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    CFD USES STRATEGIC TRAIL GUIDE TO THE FUTURE TO MAP NEXT STEPS

    Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) presented the Strategic Trail Guide to the Future at Laramie County Community College to community officials, media members and the public on April 5.

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    2018 JUNIOR BARREL RACE ENTRIES

    When: Friday, April 6, 2018 at 8 a.m. Entries will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis, and are limited to the first 30 entries. Open to boys and girls residing in Laramie County only.

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    MORGAN EVANS ADDED TO THE 2018 FRONTIER NIGHTS LINEUP

    Morgan Evans has been added to the 2018 Frontier Nights lineup. Evans will perform on July 21 with Cole Swindell and Chase Rice.

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    CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS COMPLETES 2018 CONCERT LINEUP

    Nickelback and Toby Keith have been added to complete the 2018 Frontier Nights lineup. Nickelback will perform on July 26 and Toby Keith will perform July 27.

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    WESTERN SPIRIT ART SHOW & SALE

    The 37th Annual Western Spirit Art Show & Sale opens on March 3, 2018. This show features over 400 original pieces of Western art from artists all over the country.

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    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS™ HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2018

    It is time to honor those who have helped make Cheyenne Frontier Days what it is today! The deadline for nominations for the 2018 Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame is December 31, 2017.

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    CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS™ ANNOUNCES 2018 ENTERTAINMENT

    In a live announcement made from the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) announced all but two of the names for the 2018 Frontier Nights® entertainment series.

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    11TH ANNUAL CFD VOLUNTEER CRISIS FUND DINNER & AUCTION

    The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) Volunteer Crisis Fund is pleased to announce their 11th Annual fundraising dinner  and auction on Saturday, February 17, 2018, and will feature country music legend Tracy Byrd following the dinner and live auction.

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    2018 DANDIES TRYOUTS

    The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Dandies are going to have a second tryout on Saturday, October 21 at Frontier Park.  Tryouts will start at 8 a.m. with check-in at the arena.

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    Diamond Flight Gala: Celebrating 70 Years of F.E. Warren Air Force Base

    In just one week, the CFD Old West Museum will be hosting its 2017 Annual Gala on October 7, 2017. This year the theme is Diamond Flight Gala: Celebrating 70 Years of F.E. Warren Air Force Base. F.E. Warren Air Force Base received official designation in 1947 and continues to be foundational to Cheyenne’s success. Festivities begin […]

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    General Committee Names Halley Jankovsky 2018 Lady-In-Waiting

    Halley Jankovsky has been named 2018 Lady-In-Waiting after a selection process including submitting a written application, an accomplishment book, a horsemanship skills demonstration and an interview. Halley, the daughter of Matt Jankovsky and Kelley Martin, is a 2015 graduate of East High School. She currently attends The University of Wyoming, where she is majoring in […]

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    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 […]

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    Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Names New Committee Chairs for 122nd Celebration

    CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee has named its new General Committee members for the 2018 celebration. Following Andrea Allen as Indians Chairman is Bob Mathews. He is currently Vice President of eServices for Blue Federal Credit Union. Mathews has a B.S. in computer science and a minor in music performance from […]

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    Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    The Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is on September 8, 2017, at the Radisson Cheyenne. At 5 p.m., we will serve cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and at 6:00pm, the ceremony and dinner begins.  This ceremony celebrates each individual’s contributions to Cheyenne Frontier Days and allows everyone the opportunity to hear some of […]

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    Western Tradition 121 years strong at Cheyenne Frontier Days

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (July 30, 2017) — For the past 121 years, Cheyenne has hosted a true celebration of Western heritage during Frontier Days. The local community, neighboring states and visitors from around the world support the efforts of approximately 2,900 volunteers to make memorable experiences for all patrons. The dedication of those volunteers is rewarded […]

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    Roche and Hillman win more than $21,000 each at Cheyenne Frontier Days

