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The ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy was opened in August 1979 as a museum designed to "preserve the legacy of the cowboy contests, the heritage and culture of those original competitions, and the champions of the past, present and future." It is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and only inducts Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Women's Professional Rodeo Association members. It is the "only museum in the world devoted exclusively to the sport of professional rodeo."[1]

ProRodeo Hall of Fame
Pro rodeo hof.png
Established1979
Location101 Pro Rodeo Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Coordinates38°54′46″N 104°49′27″W / 38.91278°N 104.82417°W / 38.91278; -104.82417Coordinates: 38°54′46″N 104°49′27″W / 38.91278°N 104.82417°W / 38.91278; -104.82417
TypeHall of fame
Websiteprorodeohalloffame

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InducteesEdit

Since the Hall’s opening in 1979, 250 people, 31 livestock and 27 rodeo committees have been inducted. More than 100 individuals are nominated each year, but only a few are selected.[2] For a complete list of inductees, see List of ProRodeo Hall of Fame inductees. Notable inductees include:

HumansEdit

HorsesEdit

BullsEdit

Pioneer Award RecipientEdit

  • Earl W. Bascom, Pioneer Award 2016, rodeo equipment inventor, world record time holder, actor and artist/sculptor.[35]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame - Museum of the American Cowboy". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Inductees". ProRodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Jim Shoulders - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Chris LeDoux - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ty Murray - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Richard "Tuff" Hedeman - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Charles Sampson - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Larry Mahan - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Roy Cooper - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Charmayne James - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  11. ^ "Slim Pickens - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  12. ^ "Ben Johnson - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  13. ^ "Lane Frost - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  14. ^ "Casey Tibbs - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  15. ^ "Don Gay - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  16. ^ "Lewis Feild - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  17. ^ Wolfe, Cameron (March 8, 2015), "25 year RodeoHouston veteran Fred Whitfield advances out of Super Series II", Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX, retrieved Apr 6, 2017
  18. ^ "Questions & Answers". lemen.com. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  19. ^ "Scamper". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. www.prorodeohallofffame.com. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  20. ^ "Star Plaudit "Red" - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  21. ^ "Midnight - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  22. ^ "Gray Wolf - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  23. ^ "War Paint - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  24. ^ "Descent - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  25. ^ "Scottie - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  26. ^ "Skoal Pacific Bell - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  27. ^ "Life and Times of a Superstar". Jo Deurbrouck. www.jodeurbrouck.com. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  28. ^ Tuff Hedeman vs. Bodacious
  29. ^ "Bodacious - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  30. ^ "Crooked Nose - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  31. ^ "Red Rock - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  32. ^ "Old Spec - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  33. ^ "Oscar - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  34. ^ "Tornado - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  35. ^ "Pioneer Award - Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame". Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 July 2017.

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