Texas Plains Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Lubbock: Lubbock: National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration

September 5, 2013 (All day) to September 8, 2013 (All day)

The 25th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration (NCSC) will be held September 5 - 8, 2013, in Lubbock, Texas. The purpose of the NCSC is to celebrate and preserve our Western heritage and cowboy culture for those who know and love it, and to introduce new audiences to the heritage and culture so they may embrace it as well.  The event schedule includes entertainers, poetry and storytelling, western writers and authors panels, film and movie seminars, a Youth Wild West Day, horse-handling demonstrations, a horse-themed parade, Native American Indian activities and presentations, the ever-popular Chuck Wagon Cookoff, and exhibits of Western artworks and merchandise.


  • 1501 Mac Davis Ln.
  • Lubbock, Texas
  • 79401


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    National Cowboy Symposium
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  • Prices vary; please see website for more information.

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