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42nd Annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill

It all began over 40 years ago when Billy Kidd, Steamboat’s Director of Skiing, and Larry Mahan, six-time All-Around World Champion cowboy, decided to invite a few of the ProRodeo stars to Steamboat for a day of skiing. The cowboys had such a great time that the Downhill has become the most popular event of the season with over 100 of the best professional rodeo cowboys competing in the most unique ski rodeo in the country.

Sponsored by Bud Light, the Cowboy Downhill is always scheduled to coincide with the National Western Stock Show in Denver and the action busts out of the starting chutes at 1:00pm on Stampede on Monday, January 18th. After the race, kick up your boots with a free concert as part of the Bud Light Rocks the Boat Concert Series.

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Sunday, January 17, 2016
5:00-6:00pm Hot air balloon glow at the ski area base
5:30-10:00pm Cowboy Up Party (Bear River Bar & Grill)

Monday, January 18, 2016
11:00am Festivities kick off in Gondola Square with an afternoon of western celebration featuring a 4H animal petting zoo, a learn to rope clinic, limited edition Bud Light Cowboy Downhill logowear, AND MORE.
1:00pm 42nd Annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill - Timed Event Slalom followed by the Stampede event
Immediately following Stampede Free Bud Light Concert- Gondola Square (TBD)
7:00pm Cowboy downhill Awards & Banquet at the Top of the Gondola (Pre-purchase tickets only)

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