Rodeo educates even as it thrills
Master showman and Denver resident Lu Vason is founder and producer of the Martin Luther King Jr. African-American Heritage Rodeo of Champions.
By January 21, 2008
- 7th year at the National Western Stock Show
- Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo Celebrates it's 29th Year!
- Named after the Inventor of "Bull Dogging: William "Bill" Pickett
Maurice "Moe Betta" Wade, 59, of Denver, with his horse, Spice Girl, will compete tonight in the Martin Luther King African-American Heritage Rodeo of Champions at the Denver Coliseum.
- Native Denverite
- Qualified for the 3rd Annual Event
World champion bull rider Charlie Sampson has been an outstanding role model and good will ambassador, entertaining audiences around the world with his unique brand of sportsmanship.
- PRCA Champion Bull Rider
- Inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame
- Pro Bull Riders Ring of Honor
- Inducted into the Cowboys of Color Museum
Rodeo's about skill, not race...
Gearld Vaughn Jr. said he would have only two colors on his mind when the bull fired out of the chute Monday night in the Denver Coliseum — the color of money and the color of dirt.
- Gearld Vaughn Jr.
- Glenn Jackson