How to Become a Booster

The Nebraska’s Big Rodeo Booster Club was formed by people interested in ensuring the success and continuation of Nebraska’s Big Rodeo in Burwell.

Becoming a Nebraska’s Big Rodeo Booster has lots of great benefits for just $25 annually.  Check out the information below for just a few great Booster projects & fundraisers.

Become a Nebraska’s Big Rodeo Booster today by sending your $25 membership fee along with your name, address and email address to:  Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, PO Box 711, Burwell, NE 68823 with booster membership in the memo.


All roads lead to Nebraska’s Big Rodeo in Burwell!  Everyone’s favorite rodeo will celebrate 100 years in 2021!  Help to make it great with your membership to the LEGENDS CLUB.  Your pledge of $100 per year for the next 5 years will add prize money to the celebration, attract the best and brightest in the PRCA, and add many more special events.

  • Choose to donate with an invoice sent annually in January or July.
  • Receive updates on Nebraska’s Big Rodeo with digital newsletters.
  • Receive a “behind the scenes” tour before a performance of Nebraska’s Big Rodeo each year.
  • Have your name entered into the drawing for a limited edition “Nebraska’s Big Rodeo 100th Anniversary” commemorative buckle number 1 (only Legends Club Members are eligible for the drawing for buckle #1).

Contact Ronda Weber ( or Nathan Vodehnal ( to enroll today!

Legends Club Flyer

NBR Boosters Grand Marshall

The NBR Booster Club sponsors a Grand Marshall for the rodeo each year.  The Grand Marshall is a special person who has greatly influenced rodeo, and has specifically been a part of Nebraska’s Big Rodeo at Burwell.  Past Grand Marshall’s are an impressive list:

2006-Jim Shoulders

2007-Larry Mahan

2008-Monty “Hawkeye” Henson

2009-Michael Gaughan

2010-Shawn Davis

2011-Bennie & Rhett Beutler & Dean Smith

2012-Rex Dunn “Mr. Smooth”

2013-JW Stoker “King of the Cowboys”

2014-Neil Salmond “Canadian Chuckwagon Racer”

2015-Hadley Barrett-Rodeo Announcer

2016-Ote Berry, World Champion Steer Wrestler

2017-No Grand Marshall

2018-CR Boucher, World Champion Steer Wrestler, Beutler & Son Pickup Man

2019-Guy Allen, World Champion Steer Roper

Larry Mahan

NBR Booster Commemorative Plates

The Booster Club sells commemorative rodeo plates that are signed by the Grand Marshall of each year.  Plates are $100 and have been sold continuously since 2006.  Past year’s plates are available for sale by contacting Ronda Weber at 308-214-0361.

Jim Shoulders plate