The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and the Rodeo Historical Society host the annual Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend celebrating the induction of the Rodeo Hall of Fame Class of 2019, which includes Wacey Cathey, Gene O. “Buddy” Cockrell, Lydia Moore, Frank Shepperson, Rob Smets, Jack Ward, Buck LeGrand (1931 – 1997) and Thomas Joseph “T.J.” Walter (1949 – 2017). The evening also honors the 2019 Ben Johnson Memorial Award recipient, Doug Clark, and 2019 Tad Lucas Memorial Award recipient Cindy Rosser, along with the Directors’ Choice Award honoree Dr. Charles “Bud” Townsend. Weekend events include the Rope ‘N’ Ride Cocktail Reception, Inductee Panel Discussion, Champions’ Dinner, Benefit Auction and Induction Ceremony. Reservations for most events are required; visit nationalcowboymuseum.org/rodeoweekend.