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 29, 2017 — Baylor Roche of Tremonton, Utah, and Stevi Hillman of Weatherford, Texas, were the two highest money winners at the 121st Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD) which ended an eight-day run on Sunday. Those two were the only event leaders coming into the Championship Round to walk away with […]

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    Brazile leads tie-down roping, all-around at Cheyenne Frontier Days

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 29, 2017 — Trevor Brazile of Decatur, Texas, moved into the lead for a possible eighth and ninth Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD) championship on Saturday. The 23-time world champion won round two of tie-down roping with a time of 10.5 seconds and captured first overall with a total time of […]

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    Rodeo Contestants to Watch Saturday, July 29, Eighth Performance

    Rough Stock Events – Bareback, Saddle Bronc and Bull Riding: Reigning world champion bareback rider, Tim O’Connell, continued his winning streak with an 84.5-point ride on Rafter G Rodeo’s Biscuit yesterday. That tied him for third in the first round and put him in contention for his first CFD title. Kelly Timberman, 41, showed the […]

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    Rodeo Contestants to Watch Friday, July 28, Seventh Performance

    Rough Stock Events – Bareback, Saddle Bronc and Bull Riding: At 41 years old, Kelly Timberman is one of the oldest bareback riders still on the road today. A healthy lifestyle and intense workout routine keeps him in prime shape to compete with the young guns, as bareback riding is one of the most physically […]

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    Roche bests 161 steer wrestlers to win first round of Cheyenne Frontier Days

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 28, 2017 — Baylor Roche of Tremonton, Utah, took less than seven seconds to earn the biggest Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) paycheck of his career on Friday. The two-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) steer wrestler won just under a thousand dollars here two years ago, when he placed eighth in […]

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    Canadian Scott Guenthner wrestles lead at Cheyenne Frontier Days

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 27, 2017 — Scott Guenthner of Provost, Alberta, took the overall steer wrestling lead by the horns at the 121st Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD). On Thursday, he clocked a time of 8.9 seconds in round two. That time, added to his 8.0-second run in the first round, gave him a […]

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    Rodeo Contestants to Watch Thursday, July 27, Second Performance

    Rough Stock Events – Bareback, Saddle Bronc and Bull Riding: 2015 Cheyenne Frontier Days champion bareback rider, Tanner Aus moved to the lead in the first round with an 86.5-point ride yesterday. In the past two years, he has won nearly $20,000 at CFD. Aus is a two-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) qualifier and […]

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    Rusty Wright hopes to be first saddle bronc rider in his family to win “the Daddy”

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 26, 2017 — Rusty Wright knows how difficult it is to stand out in a field of professional saddle bronc riders. Eight members of his family –  his father Cody, brother Ryder, four uncles and an uncle by marriage – all competed on Wednesday at the 121st Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo […]

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    Rodeo Contestants to Watch Wednesday, July 26, Fifth Performance

    Rough Stock Events – Bareback, Saddle Bronc and Bull Riding: Casey Colletti used his 2011 Cheyenne Frontier Days championship in the bareback riding to propel him to his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. He hopes to repeat that title with two solid rides here this week. Six of the current top 15 will be competing over […]

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    Teel’s 89-point bull ride gives him the overall lead at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 25, 2017 — Tuesday, Cody Teel became the first cowboy to ride two bulls at the 121st Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD). The 2012 world champion scored 89 points on Rocky Mountain Rodeo’s bull Bomb Pop. That score put Teel at the top of the second-round leaderboard and, when combined with […]

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    Erickson wrestles first-round lead at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 24, 2017 — Ty Erickson’s bid for his first steer wrestling world championship stayed on track Monday at the 121st Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD). The Helena, Montana, cowboy moved into the lead in the first round of steer wrestling with a 7.2-second run. Erickson, who leads the world standings by […]

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    Rodeo Contestants to Watch July 24, Third Performance – Military Monday

