Rodeo News

Junior All Around Award New This Year

We're pleased to announce that part way through this year's season we have been able to add a Junior All Around Buckle Award thanks to Mason Morse Ranch Real Estate. (More info on sponsor to follow soon.) To qualify contestants must be under 16 years of age. Must participate in one event for 9 rodeos and a second event 4 times. One event must be a Junior event, but both don't have to be Junior events, contestant can also compete in an Open event along with the Junior event to qualify. Must win money in at least 2 events.

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August 15, 2019 Hawaiian Night at CWWR

Join us on August 15 at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo for a touch of the island. Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt, grass skirt, lei or muumuu. Folks and critters alike have come dressed in their finest island attire. With only two rodeos left and school soon starting it's time to have a little fun before cracking the books open, waking early for school or rushing to catch the school bus. Chill and watch the fast paced action of the rodeo this Thursday and enjoy a snocone or two.

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August 8 -- Special Appearance by The One Arm Bandit

August 8, 2019 -- Join us for an evening of unrivaled rodeo entertainment.

Since 1988, John Payne, The One Arm Bandit has thrilled rodeo fans around the world. He rides a variety of good horses and mules in his full throttle exhibition of genuine cowboy skills with longhorn steers, buffalo and wild horses. John plans on bringing three mustangs and a Zebra stallion to the CWWR this season. Moving all these animals around an arena the show reaches its grand finale with all atop a custom stock trailer reflecting the excitement and true spirit of the west!

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Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Scholarship -- Application Deadline Mon. Aug. 19

The deadline for the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Scholarship is fast approaching. Applications must be submitted by Monday, August 19th.

It is the desire of the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association to make available two awards to Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association contestants or volunteers who are actively enrolled in college or a trade school.

Value: $1,000.00 for the academic year of 2019-2020

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July 18 -- Join Us for Tough Enough to Wear Pink and Time to Ride

Are You Tough Enough To Wear Pink?

Come on out July 18, 2019  for a Special Celebration!!
BE THERE IN PINK

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Injured Ranch Bronc Riders and Bull Rider Doing Well

For those who attended the July 4th Carbondale Wild West Rodeo there was much concern about two Ranch Bronc Riders that were injured. We are happy to report that Clay Gross and Tanner Nieslanik only missed one day of work and were back at it. At the July 11th rodeo Jesse Williams was mashed pretty good by a bull and was carried out on a stretcher with several concerns of broken bones. The report from his dad the next day said that Jesse has a separated shoulder and concussion which was much less than what the EMT's were concerned about.

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