American Cowboy Magazine and Texas Tourism Present the National Day of the American Cowboy Sweepstakes to Bandera Texas

Boulder, CO, April 29, 2011 --( American Cowboy magazine and Texas Tourism are holding a sweepstakes to celebrate the seventh annual National Day of the American Cowboy. Contestants could win a trip to Bandera, Texas, the Cowboy Capitol of the World.

Contestants will be entered to win an overnight stay for two in historic Bandera, Texas. The weekend getaway also includes tickets to a ranch rodeo and admission to National Day of the American Cowboy events. The sweepstakes will run from April 15, 2011 through June 15, 2011. Contestants can enter once a day, every day online at

First celebrated in 2005, the official National Day of the American Cowboy has been reinstated each successive year by the United States Senate to honor the cultural significance of the American cowboy. The National Day of the American Cowboy celebrates the pioneer spirit and the stewardship for the land that the American cowboy brought to the Western United States.

American Cowboy magazine was founded in 1994 and is based in Boulder, Colorado, Each issue engages more than 430,000 readers for whom the authentic Western lifestyle and cowboy code is central to their core values. American Cowboy’s involvement with manufacturers, retailers, event producers, and associations—along with unparalleled following of loyal readers—has kept the magazine at the heart of the Western community.

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