1998 American Cowboy Culture Award for Ranching

September 10, 1998

The American Cowboy Culture Association, Inc held it's ninth annual American Cowboy Culture Awards in Lubbock, Texas. It is a celebration and exploration of the traditions of the American Frontier. Cowboy poets, musicians, storytellers, artists, historians, authors, editors, publishers, photographers, cooks, and cowboys attend this, the largest presentation in the U.S. of ranching, cowboys and the western way of life. Several celebrities attended the award show including Barry Corbin who hosted the festivities. Our ranch manager, Weldon Hawley accepted the award for ranching on behalf of the W. T. Waggoner Estate from Dr. Walter Bishop. Other winners for 1998 are:

RANCHING - Waggoner Ranch, Vernon, Texas
WORKING COWBOY - Buster Welch, Rotan, Texas
CHUCKWAGON - The Gillette Brothers, Crockett, Texas
WESTERN MUSIC - Rex Allen, Tucson, Arizona
COWBOY CULTURE EVENT - Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering, Prescott Arizona
RODEO - Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Colorado Springs
WESTERN ART - Tom Lea, El Paso, Texas
WESTERN MOVIES & TV - The Alamo Village, Brackettville, Texas
WESTERN MUSEUMS - The Wollaroc Museum, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
WESTERN WEAR & EQUIPMENT - Westmoor MFG. CO., Fort Worth, Texas
WESTERN WRITING & PUBLISHING - Cowboy Magazine, Laveta, Colorado
ALL-AROUND COWBOY CULTURE - Guy Logsdon, Tulsa, Oklahoma
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Roy Rogers & Dale Evens, Victorville, California