Cheyenne Frontier Days Releases Annual Report
Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) released their annual report on the 2013 rodeo. CFD Chief Executive Officer Dan Cheney said the 117th “Daddy of em All” will go down in the record books as “one of the best.” Cheney said rodeo attendance was up more than nine percent over 2012.
CFD was recognized by the voting membership of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) as the Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year for the fifteenth time. CFD was also named the Mountain States States Rodeo Circuit Rodeo of the Year and voted the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s (WPRA) Most Improved Footing.
Cheney said the 2013 night show attendance was up just over 8 percent from 2012. Three shows made the top twenty night show attendance records in CFD. Jason Aldean and Jake Owen set an all-time attendance record with a sold-out venue of 25,000. Luke Bryan and Thompson Square set the Wednesday night show attendance record and ranked the 8th most attended concert in CFD history.
The report shows $11,845,739 in total revenue from the 2013 show, and $10,888,997 in total expenses for a net profit of $956,742.