    Rough Stock Events – Bareback, Saddle Bronc and Bull Riding: Bareback rider Lane McGehee is the reigning College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) Champion. He qualified to compete in the CNFR as a freshman from Sam Houston State University and won the title with a 16-point lead. He has also been making a mark on the […]

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    Creasy makes bid for Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo bareback title

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 23, 2017 — Luke Creasy of Lovington, N.M., is making a big push for the bareback riding title at the 121st Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD). Creasy took the early lead in the second round of bareback riding with an 86-point ride on a horse called Pow Wow Rocks from United […]

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    Braden takes early lead at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 22, 2017 — The National Day of the Cowboy was the perfect date for the first performance of the 121st edition of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD), the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration. This legendary rodeo is referred to by rodeo fans, competitors and insiders as the “Daddy […]

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    2016 Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo Contestants to Watch Saturday, July 22, First Performance

    Rough Stock Events – Bareback, Saddle Bronc and Bull Riding: Cheyenne Frontier Days has been especially good for two of today’s saddle bronc riders. Last year, the reigning world champion Jacobs Crawley won the championship here and $16,480. The year before that, Bradley Harter earned $10,018 and gave the buckle to his father. They are […]

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    Cinch Shoot-out Kicks off 121st Cheyenne Frontier Days

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 21, 2017 — The 121st annual edition of Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) began Friday at Frontier Park with the Cinch Shoot-out, an invitational rodeo, created for a new generation of rodeo fan. Forty rodeo athletes competed in five events. The elimination format featured a preliminary round, with the top three in […]

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    2017 Cheyenne Frontier Days™ 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 on Sunday, July 16. 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 […]

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    Colorado State equine veterinarians form services partnership with Cheyenne Frontier Days

    CHEYENNE – Horses at the 2017 Cheyenne Frontier Days will have access to the best medical care, if they need it, thanks to a new partnership with the equine veterinary program at Colorado State University. For the first time in the 120-year history of the iconic Western celebration, a team representing CSU’s Equine Clinical Services […]

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    2017 CFD Western Art Show & Sale

    Opening Reception Thursday, July 20, 2017 Exhibit Open Through Sunday, August 20, 2017 The CFD Western Art Show & Sale features the nation’s top artists presenting original art that celebrates the heritage of the American West. The event begins at 3 p.m. with the ticket holder preview. At 4 p.m., guests will head over to […]

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    Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Announced

    The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum and CFD Hall of Fame are excited to announce the CFD Hall of Fame Class of 2017! The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Hall of Fame showcases individuals, livestock, and organizations whose distinctive contributions to Cheyenne Frontier Days have helped grow a dream into “The Daddy of ‘em All.” Whether […]

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    May Events at the CFD Old West Museum

    Free Admission in Honor of International Museum Day Thursday, May 18, 2017, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join us in celebrating International Museum Day, Thursday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.! The International Council of Museums established International Museum Day in 1977 to raise awareness of the roles museums play in cultural exchange, […]

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    Fiesta Day returns to Cheyenne Frontier Days™ with Grupo Control

    Cheyenne Frontier Days™ has added Grupo Control as the Fiesta Day headliner for the 2017 celebration. Fiesta Day will take place in the Garden on Frontier Park on Sunday, July 23, 2017. Cheyenne Frontier Days™ is offering a special Fiesta Day ticket package for $59. The package includes: (4) South 40 Rodeo tickets, Fiesta Day […]

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    Cheyenne Frontier Days™ adds Jason Derulo, Flo Rida and Chris Janson

    CHEYENNE, WY – March 31, 2017: Cheyenne Frontier Days™ has added Jason Derulo with Flo Rida to the 2017 Frontier Nights® concert lineup on July 28.  Chris Janson will open for Luke Bryan on July 26. Tickets for the Jason Derulo / Flo Rida show will go on sale Friday, April 7 at 9 a.m. […]

