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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

Minnesota bareback rider moves to the top of CFD leader board

For immediate release By: Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo., (July 19, 2015) – Bareback rider Tanner Aus, of Granite Falls, Minn., is riding high  at the 119th Cheyenne Frontier Days, especially for a guy who had to be talked into entering this year’s rodeo by his traveling partners.  Aus, who is currently ranked 17th in the world championship standings in

Healthy Pass takes bull riding lead at Cheyenne

By: Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo., (July 18, 2015) – Aaron Pass rode a bull at the 119th Annual “Daddy of ‘em All” on Saturday under unusual circumstances for the Dallas, Texas, resident – he wasn’t hurting. Pass has been riding bulls for over 13 years and has spent much of that time on the injured reserve list. That

Cinch Shoot-Out kicks off Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

CHEYENNE, Wyo., (July 17, 2015) – The 119th “Daddy of ‘em All” got off to an exciting start at Frontier Park on Friday afternoon with the Cinch Shoot-Out. Competition included bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, women’s barrel racing and bull riding. Eight contestants in each of these events represented rodeos in Denver, Colo.; Fort

2015 Cattle Drive

Cheyenne Frontier Days will drive nearly 550 head of Corriente steers from the pasture north of Cheyenne along I-25, and through the city streets into Frontier Park Sunday, July 12.  The drive begins at approximately 7:15 a.m. at the intersection of I-25 & Horse Creek Road north of the city.  It then moves along I-25 on the

Cheyenne Frontier Days Revamps Sound System

As part of Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) commitment to its customers, the organization is undertaking a complete revision of its concert sound system to improve sound quality and volume issues. For the revision, CFD worked with Patrick Baltzell of Baltzell Audio Design. Baltzell is one of the foremost acoustic engineers in the United States; and

Committee Presents Award to Community

  CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ General Committee presented the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year award to the community on Friday night (June 12). Cheyenne Frontier Days™ received the PRCA Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year award for the sixteenth time at an award banquet on December 3, 2014 in Las Vegas. PRCA rodeo