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2017 Featured Rodeo Buckle Cowboy: Glen Dawson

Each year during the rodeo, the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Committee holds an auction to celebrate the current years Rodeo Buckle that features local...

2017 Bullfighter & Clown: Blake Miller

Blake Miller is one of two bullfighters at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo. The twenty year old cowboy, a resident of Troy, Texas, rode bulls...

Miss Rodeo K-State 2017: Emily Ebert

Emily Ebert is from North central Kansas and grew up in rural Clay County. Emily is the daughter of Chris and Julie Ebert. Emily is...
Rodeo Bullfighter Ethan McDonald

2017 Bullfighter, Clown, Barrelman: Ethan McDonald

For the fourth year in a row, Abilene's very own professional bull fighter, Ethan McDonald, will be one of our bullfighters at the 2017...
Mike Mathis Rodeo Announcer

2017 Rodeo Announcer: Mike Mathis

Nominated One of the TOP 5 Rodeo Announcers of the Year for 2016, Mike Mathis - announcer for the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo joins...

2017 Stock Contractor: Andrews Rodeo Company Inc.

Sammy Andrews and the Andrews Rodeo Company Inc. - stock contractor for the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo for the 19th year in 2017! Third generation...

Nominated One of the Top 5 Medium Outdoor Pro Rodeos of 2016

  Congratulations to the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo for being nominated as one of the Top 5 Medium Outdoor PRCA Rodeos of 2016.
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2016

2016: ABILENE RODEO CHAMPS CROWNED: Team ropers make up time; bull rider stays strong

Abilene, Kans. – August 6, 2016 – Team ropers Colby Lovell and Travis Graves are making up for lost time. After not starting their rodeo...
WBHR 2016: Saturday Night Mutton Bustin Winners: (left to right) second place-Cheyanne Legg, Miss Rodeo K-State-Brooke Wallace, first place-Dustin Ballard

2016: Saturday Night Mutton Bustin Winners

Saturday Night Mutton Bustin Winners: (left to right) second place-Cheyanne Legg, Miss Rodeo K-State-Brooke Wallace, first place-Dustin Ballard
The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo committee was pleased to honor the following sponsors at Friday night's performance: (left to right) Mark Picking-Abilene Rent-All - 20 years; Kevin Mortimer-Straub International - 10 years.

2016 AWARDS: Mark Picking of Abilene Rent-All (20 years) & Kevin Mortimer of Straub...

The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo committee was pleased to honor the following sponsors at Friday night's performance: (left to right) Mark Picking of Abilene...
WBHR 2016: Friday Night Mutton Bustin Winners: (left to right) Beckett Lady (tie for second place), Korbin Blacketer-first place, Brooke Wallace-Miss Rodeo K-State, Colby Norman-(tie for second place)

2016: Friday Night Mutton Bustin Winners

Friday Night Mutton Bustin Winners: (left to right) Beckett Lady (tie for second place), Korbin Blacketer-first place, Brooke Wallace-Miss Rodeo K-State, Colby Norman-(tie for...
Mike Adams is recognized for his 20 years served on the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo committee at Thursday night’s performance.

2016 AWARDS: Mike Adams is recognized for his 20 years served on the Wild...

Mike Adams is recognized for his 20 years served on the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo committee at Thursday night's performance.
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2016

2016: HEADED FOR HOME: Oklahoma barrel racers take the lead at Abilene rodeo

Abilene, Kans. – August 4, 2016 – Abilene is the beginning of the trifecta for barrel racing mother and daughter Jane and Cayla Melby,...
WBHR 2016: Thursday Night Mutton Bustin Winners: (Left to Right) Keynen Koochel-2nd Place, Brooke Wallace Miss Rodeo K-State, and Kayden Thrower-1st Place. (Photo taken by Connie Stillwagon)

2016: Thursday Night Mutton Bustin’ Winners

Thursday Night Mutton Bustin Winners: (Left to Right) Keynen Koochel-2nd Place, Brooke Wallace Miss Rodeo K-State, and Kayden Thrower-1st Place. (Photo taken by Connie...
WBHR 2016: Wednesday Night Mutton Bustin Winners: (left to right) 2nd place - JJ Boze, Brooke Wallace - Miss Rodeo K-State, 1st place - Josie Keener

2016: Wednesday Night Mutton Bustin’ Winners

Wednesday Night Mutton Bustin Winners: (left to right) 2nd place - JJ Boze, Brooke Wallace - Miss Rodeo K-State, 1st place - Josie Keener
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2016

2016: RODEO RENDEZVOUS: Saddle bronc, bull riding leaders meet bucking horse, bull for 2nd...

RODEO RENDEZVOUS Saddle bronc, bull riding leaders meet up with bucking horse, bull for the second time Abilene, Kans. – August 3, 2016 – The first...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015 - Saturday Night Mutton Bustin' Winners - 2nd place – Jade Wilson, 1st place – JJ Boze (back row/left to right) Allie Dwyer, Miss Rodeo K-State; Lauren Heaton, Miss Rodeo America

2015: Saturday Night Mutton Bustin’ Winners

Saturday Night Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Mutton Bustin' Winners: (front row/left to right) 2nd place – Jade Wilson, 1st place – JJ Boze (back...
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2015: The 90-point bull ride by Chandler Bownds at The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo...

Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, TX on 055 Bell Ringer from the Andrews Rodeo Company with a 90 Point bull Ride at the August 1st 2015...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015 20-Year Sponsors

2015 AWARDS: 20 Year Sponsors Awarded At The 2015 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

20 YEAR SPONSORS; left to right; Kent Wyatt---Astra Bank, Rod Boyd---Boyd Excavating, John Chase, Abi Lillard, Kerby Chase, Chase Lillard---Chase Farms Trucking, Corey Smeal---Kansas...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015

2015: ABILENE RODEO CHAMPS CROWNED: Former bull riding champ, NFR cowboy among titlists

ABILENE RODEO CHAMPS CROWNED Former bull riding champ, NFR cowboy among titlists Abilene, Kans. – August 1, 2015 – The 70th annual Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015 - Friday Night Mutton Bustin' Winners - 2nd place – Benson Smiley, 1st place – Caelyn Biggs (back row/left to right) Allie Dwyer, Miss Rodeo K-State; Lauren Heaton, Miss Rodeo America

2015: Friday Night Mutton Bustin’ Winners

Friday Night Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Mutton Bustin' Winners: (front row/left to right) 2nd place – Benson Smiley, 1st place – Caelyn Biggs (back...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015 - Thursday Night Mutton Bustin' Winners - 2nd place – Wyatt Frakes, 1st place – Emma Kleist (back row/left to right) Lauren Heaton, Miss Rodeo America; Allie Dwyer, Miss Rodeo K-State

2015: Thursday Night Mutton Bustin’ Winners

Thursday Night Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Mutton Bustin' Winners: (front row/left to right) 2nd place – Wyatt Frakes, 1st place – Emma Kleist (back...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015 10-Year Sponsors

2015 AWARDS: 10 Year Sponsors Awarded At The 2015 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

10 YEAR SPONSORS; left to right; John & Mary McDonald---Rawhide Portable Corrals, April Barker---Waddell & Reed, Kyle Adams---CTI/Concordia Tractor, Ann Marie Schwarting---Appearances Salon, not...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015

2015: WORLD CHAMPION LEADS BULL RIDING: Second night of competition at Abilene rodeo

WORLD CHAMPION LEADS BULL RIDING Second night of competition at Abilene rodeo Abilene, Kans. – July 30, 2015 – A world champion is leading the bull...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015 - Wednesday Night Mutton Bustin' Winners - 2nd place – Grady Oentrich, 1st place – Cael Casteel (back row/left to right) Allie Dwyer, Miss Rodeo K-State; Lauren Heaton, Miss Rodeo America

2015: Wednesday Night Mutton Bustin’ Winners

Wednesday Night Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Mutton Bustin' Winners: (front row/left to right) 2nd place – Grady Oentrich, 1st place – Cael Casteel (back...
Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo 2015

2015: ABILENE COWGIRL HAS FOLLOWED HER MOTHER’S FOOTSTEPS ONTO RODEO BUCKLE

Abilene, Kans. - July 2015 Micah Samples, barrel racer from Abilene, Kan, has been chosen as the barrel racer on the 2015 Wild Bill Hickok...
20-Year Sponsors Awarded: Abilene Animal Hospital, Pro Sports Medicine, Abilene Reflector Chronicle, Reynolds Real Estate, Abilene Auto Parts, Peterson Cattle Co., Justin Boots, Westar Energy

2014 AWARDS: 20 Year Sponsors Awarded At The 2014 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

20 Year Sponsors: Abilene Animal Hospital, Pro Sports Medicine, Abilene Reflector Chronicle, Reynolds Real Estate, Abilene Auto Parts, Peterson Cattle Co., Justin Boots, Westar...
10-Year Sponsors Awarded: Sonic and API - Agri Producers

2014 AWARDS: 10 Year Sponsors Awarded At The 2014 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

10 Year Sponsors: Sonic and API - Agri Producers
Eric Dockins & Cecil Hoffman honored for 20 years on the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Committee

2014 AWARDS: Eric Dockins & Cecil Hoffman honored for 20 years on the Wild...

20 Year Committeemen Awards from PRCA - 2014 Left - Eric Dockins Right- Cecil Hoffman Eric Dockins and Cecil Hoffman were honored for their 20 years on...
2013 20-Year Sponsors of WBHR

2013 AWARDS: 20 Year Sponsors Awarded At The 2013 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

This is the fourth year that we have had sponsors become 20 year members with the rodeo. Please hold your applause until I am finished...
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2017 Featured Rodeo Buckle Cowboy: Glen Dawson

Each year during the rodeo, the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Committee holds an auction to celebrate the current years Rodeo Buckle that features local...