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WELCOME RODEO CONTESTANTS

WE HAVE PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO MAKE YOUR VISIT & STAY MORE ENJOYABLE

Important contestant information.

Qualifying Rounds: 

  • Steer Roping
    Saturday, July 13 at 7 a.m. 
  • Team Roping
    Sunday, July 14 at 7 a.m. 
  • Tie-Down
    Monday, July 15 at 7 a.m. 
  • Steer Wrestling & Breakaway
    Tuesday, July 16 at 7 a.m.
  • Breakaway Wild Card & Barrel Racing
    Wednesday, July 17 at 7 a.m.

Rodeo Performances:

  • Quarter Finals
    July 20-25  at 12:45 p.m.
  • Semi-Finals
    July 26-27 at 12:45 p.m.
  • Finals 
    July 28 at 12:45 p.m.

Back Number Ceremony 

  • Sunday, July 28 at 10:30 a.m.
    Located at the Bistro by the Rodeo Committee Building 

Fiesta Day: July 21
Military Monday: July 22
Challenge Rodeo: July 24-25
Give Cancer the Boot (Pink Day): July 25
Calcutta: July 27 at The Bistro 

1 GROUND RULES: Only entered contestants and one companion are allowed with contestant number and CFD issued companion pass. Said companion pass will be issued on request by the contestant at check-in. PRCA gold card holders can obtain a CFD-issued companion pass for gate access at the Contestants Office.

2 ALL EVENTS – The “30-hour replacement” policy will be in effect. See Rodeo Entry Information page of the business journal. 3 RIDING EVENT TRADE DEADLINE: All first go-round trades for the BB, SB, and BR will be made through PROCOM prior to 4 P.M.
on Tuesday, July 16.

4 TIMED EVENT TRADE DEADLINE: First go-round trade deadline will be Tuesday, July 9 at 4 P.M.

5 ALL CONTESTANTS – Every entry must pick up his number and sign a release at the Contestant Office prior to competing.

6 ALL CONTESTANTS – While competing, contestants must wear their own numbers securely pinned on their back in a manner that is
visible to the officials and event staff.

7 STALLS – A limited number of stalls are available on a first come first served basis to entered contestants.

8 ALL CONTESTANTS – Due to large crowds entering and leaving Frontier Park, traffic will not be conducive for large vehicles and trailers from 4 to 5 P.M. and 7 P.M. to 1 A.M. Contestants can park at the CFD offsite parking lot off I-25 at 1602 Southwest Drive. Dry camping, stalls, and water for animals will be available.

9 ALL EVENTS – A contestant may compete on an animal in the Semi-finals or the Finals that he previously competed on in the Quarter Finals or the Qualifying Round.

10 ALL CONTESTANTS – Parking passes will only be valid for days of competition, semi-finals and finals qualifiers will have to get another parking pass. Please check with the Rodeo Office for other local accommodations with stalls and camping facilities or for circumstances necessary for extended parking.

11 ALL EVENTS – ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS – 2021-2023 Cheyenne winners for the events entered. 2021-2023 Cheyenne All Around Champions (only in the events in which they competed). Any past World Champions or three time NFR Qualifiers in that respective event will be exempt from qualifications.

12 QUALIFICATIONS : BB, SB – 72 minimum entries. No compensation. No slack. 80% top money, 20% top circuit (for previous year/current year percentages, see R1.2.15.1). Additional exemptions from qualification include 2021-2023 Cheyenne BB and SB Champions (only in the event in which they were champions), any past World Champions, and 3 time NFR qualifiers in the event in which they are entering.

