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CWWRA Presents Checks to Calaway Young Cancer Center and Roaring Fork HS Boys Basketball

At the final rodeo of the season, the CWWRA board presented checks to two worthy recipients. Each year the CWWRA holds its Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo and a portion of the proceeds are presented at the last rodeo to the Calaway Young Cancer Center. This year we are pleased to present them with a check for $5,000. The Roaring Fork Highschool Boys Basketball team helped with parking this rodeo season. They have done it for many. We are proud to present them with a check for $2,000 for their efforts.

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Trent Goscha Sportsmanship Award Goes to Peter Grange

Mike and Jayme Goscha presented the Trent Goscha Sportsmanship Award to Peter Grange at the final Carbondale Wild West Rodeo of the season. Peter is a long time arena volunteer at the rodeo. Peter does every task with a smile on his face and is a huge encourager of the younger set in the Mutton Bustin' and Calf Scramble. You won't hear Peter complain and he's always quick to offer a helping hand to anyone in need. Peter is a good sport and can always be seen at Hawaiian Night wearing a grass skirt, bright floral shirt and lei on his cowboy hat.

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Spirit of Court Will Award Goes to Kallie Sims

At the August 22, 2019 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Finals Perry Will awarded Kallie Sims the "Spirit of Court Will Award" in memory and honor of Court. Court was the son of Perry and Susan Will and he left this earth far too soon. The Will family continues to honor Court's memory and love of the sport of rodeo by awarding a rodeo participant or volunteer who best exhibits an unselfish attitude of help and caring towards others and who steps up first to volunteer. Congratulations Kallie!!

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Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Scholarship Recipients

The 2019 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Scholarship Recipients are Shannon Weeks of Carbondale and Wyatt Bramwell of Fruita/Mack. Shannon barrel races at CWWR and has been a timer for the rodeo for several seasons. Wyatt team ropes at CWWR. Both Shannon and Wyatt attend Colorado Mesa University and are on the college rodeo team. Shannon and Wyatt are pictured above and with their family and CWWR board members. Congratulations Shannon and Wyatt.

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Quinten Hayden, CWWR Hero Admired for his Continued Enthusiastic Support

Quinten Hayden, 2018 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo (CWWR) All Around Champion and Champion Bull Rider as we previously reported was injured in a rollover car accident in February and remains wheelchair bound. Quinten has not let this slow him down and has vowed to remain strong. Quinten has become a hero of ours for his courage and positive attitude. He attended the CWWR for a majority of the season and could be seen behind the bucking chutes offering encouragement and advice to the bull riders.

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2019 All Around Winners

The 2019 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo (CWWR) All Around Saddle Winner is Matt Nieslanik. The All Around Saddle is sponsored by Basalt Firearms. Matt won money in the #* and #11 Team Roping and the Dally Ribbon Roping. Matt can also be seen working as pickup man at CWWR and the Snowmass Rodeo.
The 2019 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo (CWWR) Jr. All Around Buckle Winner is Josey Snidow. Josey won money in the Ladies Breakaway and the Junior Breakaway.
The Top 5 in the All Around Standings were --
Matt Nieslanik $3,564.46
Josh Warren $2,817.65

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