2017 Stock Show Schedule of Events 

Jan
19
Thu
Horsemanship Clinic @ Events Center
Jan 19 @ 3:30 pm

Come audit a free seminar put on by some of the best horseman in the country. Clinician TBA on NWSS Horse Exhibitors Facebook page in early January!

Stick Horse Grand Prix presented by Children’s Hospital Colorado @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 19 @ 4:00 pm

Time to saddle up for the National Western’s Stick Horse Grand Prix! Kiddos will have the chance to show off their equestrian skills as they ride their stick horses over jumps through the thrilling course.  All of the talented horseback riders will not want to miss out on this awe-inspiring event!

Junior Market Steer Champion Selection @ Stadium Arena
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm
Highland Jr. Breeding Heifer Show / Steers & Prospect Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

An Evening of Dancing Horses® presented by 9NEWS @ Events Center
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm

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The wine and roses event of the National Western Stock Show, An Evening of Dancing Horses ® brings the best equestrian talent together in front of live music from the Denver Brass. Enjoy an evening full of formal dressage, reining, liberty and other talent from around the world.

Jan
20
Fri
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show presented by Colorado Timberframe @ Events Center
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am

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Featuring Draft, Mule & Donkey Halter & Showmanship classes.

Junior Market Premier Exhibitor Interviews – TBA
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
Miniature Hereford World Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
National Highland Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
National Lowline Junior Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
NBA Gold Trophy Show Bison Judging @ Stockyards (1400 Alley)
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
Poultry Arrival @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
Stock Dog Trials (Preliminary Cattle Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am
Open Prospect Calves Processing @ Cattle Barn
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am
Yak Seminars @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am
Farmyard Follies @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

This delightful show  features the lovable critters from the famous Great  American Petting Zoo™.

A funny and educational animal entertainment show that features goats, sheep and llamas performing with the infamous trouble-making spotted donkey, Fiona-No-No.

Hosted by one of the “Zoo Crew,” the show includes animal behavior and antics accompanied by fascinating facts and stories about each type of animal.

National Lowline Heifer & Bull Pen Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am
Farmyard Follies @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am

This delightful show  features the lovable critters from the famous Great  American Petting Zoo™.

A funny and educational animal entertainment show that features goats, sheep and llamas performing with the infamous trouble-making spotted donkey, Fiona-No-No.

Hosted by one of the “Zoo Crew,” the show includes animal behavior and antics accompanied by fascinating facts and stories about each type of animal.

National Lowline Bull Show (Fullblood & %) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am
Fabulous Farm Animals @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 20 @ 11:30 am

Presented by Children’s Farms of America, Fabulous Farm Animals is the perfect way for everyone young and old to learn about agriculture!  This game show format will keep you entertained the entire time.

Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show presented by Colorado Timberframe @ Events Center
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm

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Featuring Draft/Mule Log Skid Race, Draft Mare Cart, Mule & Donkey Hunter Under Saddle classes, Draft Gelding Unicorn Hitch, Mule Pleasure Driving, Draft 4-Horse Mare Hitch, Draft Ladies Team, Draft Amateur Team & Donkey Barrel Race.

Sheep Shearing @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 20 @ 12:30 pm

This special demonstration gives everyone an opportunity to witness a live sheep shearing. Watch as one of the best professionals in the industry showcases the process effortlessly!  Don’t miss this one, it’s always a fan favorite!

Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm

Featuring Westernaires & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Bison Handling Q&A in the Yards at NWSS @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm
Pedal Tractor Race @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm

Give your youngster the rare opportunity to ride their own John Deere tractor! Kids pedal their way through a fun filled obstacle course and race for the chance to be Champion!

Stock Show U Team Fitting Contest @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm

Located in the Stadium Arena

Youth 9-18 participate in a cattle team fitting competition.

Texas Longhorn World Show (Haltered) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm
Poultry Meat Production Pen of 3 Judging **NEW for 2017** @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm
Dog Fly Ball Games @ Stadium Arena
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm
Auction of Junior Livestock Champions @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show presented by Colorado Timberframe @ Events Center
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm

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Featuring Feed Team Race, Mule Flag Race, Draft 6-Horse Hitch, Mule Western Pleasure and Draft Light Weight Pulling Contest.

Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm

CU Night featuring Westernaires & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Jan
21
Sat
Junior Ewe Lamb Showmanship (All Breeds) @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
Miniature Hereford Junior Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
National Lowline Female Show (Fullblood & %) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 21 @ 8:00 am
Junior Breeding Sheep Show followed by the Open Show (Wool Breeds – Jr., Breeding, Natural Color) @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 21 @ 8:30 am
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show presented by Colorado Timberframe @ Events Center
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am

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Featuring Mule & Draft Obstacle Driving, Youth Mule Barrel Race, Mule Keyhole Race, Donkey Western Pleasure.

Open Prospect Steer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am
Poultry Judging @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am
Stock Dog Trials (Final Cattle Competition) @ Stockyards
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am
Rodeo 101 @ Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 9:15 am

Your ticket to the rodeo on Saturday, January 21 at 11 am includes Rodeo 101 in the Coliseum at 9:15 am on that day. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or new to the sport, this must-see event gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the sport of rodeo.

Farmyard Follies @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am

This delightful show  features the lovable critters from the famous Great  American Petting Zoo™.

A funny and educational animal entertainment show that features goats, sheep and llamas performing with the infamous trouble-making spotted donkey, Fiona-No-No.

Hosted by one of the “Zoo Crew,” the show includes animal behavior and antics accompanied by fascinating facts and stories about each type of animal.

Junior Poultry Showmanship @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am
National Gold Trophy Bison Carcass Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am
National Highland Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am
Farmyard Follies @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am

This delightful show  features the lovable critters from the famous Great  American Petting Zoo™.