13 FORMAT: BB, SB – All 72 contestants will compete during the Quarter Finals Performances on July 20-25 (12 per performance). The contestant with the 4 highest scores (plus splits) will advance to the Semi Finals Performances (the 7th and 8th performances on July 26 and 27). If there are less than 4 qualified rides in a Quarter Finals Performance, the next highest scores in the other Quarter Finals Performances will advance. If there are less than 24 contestants with qualified rides to fill the Semi Finals Performances, the committee will have the option to fill the Semi Finals (not to exceed 24) based on 2024 PRCA World Standings who competed and did not have a qualified ride. The contestants with the 6 highest scores from the Semi Finals Performances (plus splits) will advance to the Finals on Sunday, July 28. If there are less than 6 qualified rides in one of the Semi Finals Performances, the contestant with the highest score from the other Semi Finals will advance. If there are less than 12 qualified rides in the Semi Finals Performance to fill the Finals, the contestants with the highest scores in the Quarter Finals who are already not qualified will advance.

14 BB, SB – Placement procedure for Semi-Finals: The contestants advancing from the Quarter Finals performances on July 20, 21, and 22 will be placed in the Semi-Finals performance on Saturday, July 27. The contestants advancing from the Quarter Finals performances on July 23, 24, and 25 will be placed in the Semi-Finals performance on Friday, July 26. Contestants will be allowed to trade in Semi-Finals performances up to 5 PM on the day prior to the 7th performance. Trades will be handled by the rodeo secretary.

15 BB, SB – In the Semi-Finals, the buck order will be set. Contestants will be drawn randomly to the animal once the buck order is finalized.

16 QUALIFICATIONS: BR – 60 minimum entries. No compensation. No slack. 70% top money, 30% top circuit (for previous year/current year percentages, see R.1.2.15.1). Additional exemptions from qualification include Rule Book exemptions (R1.2.14.1) and 2021- 2023 Cheyenne Bull Riding Champions (only in the event in which they were champions), any past World Champions, and 3 time NFR qualifiers in the event in which they are entering.

17 FORMAT: BR – All 60 contestant will compete two times, back to back, performance to performance, during the Quarter Finals
Performances, July 20-25 (3 sets of 20 contestants competing in the 1st and 2nd perfs, the 3rd and 4th perfs, or the 5th and 6th perfs). The contestants with the 6 highest scores (plus splits) in each Quarter Finals performance will advance to the Semi Finals Performances (7th and 8th performances on July 26 and 27). If a contestant qualifies among the top 6 in both of his first and second go-round performances, he will advance based on his highest placing and the contestant with the next highest score in either of the two performances who has not already qualified will advance. If there are less than 36 contestants to fill the Semi Finals Performances, the committee will have the option to fill the Semi Finals (not to exceed 36) based on 2024 PRCA World Standings from the contestants who competed and did not have a qualified ride. The contestants with the highest 6 scores from the Semi Finals Performances will advance to the Finals on Sunday, July 28. If there are less than 6 qualified rides in one of the Semi Finals Performances, the contestant with the highest score from the other Semi Finals Performance who has not already qualified will advance. If there are less than 12 qualified rides in the Semi Finals Performances to fill the Finals, the contestants with the highest ranking in the average from the first two go-rounds who are not already qualified will advance to the Finals. All ties for the last position in the Finals will be accepted.

18 BR – Placement procedure for the Semi-Finals: The contestants advancing from the Quarter Finals performances on July 20, 21, and 22 will be placed in the Semi-Finals performance on Saturday, July 27. The contestants advancing from the Quarter Finals performances on July 23, 24, and 25 will be placed in the Semi-Finals performance on Friday, July 26. Contestants will be allowed to trade in the Semi Finals up to 5 PM on the day prior to the 7th performance. Trades will be handled by the rodeo secretary.

19 ALL EVENTS – Since there is a payoff every performance and contestants advance to the Semi-Finals or Finals from each performance or “back to back” group, moves due to qualifying for the finals at Nampa and Salinas will not be allowed.

20 RE-RIDE ANIMALS – Will be used in the following order: 1.) Designated re-ride(s) for that performance, 2.) Available unused animals (notified turn-outs, doctor releases, and visible injuries) for that performance, 3.) Available unused animals (designated re-rides, notified and non-notified turn-outs, visible injures, and doctor releases) from previous performances. 4.) Designated re-rides from later performances.

