FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE: 1 September 2023
FROM: Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center, PO Box 37, 210 Verendrye Drive, Fort Pierre, SD 57532 www.caseytibbs.com
34th Annual Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner to be held November 4, 2023
The Casey Tibbs Foundation is pleased to announce that the 34th Annual Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner will be held on the evening of Saturday, November 4, 2023, at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre. Advance tickets are required for this event.
Each year, the Casey Tibbs Foundation pays tribute to six individuals who have exemplified and contributed to the sport of rodeo in South Dakota. These individuals are nominated into six different categories, based on specific criteria, before going through a selection process. The Casey Tibbs Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023 honorees are as follows:
Past Rodeo Great: Johnny Tibbs
Rodeo Cowgirl Great: Summer Kosel
Rodeo Cowboy Great: Ora Taton
Rodeo Promoter: Dick Ward
Ranch Cowboy Family: The Buster Berry Family
Rodeo Animal Athlete: South Point- Sutton Rodeo Co.
Ticket sales for the 34th Annual Tribute Dinner start on October 2, 2023, and tickets for the event must be purchased in advance. Individuals may purchase tickets by phone or in person through the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre. There are a limited number of tickets and, in years past, tickets have sold out in very short time frames.
The honoree’s photos and biographies are added to the permanent “Wall of Fame” each year, located in the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center. The Rodeo Center will be accepting nominations through May for the 2024 Tribute Dinner.
For more information, contact Kalyn at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center at 605-494-1094 or 605-222-3499.
The Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center hosts both a multi-purpose conference center and a historical museum devoted to the legendary sport of South Dakota rodeo.
In this classy two-level museum, you can see the extensive memorabilia of 9-time World Champion, Casey Tibbs, the spectacular trick rider of the 1920's, Mattie Goff Newcombe, and many other world champions from the state of South Dakota. We also display past and present rodeo aspects that range from the Little Britches, 4-H, High School Rodeo, College and beyond.
The Mattie Goff Newcombe Conference Center, located inside the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center, is a multi-purpose event room that can host a wide variety of events. Our conference center is available for half-day, full-day, or multi-day rentals. Included in the rental fee, you gain access to tables, chairs, a fully catering-equiped kitchen, and on-site beer, wine, and liquor licenses. Linen, decorating and bartending services are also available.
The Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center is a non-partisan, non-profit business. We do NOT favor for or against any political party. Our By-Laws prohibit the Rodeo Center from being used for political gain. Any filming in or around the Rodeo Center is not permitted without prior approval from the Executive Director.