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Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame Calling for Nominations

Judd Weil-News Director


Boot Hill Museum in Dodge City announced on July 18, the Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame is accepting nominations.

Each year legendary Kansas cowboys are honored for their contributions to the western life as they are inducted into the Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame in Dodge City. The Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame honors these individuals at a ceremony each year.

Kansas honored its role in the creation of the cowboy in 2002 by establishing the Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame.

Each year since honorees have been named to the following categories: Working Cowboy, Rancher/Cattleman, Cowboy Artist/Entertainer, Rodeo Cowboy, Cowboy Historian.

Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees are selected for their significant contributions to the western heritage lifestyle, past or present, and to the preservation of the cowboy culture in Kansas. Each of them personifies the cowboy ideals of integrity, honesty, and self- sufficiency.

Any organization or individual may nominate a qualified person, living or deceased, for consideration.

The Kansas Cowboy Hall of Fame Committee from all over the state, meets annually to evaluate and determine inductees.

Nomination forms may be requested through Boot Hill Museum, Inc., Front Street, Dodge City, Kansas 67801. Forms must be received by Aug. 22, for induction consideration for 2022.

A 20th year celebration and induction ceremony will take place at the Mariah Gallery in the Boot Hill Museum located at 500 W. Wyatt Earp Blvd in Dodge City, on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022.

For more information or to obtain an application, visit, or contact Boot Hill Museum. Email or call 620-227-8188.

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