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1

What are the Heels

Longtime volunteers performing a variety of tasks.

2

What are the W-Heels?

It consists of women organizing the parade section featuring old-time vehicles and they are in charge of preserving and constructing Frontier costumes

3

When did the chuck wagon races stop?

1990s

4

When did the chuck wagon races leave the day show?

The chuck wagon races were moved to the night show in 1956

5

When did the chuck wagon races start?

1952 by the locals

6

When did the steer wrestling start at Cheyenne?

1915

7

Whose ashes were scattered in the arena?

Chris Ledoux's after he died in 2005

8

What did Cody Lambert invent?

The protective vest most bull riders wear today. He created it after the death of his friend Lane Frost

9

What innovation was first used at Cheyenne in 1928?

Side delivery chutes

10

What did CB and Frank Irwin form?

Irwin Brothers Wild West Show. It toured from 1912 to 1917

11

When was CB Irwin named into the Cowboy Hall of Fame?

1975

12

What did CB Irwin do?

He was a cowboy, blacksmith, and Union Pacific Railroad livestock agent

13

When did CB Irwin homestead in Cheyenne?

1899

14

What did Don Kensinger do?

He was chute boss which included duties such as making sure both humans and animals are safe as cowboys mount their rides.

15

Who is Mr. Rodeo?

Vern Elliot

16

What did Charlie Hirsig do and when?

The Hirsig family became prominent in 1901 when Charlie Hirsig provided 10 steers to the event for $13 each

17

What did Dick Bowman do?

He designed and built what may have been the first horse trailer on the professional rodeo circuit

18

When were three person teams instituted into the wild horse race?

1947

19

When did barrel racing start at Cheyenne?

1973

20

What year did the Dandies start?

1970

21

Who sponsors the pancake breakfast?

Kiwanis

22

Who sponsors the challenge rodeo?

The buckle club