1967 / 1968
- George Hermann from Lampasas, Texas exhibits back-to-back Grand Champion Steers. Until 1971 the Stock Show had both a junior and open division in the Steer Show with the overall winner being named Grand Champion. Hermann's 1967 junior show entry was a 1,015 pound Hereford purchased by Continental National Bank for $6,300. The following year he won the open division with another Hereford that weighed 1,095 and was bought by Dr. Pepper Bottling Company for $6,000.
1972 - Barn 8 opens to accommodate increasing livestock entries as the Stock Show experiences steady growth.
- H. Ross Perot purchases the Grand Champion Steer, a 1,230 pound Hereford Angus cross, shown by Sherry Koenig for $7,600. it was the first of six Grand Champion Steers purchased by the Perot family. Hillwood, run by Perot's son (Ross Perot Jr.), purchases the grand champs in 2003, 2004, 2016, 2018 and 2019.
1977 – Billy Bob Watt dies. His son, W.R. “Bob”Watt, Jr., becomes the Stock Show’s sixth president. Bob Tallman is hired as the announcer for rodeo performances. The PRCA's one-rodeo earnings record set by Edd Workman at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was broken at the FWSSR when Paul Tierney's haul in Steer Wrestling and Tie-Down roping totaled $9,562.
- PRCA's one-rodeo earnings record is broken again at the Stock Show when Tom Ferguson wins $12,873 in Tie-Down Roping and Steer Wrestling.1979
- Neal Gay is hired as the Stock Show's "Rodeo Producer," beginning a long Stock Show tenure for Gay's family and their Rafter G Rodeo Company.1980
- The Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate is organized with the purpose of increasing auction returns for 4-H and FFA youth in the Jr. Sale of Champions. Four years later, the organization formed the Jim Bob Norman Scholarship fund in honor of the then Syndicate chairman who passed away during his term in office. 1982
- A Hereford exhibited by Chad Breeding from Miami, Texas is named Grand Champion Steer. The 1,216 pounder is auctioned to Majestic Liquors for $24,000. After decades of domination for the breed, it will be 38 years before another Hereford is crowned Grand Champion at the legendary steer show.
1983 – Amon G. Carter Jr. dies. John Justin is elected the Stock Show’s chairman of the board.
1984 – The Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall is dedicated in honor of the former Stock Show chairman. “Midnight,” a life-size, bronze statue of the famous bucking horse, created by Jack Bryant, is also dedicated at the main entrance to the exhibits hall that replaced the Round Up Inn building in order to accommodate growth of commercial exhibits.
1986 – The Calf Scramble is added as an important junior livestock show component. Sixteen youth compete to catch eight calves turned loose in Will Rogers Coliseum arena during rodeo performances. Those catching a calf are awarded a $500 certificate to be used toward the purchase of a beef or dairy heifer that they care for and exhibit in the Livestock Show the following year. The other eight youth are awarded a pair of Justin Boots. A scholarship program also becomes an important and popular Calf Scramble feature.