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    The CFD Arrowhead Gang

    By Will Luna, CFD Concessions Committee You may have seen a crazy group at one of Cheyenne Frontier Days’ Grand Parades; running around, high-fiving kids, and showing their love and support for the CFD brand. But, do you know where they originated? The Arrowhead Gang originated in the mid-to-late 90s from former Concessions Chairman Joe Prunty. […]

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    2017 Junior Barrel Race Entries

    When: Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8 a.m. Where: Cheyenne Frontier Days Headquarters Registration Fee: $50 Entries will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis, and are limited to the first 30 entries. Open to boys and girls residing in Laramie County only. Participants must be under 13 years of age as of […]

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    Western Spirit Art Show & Sale

    Presented by the Radisson of Cheyenne Saturday, March 4 – April 16, 2017 It’s time again for the Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, which features over 100 western artists from across the country and can be seen from March 4-April 16, 2017. The opening reception for the 2017 Western Spirit Art Show and Sale […]

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    Cheyenne Frontier Days General Committee to host Volunteer Fair

    There are many people in our local community who have indicated a desire to participate in the production of Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD). While others have said it is difficult to understand how volunteers are selected, and some have felt as if CFD was operating a “closed shop.” Nothing could be further from our intentions. […]

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    Volunteer Crisis Fund Dinner & Auction to feature two-night festival

    Wyoming’s Own Chancey Williams to play Friday, February 17 and Neal McCoy to Headline Saturday, February 18 The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) Volunteer Crisis Fund is pleased to announce their 10th Annual fundraising dinner and auction will feature two nights of entertainment to mark the 10-year celebration in 2017. Wyoming’s own “Chancey Williams and the Younger […]

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    CFD Old West Museum’s Boogie Nights at the Carnival

    What: CFD Old West Museum’s Boogie Nights at the Carnival Where:  Radisson Cheyenne – 204 W. Fox Farm Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82007 When:  Saturday, October 15, 2016 Time:  6 p.m. Info:  The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum invites you to our annual Carriage Ball on Saturday, October 15, 2016. This year’s theme is the […]

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    CFD names new committee chairs for 2017 Celebration

    CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee has named its new committee members for the 2017 celebration. Following retired Col. Hans Ritschard as Military Chairman is Col. Matthew Dillow. He is currently a Vice Commander for the U.S. Air Force. Dillow has two MS degrees and a BS degree in political science. He […]

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    Emily Breeden named 2017 Lady-In-Waiting

    Cheyenne Frontier Days™ General Committee Names Emily Breeden 2017 Lady-In-Waiting Photo by Pat Lewis Emily Breeden was named 2017 Lady-In-Waiting after a selection process including submitting a written application, an accomplishment book, a horsemanship skills demonstration, and an interview. Emily the daughter of Kyle and Tip Breeden, is a 2014 graduate of East High School. Emily currently attends Laramie […]

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    120th Cheyenne Frontier Days ends with a bang

    By Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When the last bull bucked and the last horse left the arena at Frontier Park on Sunday, July 31, the 120th annual celebration of the Western lifestyle came to a close. The success of Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) is due to the hard working dedication of over 2,500 volunteers […]

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    Champions crowned at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht9VYjtZLM0&feature=youtu.be By Susan Kanode After 20 years of competing at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, Jerome Schneeberger of Ponca City, Okla., won the tie-down roping championship. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. – When the 2016 Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo started, there were 1,216 contestants entered. On Sunday 10 of them earned the coveted buckle that […]

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    Consistent Crawley Leads Saddle Bronc at Cheyenne Frontier Days

    By Johna Cravens and Susan Kanode Jacobs Crawley took the overall lead in saddle bronc riding at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo on Saturday with an 86.5-point ride on Stace Smith Pro Rodeo’s Hammer Cocked.  (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — There are few people who like their jobs more than saddle bronc rider Jacobs […]

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    Eight seconds adds up for bull rider Garrett Smith at Cheyenne Rodeo

