As part of one of the top summer festivals in the nation, the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo is indeed the Daddy of Em All when it comes to a great western pro rodeo. Scheduled from July 22-31 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, it’s billed as the world’s largest outdoor rodeo. With more than $1 million in cash and prizes available, it draws many of the top competitors in the sport, all eager to showcase their talents. By celebrating its western roots each and every year, this rodeo is indeed one of the best. With extensive media coverage from the Cowboy Lifestyle Network, Ak-Chin Indian Community, and Earnhardt Auto Centers Road Team, there’s no doubt everyone will be able to keep up with the action.
First held in 1897, the Daddy of Em All first started as a good old-fashioned cowboy roundup that featured pony races, bronco busting, steer roping, and many other events. Seen as a true test of a cowboy’s skills, the initial event proved to be so popular that the following year it was expanded to two days and included a parade. As the years went on, the rodeo continued to expand and build an outstanding reputation until it got to where it is today, which is one of the world’s greatest pro rodeo spectacles.
As always, the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo is packed full of events that are sure to give all who attend plenty of excitement each and every day. Some of the best events scheduled to take place include:
- Saddle bronc
- Team roping
- Steer wrestling
- Bull riding
- Bareback riding
With many of the world’s top rodeo competitors making their way to Cheyenne, everyone who attends is sure to be on the edge of their seats from the first event until the last. Whether it’s watching a big, bad bull trying its best to toss a cowboy, or some exciting team roping, day after day will be full of fantastic thrills and spills.
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If you’re eager to see a pro rodeo that is one of the best in the world, then plan on attending the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. With as many as 10,000 fans expected to attend over the 10-day festival period, there will be lots of fun for people of all ages. So no matter what Cheyenne cowboys or cowgirls want to see in a rodeo, this event is sure to be the Daddy of Em All.
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