Cody, Wyoming, the Rodeo Capital of the World
The hardy families that ventured to the Rocky Mountains of Cody, Wyoming required skills of horsemanship and roping. In order to handle and manage livestock, settlers needed to know how to ride, rope, and tame wild stock. Today, this Wild West dexterity is still used on working ranches in Wyoming. Thanks to showman Buffalo Bill Cody’s entertaining twist on these herding skills, Cody is now known as the Rodeo Capital of the World.
Cody Stampede Rodeo
The Cody Stampede , July 1–4, attracts cowboys from across North America to compete for big purses, and ride the best rodeo stock in the country. This rodeo celebration offers 4 days of action packed rodeo entertainment, craft fair, food booths and daily parades.
Cody Nite Rodeo
The longest running rodeo in the United States, The Cody Nite Rodeo is held every evening from June 1st through August 31st, at 8:00pm. Operating for over 60 years, the Cody Nite Rodeo hosts full rodeo entertainment including riding, roping, and bull and bronc riding.
Cody/Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls Event
This annual event brings the top bull riders in the country to Cody to compete on the top bulls. Many of the competitors are hoping to make it to the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.
Night after night, Cody proves that we are rodeo, all summer long! 2013 marks the 76th anniversary of the Cody Nite Rodeo performances. Cody is the only place in the country that has a rodeo performance nightly. In 2001 the Cody Nite Rodeo was nominated....read more
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