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The CFD Arrowhead Gang

By Will Luna, CFD Concessions Committee You may have seen a crazy group at one of Cheyenne Frontier Days’ Grand Parades; running around, high-fiving kids, and showing their love and support for the CFD brand. But, do you know where they originated? The Arrowhead Gang originated in the mid-to-late 90s from former Concessions Chairman Joe Prunty.

2017 Junior Barrel Race Entries

When: Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8 a.m. Where: Cheyenne Frontier Days Headquarters Registration Fee: $50 Entries will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis, and are limited to the first 30 entries. Open to boys and girls residing in Laramie County only. Participants must be under 13 years of age as of

Western Spirit Art Show & Sale

Presented by the Radisson of Cheyenne Saturday, March 4 – April 16, 2017 It’s time again for the Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, which features over 100 western artists from across the country and can be seen from March 4-April 16, 2017. The opening reception for the 2017 Western Spirit Art Show and Sale

Cheyenne Frontier Days General Committee to host Volunteer Fair

There are many people in our local community who have indicated a desire to participate in the production of Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD). While others have said it is difficult to understand how volunteers are selected, and some have felt as if CFD was operating a “closed shop.” Nothing could be further from our intentions.

Volunteer Crisis Fund Dinner & Auction to feature two-night festival

Wyoming’s Own Chancey Williams to play Friday, February 17 and Neal McCoy to Headline Saturday, February 18 The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) Volunteer Crisis Fund is pleased to announce their 10th Annual fundraising dinner and auction will feature two nights of entertainment to mark the 10-year celebration in 2017. Wyoming’s own “Chancey Williams and the Younger

CFD Old West Museum’s Boogie Nights at the Carnival

What: CFD Old West Museum’s Boogie Nights at the Carnival Where:  Radisson Cheyenne – 204 W. Fox Farm Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82007 When:  Saturday, October 15, 2016 Time:  6 p.m. Info:  The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum invites you to our annual Carriage Ball on Saturday, October 15, 2016. This year’s theme is the

CFD names new committee chairs for 2017 Celebration

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee has named its new committee members for the 2017 celebration. Following retired Col. Hans Ritschard as Military Chairman is Col. Matthew Dillow. He is currently a Vice Commander for the U.S. Air Force. Dillow has two MS degrees and a BS degree in political science. He

Emily Breeden named 2017 Lady-In-Waiting

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ General Committee Names Emily Breeden 2017 Lady-In-Waiting Photo by Pat Lewis Emily Breeden was named 2017 Lady-In-Waiting after a selection process including submitting a written application, an accomplishment book, a horsemanship skills demonstration, and an interview. Emily the daughter of Kyle and Tip Breeden, is a 2014 graduate of East High School. Emily currently attends Laramie

120th Cheyenne Frontier Days ends with a bang

By Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When the last bull bucked and the last horse left the arena at Frontier Park on Sunday, July 31, the 120th annual celebration of the Western lifestyle came to a close. The success of Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) is due to the hard working dedication of over 2,500 volunteers

Champions crowned at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo By Susan Kanode After 20 years of competing at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, Jerome Schneeberger of Ponca City, Okla., won the tie-down roping championship. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. – When the 2016 Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo started, there were 1,216 contestants entered. On Sunday 10 of them earned the coveted buckle that