It’s rodeo time again, hallelujah!!! Thanks in large part to your support, the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame (ERHOF) Museum is up and running at the Western Culture and Art Center, 416 N. Pearl Street. We truly appreciate all the help that our lifetime and sustaining members provide. Read on, mark your calendars, and please join us in our many August and September Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame activities.

‘Flags of Fame’ art show is on display at the Hall of Fame Museum now through August 27th. This is a great display of Flag-themed art objects created by 15 local artists and will be auctioned off on August 28th at our Induction and Art Auction fundraiser event. Stop in the Hall of Fame museum and vote for your favorite artist.

Fritz Truran and “Dynamite” Induction biographies will appear as feature articles in the Ellensburg Daily Record and on our Facebook and Instagram pages in mid-August.

ERHOF Induction and ‘Flags of Fame’ Art Auction is scheduled for Saturday, August 28, at Spirit Therapeutic Riding Center, 1051 Sorenson Road, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Tickets are available at Auction programs are published by the Daily Record and available at the Hall of Fame.

Ellensburg Rodeo Weekend, September 3-6, will feature Hall of Fame Inductees’ announcements at each rodeo performance, articles in the official Ellensburg Rodeo Program, and display in our Western Village Headquarters at the north entrance to the rodeo grounds.  The Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame Museum at 416 N. Pearl Street will be open to the public Friday 11:00 am-5:00 pm and Saturday 10-3pm rodeo weekend.

‘Give it a twirl’ Quilt Raffle is going on now at our museum and will be at our Western Village Headquarters during Rodeo weekend.  Tickets are $5 or 5 for $20.

The official Ellensburg Rodeo Royal Court Poster, an annual ERHOF fundraiser, is around town and the county. ERHOF thanks the Ellensburg Rodeo Board and Royal Court for choosing us to produce this poster. 


Artist: Julie Baugher/Sponsor: Anderson Hay and Grain
Artist: John Brotherton/ Sponsor: Arlein Anderson
Artist: Patti Erikson/ Sponsor: Bill & Teri Phillip and Spirit Therapeutic Riding
Artist: Pennie Hammer/ Sponsor: Joe and Roylene Crawford
Artist: Amanda Hanson/ Sponsor: Frank and Ann Reed
Artist: Kenneth Hurley/ Sponsor: CWU Foundation
Artist: Kris Jennott/ Sponsor: Ken MacRae
Artist: Lynne McCowin/ Sponsor: Roger and Claudia Weaver
Artist: Aaron Munson/ Sponsor: Ellensburg Rodeo
Artist: Samantha Robbins/ Sponsor: Fitterer’s Furniture
Artist: John Schmidt/ Sponsor: Brandon Robertson (Edward Jones)
Artist: Betty Severin/ Sponsor: Ann and Don Bucklin
Artist: Austin Smith/ Sponsor: Scott Driver
Artist: Damian Smith/ Sponsor: Allen Faltus
Artist: Hita Von Mende/ Sponsor: Peter and Kim Nisbet

Don’t Forget Our Website provides historic photographs, biographical essays of ERHOF inductees, a virtual museum tour, ERHOF membership info, important links, and much, much more.

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Mail: Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame, 110 W 6th St, PMB 374, Ellensburg Wa  98926