Rodeo News

Trent Goscha Sportsmanship Award Nominations Due by Aug. 20th

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association Board established the Trent Goscha Sportsmanship Award in 2017. The belt buckle award is presented annually at the Finals Rodeo in memory of Trent. Trent was a bright light in the community helping with the local gymkhanas, participating in the Roaring Fork Ranch Roping and always a presence at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo. Trent participated in Mutton Bustin' and Calf Scramble at an early age and was always encouraging others to do their best. Trent had a contagious laugh and a smile that lit up a room.

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Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Scholarships -- Applications Due Aug. 20th

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. See pdf link at bottom of the page for more info or at http://www.carbondalerodeo.com/scholarships

Scholarship applications are due Monday, August 20th to be announced at the Finals Rodeo, August 23rd.

Value: $1,000.00 for the academic year of 2018-2019

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July 19 -- Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo

Join us on July 19 wearing your pink.

You'll see tough cowgirls and cowboys of all ages sporting pink to show their support for those who are fighting or have fought breast cancer. A portion of the proceeds goes to The Calaway Young Cancer Center. More information on upcoming events is below:

2018 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo -- Every Thursday June 7th thru August 23rd.

Gates Open 5:30pm
Slack is at 6:00pm
Grand Entry at 7:30pm Sharp

July 19th --- Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Are You Tough Enough To Wear Pink?

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Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey & Time To Ride -- July 12

2018 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo -- Every Thursday June 7th thru August 23rd.

Gates Open 5:30pm
Slack is at 6:00pm
Grand Entry at 7:30pm Sharp

July 12 CWWR will feature Whiplash the Monkey and Time to Ride If you have any suggestions for special acts we are always looking for ideas.

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July 5th is CWWR Independence Day Celebration

Our Independence Day Celebration -- Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Style and Joe Carr, Rodeo Funny Man and Clown

You will see a lot of flag waving, pride for our country and patriotic decorations. If you get there early you might even get one of the many hand held flags to wave that we give away. Joe Carr will be sure to entertain you with his rodeo antics and hijinks. Young and old alike enjoy Joe's cowboy horseplay.

Other Upcoming Special Events

July 12 -- Whiplash The Cowboy Monkey will be entertaining fans at the CWWR along with handler Kenny Petet.

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Ascendigo Autism at the Rodeo on June 28

IT’S ASCENDIGO NIGHT AT THE CARBONDALE RODEO! ASCENDIGO AUTISM SERVICES IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION BASED IN CARBONDALE THAT PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH AND INDEPENDENCE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER. ASCENDIGO OFFERS YEAR ROUND RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, A COMPREHENSIVE LIFE AND RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM FOR ADULTS, AND BEHAVIORAL THERAPIES FOR CHILDREN. BE SURE TO STOP BY THE ASCENDIGO BOOTH TO PET THE MINI HORSES AND PICK UP SOME INFORMATION AND GOODIES!

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