Our Mission

To serve the University of Texas at Austin by promoting the spirit and high ideals of the Texas Cowboys, fostering positive relationships among all members of the University community, and assisting in the guidance of the campus Cowboy organization.

smokey the cannon

Smokey the Cannon was created by the University of Texas at Austin's mechanical engineering lab in 1953 in response to shotgun blasts often heard at the Red River Rivalry. Two years later, Read More.

SERVICE to the arc

Since 1954, The Cowboys have contributed not only time, but raised more than $250,000 to The Arc of the Capital Area (formerly The Association for Retarded Citizens of Austin). In 1962, Read More.

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The Pavilion was completed in October 2004. You are invited to be part of this prestigious group of Cowboys who have demonstrated their love for The University of Texas as major contributors. Read More.

Texas Men’s Athletic Director and Texas Cowboy Old Man, Mike Perrin, to remain in his current role throughout 2017 – 2018 academic year. Click Here to read the full report.

Texas Men’s Athletic Director and Texas Cowboy Old Man, Mike Perrin, to remain in his current role throughout 2017 – 2018 academic year. Click Here to read the full report.

UT Senior and Texas Cowboy Will Licon shines at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, taking first in the 200-yard breaststroke with a record time of 1 minute, 47.91 seconds.  Click here to read more about Will Licon's winning swim.

UT Senior and Texas Cowboy Will Licon shines at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, taking first in the 200-yard breaststroke with a record time of 1 minute, 47.91 seconds.  Click here to read more about Will Licon's winning swim.

Smokey II was recently repaired & is in great shape!

Smokey II was recently repaired & is in great shape!

Daron Robert’s launches new book, Call An Audible, a handbook for anyone who is planning their next transition in life. Whether trying to flee the confines of your cubicle for another career or deciding whether to go to grad school, this book will provide you with the transition tools that you need to succeed. Click Here for more information.

Daron Robert’s launches new book, Call An Audible, a handbook for anyone who is planning their next transition in life. Whether trying to flee the confines of your cubicle for another career or deciding whether to go to grad school, this book will provide you with the transition tools that you need to succeed. Click Here for more information.

Beau Hossler records his first professional victory, on Adams Pro Tour. Click Here to read the article.

Beau Hossler records his first professional victory, on Adams Pro TourClick Here to read the article.

Cody Gribble finished at 20-under, four strokes ahead of three challengers to conquer his first title in Jackson. Click Here to read the article.

Cody Gribble finished at 20-under, four strokes ahead of three challengers to conquer his first title in Jackson. Click Here to read the article.

Annual Texas Cowboy’s Spring Golf Tournament

Saturday, April 29th at Grey Rock Golf Club (7401 TX-45, Austin, TX 78739)
Driving Range - 12pm     |     Smokey Start - 1pm     |     Scoring Happy Hour - 5:30pm to 6pm     |     Award Ceremony - 6pm

All proceeds of the tournament will go to The Rosedale School, one of the core philanthropies where we direct much our time and energy. For Cowboy Alumni, the cost to play is $175 per player. Please pre-pay in the form of a donation to our Youcaring page (link below). In addition, please sign up as a single, partners or as a foursome through the button below. Hole Sponsorships are available for $350, which include a green fee for one (1) player.

Highlights from the Horns victory over UTEP! #hookem #BOOM

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Sweetheart Night Fall 2016

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