13 Casper lodging properties donate 600 room nights for CNFR

Casper is gearing up for the return of this year’s College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR)
Casper is gearing up for the return of this year’s College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR)(MGN)
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 11:47 AM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (PRESS RELEASE) -Casper is gearing up for the return of this year’s College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), with 13 hotels donating 50 rooms and 600 room nights for a total value of $139,098.

“Year after year, lodging properties throughout Casper continue to support the CNFR,” said Wayne Stewart, Director of Marketing & Communications for Visit Casper. “Their donations are an integral part of having this national event in Casper.”

Rooms have been donated by Best Western Downtown Casper Hotel, Candlewood Suites, Comfort Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn East, LaQuinta, Quality Inn, Ramkota Hotel, Residence Inn by Marriott, Sleep Inn and Super 8 West.

“Casper is synonymous with CNFR,” said Renee Penton-Jones, Regional Director of Operations for Regency Hotel Management. “To have this event take place in the heart of Wyoming is something we don’t take for granted and through these room donations, Casper continues to show our commitment to this event.”

During CNFR – which takes place June 11-17, 2023 – Casper welcomes 400 top collegiate rodeo athletes from 135 colleges to compete in a variety of events, including bareback riding, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping and goat tying.

Additional festivities and events that are taking place in Casper during CNFR week include:

  • Gabriel the Bull at The Bloomery; Saturday, June 10
  • Beer yoga at Frontier Brewing; Saturday, June 10
  • WCDA Summer Market at David Street Station; Tuesday, June 13
  • Buck-A-Roo Bash at David Street Station; Wednesday, June 14
  • A tradeshow at Ford Wyoming Center throughout the week
  • Rodeo Red Carpet; Friday, June 16
  • Cinch Style Show at Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center; Saturday, June 17
  • Special Olympics Rodeo at Ford Wyoming Center; Saturday, June 17
  • NIC Fest at Nicolaysen Art Museum; June 16-18

For tickets or more information about CNFR, visit CNFR.com; tickets are available at FordWyomingCenter.com. Learn more about Visit Casper at VisitCasper.com.