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1

What year did CFD start?

1897

2

General Chairman

Jimmy Dean Siler

3

Concessions Chairman

Brad Westby

4

Contract Acts Chairman

Randy Krafft

5

Grounds Chairman

Jerry Moberly

6

Indians Chairman

Bob Mathews

7

Military Chairman

Colonel Brian Rico

8

Parades Chairman

Ruthanne Hubbard

9

Public relations Chairman

Micheal Martin

10

Rodeo Chairman

Chad Matthews

11

Security Chairman

William "Buck" Reisner

12

Tickets Chairman

John Svoboda

13

What volunteer committees form the foundation of CFD?

A board of directors

The general chairman

10 committees

A small year round staff including a chief executive director

14

What did the first general chairman do as a job? When did he die?

He was the owner of the historic Tivoli building and a county commissioner. He died in 1960

15

How old was the first general chairman?

33 years old

16

How many committees are there? What are they?

10
Concessions
Grounds
Contract Acts
Tickets
Military
Security
Parades
Public Relations
Rodeo
Indians

17

What is the concessions committee responsible for?

All activities pertaining to the midway, food/beverage concessions, exhibits and the free entertainment in The Garden

18

What is the contract acts committee responsible for?

Producing the Frontier Nights® entertainment. Including contracting with the artists, stage set up, artist security, concert security, and artist merchandise.

19

What is the grounds committee responsible for?

They take care of maintenance and repairs on the park including electrical, plumbing, restrooms, park clean up and taking care of the first aid stations and arena doctors

20

What is the indians committee responsible for?

They negotiate contracts for dancers, entertainers, and vendors for the Indian Village, as well as maintain the village grounds at Frontier Park.
They facilitate the activities of Miss Frontier and her Lady-in-Waiting
They produce the three free pancake breakfasts during Cheyenne Frontier Days™ in partnership with Cheyenne Kiwanis Club members and city personnel

21

What is the military committee responsible for?

The planning and execution of the coronation ball
Military Appreciation Day, the Fort D.A. Russell Days open house, and the annual United States Air Force Thunderbirds Air Show
Provides the cowboy medics

22

What is the parades committee responsible for?

Produces the four parades,
the grand entry during the rodeo,
and the chuckwagon cook off

partners with the dandies, w-heels, old west museum and visiting royalty

23

What is the public relations committee responsible for?

Provides information to the general public, facilitates media events, and serves as hosts for sponsors, visiting rodeo royalty, and other special guests

Produce and distribute publications such as the official Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) Souvenir Program, Schedule of Events, and Media Guide

24

What is the rodeo committee responsible for?

They oversee all aspects of the nine rodeo performances and slack events,
Responsible for the cowboy hospitality area and coordinating the cattle drive

25

What is the security committee responsible for?

Manages the overall safety and security of the park,
Provide gate access, crowd control an handle traffic including at the shuttle site
They are also responsible for over 90 percent of the signs around the park: printing, hanging, and maintaining them

26

What is the tickets committee responsible for?

Handles all CFD ticket sales, including rodeo, night show, and gate admission to Frontier Park
They provide assistance to patrons with disabilities
Handle all issues that arise with tickets and provide ground transportation for patrons on the park