Preserving Rodeo History • Honoring Rodeo Achievement

How Inductees Are Chosen

Nomination for 2019 Induction
Must be received by June 30, 2018


  • Any current Sustaining or Associate Member of the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame may submit a nomination.
  • Sponsor is solely responsible for the accuracy of his/her nominee information. Incomplete or inaccurate bios will not be considered:


  • AGE: Nominee must be at least 45 years old. Special circumstances such as death or retirement may be considered.
  • WORLD CHAMPIONS: An individual winning a PRCA or WPRA World Championship is eligible for nomination and induction regardless of age.
  • TEXAS RESIDENT: Nominee must have been raised in Texas or have been a Texas resident for five (5) years during the time of rodeo activity and have listed Texas as their home state.


  • STEP 1. Current Sustaining and Associate Members may submit nominations.
  • STEP 2. TThe Board of Directors will determine the categories and number of individuals for induction in each category. Generally, the categories are as follows:
    Men Contestants
    Women Contestants
    Rodeo Personnel
    Rodeo Events & Organizations
    Rodeo Animals
  • STEP 3. A FINALISTS SELECTION COMMITTEE composed of past Inductees will review the nominations. They will select the appropriate number of FINALISTS in each category. Generally two for each proposed Inductee position.
  • STEP 4. All current Sustaining and Associate Members vote on who is to be inducted.
  • STEP 5. The TRCHF RODEO REUNION & INDUCTION is held in April of each year.


  • The completed Nomination Form.
  • Must include a short typed biography (approximately 200 words or less) stating the nominees rodeo history and why they should be in the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame.
  • Nomination material is best submitted as a Word Document via email but may be typed and mailed.
  • A minimum of two photos of the nominee suitable for reproduction including 1 action and 1 head shot.
  • Incomplete or inaccurate bios will not be considered.
To download a Nomination Form

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