    By Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An eight-second bull ride was critical for Garrett Smith at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo on Friday. Smith, from Rexburg, Idaho, scored 87 points on Rafter G Rodeo’s bull named J Lazy who was anything but lazy in Frontier Park. The bull earned 42 of those points while Smith’s riding […]

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    North Carolina well represented at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

    https://youtu.be/HJMswzS6GBY By Susan Kanode Eli Vastbinder’ s 83.5-point ride on Smith, Harper and Morgan Rodeo’s bull named Kill Switch moved him to first place overall. He has a total of 166 points. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It was a smiling Eli Vastbinder who got off of his second bull at Frontier Park on […]

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    Cervi hoping for another CFD Championship

    By Susan Kanode Sherry Cervi took the lead in the overall barrel racing standings here with this 17.42-second run. (photo by Dan Hubbell)   CHEYENNE, Wyo. — There have been some changes over the last 20 years at the “Daddy of ‘em All.” Just ask barrel racer Sherry Cervi from Marana, Ariz. Cervi, who is a […]

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    Tuesday sees lead changes at Cheyenne Frontier Days

    By Susan Kanode Billy Bugenig from Ferndale, Calif., took the overall lead in steer wrestling at the “Daddy of ‘em All” on Tuesday. He has a total time of 17.2 on two runs. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Tuesday’s rodeo action at Frontier Park was full of lead changes. Steer wrestlers and team ropers […]

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    Thurston has impressive saddle bronc ride at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

    By Susan Kanode Canadian Zeke Thurston moved to the lead in the first round of saddle bronc riding at the 120th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo with an 84-point ride on Hi Lo Pro Rodeo’s LuLu (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Zeke Thurston had a lot to smile about after the third performance of the 120th […]

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    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 […]

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    Bareback Riding and Bull Riding highlight the start of Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

    By Susan Kanode Orin Larsen, from Inglis, Manitoba, took the early lead in the bareback riding with this 87-point ride on Sankey Rodeo’s horse named Black Tie. (photo by Dan Hubbell)   CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The first performance of the 120th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days kicked off with some outstanding bareback and bull rides. Orin Larsen […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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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, […]

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    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 […]

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    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, […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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, […]

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    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 […]

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    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.” […]

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    CFD Western Art Show — July 21-31, 2016

    The Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show features the Nation’s top Western artists presenting over 300 works of original art, celebrating the American West’s heritage, scenery and the Western way of life. The 36th Annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show Opening Reception is set for July 21, 2016 at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old […]

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    Western Spirit Art Show 2016

    DO NOT MISS THE OPPORTUNITY to view amazing Artwork next weekend, March 5, at the Western Spirit Art Show at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum. This amazing piece is “Remembering the Past” by Cody Bainter. For more information or to buy tickets to the Opening Reception, visit us online at www.oldwestmuseum.org or call (307)778-7290

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    Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Releases Updated Economic Impact Study

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. —  Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) refreshed an economic impact study to quantify the economic benefits generated from visitors outside of Laramie County to the City of Cheyenne and Laramie County.  Dean Runyan Associates, of Portland, Oregon conducted the research using data generated from the 2015 event.  Dean Runyan Associates has also conducted economic impact […]

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    CFD General Committee to host Volunteer Fair

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 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.) There are many people in our local community who have indicated a desire to participate in the production of Cheyenne […]

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    2016 Frontier Nights® lineup completed with Fall Out Boy and KISS

    CHEYENNE, WY — January 13, 2016:  Fall Out Boy and KISS have been added to the 2016 Frontier Nights lineup. Tickets will go on sale Friday, January 22 at 9 a.m. MST at www.cfdrodeo.com, the Cheyenne Frontier Days Ticket Office and by calling (800) 227 – 6336. New artist Courtney Cole has been added as […]

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    Mitch Carter named as new Rodeo Committee Chairman

    CHEYENNE, WYOMING — The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee announced January 8, that Mitch Carter is taking the reins as chairman of the CFD Rodeo Committee. A Wyoming native, Carter is a co-owner of Carter Brothers Construction. He is a past President of the South East Wyoming Home Builders Association, and a past State President […]