21 QUALIFICATIONS: TD, SW, TR – 80% top money, 20% top circuit (for previous year/current percentages, see R1.2.15.1).
Exemptions include the 2021, 2022, and 2023 Cheyenne Champions (only in the event in which they were champion), past PRCA World Champions, and three time NFR qualifiers in the event in which they are entering.

22 TD, SW, TR – If there are not enough contestants in the current year circuit money won category to fill the allotted current year circuit positions, the remaining circuit positions will be filled with contestants from the previous year circuit money won category.

23 TD, TR – 200 minimum entries. SW – 150 minimum entries.

24 FORMAT: All contestants will compete in the Qualifying Round. The TD Qualifying Round Will be Monday, July 15. The SW Qualifying Round will be Tuesday, July 16. The TR Qualifying Round will be Sunday, July 14. The 60 fastest times in each event will advance to the Quarter Finals, which are the first six performances on July 20-25. A Wild Card Round will be held immediately following the Qualifying Rounds on the respective day for each event. The Wild Card Round will include all the contestants except the 60 contestants or teams who will be advancing to the Quarter Finals performances. The top 12 contestants or teams from the Wild Card Round will also advance to the Quarter Finals performances for a total of 72 contestants or teams placed in the Quarter Finals performances (12 per performance). The 72 contestants or teams will be randomly placed into the six Quarter Finals performances. The four fastest times (plus splits) from each performance will advance to the Semi-Finals (7th and 8th performances). The top six from each Semi-Finals performance will advance to the Finals (9th performance). If ties result in more than six to advance to the finals, the tied contestant (or team) with the fastest time from the Quarter Finals performances will advance. If there are less than six to qualify in one of the Semi-Finals, the contestant with the next fastest time from the other Semi-Finals who has not already qualified will advance. If there are less than 12 total contestants with qualified times in the two Semi-Finals performances, the contestant with the fastest times in the Quarter Finals performances who has not already qualified will advance. If tied, the tie will be broken by the fastest time in the Qualifying Round.

25 TD, SW, TR – Placement procedure for the Semi Finals: the contestants advancing from the Quarter Finals performances on July 20, 21, and 22 will be placed in the Semi Finals performance on Saturday, July 27. The contestants advancing from the Quarter Finals performances on July 23, 24, and 25 will be placed in the Semi Finals performance on Friday, July 26. Contestants will be allowed to trade in the Semi Finals up to 5 PM on the day prior to the 7th performance. Trades will be handled by the rodeo secretary.

26 TD, SW, TR – In the Semi-Finals, the competition order will be based on money won at Cheyenne. The lowest amount will compete first and the highest amount will compete last. Any ties will be broken by random draw.

27 TIMED EVENTS: Trades for the quarter finals performances will be allowed for one hour after the final positions for the quarter finals are posted. All trades for the Semi-Finals will be done through the rodeo secretary prior to her posted deadline.

28 SW, TR, SR – Event Rep has the option to set the pens for the Semi-Finals & Finals. The pens for the Semi-Finals must be turned into the Rodeo Secretary within ONE hour upon completion of the last performance of the Quarter Finals and the Finals pens must be turned in to the Rodeo Secretary within ONE hour upon the completion of the last Semi-Finals performance. If the Event Rep
does not exercise this option, the cattle advancing to the Semi-finals and Finals will be the cattle that were qualified on. Rodeo Application Report 6/12/2024 9:02:43 AM Page 4 of 10

29 STOCK CHARGES: TD – $30; SW – $30; TR – $15 per man; SR – $120.

30 TD – Only one loop allowed. There will be a stock charge of $30 per contestant. Six pens of calves will be used in the 6 Quarter Finals performances. The 12 calves that were run in the Wild Card round by the 12 contestants who advanced to the Quarter Finals performances from the Wild Card round, will be one of the pens of calves used for one of the Quarter Finals performances. The other five pens of calves will include the 60 calves drawn by the 60 contestants that will be advancing from the Qualifying Round to the Quarter Finals performances (plus adequate extras). These five pens will be set (not drawn) by the event representative or his designee and stock contractor. The calves used for the Semi Finals will be selected by the event representative. The tie down event representative will select the calves to be used in the Finals from the calves that were used in the Semi Finals.

