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Opened in 1965, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum preserves and interprets the evolving history and cultures of the American West for education and enrichment of its diverse audiences. The Museum, with its Rodeo Hall of Fame, is a leading destination for rodeo and Western culture enthusiasts. Working together to preserve the heritage, support the legacy and honor the champions, the Rodeo Historical Society is a long-standing support organization of the National Cowboy Museum.

Society Memberships

Through memberships and donations, the Rodeo Historical Society is able to improve the American Rodeo Gallery, enhance the Oral History Project, produce The Ketchpen magazine and host the annual Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend. Along with celebrating rodeo legends, the Rodeo Historical Society also presents the Ben Johnson Memorial Award and Tad Lucas Memorial Award each year at the Champions’ Dinner and Induction Ceremony.

Rodeo Historical Society

Single Membership

$50

  • Admission for 2 to the National Cowboy Museum
  • Two Issues of The Ketchpen magazine
  • Voting Privileges to Select Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductees
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Rodeo Historical Society

Society Supporter

$75

  • $15 of Your Annual Membership Fee Goes Directly to Supporting the RHS Scholarship Program
  • Admission for 2 to the National Cowboy Museum
  • Two Issues of The Ketchpen magazine
  • Voting Privileges to Select Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductees
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Rodeo Historical Society

$250 Donor

$250

  • Admission for 2 to the National Cowboy Museum
  • Two Issues of The Ketchpen magazine
  • Voting Privileges to Select Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductees
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Rodeo Historical Society

$500 Donor

$500

  • Admission for 2 to the National Cowboy Museum
  • Two Issues of The Ketchpen magazine
  • Voting Privileges to Select Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductees
  • Two tickets to the Rodeo Hall of Fame Gala
Join Now

Rodeo Historical Society

$1000 Donor

$1,000

  • Admission for 2 to the National Cowboy Museum
  • Two Issues of The Ketchpen magazine
  • Voting Privileges to Select Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductees
  • Two tickets to the Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend events with VIP seating and parking
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*Members now have the option to auto-renew their Rodeo Historical Society memberships each year! For more information, contact Amanda Barnette at abarnette@nationalcowboymuseum.org.

The Rodeo Historical Society (RHS) is an organization under the auspices of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. RHS Membership supports the rodeo programs of the Museum, including research, an ongoing oral history project, acquisition of collection materials for the American Rodeo Gallery and the prestigious Rodeo Hall of Fame. RHS Members receive free Museum admission, two issues of The Ketchpen Magazine annually, and voting privileges for select Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductees.

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