97th Anniversary Rodeo Capitol of the World
June 30 – July 4
XTREME BULLS – June 30 – 8 p.m.
The event bull riding fans won’t want to miss. The Cody Stampede’s Xtreme Bulls is the highest-paying of all bull ridings over the Fourth-of-July. Over one-third of the 40 competitors are Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifiers and three of them are PRCA world champions. We will tweet results live from the Xtreme bulls. Follow us on twitter @codystampede.
PRCA RODEO – July 1 – 4 – Wrangler Gold Tour
Performances start at 8 p.m. July 1 – 3 and at 5 p.m. on July 4. Gates open two hours prior.
2015 CHAMPIONS THAT ARE COMPETING IN 2016 —
Xtreme Bulls – Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Washington
Bareback Riding – R.C. Landingham, Hat Creek, California
Steer Wrestling – Clayton Moore, Pouce Coupe, British Columbia
Team Roping Heeler – WORLD CHAMPION Aaron Tsinigine, Tuba City, Arizona
Saddle Bronc Riding – Chuck Schmidt, Keldron, S.D.
Tie-Down Roping – Cimarron Boardman, Stephenville, Texas
Barrel Racing – Jill Welsh, Parker, Arizona
Bull Riding – Brett Stall, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
About the rodeo –
The Cody Stampede is consistently one of the biggest rodeo’s in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Held over the Fourth-of-July, known to contestants as “Cowboy Christmas” because of the amount of rodeos they can go to, the Cody Stampede offered the biggest purse during the holiday at $348,402. This year’s competition boasts 852 contestants that will each make one appearance hoping to win the big checks at stake.
Our stock contractor, Frontier Rodeo, was selected as the PRCA Stock Contractor of the Year for 2015, the highest honor awarded for contractors.
Announcer – Boyd Polhamus
Barrelman/Clown – Frankie “Punkintown” Smith
Bullfighters –Dusty Tuckness, Nate Jestes and Cody Webster
NEW THIS YEAR –
Bull Fighters Only – Thursday, June 30 after the Xtreme Bulls – featuring Wyoming’s own Dusty Tuckness and Nate Jestes
MORE INFORMATION –
Cherain Richmond – 307 – 587-5155
Susan Kanode, Cowgirl Imaging – 817-307-6336
Tickets Start at $20 are available through the website www.codystampederodeo.com