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This site includes the Kamloops Cowboy Festival, the BCCHS Scholarships, the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Joe Marten Memorial Award for the Preservation of Cowboy Heritage in BC, a quarterly Newsletter, and an About the BCCHS page. The latter includes the BCCHS mandate and membership information.

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Last updated at 5:30 PM March 13th, 2018

The February issue of our newsletter is now on-line - see: Newsletter.
In this issue you'll find information about the 2018 Kamloops Cowboy Festival, but there's also a new book review, an article on the next Spirit of the West Cruise, and a review about the 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert!!

Tickets are selling fast for the 2018 Kamloops Cowboy Festival.
The tentative 2018 Performance Schedules are now posted

Kamloops Cowboy Festival details


About Us


Hall of Fame

Heritage Award



Trade Show

Western Art Show

2018 Entertainers


The Kamloops Cowboy Festival will host the Thursday Evening Dinner Dance this year featuring Tom Cole and Band with the meal by Ronny's Ribs & BBQ! It will be held in the Banquet Room at Flavours of India, at 610 Columbia Street (right beside the Best Western). Texas Style BBQ Brisket, Hickory Smoked (about 14 hours) ... low & slow for that Authentic Old West Flavour.

The BC Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees for 2017 have now been added to the web site.
See BC Cowboy Hall of Fame and also see the archives page for a photo and bios on each.

The recipient of the 2017 Joe Marten Memorial Award for the Preservation of Cowboy Heritage in BC is Diana French. There will be a presentation of the award Saturday night, March 18th at the Kamloops Cowboy Festival. Information on Diana has now been posted on the Heritage Award page under "Recipients".

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The BC Cowboy Heritage Society
Box 137, Kamloops, BC, Canada, V2C 5K3
Email: cowboys@bcchs.com


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