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Call for Nominations: Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Hall of Fame Class of 2018

The nomination forms for the 2018 Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Hall of Fame Class are now available. Don’t miss your opportunity to nominate the person or entity that you believe has helped shape Cheyenne Frontier Days™ into the “Daddy of ‘em All®.” All nominations must be post-marked by December 31, 2017. Nominations are open to the public and are

2018 Dandies Tryouts

The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Dandies are going to have a second tryout on Saturday, October 21 at Frontier Park.  Tryouts will start at 8 a.m. with check-in at the arena. We extend an invitation to those girls in Laramie County who were unable to tryout before due to high school rodeo, sports and other extracurricular activities.  Thanks

Diamond Flight Gala: Celebrating 70 Years of F.E. Warren Air Force Base

In just one week, the CFD Old West Museum will be hosting its 2017 Annual Gala on October 7, 2017. This year the theme is Diamond Flight Gala: Celebrating 70 Years of F.E. Warren Air Force Base. F.E. Warren Air Force Base received official designation in 1947 and continues to be foundational to Cheyenne’s success. Festivities begin

General Committee Names Halley Jankovsky 2018 Lady-In-Waiting

Halley Jankovsky has been named 2018 Lady-In-Waiting after a selection process including submitting a written application, an accomplishment book, a horsemanship skills demonstration and an interview. Halley, the daughter of Matt Jankovsky and Kelley Martin, is a 2015 graduate of East High School. She currently attends The University of Wyoming, where she is majoring in

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Names New Committee Chairs for 122nd Celebration

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee has named its new General Committee members for the 2018 celebration. Following Andrea Allen as Indians Chairman is Bob Mathews. He is currently Vice President of eServices for Blue Federal Credit Union. Mathews has a B.S. in computer science and a minor in music performance from

Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is on September 8, 2017, at the Radisson Cheyenne. At 5 p.m., we will serve cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and at 6:00pm, the ceremony and dinner begins.  This ceremony celebrates each individual’s contributions to Cheyenne Frontier Days and allows everyone the opportunity to hear some of

Western Tradition 121 years strong at Cheyenne Frontier Days

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (July 30, 2017) — For the past 121 years, Cheyenne has hosted a true celebration of Western heritage during Frontier Days. The local community, neighboring states and visitors from around the world support the efforts of approximately 2,900 volunteers to make memorable experiences for all patrons. The dedication of those volunteers is rewarded

Roche and Hillman win more than $21,000 each at Cheyenne Frontier Days

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 29, 2017 — Baylor Roche of Tremonton, Utah, and Stevi Hillman of Weatherford, Texas, were the two highest money winners at the 121st Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD) which ended an eight-day run on Sunday. Those two were the only event leaders coming into the Championship Round to walk away with

Brazile leads tie-down roping, all-around at Cheyenne Frontier Days

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 29, 2017 — Trevor Brazile of Decatur, Texas, moved into the lead for a possible eighth and ninth Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD) championship on Saturday. The 23-time world champion won round two of tie-down roping with a time of 10.5 seconds and captured first overall with a total time of

Rodeo Contestants to Watch Saturday, July 29, Eighth Performance

Rough Stock Events – Bareback, Saddle Bronc and Bull Riding: Reigning world champion bareback rider, Tim O’Connell, continued his winning streak with an 84.5-point ride on Rafter G Rodeo’s Biscuit yesterday. That tied him for third in the first round and put him in contention for his first CFD title. Kelly Timberman, 41, showed the