Rodeo News

Royalty Tryouts Cancelled

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association is discontinuing the rodeo royalty program. All tryouts that may have been scheduled are cancelled!
In it's place we will be offering scholarships to our contestants and volunteers who are enrolling or enrolled in college or a trade school. There will be an application process and we will keep you posted on how to apply for the scholarships as we work out the details. Stay tuned...more information to follow.

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Mt. Sopris 4-H Thank You to Carbondale Wild West Rodeo

We thought we would share with Carbondale Wild West Rodeo (CWWR) fans the nice photo thank you we recently received from Mt. Sopris 4-H Club. Mt. Sopris 4-H was one of our vendors for concessions this 2016 rodeo season. CWWR supports several organizations and groups through donations and/or opportunities to sell goods at the rodeo. It is our joy to give back to the community. Thank you Mt. Sopris 4-H Club for doing such a great job with concessions this year.

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Greg Casteel -- Guinness World Record Holder Bull Rider to Defend Title at CWWR Aug. 11

Our friend, Eric Montemayor at Community Banks of Colorado just sent this message -- "I just wanted to give you a "Heads Up" on this week's rodeo. My Friend, Coach and Guinness World Record holder Bull Rider, Greg Casteel, will be riding this Thursday to defend his title as Oldest Active Bull Rider. I'm hoping to draw a crowd to witness this event. See you there!

Below is an article about Greg's World Record Ride at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo -- August 6, 2015.

From the Sopris Sun May 2016

Bull rider earns title of the world’s oldest…and he’s only 54

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Hawaiian Night August 11 -- Dust off Your Aloha Island Wear and Join Us

Two More Rodeos Remain -- Don't Miss Out

Hawaiian Night August 11, 2016

No matter if you want to celebrate the heritage of the Paniolo, remember your last visit or just wear a loud shirt, the Carbondale Rodeo’s annual Hawaiian night, August 13th is sure to be a colorful night. Want to see cowboys in grass skirts? This is the night.

Also, on August 11, we will have Joe Carr, Rodeo Clown and Funny Man

Youngsters and the young at heart alike will enjoy the rodeo antics and humor of Joe Carr, Rodeo Clown and Funny Man.

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One Armed Bandit & Tough Enough to Wear Pink July 21st

July 21 --Get Your Pink On In Honor of Our Cancer Survivors and Memory of Those We Have Lost

Be Astounded with the Antics of John Payne, The One Armed Bandit

12 Time Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) “Specialty Act of the Year ”. The One Armed Bandit will be traveling with his longhorns this year. You will marvel at his ability to maneuver these critters throughout the arena and to the top of his bovine traveling trailer.

Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Are You Tough Enough To Wear Pink?

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2017 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Royalty Tryouts -- Sept. 24, 2016

CARBONDALE WILD WEST RODEO

ROYALTY GUIDE 2017 (pdf printable link at bottom of page)
Contestant Tryouts on September 24, 2016 (Be ready to start promptly at 10:00 a.m. Tryouts are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. )

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Official Contest Rules

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