Foundation Feeds 13 Families

This year for Thanksgiving, the Elizabeth Stampede Foundation is giving full feasts to thirteen families who might otherwise not be sitting down to a warm turkey dinner with all the fixin’s. Elizabeth Elementary School counselors helped identify families that would benefit from having a little help during the holiday. Says Elizabeth Stampede Foundation Founder and President Joanne Hoefer, “It is a... read more

Stampede Royalty at Boot Barn’s Grand Opening

Elizabeth Stampede Royalty Queen Kelly and Attendant Taylor join Denver Broncos cheerleaders to welcome shoppers at Boot Barn’s grand opening of its new store in Englewood. Boot Barn is a proud Stampede sponsor and a leading retailer of western footwear and clothing brands. They operate 201 stores in 29 states as well as e-commerce stores at and... read more

Honored Veteran

WWII veteran Jack Plylar was one of the honorees at the 2013 Elizabeth Stampede Red White and Blue Rodeo. This month during a ceremony at the Colorado State Capitol, he and four others were awarded France’s Legion of Honor medal. The Order of Légion d’Honneur is the highest decoration in France. American recipients include Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur. American veterans... read more

President’s Letter to Volunteers

THANK YOU to all of you who came out this past Saturday night to support the Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo annual holiday and awards party. The energy and feeling of good will was overwhelming. To witness the genuine friendships and comradery, was refreshing and rewarding. A special congratulations goes out to Tammy Romeo and Joyce Nieman, recipients of our Rookie of the Year award. Our Top Hand award went to... read more

Mountain States Circuit Mid-Size Rodeo of the Year (ROTY)

CONGRATULATIONS Rodeo Family! Last night at the Mountain States Circuit Finals, Elizabeth Stampede was awarded Medium Rodeo of the Year. On behalf of The Board of Directors and all our amazing volunteers, we want to thank our voters and supporters. We are truly honored and humbled by this prestigious recognition. This the thirteenth time our esteemed organization has won in the  ” Best Rodeo”... read more

Justin Boots Winner

Wes Wahlert, the Galeton, Colorado bull rider, was the winner of a pair of Justin Bent Rail Collection Boots in the 2015 Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo Contestant Incentive. Taylor Swisher, Elizabeth Stampede Youth Group Leader, drew the name of the winner from all the contestants who turned in their autographed back numbers. The boots were graciously donated by our friends and sponsors at Justin Boots. Also... read more

We’re trending in The FencePost

Thank you, Lincoln Rogers for writing about us in The FencePost.... read more

Elizabeth Stampede 2015 Champions

XTream Bulls: TY WALLACE and BRYCE BARRIOS Bareback: JAKE BROWN Team Roping: GARRETT TONOZZI and MATT KASNER Steer Wrestling: COLE McNAMEE Saddle Bronc: ALLEN BOORE and JESSE JAMES KIRBY Tie Down Roping: RILEY PRUITT Barrels: MEGHAN JOHNSON (ARENA RECORD) Bull Riding: BOBBY WELSH See our list of all the Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo champions since... read more

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