Rocky Shoes & Boots, Inc. 8-K

Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 26, 2005
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Ohio   0-21026   31-1364046
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
39 East Canal Street, Nelsonville, Ohio   45764
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (740) 753-1951
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
     On October 26, 2005, Rocky Shoes & Boots, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release regarding its consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2005. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.
     The information in this Form 8-K and accompanying press release are being furnished under Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
     The information contained or incorporated by reference in this Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements, including certain plans, expectations, goals, and projections, which are subject to numerous assumptions, risks, and uncertainties. A number of factors, including but not limited to those set forth in periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004 (filed March 16, 2005), quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2005 (filed August 9, 2005), and amended quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2005 (filed September 13, 2005), could cause actual conditions, events, or results to differ significantly from those described in the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements included in this Form 8-K are based on information available at the time of the report. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
     (c) Exhibits.
Exhibit No.   Description
  Press Release, dated October 26, 2005, entitled “Rocky Shoes & Boots, Inc. Reports Record Third Quarter Revenues and Earnings.”
*   Such press release is being “furnished” (not filed) under Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K.



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
    Rocky Shoes & Boots, Inc.
Date: October 26, 2005
  By:        /s/ James E. McDonald
           James E. McDonald, Executive Vice
           President and Chief Financial Officer



Exhibit No.   Description
  Rocky Shoes & Boots, Inc. Press Release issued October 26, 2005.
*   Such press release is being “furnished” (not filed) under Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K.