Friday, September 7th

Join us for Youth Wild West Day (more information can be found under the Special Presentations tab). Instructors and teachers are encouraged to bring their classes to the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center to learn more about the American West.

Saturday, September 8th

Individual youth activities including paper construction of cowboy vests and hats, paint branding, creating a personal brand, and a sheriff’s badge for completing the activities. Come and go as you please in the East Pedestrian Mall – and create these fun items to take home!

Youth Contest Rules & Regulations

In addition to Youth Wild West Day, youth are encouraged to participate in one or more of the National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration’s youth contests. Information about the 2017 contests can be found by clicking on the Youth Contests Rules & Regulations below. Our most popular contests include poetry, stories, and photography.