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    Team Wyoming Autographs

    Don’t miss out on Wyoming Office of Tourism’s Team Wyoming Autograph Signings at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Booth on Rodeo Way!  During Wrangler National Finals Rodeo you can get the autographs of Dusty Tuckness, Seth Brockman, Seth Hartwick and Cassidy Kruse. Dusty Tuckness: Friday, Dec. 4 from 11-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 from 11-1:30 p.m. […]

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    Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Announces 2016 Entertainment Schedule

    CINCH Rodeo Shoot-out and Championship Bull Riding World Finals Return; Frontier Nights® lineup announced The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee announced all but two of the names for the Frontier Nights® entertainment series at an event on Tuesday night. In addition to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Rodeo event, the CINCH Rodeo Shoot-out […]

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    Weekend Happenings — October 16-18

    Friday, October 16 Hemi Lighted Forest of Hope: 6:30-9 p.m. – 6565 Ashley Dr. Over 600 lighted Christmas trees in a wonderful Wyoming setting, viewed from a trackless train!  Hay rides and train rides almost every night (no rides on nights the University of Wyoming Ladies Basketball team plays at home); rides and hot chocolate are free, donations […]

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    Weekend Happenings — October 9-11

    Friday, October 9 Nightmare on 17th Street Haunted House: 7 -11 p.m. Knights of Pythias, 312 ½ West 17th St. The Knights of Pythias’ annual haunted house features some of the creepiest moments you’ll experience all year. Come … if you dare! $10 per victim (cash only). Tickets are $5 if you come dressed as a zombie. Tickets at […]

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    Weekend Happenings – October 2-4

    Friday, October 2 Dancing with the Stars … of Cheyenne: 6 p.m. – Little America, 2800 W. Lincolnway. Professional dancers from Ballet Wyoming and Dance Spirit Dance Studio with work with local celebrity dancers including Mike Achacoso from HollyFrontier, former Wyoming state auditor Rita Meyer, county commissioner Troy Thompson, KGWN’s Anthony Keith and CFD general […]

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    Weekend Happenings – Sept. 18-20

    Friday, September 18 Greek Festival: 5-10 p.m. – Cheyenne Frontier Days Exhibit Hall, Eighth and Dey Avenues. Authentic Greek food, flea market, Greek music and dancing. Lamb or chicken dinner. Free admission and parking. 307-635-5929 or cheyennegreekfestival.org. Edgefest: 5:30 p.m. – The Asher Building, 500 W. 15th St. Celebrate Cheyenne’s West Edge with live music from Midas Whale, Grace Askew […]

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    CFD Hall of Fame Induction

    The Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is Friday, September 11 at Holiday Inn. Festivities kick of with: Cocktails and appetizers 5 p.m. Dinner served at 6 p.m. Ceremony begins Rodeo greats Ty Murray and Bob Romer will be at the ceremony this year! Please join us in honoring those who have made a significant […]

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    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. […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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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. […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    First Time jitters don’t get in the way of Cheyenne Frontier Days Steer Wrestler

    By: Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo., (July 19, 2015) – A rookie and a veteran got together to take the lead in the first round of steer wrestling at the third performance of the “Daddy of ‘em All.” J.D. Struxness from Appleton, Minn., took the lead in the first round of competition at the 119th Cheyenne Frontier […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Haulin’ in Style

                      In previous years, it was difficult for the parades committee to haul wagons and stagecoaches to other venues and protect them from the elements. This year the parades committee will be using a trailer specially designed by NASCAR to haul their equipment. The new Haulmark trailer was […]

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    Cowboy Triangle Announced

    New looped transportation system provided to CFD visitors CHEYENNE, WY – June 8, 2015: Cheyenne Frontier Days™(CFD), the City of Cheyenne, the Cheyenne Transit Program (CTP), the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Laramie County School District 1 (LCSD1) have joined forces to connect event visitors to downtown with a new, looped transportation system called the […]

