American Royal Association


West Bottoms,


Address: 1701 American Royal Ct., Kansas City, MO 64102

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Phone: (816) 221-9800

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The American Royal hosts many of Kansas City's premier fall events including the World Series of Barbecue®; the world's largest barbecue competition, their Livestock Show; one of the Midwest's largest livestock expositions, a PRCA sanctioned professional rodeo, and 6 prestigious horse shows including the UPHA National Championship Horse Show. These events allow the American Royal, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization, to give over $1 million annually for youth scholarships and support agriculture education programs. In 2017, the American Royal reached over 12,000 students through educational events like School Tours, CALF Days, Youth Leadership Day, Museum Tours, and agriculture outreach.