Author Archive

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Renames Committee

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee and Board of Directors has decided to rename the “Contestants Committee” as the “Rodeo Committee.” While the name change was voted upon and made upon in 2015, it will take effect in 2016 for the 120th Annual Celebration. Following Contestants Chairman Matt Jankovsky is Mitch Carter.

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ General Committee Names Rylee Anderson 2016 Lady-In-Waiting

Rylee Anderson was named Lady-In-Waiting for 2016 after a selection process which included submitting a written application, an accomplishment book, a horsemanship skills demonstration and an interview. Rylee, who is the daughter of Robb Anderson and Elaine Anderson, is a 2014 graduate of Burns High School. Rylee currently attends Laramie County Community College, majoring in

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Names New Committee Chairs for 120th Celebration

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee has named its new committee members for the 2016 celebration. Following Darin Westby as General Chairman is current Concessions Chairman, Bill Berg. Retired from the United States Air Force, Berg works as a Department of Defense Employee. Berg has a degree in Engineering Technology. A CFD

37th Annual Volunteer Golf Tournament

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ 37th Annual Volunteer Golf Tournament Dinner & Calcutta Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the Airport Golf Club Golf Tournament Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 8 a.m. at the Airport Golf Club Entry Forms are available at CFD Headquarter and close August 15, 2015 Entries limited to first 100 applications

119th Annual Cheyenne Frontier Days another success

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (July 26, 2015) — With 119 years of history to build upon, Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) always has a lot to live up to and with the support of fans, volunteers and sponsors, this year’s celebration was a huge success. Ten days of activities have become a tradition with multiple generations participating.  From

Harter wins Saddle Bronc Riding championship at Cheyenne

By Johna Cravens/Photo By: Dan Hubbell Winning the championship at Cheyenne Frontier Days is a childhood dream for almost every rodeo contestant. For 10 of them, that dream became a first-time reality on Sunday at the 119th “Daddy of ‘em All.” None of the winners was happier than saddle bronc rider Bradley Harter of Loranger, La. Harter has

Field set for championship finals at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

By Susan Kanode/Photo by: Dan Hubbell CHEYENNE, Wyo., (July 25, 2015) –  Steer wrestling at the eighth performance of the Cheyenne Frontier Days saw five contestants qualifying for Sunday’s finals in hopes of winning a championship here. Shawn Downing, from Silver Star, Mont., is the most successful steer wrestler here so far. Downing stopped the

Cowboys collect cash at 119th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

By Susan Kanode/Photo by: Dan Hubbell CHEYENNE, Wyo., (July 24, 2015) –It was more than a great day for bull rider Brennon Eldred at Cheyenne Frontier Days on Friday — it was stellar. Eldred, who is second in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association world standings rode United Pro Rodeo’s bull named Maximum Justice Black for 86 points.

Blake Knowles wrestles lead at Cheyenne Frontier Days

By Johna Cravens/Photo By: Dan Hubbell CHEYENNE, Wyo., (July 23, 2015) –Oregon cowboy Blake Knowles could secure his third trip to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) after taking the overall lead in steer wrestling at the sixth performance of the 119th Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. Knowles, who’s currently ranked ninth in the world standings, had

Saddle maker Brad Rudolf takes bronc riding lead

CHEYENNE, Wyo., (July 21, 2015) – The old adage of “if you want something done right, do it yourself,” applies pretty well to saddle bronc rider Brad Rudolf of Winnemucca, Nev. Rudolf, who took the overall lead in the saddle bronc riding at the 119th Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo today with an 83-point score on Rocky