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2014 Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo
Jan. 31 - Feb. 9, 2014
Cowboy Heritage XX - Feb. 1, 2014
Stockman's Auction - Feb. 5, 2014

HELLO AND WELCOME to the 55th Black Hills Stock Show from the Board of Directors of the Black Hills Stock Show Foundation.  We hope you all had safe and happy holidays.  It is nearly time for the opening day of the 2014 Black Hills Stock Show and the calendars are filling with an exciting schedule of events and happenings. The Foundation will again be presenting two incredible fundraising auctions: The Old West Collectibles Auction (Cowboy Heritage XX) in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Theatre on February 1 and the Stockmanís Ball Auction during the BHSS Stockmanís Banquet and Ball at the Ramkota in Rapid City on February 5th.  And, of course, the Stockmanís Club will be open the entire 10 days for your pleasure.  With all the associated high energy activities of the Stock Show it is always nice to relax and entertain old friends and make new ones in the welcoming and comfortable atmosphere of the Stockmanís Club.

BHSS Stockman's Banquet & Ball
Ramkota Convention Center
February 5, 2014
Doors open at 5 pm
Dinner served at 6 pm

The busy days of the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo test the endurance of all who attend. The Stockmanís Banquet and Ball held Wednesday evening allows all to draw a deep breath, relax and enjoy the beautiful decor, music, and camaraderie while dining on a fantastic beef meal at the Ramkota Convention Center.  We extend our congratulations to Don Ravellette and Donnie Leddy of Cattle Business Weekly, Greg Butman and Jerry Hammerquist for the honors to be bestowed on them during the Banquet and Ball.  They are great representatives for the entire agriculture industry.       [ More ]

Black Hills Stock Show Foundation steps into the spotlight each year during the Banquet and Ball to present the scholarship recipients with their $2000 scholarships. The quantity and quality of the scholarship applications we receive each year is truly incredible and reinforces the caliber of the students soon to be entering our ag-related professional realms. Many of these winning students will pursue South Dakota careers supporting agriculture and the agricultural way of life through a variety of excellent and varied venues. Good luck to all of the winners and know that we will always be proud to have been a part of your educational goals.  [ More ]

Cowboy Heritage XX
20th Old West Collectibles Auction
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Civic Center Theater, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, SD
Doors Open at 8:00 am
Sale Time 10:00 am
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20 Incredible Years!

Once again our hats are off to Win Bauer and Jay George, Co-Chairpersons of the Cowboy Heritage XX, and Win's wife Diana for their exceptional efforts in gathering another incredible offering of approximately 350 quality lots of Cowboy and Western Heritage collectible items for the 20th Annual Old West Collectors Auction.  Come with your spurs on and ready to bid at this superb auction which offers something for everyone with ďNo Buyers PremiumĒ.

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For Questions Or For More Information:
Black Hills Stock Show Foundation, Inc.
444 Mt. Rushmore Road North
Rapid City, SD 57701

Phone: 605-718-0810

The Black Hills Stock Show Foundation is a non-profit organization. As part of its mission of "Preserving The Legacy, Investing In The Future,"  the Foundation is dedicated to supporting youth in higher education and organizations, programs and projects that enhance services and education to the public.