Rodeo

Wyoming State Sport

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Bucking Bronco monument in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Bucking Bronco monument; Frontier Days Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  Photo by Jimmy Emerson, DVM/Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution/No Derivative Works).

Official State Sport of Wyoming

Wyoming designated rodeo as the official state sport in 2003. All State Sports

The world's largest outdoor rodeo is held at  the annual Frontier Days celebration in Cheyenne, Wyoming (held since 1897). Florida, South Dakota, and Texas also recognize rodeo as the state sport. 

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Images

Cowboy on bucking bronco; Frontier Days, Cheyenne, Wyoming.  Photo by Adrian Hu/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Cowboy on bucking bronco at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Wyoming.

Barrel rider; Cheyenne Frontier Days, Wyoming.  Photo by Adrian Hu/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Barrel rider Cheyenne Frontier Days in Wyoming

Bucking Bronco statue; Wyoming state capitol in Cheyenne.  Photo by Amy the Nurse/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Bucking Bronco statue at Wyoming state capitol in Cheyenne

Bucking Bronco statue; Wyoming state capitol in Cheyenne.  Photo by Ken Lund/Flickr (use permitted with attribution/share alike).

Bucking Bronco statue at Wyoming state capitol in Cheyenne

Rodeo cowboy on horse; photo © Roy Mac on Flickr (all rights reserved; used by permission). 

Rodeo cowboy on horse

Rodeo cowboy and steer; photo © Roy Mac on Flickr (all rights reserved; used by permission).

Rodeo cowboy and steer

Videos

Cheyenne Frontier Days PRCA Rodeo 07-21-2012 Wyoming