31 SW – There will be a $30 stock charge.

32 TR – There will be a $15 stock charge (per man). Only two loops allowed. Teams must enter from the back of the box. After a team competes on a steer, the team must release the steer and not impede his progress to the stripping chute. Violation of this is subject to a $100 fine.

33 TD, SW, TR, SR – The length of the score will be determined by the committee in agreement with the event representatives. An electric eye barrier will be used. Committee may use a hand pull barrier, if electric eye fails. The SW score will be no longer than 20 feet. TD score will be 30 feet.

34 TD, SW, TR, SR – Qualifying/Performances: Pens of animals for all qualifying rounds or performances will be set by the event rep or designee in conjunction with stock contractor, chute boss, and arena director. To best assure an even set for each day the animals will be visually inspected and set accordingly and may be done prior to the first performance or first qualifying round as long as there is one animal per entry plus adequate extras.

35 TIMED EVENTS – The timed event stock may be drawn the evening prior to the Qualifying Round or performance but the results of the draw will not be posted until one and a half hour prior to the Qualifying Round or performance. All timed event draws will be posted at Chute 9 only. All timed event draws will be drawn by computer in the Secretary’s office.

36 TIMED EVENT SPLITS – All splits must be made at Chute 9 one hour prior to the start of the Qualifying round or performance. Due to the arena size and production speed, some splits in the Qualifying round may not be consistent with PRCA rules. Contestants are responsible to check their positions after splits and inform the chute boss if there are any issues.

37 TD, SW, TR, SR – If a timed event animal escapes or a re-run is given for any other reason, the extra will be used. Only escaped animals go back into the herd. The misdraw procedure will not be used. The contestants receiving a re-run will move to the end of the competition order and run the designated extra. An order of extras will be drawn from the sleepers and/or designated extras.

38 TIMED EVENTS – Rule 10.1.2.1 will be waived (pertaining to the TE chute gate).

39 ALL EVENTS: The competition order in the Finals will be based on money won at Cheyenne. The contestant with the lowest amount will compete first and the contestant with the highest amount will compete last. Tie Breaker – BB, SB, BR, TD, SW, TR – In the case of a tie for first place in the Finals, the money allocated for the tied places will be split evenly among the tied contestants. The event champion to receive awards (which may include saddles, buckles, etc) will be tied contestant with the most dollars won. If still tied, in the BB, SB, BR events the tie will be broken by highest score in the Semi-Finals, if still tied the highest score in the Quarter Finals will break the tie. If still tied, in the TD, SW, TR events the tie will be broken by fastest time in the Semi-Finals, if still tied the fastest time in the Quarter Finals will break the tie. SR – In the steer roping, if there is a tie for first place in the Finals, the money allocated for the tied places will be split evenly among the tied contestants. The event champion to receive awards, will be the tied contestant with the fastest time in the average after the first two go-rounds. If still tied, the event champion will be the contestant with the single fastest time in either of the first two go-rounds.

40 SR – 150 minimum entries. No compensation. Contestants with no money won in 2023 or 2024 (as of 7 days prior to entry closing) who have entered the steer roping event at less than 7 rodeos in 2023 and 2024 combined will not be accepted as entries. Exceptions and exemptions from qualification will be: any PRCA Steer Roping World Champion, any past NFSR qualifiers, and the 2021-2023 Cheyenne Steer Roping Champions. Two go-rounds plus a top 12 finals. All 150 contestants will compete in both go-rounds during the Qualifying round on Saturday, July 13 at 7 AM. The top 12 in the average will advance to the finals on July 28. Each go-round will be paid. No average payoff. There will be a $120 stock charge per contestant. An electric eye barrier will be used and the length of the score will be determined by the committee and the event representative. Only one loop will be allowed.

