Each year, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys
Association honors the best of the best in contract personnel, stock contractors
and rodeo committees during the annual Contract Personnel Awards Banquet at
the Southpoint Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
The Large Rodeos (those with more that $10,000 added per event) are broken
into Outdoor and Indoor categories. Five finalists were selected from
the 46 rodeos in the indoor category, and the San Antonio Stock Show &
Rodeo took home the prestigious honor for the second time in a row this year.
Because nominees and winners are voted on by their peers in the industry,
it is considered a great honor to be selected.
Executive Director Keith Martin says, “We are very excited to be honored
for the second year in a row. It’s especially rewarding as our peers
in the industry voted to select us. I’m humbled by our volunteers, who made
During the Banquet, Keith Martin was also personally recognized with a rough
stock remuda award, in recognition of the outstanding work he has done in
advancing the quality of rodeo by inviting only the highest quality stock
to the San Antonio Rodeo.
San Antonio also recently announced plans to increase its purse size to
over $1 million in 2007, making it one of the top two paying regular season
rodeos in the country.
The 2007 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo will take place February 1-18,
2007. Tickets are on sale now.
Let’s Rodeo San Antonio! SALE has a rich tradition and history of
stewardship to the community, agriculture industry and youth of Texas. With
a clear vision of the future, a successful past and continual dedication
from over 4,000 volunteers, SALE will continue to provide wholesome family
entertainment and be a pillar of strength and support to the youth of Texas.
For additional information, go to www.sarodeo.com
or call 210-225-0612.