Rodeo News

Cody Griebel Guest Photography

A big thank you to Cody Griebel for sharing her photographs with us.Cody grew up in a rodeo family and is helping her daughter Bailey with a new barrel horse prospect. Bailey won the Junior Barrels season buckle two years ago. Cody explains her love for ranching and photography - "As a Documentary photographer, I give the viewer a glimpse into a lifestyle that is steeped in tradition and a passing way of life. A life of simplicity, a world filled with integrity, compassion, and beautiful moments, that I have the privilege of living.

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Josh Rogan to Play at July 9th & August 6th Carbondale Wild West Rodeo

Josh Rogan, local solo, acoustic, singer, song writer, guitarist will make two more appearances at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo this 2015 season. Josh is set to appear on July 9th and August 6th. You won't want to miss this! Learn more about Josh and his music at

The following information is from Josh's bio.

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Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Guest Photos June 11 & 18

Guest Photographer George Hendrix has shot the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo for many seasons. George says, "I continue to feel the magic taking photos of people, particularly candids." George captures images of contestants, volunteers and spectators, representing a visual snapshot of what the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo represents. You can learn more about George and view his images at
Thank you George for sharing with us!

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Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Guest Photos

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association Committee loves seeing your photos. We might even post them to Facebook or our CWWR website with your permission.
Featured here are photos of local photographer George Hendrix. George can be seen throughout the community capturing great images of what makes our little corner of the world so special. You can view George's photography at and on Facebook.

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Volunteers Always Welcome -- Thank You to 2014 Volunteers

If you have been to the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo, you will have noticed a multitude of folks wearing red Carbondale Wild West Rodeo shirts. These folks are the legion of volunteers it takes to have the rodeo run smoothly. The CWWR depends on these fine folks week after week. There are still opportunities to volunteer -- whether you have one Thursday evening to donate your time, 3 or 4 nights, or the whole 12 rodeos of the season -- we welcome you to join us. To join us contact Melanie at: [email protected] (970) 379-0809

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Miss Rodeo Colorado -- Marie Louise Kidd to appear June 11

June 11, 2015 -- Miss Rodeo Colorado to appear at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo
Miss Rodeo Colorado 2015, Marie Louise Kidd of Avondale, Colorado will be at the CWWR. Marie is excited to serve as Miss Rodeo Colorado because rodeo is a genuinely American creation with traditional values that align with her own. She is excited to work to help grow rodeo and the western lifestyle into the future. Come meet Marie. More information

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