Guest Services (volunteer opportunity)

  It’s almost rodeo time again and all our committees are getting ready for the best Elizabeth Stampede yet! We have added a “guest services” component to the Community Relations  Committee and are reaching out to our volunteer base to get involved. Guest Services covers activities like behind-the-chutes tours, the rodeo experience, welcome packets for VIPs, information booth,... read more

Stampede To Read

Shhhhhh.  Hear it?  The low hum of young minds reading all over Elbert County. Five local elementary schools and 1,500 children are participating in our Stampede To Read program. Readers who complete their reading lists over the next four weeks receive a free ticket to the rodeo. Now in its fifth year, Stampede to Read is hosted by the Community Relations Committee and jointly funded by the Rodeo and the ... read more

Mutton Bustin’

It’s Rodeo time again and with that comes the Wonderful Whooly World of Mutton Bustin!!!    We are offering early entry to the Stampede Volunteers with children.  We will hold 3 spots per performance up to May 2nd.  After that date we will fill the spots on a first come first serve basis. This year we will be giving trophies to the participants and a special award to the winner of each performance. ... read more

Stampede History

This week, we publish the 2014 edition of A History of the Elizabeth Stampede. The association’s historian faithfully collects our stories and captures our personalities in this living document. Download and enjoy it... read more

Foundation Fundraiser

Join us for the 4thAnnual Dinner~Dance & Fundraiser Support the Elizabeth Stampede Foundation and share the western legacy of helping those in need. All proceeds from this event will support our mission of giving. Your contribution is tax deductible. Click for all the details   Can’t attend the event but want to contribute to the cause, consider making a... read more

Volunteer Recognition

To All Volunteers, In an ongoing effort to recognize and reward each volunteer the Elizabeth Stampede is launching a new program.  Many volunteers have been with the rodeo for a very long time.  This new program will give both new and long-standing volunteers a chance to be recognized for their first year of service and every five years after that. The criteria is simple: You must be a full time volunteer... read more

We’re 4 and 20

4 awards in 2013 and 20 since 1997: PRCA = Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. US & Canada WPRA = Women’s Pro Rodeo Association MSC = Mountain States Circuit. Colorado & Wyoming PRCA Small Rodeo of the Year 2011, 2012, 2013 WPRA Small Rodeo of the Year 2013 MSC Mid-Size Rodeo of the Year 2012, 2013 MSC Best Ground of the Year 2013 MSC Contestant’s Choice Rodeo 1997, 2001, 2003 MSC... read more

WPRA 2013 Small Rodeo of the Year

Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo has been named 2013 Rodeo of the year by the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA)                   WPRA is the oldest standing women’s sports association. Originally named the Girl’s Rodeo Association (GRA), it was founded in 1948 by 38 Texas women. In 1981 the name was changed to its current form. Today... read more

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