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.

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

2020-No Grand Marshall

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