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Cooper, Martin, Strait receive American Cowboy Culture Award

ProRodeo Hall of Famer roper Roy Cooper, PRCA Chairman of the Board Keith Martin and country music legend George Strait are among those who have been selected for The American Cowboy Culture Award.

The honorees were selected for their contributions to cowboy culture and Western heritage and will be honored in conjunction with the 22nd Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration, and National Championship Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, Sept. 9-12, at the Lubbock (TX) Memorial Civic Center.

Cooper won eight world championships, including the all-around title in 1983. Cooper follows his father, Tuffy, as an award recipient. Cooper’s sons, Clint, Tuf and Clif, compete in roping events in the PRCA.

Along with serving the PRCA, Martin is the chief executive officer of the five-time and reigning PRCA Indoor Rodeo of the Year San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, held every February.

Strait, a team roper, is a longtime supporter of cowboys and the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund, along with being an award-winning singer.

The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame in Bismarck, ND, also is receiving the 2010 award.

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Many in the rodeo community have been recipients of the American Cowboy Culture Award, including Cheyenne (WY) Frontier Days Rodeo, Jim Shoulders, Gene Autry, Larry Mahan, Ty Murray, Bob Tallman, Carl Nafzger, Buck Taylor, Red Steagall, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Mel and Wendy Potter and Stran and Jennifer Smith.

ProRodeo Hall of Famer roper Roy Cooper, PRCA Chairman of the Board Keith Martin and country music legend George Strait are among those who have been selected for The American Cowboy Culture Award.

The honorees were selected for their contributions to cowboy culture and Western heritage and will be honored in conjunction with the 22nd Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration, and National Championship Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, Sept. 9-12, at the Lubbock (TX) Memorial Civic Center.

Cooper won eight world championships, including the all-around title in 1983. Cooper follows his father, Tuffy, as an award recipient. Cooper’s sons, Clint, Tuf and Clif, compete in roping events in the PRCA.

Along with serving the PRCA, Martin is the chief executive officer of the five-time and reigning PRCA Indoor Rodeo of the Year San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, held every February.

Strait, a team roper, is a longtime supporter of cowboys and the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund, along with being an award-winning singer.

The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame in Bismarck, ND, also is receiving the 2010 award.

Many in the rodeo community have been recipients of the American Cowboy Culture Award, including Cheyenne (WY) Frontier Days Rodeo, Jim Shoulders, Gene Autry, Larry Mahan, Ty Murray, Bob Tallman, Carl Nafzger, Buck Taylor, Red Steagall, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Mel and Wendy Potter and Stran and Jennifer Smith.

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