If you’re a cowboy or cowgirl who loves a good rodeo, then the place to be is the Cody Stampede Rodeo in Cody, Wyoming. Running from June 1-August 31, this event makes it easy to see why Cody is known as the Rodeo Capital of the World. With its 97-year history, the Cody Stampede is one of the longest-running and successful professional rodeos in the United States. Held in part to commemorate famed western legend Buffalo Bill Cody, this PRCA Pro Rodeo is sure to provide plenty of excitement throughout the summer.
Of all the events held during the Cody Stampede Rodeo, it’s the Cody Nite Rodeo that often draws the biggest crowds. Known for its family western entertainment, fans who attend can take their pick of a variety of activities. Whether it’s getting a photo taken while on top of Hollywood the Bull, meeting the rodeo clowns and bullfighters, or watching the kids get their faces painted, the rodeo is sure to provide a thrill to each and every person. With plenty of parking and seating available, in addition to lots of good foods and drinks at the concession stands, it’s guaranteed the Nite Rodeo will be an experience to remember.
In addition to all the other events being held during the Cody Stampede Rodeo, the Wrangler Champions Challenge is one of the most popular. Scheduled for August 14, the Challenge will feature 88 contestants vying for $125,000 in prize money, guaranteeing the action will be as intense as ever. Along with this, the Cody/Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls event will provide plenty of thrills and spills as well. Held on June 30, the world’s top 40 bullriders will take on some of the sport’s biggest and meanest bulls in an attempt to win up to $15,000.
With ticket prices as low as $20 for many events, it’s a sure bet this PRCA Pro Rodeo will be as popular as ever this year. Whether it’s the Wrangler Champions Challenge or any of the other events, cowboys and cowgirls across Wyoming will be flocking to Cody for all the action. For fans who want to see PRCA Pro Rodeo action at its best, the place to be is the Cody Stampede Rodeo. So be sure to get a good seat, grab something good to eat and drink, and sit back and watch the most thrilling rodeo you’ve ever seen.
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