2021 Sponsors

Why sponsor the Rodeo?

Updated April 15, 2021--- Before you know it the 2021 rodeo season will be in full swing. We've been long anticipating that we would be able to say just those words. The CWWRA board has spent countless hours since the 2019 finals rodeo wondering when we would be able to hold the rodeo again, what it would look like, and hoping our generous sponsors would jump back on board to help out as we plan for a much desired and greatly desired 2021 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo season. One of the main responsibilities of the board is acquiring sponsorships. The rodeo would not be possible without the generosity of our tremendous sponsors. We hope that our wonderful sponsors are ready to see our communities opening back up and that we see the 2021 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Event Sponsorships flying off the shelf. We need your sponsorships more than ever to help us rebound from 2020! The deadline to sponsor in 2021 has been extended from our usual April 30th deadline to May 15th for any remaining available sponsorships. We are always excited as we plan for special acts, and our special rodeos such as TETWP, Hawaiian Night, and we always have special activities at the rodeo closest to the 4th. This year on July 1st. We continue to draw more spectators each year and we feel this could be a banner year as folks have been cooped up so long. We will adhere to any existing Covid-19 regulations.

We will be updating any main events sponsorships if they are or do become available. Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Sponsorships are a great advertising opportunity that reaches a large audience for 12 weeks of the summer and all passing traffic year round.

Dear Prospective Sponsor

On behalf of the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association, we would like to sincerely thank you for your interest in becoming a sponsor. Sponsors play a very important part in the success of our rodeo season, as most individual rodeos are a money-losing proposition. The funds from sponsors help to bridge that gap. Without sponsors, we do not have a rodeo.

In return for your support, we would like to let you know the value and benefit of being a sponsor of the rodeo. Sponsoring the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo is an effective and affordable to way to reach your customers in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond. With a sponsorship you get weekly exposure during the Rodeo to an average attendance of 1,000 spectators who are residents and visitors of our valley. In addition, your signs will be viewed at multiple arena events throughout the year and by thousands of motorists who pass by on County Road 100.

Please see the attached sheet for the different levels of sponsorship. Not all of these levels may be available, as we offer our existing sponsors the right of first refusal. Please contact Mike Kennedy (contact information is listed below) to determine if the sponsorship level that you are interested is available.

2021 Sponsorship Level Benefits include:

• Visibility to 15,000 plus attendees during the season, which is every Thursday night, starting on the first Thursday in June and runs for 12 consecutive weeks
• A 4' x 4' sign in the arena (Sponsors are responsible for having their own signs made) and an ad in event program. Ad size varies on sponsorship level.
• Reinforce your name, brand, and logo to a loyal and brand-conscious spectator audience
• Your business and/or family name listed on the CWWRA website with a link to your website and listing of your contact information. Check it out at www.carbondalerodeo.com!!
• CWWRA has a Facebook page which offers further recognition of our sponsors throughout the rodeo season. We currently have over 8000 "likes"!!
• Free Individual event tickets for the rodeo. Number of tickets varies with sponsorship level.

Once you have reached out to Mike and confirmed that the sponsorship level is available, please send a check payable to: "Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association". Mail your checks to: CWWRA, PO Box 1739, Carbondale, CO 81623.

Available are Premium Sponsorships, Chute and Return Gate Sponsors, General Sponsorships, and Friends of the Rodeo. Please see the attached sheet for the different levels of sponsorship (link at bottom of page). Not all of the Event Sponsorships may be available, as we offer our existing sponsors the right of first refusal. Also, a limited number of $650 and $750 level sponsorships are still available. These are all great opportunities to showcase your business in the valley, or to let the community know how much your family cares about continuing the great tradition of the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo. Please contact Mike Kennedy (the contact information is listed below) to determine if the sponsorship level that you are interested in is available.

Sponsorships sell out quickly, so please reach out as soon as possible to reserve your sponsorship. The deadline to sponsor this year is May 15, 2021.

If you have any questions about becoming a sponsor or your current sponsorship, please contact: Mike Kennedy, President 970-379-3907, [email protected]

Once you have reached out to Mike and confirmed that the sponsorship level is available, please send a check payable to: "Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association". Mail your checks to: CWWRA, PO Box 1739, Carbondale, CO 81623.

If you would like to have a website link or an ad in the program, please enclose that information with your check.

We sincerely appreciate your interest and sponsorship of the 2021 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Series. As mentioned before, without all of our sponsors, our rodeo would not happen!

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association (CWWRA) is a not for profit, volunteer organization committed to keeping the Roaring Fork Valley’s western heritage alive by offering a fun, family oriented rodeo. Along with the financial obligations of running the rodeo, CWWRA invests funds back into the rodeo facilities and contributes portions of gate monies to worthy organizations in the community. Your CWWRA board members are Pres. Mike Kennedy, V. Pres. vacant, Sec. Melanie Cardiff,Treas. Tom Harrington and Member at Large, Steve Turley. The CWWRA is managed by this all-volunteer board of directors who receive no financial compensation.

Call Mike Kennedy, CWWRA Board Pres. (970 379-3907) and Mike will help you to find the right sponsorship opportunity for you.

**Note: See pdf at the bottom of this page for more information on the benefits of being a sponsor. See additional pages for levels and form to become a sponsor. http://carbondalerodeo.com/sponsor-levels and http://carbondalerodeo.com/sponsor-sign-form

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo has enjoyed continued steady growth year after year. We are proud to once again bring you a “Small Town Rodeo, Big Time Fun!” However, without the help of sponsors we couldn’t offer the caliber of rodeo that our spectators and participants have come to enjoy year after year. Sponsors play a very important role by making it possible for the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Association (CWWRA) to bring this very successful event to the Western Slope. We hope you will consider being a sponsor for the 2020 rodeo season.

Spectators at a Independence Day Carbondale Wild West Rodeo  

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Standing Room Only and Not Much of that at an Independence Day Carbondale Wild West Rodeo Celebration


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