41 ALL CONTESTANTS – Contestants who qualify for the progressive round at Sheridan and are placed in the performance at Sheridan on July 13 will be allowed to compete first in the second go-round at Cheyenne as long as they notify the rodeo secretary prior to the cattle draw for the qualifying round. Also, if a contestant is entered in the steer roping at Cheyenne and qualifies for the finals at Casper or Colorado Springs in a different event, he will be allowed to compete first in the second go-round of steer roping at Cheyenne.

42 ALL EVENTS – A contestant not ready when called during a performance or qualifying round will be subject to a $100 fine and/or disqualification from that go-round in which the offense is committed. Timed event contestants are required to be in the box as the preceding animal is released and in the process of leaving the arena. Riding event contestants are required to be ready.

43 PAYOFF IN BB, SB, BR, TD, SW, and TR – If there are less qualified scores in the riding events or qualified times in the timed events in the Finals than there are places to be paid, the remaining places will be paid to contestants with no score or no time in the Finals based on highest scores or fastest times in the semi finals, If there are less qualified scores or times in the semi finals than there are places to be paid in the semi finals the remaining places will be paid to contestants with no score or no time in the semi finals based on highest scores or fastest times in the quarter finals. All money paid out for the Semi-Finals and Finals will count towards PRCA World Standings.

44 NOTE: Dollar amount for the BB payout may vary if the number of entries are less than the limit in an event. Also, the number of doctor releases and official draw outs will affect the amounts.

45 BB PAY-OFF BREAKDOWN: Committee purse – $67,000, Entry fees (72 x $275) – $19,800, Minus 6% to PRCA – $5,208, Total purse – $81,592.

46 BB PAY-OFF: First 6 performances – $36,716.40 – 45%, Two Semi-Finals performances – $19,174.12 – 23.5%, Finals – $25,701.48 – 31.5%, Total $81,592.

47 BB PERFORMANCE PAY-OFF (first 6 performances): 1st place – $2,447.76 – 40%, 2nd place – $1,835.82 – 30%, 3rd place – $1,223.88 – 20%, 4th place $611.94 – 10%. Total (each perf): $6,119.40 (times 6 perfs is $36,716.40).

48 BB SEMI-FINALS PAY-OFF (7th and 8th perfs): 1st place – $3,163.73 – 33%, 2nd place – $2,396.77 – 25%, 3rd place $1,725.67 – 18%, 4th place – $1,150.45 – 12%, 5th place – $671.09 – 7%, 6th place – $479.35 – 5%. Total $9,587.06 (times 2 perfs is $19,174.12).

49 BB FINALS PAY-OFF: 1st place – $8,481.49 – 33%, 2nd place – $6,425.37 – 25%, 3rd place $4,626.27 – 18%, 4th place – $3,084.18-12%, 5th place – $1,799.10 – 7%, 6th place – $1,285.07 – 5%. Total $25,701.48.

50 NOTE: Dollar amount for the SB payout may vary if there are less than 72 entries. Also, the number of doctor releases and official draw outs will affect the amounts.

51 SB PAY-OFF BREAKDOWN: Committee purse; $67,000, Entry fee (72 x $229) $16,488, Minus 6% for PRCA; $5,009.28, Total purse $78,478.72.

52 SB PAY-OFF: First 6 performances – $35,315.42 – 45%, Two Semi-Finals perf – $18,442.50 – 23.5%, Finals – $24,720.80 – 31.5%. Total $78,478.72.

53 SB PERFORMANCE PAY-OFF (first 6 performances): 1st place – $2,354.36 – 40%, 2nd place – $1,765.77 – 30%, 3rd place – $1,177.18 – 20%, 4th place $588.59 – 10%. Total (each perf): $5,885.90(times 6 perfs is $35,315.42).

54 SB SEMI-FINALS PAY-OFF (7th and 8th perfs): 1st place – $3,043.01- 33%, 2nd place – $2,305.31 – 25%, 3rd place $1,659.83 – 18%, 4th place – $1,106.55 – 12%, 5th place – $645.49 – 7%, 6th place – $461.06 – 5%. Total $9,221.25 (times 2 perfs is $18,442.50).

