ProRodeo Hall of Fame

ProRodeo Hall of Fame

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ProRodeo Hall of Fame
Established 1979
Location 101 Pro Rodeo Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Coordinates 38°54′46″N 104°49′26″W / 38.9129°N 104.824°W / 38.9129; -104.824Coordinates: 38°54′46″N 104°49′26″W / 38.9129°N 104.824°W / 38.9129; -104.824
Type Hall of fame
Website prorodeohalloffame

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 run by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's (PRCA) board. It is the "only museum in the world devoted exclusively to the sport of professional rodeo."[1]

Inductees

Since the Hall’s opening in 1979, more than 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. For a complete list of inductees, see List of ProRodeo Hall of Fame inductees. Notable inductees include:

Humans

Horses

  • Steamboat, a gelding bronc, inducted 1979; it is the model of the Wyoming state trademark, Bucking Horse and Rider, with the rider having been Clayton Danks, a Nebraska native who died in 1970 in Thermopolis Wyoming.[17]
  • Scamper, barrel racing, inducted in 1996.[18]
  • Star Plaudit “Red”, A barrel racing horse who won two world championships in a single season.[19]
  • Midnight, saddle bronc, inducted in 1979.[20]
  • Gray Wolf, sire, many of the best bucking horses today descend from Gray Wolf, inducted in 2016.[21]
  • War Paint, saddle bronc, three time bucking horse of the year, inducted in 2011.[22]
  • Descent, saddle bronc, despite an injury at the beginning of the 70s he returned to win his 5th and 6th time bucking horse of the year, inducted in 1979.[23]
  • Scottie, steer wrestling, the chestnut gelding was able to take three cowboys to four world championships. Many liked him for the fact that he did not tire easily, enabling multiple cowboys to show him in quick succession.[24]

Bulls

Pioneer Award Recipient

  • Earl W. Bascom, Pioneer Award 2016, rodeo equipment inventor, world record time holder, actor and artist/sculptor.[34]

See also

References

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


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