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    CFD Hall of Fame Class of 2015

    The votes are in and it’s time to celebrate Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Inductees! The induction ceremony will take place Friday, September 11 at 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn and includes appetizers and dinner. Tickets are just $45, please call us at (307) 778- 7290 or online at www.oldwestmuseum.org […]

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    Aerosmith announces Living Colour is joining the Blue Army Tour

    The band “Living Colour” will be opening for Aerosmith at Frontier Nights on July 23, 2015. During the 1980s, rock had become completely segregated and predictable, the opposite of the late ’60s/early ’70s, when such musically and ethnically varied artists as Jimi Hendrix, Sly & the Family Stone, and Santana ruled the Earth. But bands such as […]

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    Art Uncork’d

    A night out at the museum In the spirit of the many store fronts offering a night of instructed painting, cocktails and socializing; the CFD Old West Museum will be hosting a new event on Thursday, April 9 from 6-8 p.m., called Art Uncork’d. The Western Spirit Art Show and Sale and will be on […]

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    Opening artists added to CFD line-up

    Cheyenne Frontier Days™ has confirmed the opening artists for all but one of the Frontier Nights® concerts. Jackson Michelson will perform on July 17, prior to Blake Shelton. Jackson Michelson is an American Country singer/songwriter from Corvallis, Ore. Michaelson focuses on creating an intimate, entertaining live performance for his fans. Raised on country, rock, reggae […]

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    “Volunteer Fair” Planned for Feb. 28

    In response to inquiries regarding how interested people can participate in Cheyenne Frontier Days, the CFD General Committee will host another “Volunteer Fair” on Saturday, February 28 at 2 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 […]

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    34th Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale

    It’s time again for the 34th Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, which features over 100 western artists from across the country and can be seen March 7, 2015 through April 19, 2015. The Western Spirit Art Show and Sale Opening Reception takes place on Saturday, March 7 at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old […]

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    CFD wins 2014 Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year

    CHEYENNE – Cheyenne Frontier Days received the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year award for the sixteenth time at an award banquet last night in Las Vegas. PRCA rodeo contract personnel, judges, clowns, stock contractors and contestants vote in October on the finalists for this award.  Award finalists then attend […]

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    CFD names Hirsig President and CEO

    Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) announced Nov. 21, that Wyoming Insurance Commissioner, Tom Hirsig, has accepted the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2015.  The CFD Board of Directors selected Hirsig after a national search following the announcement of Dan Cheney’s departure in August. Wyoming Governor Matt Mead appointed Hirsig as the […]

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    “Volunteer Fair” planned for November 20

    In response to inquiries regarding how interested people can participate in Cheyenne Frontier Days, the CFD General Committee will host a first ever “Volunteer Fair” on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 5 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 […]

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    Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban scheduled to perform at CFD in 2015

    Country music superstars Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban are the first additions to the 2015 Frontier Nights concert series.  These performances were announced from the CFD stage by General Chairman Darin Westby and Contract Acts Chairman Larry Kehl at the Tim McGraw concert, which closed out the 2014 Frontier Nights performances on July 26.  The concert […]

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    Frontier Fourth of July

    I relocated to Cheyenne from Upstate New York in late June 2013, excited to take part in all the summer festivals and celebrations the community has to offer. Since we didn’t really know anyone, our family was thrilled to learn about Cheyenne’s Fourth of July celebration. We headed over to Frontier Park in time to take […]

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    Another star studded lineup hits Cheyenne Frontier Days

    Who’s ready for some great music this July? Our friends Lady Antebellum helped us announce our 2014 final lineup… Let’s just say it’s going to be a great summer! Watch the video for yourself! July 18: John Mellencamp with special guest Carlene Carter July 19: Lady Antebellum with special guest Clay Walker July 20: Gary Allan […]

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