Rodeo News

One Arm Bandit to Entertain CWWR Fans -- Aug 8

The One Arm Bandit, John Payne will once again entertain and thrill Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Fans. John plans on bringing two mustangs and a Zebra stallion for this 2019 appearance. The One Arm Bandit is always full of surprises and you won't want to miss this special entertainment on August 8.

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Tomie Zordel -- Rodeo Funny Man & Friend to Many Passes

Our condolences go out to the Zordel family at the passing of Tomie Zordel on February 11th. Tomie's family moved to Aspen from Kansas when he was little. He was a ranch hand and took care of many ranches around the Roaring Fork Valley. Tomie also worked for Aspen Skiing Company for many decades. Tomie was a long time fixture of the local rodeo scene. His antics as rodeo clown and his roping skills and horsemanship will long be remembered. Tommy also was one of the famed horse-mounted Pitkin County Sheriff's Posse members. RIP Tommy.

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Quinten Hayden -- 2018 All Around Winner Could Use Our Prayers

We are sending prayers to Quinten Hayden for a speedy full recovery. Quinten was injured in a bad rollover accident on February 17. We are thinking of you Quinten and family. You are a part of our rodeo family and we're all pulling for you.

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Seeking 2019 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Sponsors -- Support Your Local Rodeo

It's not too late to join the many rodeo sponsors getting front row advertising at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo. Sponsorships make the rodeo possible. You'll want to be a part of the 15th Annual Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Series. For general information visit http://www.carbondalerodeo.com/sponsors and to see a list of our 2018 sponsors http://www.carbondalerodeo.com/all-sponsors-0 Previous year sponsors are given first rights of refusal.

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CWWR Board President Welcome to the 2019 Series

Welcome to the 2019 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Series! We hope you are as excited to be here as we are! The Rodeo is now in its 15th season and promises to be as fun and exciting as ever! Lots of great rodeo action, good food and good friends are at the rodeo every Thursday night all summer.

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Standings August 16, 2018 and Added Money at Finals Next Week

August 23, 2018 is Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Finals for 2018. It's been a great season and many of the events and the All Around are turning out to be nail biters. There are a couple events that the current leader cannot be dethroned. This is in the Bull Riding with Quinton Hayden leading the ranks, Ronnie Will has the Barrel Racing all sewn up, and Haley Mazurek is your buckle winner in the Junior Barrels. We will have both hide racing and ranch broncs at the final rodeo.

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