Ready for a thrilling and unforgettable travel experience? Look no further than Carbon County, Wyoming, where rodeo is a way of life!
Grab your hat and boots, and get ready for a western adventure you won't soon forget!
Whether you are a seasoned cowboy or a city slicker, the rodeo is an experience you won't want to miss. With a variety of rodeos held throughout the county, there's always an opportunity to see some of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the country compete in events like bull riding, barrel racing, and steer wrestling. We have all the information you need to plan your rodeo adventure.
Woodchoppers Jamboree & Rodeo: June 17-18, 2023
Join the fun as the Riverside-Encampment Lions Club presents the Annual Woodchoppers Jamboree & Rodeo. Held annually over Father's Day weekend, this action-packed weekend celebrates our valley's rich timber and ranching heritage. Morning Woodchopping events are paired with an afternoon of traditional Western Rodeo. The chips fly with logging competitions including the two-man handsaw, log throw and even a "Mad Logger" chainsaw throw! Rodeo enthusiasts love the thrill of traditional events including team-roping, saddle bronc, bull riding, and more. Kids activities include a sawdust pit, greased pole, mutton busting and plenty of excitement. In addition to the main woodchopping and rodeo events, visitors can browse the handicrafts of local vendors, enjoy delicious wood-fired barbecue, grab a piece of pie and sip ice cold beer or soda. The fun never stops at the Woodchoppers Jamboree and Rodeo.
Learn more & get tickets online at: https://www.woodchoppersjamboree.org
Platte River Rodeo Association Rodeo: TBA
The annual, two-day amateur rodeo features your favorite events: barrel racing, bronc riding, team roping, steer wrestling and bull riding. Activities for the kids include mutton bustin' and steer riding. Admission is just $7 per person per day and children 5 and under are free! Held Friday and Saturday nights at 7 pm the Buck Springs Rodeo Arena.
Little Snake River (Lions Club CRPA/WRA) Rodeo: TBA
Annual Little Snake River Lions Club CPRA/WRA Rodeo Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 1pm (slack at 8:00 am). $1000 Added for rough stock, $500 all other events. Buckles in each even plus All Around. Happening at Russell Community Park in Dixon, Wyoming. Rodeo Dance after the performance on Saturday night. Fun Days to follow after Sunday's performance. Fun Day books open the Monday of the rodeo. Call 307-383-7976 for more information.
Watch Video of the Little Snake River Lions Club Rodeo
WRCA Ranch Rodeo: TBA
Working Ranch Cowboy Association strives to preserve the lifestyle of the working ranch cowboy. There will be a minimum of 10 teams, and as many as 20. The winning team is automatically entered to the WRCA Finals in Amarillo in November. All team members must prove that they are a current “working cowboy” through payroll documents etc. which makes it pretty unique to other rodeos. Rodeo is held in Encampment, Wyoming. Contact Nick Wamsley 307-327-5550 for more information.
Saratoga Bullfest: TBA
The Saratoga Bullfest, a bull riders-only event is held at Buck Springs Rodeo Arena. For info on the Saratoga Bullfest, please call Bo 307-326-7991.
A special thank you to Pam Meyer for the use of select photos of Saratoga's Bullfest used in the photo slider.
Carbon County Fair and Rodeo: July 28- August 14, 2023
The Carbon County Fair Grounds are located between East Spruce & Daley Street and between Harshman & Rodeo Street in Rawlins, WY.
View the full schedule of events: http://carboncountyfairgrounds.com
Contact the Fairground office for more information: 307-328-7811 or visit: http://carboncountyfairgrounds.com