“Cody Is Rodeo”
Written by timanderson on June 1, 2018
For the 80th year – 14th under husband and wife stock contractors/producers Maury along with Nikki Tate, the “world famous” Cody Nite Rodeo bucks off here on this Friday evening at Stampede Park.
Essentially, three months in a row of such outings resume for national as well as even some international amateur cowboys and cowgirls at the longest-running nightly rodeos by this country come the “Rodeo Capital of the World” here from June through August, capped with the annual CNR Finals. The events include: bareback as well as saddle bronc aside from bull riding, tie-down plus breakaway and team roping, barrel racing, besides other junior/pee-wee/mini competitions. The 2018 ledger is highlighted by Big Horn Radio Network/Park County Night again this original Saturday evening of the slate when there’ll be a reduced admission fee tomorrow.
Professionally: the local season is also going to feature the 12th annual Cody/Yellowstone Xtreme Bulls tour stop June 30, incorporating another bullfighters-only contest, and then the 99th year of the Buffalo Bill Cody Stampede on July 1-4 by which several hundred pros vie for their cut of hundreds of thousands of dollars come what’s been the largest along with richest one-header rodeo as far as this nation.