Contemporary Makers dedicated to
preserving the old west

December 9-13, 2013
Show times: 9am-6pm ~ Monday - Friday
Alexis Park All Suite Resort ~ Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 21012 Winners 2
  • 2012 Winners
  • 2013 Art of the Cowboy Makers
  • 2012 Makers
We want you, the Public, and all PRCA and PRHF Cardholders come by and VOTE on your favorite Piece for the PEOPLE’S CHOICE Award. Voting is open Mon-Thu 9am-6pm. Voting closes on Friday at 10am.

5th Annual Maker’s Contest
December 9-13, 2013
2013 National Finals Rodeo : December 5th – December 14th, 2013

We are proud to announce the 5th Annual Maker’s Contest will be in Las Vegas Nevada December 9-13, 2013 in the midst of the National Finals Rodeo.

This will be a unique experience for all those who attend whether you are a Maker, Vendor, Workshop Presenter, or Sponsor by providing  exposure to a direct market with a unique contest and vendor show that is full of Handmade, Home made, and Custom items that are part of the our Heritage,
the Rancher, Farmer and Cowboy.

The Gods Roots Grass Roots of America.

We are joining forces with Cowboy Poets and Cowboy Performers as well as Cowboy Church to keep this part of our world alive and thriving.  Giving opportunity and exposure to those, who may not be full time in the industry, or may hold other jobs outside of their passion for
the Cowboy and Western Lifestyle. 

“Cowboy Cachet and Artisans”
Is born……
from around the
United States and our World.

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We would like to invite all Makers to enter the Art of the Cowboy Makers Contest  in Las Vegas during the National Finals Rodeo.

We have 10 categories to enter in:

Boots – BraidingChaps  – CinchEngravingHats -  Leather Carving – Purse – Leather Carving – Rope BagSaddles – Spurs — Youth

Your may enter an item that has been in previous contests, as long as it hasn’t been in a past ACM Contest.  If you can’t make it to the NFR for all or even part of it,  you may still enter and have your entry shipped to us and we can ship it back.

By taking part in the ACM contest you will be able to showcase your piece in front of consumers from across the United States who have a direct interest in the Western lifestyle, as well as compete among your peers.

During the ACM Contest we are having a vendor show called, Cowboy Cachet and Artisans. Here you can showcase your inventory, measure for that custom fit,  sell your products as well as it being  an outlet for makers across the United States who will be visiting during the NFR.  If you find another maker and want to share a booth, great!  We welcome you!

Maybe you’re Guild or Association would like to be represented and increase membership as well as showcase their members.   Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.

We are dedicated to keep the heritage of the west alive! Click here for  Entry Applications.

2013 ACM Contest

ACM 2013

December 9-13, 2013
during the
2013 National Finals Rodeo
Las Vegas, NV

Click here for more info

  • Boots
  • Braiding
  • Chaps
  • Cinch
  • Engraving
  • Hats
  • Leather Carving
  • Leather Carving – Purse
  • Leather Carving – Rope Bag
  • Saddles
  • Spurs

Don Edwards in Concert


December 9,10,11
$25.00 Advance Ticket Donation
Alexis Park All Suite Resort – Pegasus Lounge, Limited Seating

Private meet and Greet for all Makers and Vendors on Monday Dec 9 630pm


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