The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ would not be the well-run success that it is today without the vision, dedication and hard work of its volunteers. What began as a small group of people with a dream has developed into an event supported by the efforts of 35,000 volunteers.


How to Volunteer

  1. Become a Rodeo member
  2. Sign in to your online account
  3. Click on the Committee Request Application at top of the member site
  4. View the available committees from drop down field on the application
  5. Select desired committee
  6. Complete and send the Committee Request Application

The committee chair or a representative of the requested committee will contact the applicant if there is an opening. Committee volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, with the exception of the Jr. Rodeo Committee.


More than 35,000 individuals serving on 100 different committees form the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ volunteer corps, and are responsible for helping maintain its charitable purpose year after year. 

Our Volunteers


With more than 2.1 million total hours of dedication amongst them, Rodeo volunteers know that dedication to this organization goes beyond a time commitment — it’s a way of life.


Since 1932, the Rodeo has made a more than $575 million impact on the youth of Texas, a feat that could not have been done without the passion of its volunteer network.

Our Mission

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo promotes agriculture by hosting an annual, family-friendly experience that educates and entertains the public, supports Texas youth, showcases Western heritage and provides year-round educational support within the community.

Membership Office

For questions regarding membership or volunteering, contact the Membership Office.