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Ellensburg Rodeo Collection, 1988

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Central Washington University
Title
Ellensburg Rodeo Collection
Dates
1988 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 cubic feet, (1 half-sized document case)
Collection Number
MS14
Summary
The Ellensburg Rodeo Collection includes photographs, the rodeo schedule and program for 1988.
Repository
Central Washington University, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Central Washington University
400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA
98926
Telephone: 509-963-1023
Fax: 509-963-3684
archive@cwu.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to the public for educational research

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Ellensburg Rodeo first took place in 1923. Locals competed in 18 events with winners earning $900 in prizes. Since then, the rodeo has grown to be one of the top professional rodeos in North America, hosting 600 contestants and offering $400,000 in prize money. The rodeo takes place every year in September. Rodeo events include bare-back riding, team roping, saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding, and steer wrestling.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection includes photographs, ephemera, and documents relating to the annual rodeo in Ellensburg, WA.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number]. MS14, Ellensburg Rodeo Collection. Archives and Special Collections, Brooks Library, Central Washington University.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top