A funny and educational animal entertainment show that features goats, sheep and llamas performing with the infamous trouble-making spotted donkey, Fiona-No-No.

Hosted by one of the “Zoo Crew,” the show includes animal behavior and antics accompanied by fascinating facts and stories about each type of animal.

National Gold Trophy Bison Live Sale @ Livestock Center Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am
High Country Wood Carving Demonstrations @ South Food Court
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am
Open Prospect Heifer Show @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am
Pink Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am

Pink Rodeo featuring Susan G. Komen, Anadarko Petroleum, Roundup Riders of the Rockies, Westernaires & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Join us for a special rodeo to help raise money for breast cancer research – and don’t forget to wear pink!

Top Hogs of the Wild West @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm

Watch your favorite barnyard animals perform thrilling tricks, act out hysterical impressions and even ride a skateboard! Kids will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the brilliant pigs after the performance.

Yak Halter Show @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm
9th Annual Stock Dog Sale @ Stockyards
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show presented by Colorado Timberframe @ Events Center
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm

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Featuring Draft/Mule Feed Team Race, Draft Ladies Cart, Mule Costume, Draft 4-Horse Gelding Hitch, Mule Pleasure Driving, Draft Mare Unicorn Hitch and Draft Middle Weight Pulling Contest.

High Country Wood Carving Demonstrations @ South Food Court
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm
Miniature Hereford World Sale @ Beef Palace Auction Arena
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm
Stick Horse Rodeo presented by Children’s Hospital Colorado @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm

The National Western Stick Horse Rodeo is perfect for your favorite buckaroos! Kids have the opportunity to create their own, pint-sized rodeo as they hop on a stick horse and compete in some of rodeo’s favorite events including barrel racing, steer roping and bull riding.  Stick horse rodeos are a must for any future cowboy or cowgirl!

High Country Wood Carving Demonstrations @ South Food Court
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm
Stock Dogs Clinic @ Stockyards
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm
Texas Longhorn World Show (Non-Haltered) @ Stockyards Arena
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm
Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 3:30 pm

CenturyLink Experience Day, Wyoming Appreciation, Jr. Livestock Auction Buyer Appreciation, Justin Boots Appreciation, featuring Westernaires & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Stick Horse Rodeo presented by Children’s Hospital Colorado @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm

The National Western Stick Horse Rodeo is perfect for your favorite buckaroos! Kids have the opportunity to create their own, pint-sized rodeo as they hop on a stick horse and compete in some of rodeo’s favorite events including barrel racing, steer roping and bull riding.  Stick horse rodeos are a must for any future cowboy or cowgirl!

Stadium Arena Mutton Bustin’ presented by Frontier Airlines @ Stadium Arena
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm
Sheep Lead Contest @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show presented by Colorado Timberframe @ Events Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm

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Featuring Draft/Mule Feed Team Race, Draft 6-Horse Hitch, Mule Pole Bending, Mule Parade Hitch, Draft Mens Cart, Draft Working Team and Donkey Pleasure Driving.

Pro Rodeo @ Coliseum
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires Graduation & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

Jan
22
Sun
Stock Dog Trials (Open Sheep Competition) – SA @ Stadium Arena
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am
Junior Breeding Sheep Show followed by the Open Show (Meat Breeds) @ Stadium Hall 1
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am
Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show presented by Colorado Timberframe @ Events Center
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am

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Featuring Youth Draft Horse Cart & Team classes, Mule Western Pleasure classes, Youth Mule Pleasure Driving & Mule Drive & Ride.

Farmyard Follies @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am

This delightful show  features the lovable critters from the famous Great  American Petting Zoo™.

A funny and educational animal entertainment show that features goats, sheep and llamas performing with the infamous trouble-making spotted donkey, Fiona-No-No.

Hosted by one of the “Zoo Crew,” the show includes animal behavior and antics accompanied by fascinating facts and stories about each type of animal.

Cowboy Church @ Coliseum
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am

Cowboy Church hosted by Fellowship of Christian Cowboys

Farmyard Follies @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am

This delightful show  features the lovable critters from the famous Great  American Petting Zoo™.

A funny and educational animal entertainment show that features goats, sheep and llamas performing with the infamous trouble-making spotted donkey, Fiona-No-No.

Hosted by one of the “Zoo Crew,” the show includes animal behavior and antics accompanied by fascinating facts and stories about each type of animal.

High Country Wood Carving Demonstrations @ South Food Court
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am
Top Hogs of the Wild West @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm

Watch your favorite barnyard animals perform thrilling tricks, act out hysterical impressions and even ride a skateboard! Kids will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the brilliant pigs after the performance.

Draft Horse, NASMA Mule & Donkey Show presented by Colorado Timberframe @ Events Center
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm

Colorado-Timberframe (1)

 

Featuring Draft/Mule Feed Team Race Finals, Draft 8-Horse Hitch, Mule Barrel Race, Draft Single Cart & Draft Heavy Weight Pulling Contest

High Country Wood Carving Demonstrations @ South Food Court
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm
Stock Dog Trials (Intermediate Sheep Competition) @ Stadium Arena
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm
Stick Horse Rodeo presented by Children’s Hospital Colorado @ Activity Pavilion
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm

The National Western Stick Horse Rodeo is perfect for your favorite buckaroos! Kids have the opportunity to create their own, pint-sized rodeo as they hop on a stick horse and compete in some of rodeo’s favorite events including barrel racing, steer roping and bull riding.  Stick horse rodeos are a must for any future cowboy or cowgirl!

U.S. Bank Pro Rodeo FINALS @ Coliseum
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm

Featuring Westernaires & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’

High Country Wood Carving Demonstrations @ South Food Court
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm