Volunteer Opportunities

Rodeo Express

This committee assists in the smooth flow of bus and light rail traffic at NRG Park and at off-site parking locations. Committee members monitor and direct bus traffic and guide passengers to their appropriate buses.

Ticket Services

The Ticket Services Committee is the first welcoming face to the public purchasing grounds admission tickets or carnival ride tickets. The committee provides a positive customer experience for those attending the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Medical And Safety

This committee is responsible for providing medical care for Show guests and assisting in crowd control. Members also serve as a liaison between the Show and the Houston Fire Department and assist in management and operation of various first aid stations and mobile units.

Facility Services

The Facility Services Committee supervises cleaning staff and contractors to maintain the Show grounds, including the livestock show, horse show and carnival, helping to ensure clean facilities and grounds for the public and exhibitors.


The Transportation Committee serves the Show by handling the transportation needs of Show patrons and guests within the grounds of NRG Park safely. The committee provides transportation services utilizing carts, automobiles and trams. It also handles special transportation accommodations for special guests of the Show. The committee duties include daytime as well as late night shifts.


The primary purpose of the Gatekeepers Committee is to ensure proper entrance of patrons who are visiting the Show. Other responsibilities include a combination of hospitality and verifying access through the entry gates.


This committee organizes and coordinates all phases of herdsmen's awards, provides transportation and hospitality to official livestock show judges, assists in the judging arena, and helps with pedestrian and animal traffic control around the judging arenas.

Rodeo Merchandise

Members promote and raise awareness of the Show through the sale and distribution of merchandise bearing the Show's logos. The committee contributes product ideas, identifies sales venues and works with other committees to fill any needs for logo products. Members staff the Show merchandise booths during the event's entire run.


The Recycling Committee handles the Show’s extensive recycling program. Committee members recycle cardboard, plastic and aluminum, resulting in thousands of pounds of recycled products, keeping these items out of landfills.

Rodeo Operations

Members of this committee work closely with the Buildings and Grounds Department in the setup, operation and teardown of NRG Park buildings and grounds.

Directions And Assistance

The Directions & Assistance Committee is responsible for assisting attendees and exhibitors with information and directions around the Show grounds. They also are responsible for the care of lost children, for the operation of the lost and found room, and distribution of the Show's Visitors Guide and RODEOHOUSTON® Day Sheets.

Wine Garden

Wine Garden Committee members host and manage the operation of the Wine Garden during the run of the Show.

Steer Auction

This committee is responsible for pre-selling all winning steers at a floor price above current market prices. Members also organize and conduct the Hide Party honoring the previous year's champion buyers and the pre-sale breakfast for prospective buyers. They also assist with the junior market steer auction.