunt, CD Landolt Elementary – Friendswood, Texas

Trailblazer’s Choice

  • Essay: Oakley Watts, Iola Elementary – Iola, Texas
  • Poetry: Crockett Feathers, The Feathers Play School – Humble, Texas
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