Rodeo News

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


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. )

Page One

Official Contest Rules

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News Flash -- One Armed Bandit Rescheduled for July 21st

The One Armed Bandit, John Payne Re-scheduled for July 21st

Due to a scheduling conflict, John Payne the One Armed Bandit's appearance has been moved from July 14 to July 21st. Our regularly scheduled Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo events will also be on July 21st. Sorry for any inconvenience. See below for more special events.

2016 Special Events

2016 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo dates -- Every Thursday June 2nd thru August 18th.

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

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Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Wins 2nd in Post Independent Local's Choice Awards

On Friday June 17 at Strawberry Days, Carbondale Wild West Rodeo (CWWR) Royalty, pictured above, was on hand to receive the Post Independent's Local's Choice Award 2nd Place. CWWR is pleased that area locals enjoy the rodeo so much and we look forward to more great entertainment for the remainder of the 2016 rodeo season. CWWR Royalty also participated in the parade on Saturday morning, and met Colorado Senator Randy Baumgardner.

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