September 26 - 27, 2014
A major undertaking of the Rodeo Historical Society, the annual Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend
celebrates the accomplishments of Rodeo Hall of Fame inductees and the Ben Johnson Memorial
Award and Tad Lucas Memorial Award recipients. Since 1955, cowboys and cowgirls have been
inducted into the Rodeo Hall of Fame at the Museum, home to the largest national rodeo
collection and the first Rodeo Hall of Fame.
The Rodeo Historical Society announces its annual awards will be presented
at a one-night gala banquet Saturday, September 27, 2014. The evening
will include inductions into the Rodeo Hall of Fame, presentation of the
Ben Johnson and Tad Lucas Memorial Awards, and auctions to benefit this
support arm of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
Previously, Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend consisted of two awards dinners.
The new, one-night format is designed make the weekend more affordable,
encourage greater attendance and shine the spotlight on honorees on Saturday
night - traditionally regarded as a high point in rodeo culture. Already
announced for induction into the Rodeo Hall of Fame is producer Randy
Bernard. RHS members will select by vote in early summer the remaining
members of the 2014 Hall of Fame class.
Guests are encouraged to arrive in Oklahoma City by Friday evening, September
26 and attend a Cocktails and Conversation gathering at the museum. Special
activities will be hosted at the museum during the day on Saturday, including
the annual RHS membership meeting and popular storytelling session, Rerides
No formal invitation is required, but reservations
are requested for most activities. The invitation will be available
online by mid-August.
The best way to stay in touch with upcoming Rodeo Hall of Fame plans is to become a member
of the Rodeo Historical Society. In addition to an invitation, members have the privilege
of voting on inductees into the Rodeo Hall of Fame. Single annual memberships, as well as
RHS/Museum All-Around memberships are available with a variety of benefits. See you in