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.
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ABOUT THE HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO
Since its beginning in 1932, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has committed more than $575 million to Texas youth and education.
Started as the Houston Fat Stock Show in 1932, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has grown to become the world’s largest charitable production of its kind.
Since the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was established, it has made an impressive footprint on the livestock and entertainment industries and in the sport of rodeo. It also has played a notable role in enhancing the lives of thousands of young people in the state of Texas.
Check out the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s historical attendance throughout the years, including the Top 25 paid Rodeo/Concert attendance, attendance history by year and more!
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LATEST NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES
IN THE HEADLINES
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has been named fair/rodeo of the year by the Academy of Country Music Honors.
Joey Guerra // Houston Chronicle
June 28, 2023
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has awarded nearly $10 million in scholarships to almost 500 students across the state.
Chloe Alexander, Zack Tawatari // KHOU
June 25, 2023
DR. CHRIS BOLEMAN: A LIFELONG COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION AND EXCELLENCE, LEADING THE HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO
Dr. Boleman joined the Rodeo in 2017 as the executive director of the Agricultural Competitions and Exhibits Divsion.
Jed Morley // ValiantCEO
April 26, 2023
Knowing just how many Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo volunteers are women, Pat Mann Phillips is certain she won’t be the last woman to be chairman of the board.
Brandi Smith // KHOU
May 30, 2023
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