55 SB FINALS PAY-OFF: 1st place – $8,157.86 33%, 2nd place – $6,180.20 – 25%, 3rd place $4,449.74 – 18%, 4th place – $2,966.50 – 12%, 5th place – $1,730.46 – 7%, 6th place – $1,236.04- 5%. Total $24,720.80.

56 NOTE: Dollar amount for the BR payout may vary if there are less than 60 entries. Also, the number of doctor releases and official draw outs will affect the amounts.

57 BR PAY-OFF BREAKDOWN: Committee purse; $67,000, Entry fee (60 x $300) $18,000, Minus 6% for PRCA; $5,100.00, Total
purse $79,900

58 BR PAY-OFF: First 6 performances – $35,955.00 – 45%, Two Semi-Finals perf – $18,776.50 – 23.5%, Finals – $25,168.50 – 31.5%. Total $79,900.

59 BR PERFORMANCE PAY-OFF (first 6 performances): 1st place – $2,397.00 – 40%, 2nd place – $1,797.75- 30%, 3rd place – $1,198.50 – 20%, 4th place $599.25- 10%. Total (each perf): $5,992.50(times 6 perfs equals $35,955).

60 BR SEMI-FINALS PAY-OFF (7th and 8th perfs): 1st place – $3,098.12 – 33%, 2nd place – $2,347.06 – 25%, 3rd place $1,689.89 – 18%, 4th place – $1,126.59 – 12%, 5th place – $657.18 – 7%, 6th place – $469.41 – 5%. Total $9,388.25 (times 2 perfs is $18,776.50).

61 BR FINALS PAY-OFF: 1st place – $8,305.61 – 33%, 2nd place – $6,292.13- 25%, 3rd place $4,530.33 – 18%, 4th place – $3,020.22 – 12%, 5th place – $1,761.80 – 7%, 6th place – $1,258.43- 5%. Total $25,168.50.

62 PAYOFF FOR TD AND TR (all amounts are per man in TR): Total Amount –$67,000 Added Money plus $100,000 Entry Fees (200 contestants times $500) equals $167,000, minus $10,020 (6% to be held out for PRCA) equals $156,980 for the Total Payoff.

63 FINALS: $40,000 allotted to the Finals (pays 8 places): $9,200 for 1st; $8,000 for 2nd; $6,800 for 3rd; $5,600 for 4th; $4,400 for 5th; $3,200 for 6th; $2,000 for 7th; $800 for 8th.

64 SEMI-FINALS: $35,800 Total ($17,900 allotted for each of the two Semi-Finals performances, pays 6 places): $5,200 for 1st; $4,300 for 2nd; $3,400 for 3rd; $2,500 for 4th; $1,600 for 5th; $900 for 6th.
65 QUARTER FINALS (First six performances): S30,000 Total ($5,000 allotted for each of the first six performances, pays 4 places): $2,000 for 1st; $1,500 for 2nd; $1,000 for 3rd; $500 for 4th.

66 QUALIFYING ROUND AND WILD CARD ROUND: The remaining amount to be paid out in the Qualifying Round and Wild Card Rounds is $51,180. 60% of this amount ($30,708) will be allotted to the Qualifying Round and 40% of this amount ($20,472) will be allotted to the Wild Card Round. Each round will pay 12 places. The amounts printed for these two rounds may vary due to doctor released contestants or if the number of entries is less than the limit.

67 QUALIFYING ROUND: $5,220.36 for 1st(17%); $4,606.20 for 2nd(15%); $3,992.04 for 3rd(13%); $3,377.88 for 4th(11%); $2,763.72 for 5th(9%); $2,456.64 for 6th(8%); $2,149.56 for 7th(7%); $1,842.48 for 8th(6%); $1,535.40 for 9th(5%); $1,228.32 for 10th(4%); $921.24 for 11th(3%); $614.16 for 12th(2%).

