Tickets for the 88th Annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo go on sale to the public Friday, March 2 starting at 7 a.m. the WYO Theater and 12 p.m. at SheridanWyoRodeo.com. Season ticket holders and Gold Buckle Club members may pre-purchase tickets starting Friday, Feb. 23, also at the WYO Theater and SheridanWyoRodeo.com. This year’s parade theme is Hats Off to Sheridan’s First Responders, and applications can be found at SheridanWyoRodeo.com.
Sheridan WYO Rodeo week runs July 9 – 15, 2018 featuring four nights of PRCA-sanctioned rodeo performances, World Championship Indian Relay Races, Wild Pony Races, and star-spangled fly-in by Sgt. First Class (Ret.) U.S. Army, Dana Bowman, a former member of the U.S. Army’s elite parachute team and double-amputee. Pre-Rodeo entertainment begins at 6:30, featuring the U.S. Army Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard. The rodeo begins at 7 p.m. sharp each evening.
Family fun runs throughout rodeo week with the Kendrick Park boot kick-off on Tuesday, July 10; and the Kiwanis pancake breakfast on Grinnell Plaza, Sneakers & Spurs Rodeo Run, Main Street Bed Races and Rodeo Parade on Friday, July 13. Rodeo Slack runs Tuesday through Friday. The Sheridan County Fairgrounds Carnival will run all four nights of the rodeo, and downtown Street Dances will make a comeback this year on Friday and Saturday nights. WYO Rodeo week winds down on Sunday, July 15 with the WYO Rodeo Cup, Eatons’ Cup and Cowboy Polo at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.
The WYO is a major stop on the rodeo trail for the nation’s top rodeo contestants. For the ninth consecutive year, it’s an elite Million Dollar Silver Tour Rodeo, making the WYO one of the top 30 PRCA rodeos in the country. NFR stock contractor Sankey Rodeo Co. joins the WYO again to provide top animal athletes to match up against top PRCA competitors.
Click here for a full breakdown of ticket prices and seating areas. For more information contact the WYO Theater Box Office at 307.672.9084, Jeff Wells at 307.461.3553. To learn more about the Sheridan WYO Rodeo visit sheridanwyorodeo.com.
About the Sheridan WYO Rodeo
Since 1931, The WYO has been promoting community spirit, bolstering the local economy, providing world-class rodeo entertainment and celebrating western heritage throughout northeast Wyoming and beyond. The WYO has won the Women’s Pro Rodeo Association Large Rodeo of the Year and the Cowboy’s Choice Rodeo of the Year – Mountain States Circuit, and was nominated for large rodeo of the year for the Mountain States Circuit for several years running. The Sheridan WYO Rodeo is made possible by the all-volunteer board and WYO Spurs, as well as generous local and national partners. Official sponsors for the Sheridan WYO Rodeo include Sheridan Travel & Tourism, Sheridan WYO Posse, Gold Buckle Club, M&M’s and Coca Cola.