21st Annual Awards General Information

FT WORTH, TX-The 22nd Annual Will Rogers Awards will be held, Thursday,  March 15, 2018 in the Brown Lupton Ballroom on the campus of Texas Christian University. 2901 Stadium Drive, Ft. Worth, TX 76129. The AWA is a non profit 501 c 3 organization.  For sponsorship and program ads, please contact working_cowboy@hotmail.com.

Tickets: $75 per person or $750 per table (seats 8 per table) Dinner: 6 PM Award Show: 7:00 PM

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The  Brown-Lupton Ballroom located on the third floor of the Student Union Building at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.   The Student Union is directly east of the TCU Football stadium and parking is just west of the Student Union.  There is a drive around in case you want to let people out and park.  There are elevators inside the Student Union to take you to the third floor and the ballroom.  Please consult your GPS and computer for exact directions to the Student Union. If you are interested in performing on the Awards or during the dinner, please contact the AWA at working_cowboy@hotmail.com. No decisions will be made until the first of the year.

*All tickets will be held at the door, none sent out.

*Unfortunately, we do not accept credit cards.

*Tickets after March 1, 2018 $100

*The award show lasts around 2 1/2 hours.

*Open seating unless table is purchased

*Plated meals

*Cash bar

*No tickets will be sold the night of the event and must be purchased by March 8, 2018. Tickets after March 8, $100. * To purchase tickets through Pay Pal, go to  the website AWAAwards.org  22nd Annual Award Pay Pal Tickets on the left side of the screen.  To purchase tickets by mail send to AWA Tickets, P O Box 35, Gene Autry, OK 73436

*TCU is located in the southwest cultural part of Ft. Worth, with many museums close by including the Ft. Worth Zoo, National Cowgirl Hall of Fame, Texas and Southwest Cattleraisers,  Amon Carter and other interesting things to see.

*The Ft. Worth Stockyard is also an interesting tourist site with many things to see and do. It is located north of downtown Ft. Worth

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LOCATION: HOST HOTEL: The Host Hotel is the Radisson Fort Worth North Fossil Creek Hotel. It is located at 2540 Meacham Boulevard, Ft. Worth, TX 76106. It is a couple of miles north of the Stockyards area on Interstate 35 W. Room rates are $89 per night until February 13, 2017. Their phone number is 800-333-3333. Please mention the Academy of Western Artists to receive the discounted rate.  They do have a limited number of rooms set aside for us, after that it is the full rate.  Please book your rooms early for discounted rate.

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Wednesday night jam will be held at the Lil Red’s Longhorn Saloon in the Stockyard area of Ft. Worth and hosted by Billy Bowles.

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