68 WILD CARD ROUND: $3,480.24 for 1st(17%); $3,070.80 for 2nd(15%); $2,661.36 for 3rd(13%); $2,251.92 for 4th(11%); $1,842.48 for 5th(9%); $1,637.76 for 6th(8%); $1,433.04 for 7th(7%); $1,228.32 for 8th(6%); $1,023.60 for 9th(5%); $818.88 for 10th(4%); $614.16 for 11th(3%); $409.44 for 12th(2%).

69 PAYOFF FOR SW: Total Amount: $67,000 Added Money plus $75,000 Entry Fees (150 contestants times $500) equals $142,000, minus $8,520 (6% to be held out for PRCA) equals $133,480 for the Total Payoff.

70 FINALS: $30,000 allotted for the Finals (pays 8 places): $6,900 for 1st; $6,000 for 2nd; $5,100 for 3rd; $4,200 for 4th; $3,300 for 5th; $2,400 for 6th; $1,500 for 7th; $600 for 8th.

71 SEMI-FINALS: $28,000 Total ($14,000 allotted for each of the two Semi-Finals performances, pays 6 places) $4,060 for 1st; $3,360 for 2nd; $2,660 for 3rd; $1,960 for 4th; $1,260 for 5th, $700 for 6th.

72 QUARTER FINALS (First six performances): $30,000 Total ($5,000 allotted for each of the first six performances, pays 4 places) $2,000 for 1st; $1,500 for 2nd; $1,000 for 3rd; $500 for 4th.

73 QUALIFYING ROUND AND WILD CARD ROUND: Of the remaining $45,480, $25,480 will be allotted to the Qualifying Round and $20,000 will be allotted to the Wild Card Round. Each round will pay 8 places if less than 125 entries. It will pay 10 places if 125 or
more entries. The amounts printed for these two rounds may vary due to doctors released contestants or if the number of entries is less than the limit.
74 QUALIFYING ROUND: $5680.40 for 1st; $5096.00 for 2nd; $4,331.60 for 3rd; $3,567.20 for 4th; $2,802.80 for 5th; $2,038.40 for 6th; $1,274.00 for 7th; $509.60 for 8th.

75 WILD CARD ROUND: $4,600 for 1st; $4,000 for 2nd; $3,400 for 3rd; $2,800 for 4th; $2,200 for 5th; $1,600 for 6th; $1,000 for 7th; $400 for 8th.

76 SR PAYOFF – 25% of the total purse (added money plus entry fees minus 6 %) will be allotted to each of the first two go-rounds. 50% of the total purse will be allotted to the Finals. There will be no payoff for the average. The Finals will pay 12 places. 1st – 20%; 2nd – 17%; 3rd – 14%; 4th – 12%; 5th – 10%; 6th – 7%; 7th – 5%; 8th – 4%; 9th – 3.5%; 10th – 3%; 11th – 2.5%; 12th – 2%.

77 NOTE: If there are less than 12 qualified times in the finals, the contestants with no time in the finals will be paid for the remaining placings based on their times in the average prior to the finals. All money paid out for the finals will count towards PRCA World Standings.

* * * POST AT RODEO – REQUESTED BY COMMITTEE – NOT ENFORCED BY THE PRCA. * * *

1 POST: No horses are permitted in the arena or boxes on slack mornings prior to the start of slack. There will be no exercising of horses in the arena or boxes prior to rodeo, night show or slack. PRCA Arena Rules and CFD ground rules are in effect in ready area and Chute 9 area and North end of arena.

2 POST: No horses can be tied up in the alleyway at Chute 9. Only contestants that are due up in the current section or next timed event may be on horseback in the alleyway.

3 POST: Buckets or any other device determined by committee to be in stall area for sole purpose of saving a space will be removed from the stall by the committee. Anyone altering the stall dividers will be ejected from the stall barns.

4 POST: The CFD Committee assumes no responsibility or liability for injury or damage to the person, property or stock of any participant, whether a contestant or not. Each participant, by the act of participation, waives all claims against the committee for injuries he/she or his/her property may sustain.

