Rodeo News

Are You Ready -- It's Time to Rodeo!!

Kickoff your summer season with the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo

Join us Thursday June 7th for the first rodeo of the 12 week season. You won't regret it. There will be plenty of thrills and spills, activities for the kids, time with family, meeting new folks and enjoying the beautiful setting of the Gus Darien Arena. You can bring your own picnic or take a night off and enjoy barbecue from Slow Groovin'; nachos and snocones from Senior Matters, and popcorn from the Boy Scouts and local 4-H.

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No Monkeying Around -- Call-in Registration is Right Around the Corner

Enter up Tuesday June 5, 2018 for the first Carbondale Wild West Rodeo of season on June 7, 2018

All Competitors for the first CWWR of the 2018 season June 7th, Must Enter up on June 5th, 6:00-8:00pm via phone. All events except for the calf scramble must call in to enter up for the first rodeo of the season. Calf Scramble participants can sign up the night of the rodeo. Entry number is 970-923-9270.

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Limited Sponsorships Still Available

It's not too late to join the many rodeo sponsors getting front row advertising at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo. There is even a discounted rate on some sponsorships. For general information visit and to see a current list of sponsors and sponsorships available

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Come Join Us June 28 for Ascendigo Night -- Raising Autism Awareness

Ascendigo Night June 28

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Sponsor Opportunities for 2018 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Series

Become a Sponsor of the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo and Reach the Crowds

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Gus Darien Article in the Sopris Sun

Learn more about Gus Darien and why the Carbondale rodeo arena is named after him. A very interesting article in the Sopris Sun. See below and at this link:

Who was Gus Darien?
By Will Grandbois
Sopris Sun Staff

As the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo wraps up its summer season, it’s worth remembering that the Gus Darien Arena takes its name not from a star rider but from a hard working rancher and steady stopwatch man.

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