Rodeo News

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Named One of 2016 Non-Profits of the Year by Carbondale Chamber

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo named along with Buddy Program

Pictured above: Kristin Garwood, Big Stone Publishing, Carbondale Chamber Board President; Lindsay Lofaro, Buddy Program Executive Director; Mike Kennedy, RE/MAX MOUNTAIN WEST, Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Board President; Andrea Stewart, Carbondale Chamber Executive Director

This article from Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Newsletter. Learn more about the Chamber and Carbondale at

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2017 New Award & Scholarships from CWWRA

New Award and Scholarship Opportunity

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo has added a new award and belt buckle this year. It is the “Trent Goscha Sportsmanship Award” and it will be given annually to a deserving rodeo and/or Gymkhana participant. Watch for details on how to nominate someone that you feel deserves this award.

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New Grandstand Roof and Announcers Booth

The big news this year is the addition of the new roof over the large set of bleachers! We have been working toward that for years and it is finally becoming a reality. Enough funds were left that the announcer’s stand (crow’s nest) is being completely re-built as well. A big thanks to the Garfield County Mineral Lease District and matching funds by the Town of Carbondale and the CWWRA Board made it happen!

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2017 Letter From the President

President’s Welcome

Welcome to the 2017 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Series! We hope you are as excited to be here as we are! The Rodeo is now in its 13th 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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Trent Goscha Sportsmanship Award Established

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association Board has established the Trent Goscha Sportsmanship Award which will be presented annually at the Finals Rodeo beginning in 2017 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 encouraging others to do their best. Trent, you will be missed.

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Grandstands Cover and New Announcers Stand Coming Soon

Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association Board is pleased to announce that work has finally begun on the Grandstand Roof and the Announcer's Booth. There have been some very generous donations that are helping to make it possible to get a new rodeo announcer's booth. We would like to thank the donors listed below the Town of Carbondale, Jeff Jackel, and Garfield County for all they have done to make this possible. Also, below is more information of the timeline for the project.

Rodeo Announcer’s Booth Update:

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