Rodeo Contestants to Watch Monday – 3rd performance

  By Susan Kanode A new crop of cowboys will be sowing their oats in the CFD Arena today! There are a lot of contestants that are making their way here from Salinas including leader for the Rookie of the Year in the bareback riding Clayton Biglow. Biglow and his traveling partner, Wyatt Denny, had

Burger continues to win at Cinch Shootout Rodeo in Cheyenne

By Susan Kanode Photo: Mary Burger emerged as the top barrel racer at the Cinch Shootout Rodeo at Cheyenne Frontier Days on Friday. She and her horse Moe stopped the clock in 17.114 seconds in the final round to earn $10,000   CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Mary Burger and her buckskin gelding are a duo that

Shiozawa looking for elusive championship

By Susan Kanode Eight time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo tie-down roping qualifier Matt Shiozawa took the lead in tie-down roping here with two runs totaling 22.8 seconds. (photo by Dan Hubbell) Cheyenne, Wyo., — Matt Shiozawa from Chubbock, Idaho, is one of the most successful tie-down ropers in the business with eight Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

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