Economic Analytics Consulting, LLC conducted a study to quantify the economic impact and economic activity generated by the 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The analysis also quantifies the expected increase in taxes associated with the spending related to the Rodeo and the number of jobs supported in the Greater Houston area by the spending related to the Rodeo.
The mayor of Houston and the Harris County judge present proclamations each year declaring Go Texan Days. Go Texan Days last the duration of the Rodeo, but most businesses and schools encourage employees and students to dress up and celebrate Go Texan Day the Friday prior to the downtown parade.
How can I ride in the downtown rodeo parade?
An individual must be a member of one of the sanctioned trail rides to ride a horse in the parade. Persons riding on floats are invited by the float presenters.
When is the World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest?
Mark your calendar! The World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest presented by Cotton Holdings is set for February 22-24, 2024.
how can i get a special houston livestock show and rodeo license plate?
When you order organizational plates, TxDMV sets aside more than 70 percent of the annual $30 or $40 specialty plate fee for the Rodeo’s purposes. The specialty plate fee is collected in addition to the regular registration fee. Please note that this external site is not affiliated with the Rodeo.
How can my child participate in the calf scramble?
Participants are selected in October and November for the calf scramble. Children must be older than 14 and younger than 18 on Jan. 1 of the Rodeo year. They must be either a 4-H or FFA member and need to let their agricultural science teacher or county extension agent know that they are interested.