The Governors Program is an annual membership, and a great way to connect with the Kansas City community while impacting the future of agriculture. As a Governor, you'll enjoy benefits throughout the year including advance notification of American Royal news and developments, an exclusive season ticket package, networking and volunteer opportunities, and much more. Additionally, by being a Governor, you are directly supporting American Royal scholarships and education programs, which provide over 100 scholarships and reach over 16,000 students annually.

Packages are available for individuals, families, young professionals and even kids; become a Governor and become a part of the excitement and the fun at the American Royal.

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The American Royal is proud to partner with national and local organizations, corporations and foundations to support our mission to be the Nation's leader for food and agriculture education, events and engagement. We employ a customized model for each sponsorship to ensure that sponsors receive the maximum return on their investment. From partnerships that support the entire season and receive activation across all events, to sponsorships specific to the World Series of Barbecue®, ProRodeo and more, the American Royal offers a variety of opportunities to raise brand awareness while supporting a worthy cause.

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Expo Vendors

Got something to sell? Don't miss this opportunity to showcase your company's offerings in the American Royal Marketplace.

As a vendor in the American Royal Marketplace you will gain exposure to the thousands of fans, exhibitors, and participants who attend American Royal events. Located on the American Royal’s Grand Hall, the Marketplace is centrally located and is your chance to reach out to this highly coveted demographic with money to spend and an interest in your product.

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Each year hundreds of individuals donate their time and talents to further the Royal's purpose of existing to champion food and agriculture.

Whether helping with the setup of the World Series of Barbecue® awards ceremony or the livestock exhibitor's social, operating a tack taxi or handing out ribbons during the horse shows, volunteers are at the heart of everything we do.

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