Rodeo Chairman

Mitch Carter

This is Mitch’s second year as Rodeo Chairman, his committee oversees all aspects of the nine rodeo performances and slack events. Along with the addition of the Cinch Shoot-Out. Production activities range from actual rodeo duties done to bring the show to the viewing public; to behind the scenes activities such as contracting with the stock contractors, announcers, bullfighters, clowns, and specialty acts. He works year round with the governing bodies of Rodeo, the PRCA, and WPRA. Other behind the scenes activities include checking in and accounting of the approximately 1,800 contestants, keeping the official results, calculating payoffs, and issuing winnings to contestants. Other areas of responsibility for the committee are the Cowboy Hospitality area, coordinating the annual cattle drive to kick off Frontier days, the finals Calcutta, Night of Champions Award ceremony, working with veterinarians to ensure the care and responsible treatment of all livestock.

Family: Wife, Lori; son, Jonathan; daughter, Shayne

Employment: Carter Brothers Construction

Years of CFD Service: 16 years

Hobbies and interests: Family, hunting, and sports

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