Rodeo News

2016 Rodeo Royalty Tryouts -- Sept. 19, 2015

2016 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Royalty Contest and Rules
Contest to be held Sept. 19, 2015 (pdf printable link below)



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Official Contest Rules

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Upcoming Special Events -- Aug. 6, 13, 20

Only 3 Rodeos Remain

Rodeo Season is winding down but don't lose heart, there are still fun times to be had. See specific dates below for special events.

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Matt Nieslanik, Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Pickup Man -- Best Wishes for a Speedy Recovery

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association Board, Volunteers, Contestants and Fans are wishing Matt Nieslanik a speedy recovery.

Matt is pictured above assisting a ranch bronc contestant. Photo courtesy of George Hendrix.

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The One Arm Bandit to Appear at July 30, 2015 Rodeo

July 30, 2015 --- The One Arm Bandit Returns to CWWR. The One Arm Bandit & Company is a Wild West Show Fit for a King. John Payne should know as he has performed around the world and for a King. John Payne, the One Arm Bandit & Company will perform at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo on July 30, 2015. John uses buffalo, horses, mules and Longhorn/Watusi cross steers in his performance. The One Arm Bandit & Co. has won the prestigious title of PRCA “Specialty Act of the Year” an unprecedented 12 times. John calls Shidler, OK home.

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Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Photos -- July 23, 2015

July 23, 2015 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo -- Photos by Cody Griebel -- View Cody's images at Facebook at or her website

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Junior Barrels Rule Change Effective July 23, 2015

Junior and Open Barrels Rule Change -- Effective July 23, 2015. Junior age barrel racers can enter the Open Barrels but cannot enter both the Junior and Open Barrels in the same rodeo.

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