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120th Annual CFD Rodeo Ready to Kick Off

By Susan Kanode Three time Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo champion Cody DeMoss competes in saddle bronc riding. He is one of 1,216 contestants entered at this year’s rodeo. photo by Dan Hubbell Cheyenne, Wyo. — Not many rodeos can boast a history as rich as Cheyenne Frontier Days. Not only has the event been held consistently since 1897,

Blanchard dominates Cheyenne Frontier Days barrel racing

By Susan Kanode Sydni Blanchard and Famous Heartbreaker stopped the clock in 17.46 seconds to win the first round of barrel racing at Cheyenne Frontier Days –- photo by Dan Hubbell Cheyenne, Wyo — In an event that is timed in hundredths of a second, beating nearly 200 other competitors by a tenth of a second is

Cowboy Triangle Ready To Roll Again In 2016

CHEYENNE, WY – July 18, 2016 – Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD), the City of Cheyenne, the Cheyenne Transit Program, Laramie County School District #1 (LCSD1), the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), Visit Cheyenne, and the Downtown Cheyenne Business CO-OP are bringing back the Cowboy Triangle, a looped transportation system that connects CFD visitors with Downtown Cheyenne,

Rodeo Royalty

Taylar Carter | PR Committee Volunteer If the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ arrowhead and brand aren’t enough, then the widely known organization can be recognized by the two ladies who represent it. Miss Frontier, Jonna Brown, and her Lady-In-Waiting, Rylee Anderson, are the faces of the 2016 Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Western Celebration. These queens travel year

Rooney to open for Fall Out Boy

The band “Rooney” will be opening for “Fall Out Boy” at Frontier Nights® on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Even in the rumor-fueled Hollywood scene, Robert Schwartzman is surprisingly good at keeping secrets. We haven’t heard much from Schwartzman’s band ROONEY the past six years (since the group’s 2010 album Eureka), but his radio silence meant

A Joyous Handful

By Taylar Carter | PR Committee Volunteer  “She is such a delight, and she’s fun to be around…” This is how Bob Budd, Public Relations Chairman, describes Liz Escobedo. She has shaped the Public Relations committee in so many ways. “Liz would always show up to do her job, and she loved doing it no

Keeping the Tradition

By Taylar Carter | PR Committee Volunteer  Bob Mathews grew up around Cheyenne Frontier Days™. His father was a volunteer on the Indians Committee for many years when Bob was younger. He attended East High School, and was enrolled in production and media classes. This experience led him to accepting an offer to film interviews

Wild Horse Race Entries

Friday, June 3, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Register in Person: CFD Headquarters, 4610 Carey Ave, Frontier Park Register by Phone: (307) 778-7208 Phone number is valid on day of registration only! Entry fee: $400 per team (cash, check, or money order) Entries for the first 44 teams will be taken on a first come,

CFD General Committee to Host Volunteer Fair

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 5:30 p.m. at the Buckle Club (The Buckle Club is located on the top floor of the Exhibit Hall, at the southwest corner of Frontier Park. Entry off of Hynds Blvd.) Info about Cheyenne Frontier Days™, volunteering and a brief discussion about the function of the committees recruiting volunteers Representatives from

Michael Martin Murphey to Headline Cheyenne’s Fourth of July Celebration

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) and the City of Cheyenne will once again host the annual Fourth of July celebration with free live entertainment and fireworks at Frontier Park Arena. Headlining this year’s show is Michael Martin Murphey. In the early 1970s, Rolling Stone Magazine called Michael Martin Murphey “one of the best songwriters in America.”