Jul ’15

Stockyard StationNDAC

Come celebrate the history and heritage of the American Cowboy at the National Day of The American Cowboy (NDAC) in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Voted best cowboy tribute event in the nation by American Cowboy Magazine, NDAC gives families and the general public the opportunity to experience and appreciate the role cowboys and cowgirls of all ethnicities have played and continue to play in everyday life.

A team from Russell Feed & Supply is again participating in the World Championship Hay Stacking Contest at 10am on Saturday, June 25th.  Come cheer on our undefeated Russell Feed Hay Stackers!

Free activities and contests include watermelon eating, seed-spitting, cow chip throwing and buckaroo coloring among others. There will also be a cowboy celebration parade, Cowboy karaoke and gunfight shows.

Schedule of Events: 

10:00  World Championship Hay Stacking Contest

3 man teams compete for $400.00 cash

10:00- 4:00 Bill Picket Pictorial Exhibit– FREE

Learn about the life of the famous Bill Pickett 

10:00-4:00 Cow Milking Contest – FREE

Milk the cow the fastest and win a prize!

10:30- 12:30 Chuck Wagon Demonstration with Corn Hole Games- FREE

Learn about cooking on trails and taste the desert of the West while enjoying various games

11:30 Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive followed by the Cowboy Celebration Parade -FREE

12:00 Watermelon Eating Contests – FREE

            Yum! Eat your watermelon the fastest and you win!

12:00- 1:00 “Tip to Tip” Guessing Contest- FREE

Guess the measurement of the horns and win a unique prize! Winners

             announced at 1pm

12:00   Cowboy Karaoke- FREE

Sing your best country tunes way and win some great prizes!

1:00-3:00 Quick Draw Cap Gun Contest- FREE

Are you the fastest draw in the West? Prove it!

1:30    Seed Spitting Contest – FREE

1:30 – 2:30 Fort Worth Herd CowCamp – FREE

            Learn to swing a rope and learn about life on the trail

1:30   Cow Chip Throwing Contest – FREE

2:00- 3:00 Legends of Texas Live Performance- FREE

2:30-3:30 1800’s Historical Fashion Show – FREE

2:30 Riscky’s Rib Eating Contest – FIRST 20 CONTESTANTS

Eat finger lickin’ good ribs for prizes! MUST BE 18 YEARS AND OLDER

4:00 Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive – FREE

Day comes to an end

*All contest winners will be announced at the conclusion of their contest. Must be present to win prizes.*


  • Pawnee Bill Wild West Show at Cowtown Coliseum at 2:30 & 4:30 pm.

      For tickets and more information contact (817) 625-1025.

  • Bill Pickett History Wall Museum 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Located inside the Cowtown Coliseum – free and open to the public

  • Everyone wearing a cowboy hat gets in free to Billy Bob’s Texas until 5 pm.
  • Stockyards Rodeo at Cowtown Coliseum at 8pm.

         For tickets and more information contact (817) 625-1025.

  • Legends of Texas gunfight shows at 11:00 AM & 4:15 PM inside Stockyards Station.
  • Stagecoach rides, Petting Zoo, Grapevine Vintage Railroad and MORE!




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