5 POST: SW – All splits will be made at Chute 9 one hour prior to start of qualifying round or performance. Please check your position after splits, if not workable, inform chute boss prior to loading of cattle. If splits are not made by 1 hour prior to the start of the performance or slack, the contestant may be subject to a fine.

6 POST: Awards in the Wild Horse Race and the Rookie Saddle Bronc Riding will not be duplicated. Wild Horse Race and Rookie Saddle Bronc Riding will flip to determine who gets the buckle or the championship package.

7 POST: ALL CONTESTANTS – The Cheyenne Frontier Days All-Around Champion will be the cowboy or cowgirl who wins the most money in two or more events. In the event that no one wins money in more than one event, it will be the cowboy or cowgirl who wins the most total money while entered in more than one event.

Cowboy Concierge 

  • Red Building near Gate V10 

Assistance with parking big rigs 

Hay and Shavings 

Bistro

  • Lunch served July 13-17 & July 20-27 at 11 a.m. each day until food runs out 

Church Services 

ATMs

  • Outside Gates
    • Ticket Office on the Northwest Side: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
    • Ticket Office on the Southwest Side: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
    • Indian Village: 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
    • Old West Museum: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • Inside Gates
    • Northside of Exhibit Hall: 11a.m. to 11p.m. 
    • Buckin’ A Saloon: 11a.m. to 9 p.m. 
    • Contestant’s Office  

Veterinarians 

  • Dr. Tim Dawson (307) 637-5335

  • Dr. Paul Fornstrom (307) 640-0862

  • Dr. Sam Vernon (307) 634-7255

Farriers 

  • Kerrie Bonus: (307) 275-5701
  • Curt Hagey: (309) 925-5801

RV Pumping 

Truck Repairs

  • Mr. Diesel: (307) 637-4000
  • Graber’s Diesel Repair: (307) 630-0741
  • Rocky Mountain Truck Centers: (307) 206-4800
  • Hooper Family Ranch: (307) 217-6973

Trailers Repairs 

  • K’s Trailers
    4194 W 5th Street
    Cheyenne, WY 82007
    (307) 632-0600

Laundry  

  • One Hour Cleaners
    501 Randall Ave.
    Cheyenne WY 82001
    (307) 638-6744
  • Deluxe Laundry Service Laundromat
    1405 S Greeley Hwy
    Cheyenne WY 82007
    (307) 778-8748

What are the Contestants Office hours?

  • Friday, July 12
    Noon – 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 13
    5:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 14
    5:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, July 15
    5:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 16
    5:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 17
    6 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 18
    Noon – 4 p.m.
  • Friday, July 19
    Noon – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 20 – Sunday, July 28
    8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Where can I park? 

  • Parking passes are required on every vehicle July 19-28 
  • Off-site parking including dry camping, port-a-potties, dumpsters and water are available with close proximity to three truck stops and fast food with easy access of I-25
    1602 Southwest Drive
    Cheyenne, WY 82001

How long can I stay on the grounds? 

  • Athletes competing during qualifying rounds can stay until July 18. 
  • Athletes competing during the performances can only stay the day that they are up. 

How do I get stalls? 

  • All stalls are on a first come first serve basis
  • Reserving stalls with buckets is not permitted

What is the Check-in Process? 

  • Each contestant must sign in for themselves
  • Each contestant must sign a release
  • All fees must be paid before July 28 (final day of the rodeo)

Where can I get splits? 

  • You can receive them one hour before qualifying rounds/performances at Chute 9 

Where can I ship a package 

What is there to do in Cheyenne 

What transportation is available in Cheyenne? 

How do I get tickets for the night show, carnival and rodeo? 

  • BUY NIGHTSHOW & CARNIVAL TICKETS
  • Rodeo Tickets: All back numbers allow contestants into the Rodeo. There will be a limited number of tickets given away at the Contestants Office at a first come, first serve basis. These tickets will be for the M Stands and must be claimed by contestants. 

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