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Eligibility

Any PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) or PBR (Professional Bull Riders) members entered at the 2015 Denver Stock Show Rodeo, current top 40 PBR members, select rodeo legends, and current PRCA World Champions are eligible to register for the event.

Date/Location Monday, January 19, 2015, 1:00pm on Stampede Trail at the base of the Steamboat Ski Resort
Official Lodging Property: Steamboat Resorts, The Lodge at Steamboat
2700 Village Drive, 970-879-6000
Entry Cost: $125 - Entry includes two nights lodging at The Lodge at Steamboat (Sunday, January 18 and Monday, January 19, 2015 only), a two-day adult lift ticket, a two-day ski or snowboard rental package, entry into the Cowboy Downhill race, a special edition Cowboy Downhill jacket and one VIP Pass for all events.
Registration: Sunday, January 18, 2015, at Registration Headquarters - The Clubhouse at The Lodge at Steamboat - 2700 Village Drive from 9am - 6pm. Monday, January 19, 2015, the day of the race, at The Competition Services Office, Ski Area Base - Gondola Square, from 8:30am - 10:30am.
Lift Tickets: Every cowboy entering the event will receive two days of skiing valid January 18, 2015 - January 20, 2015. Those registering on Sunday should go to Registration Headquarters - The Clubhouse at The Lodge and register for the event, to receive a two-day lift ticket. Those registering on Monday should go to The Competition Services Office in Gondola Square to register and pick up their lift tickets. Specially priced lift tickets for cowboy's guests and kids or for cowboys to ski a third day will be available at registration. Adult tickets are $54 per day and children ages 6-12 are $41 per day. Children ages 5 and under ski free.
Ski Rentals: Ski rentals (skis, boots, and poles) and snowboard rentals (boots and board) will be available for participants and VIP's at Steamboat Ski & Sport - Gondola Square. Cowboys will receive a ski or snowboard rental voucher at registration, which can then be presented at the Steamboat Ski & Sport - Gondola Square to obtain rental equipment. Specially priced ski or snowboard rentals for Cowboy's guests and kids can be purchased at registration for $15.
Lodging: Lodging is available for Cowboy Downhill participants through Steamboat Resorts for the nights of Sunday, January 18 and Monday, January 19, 2015 ONLY. Cowboys and VIPs will be charged the following rates for additional nights: $145/night for 1 bedroom and $199/night for a 2 bedroom unit plus applicable taxes. All lodging check-in is at Registration Headquarters - The Clubhouse at The Lodge. Participants must identify themselves at the time of check-in as being with the Cowboy Downhill event. A credit card imprint for incidentals is required upon check-in.
Pre-Race Cowboy Lunch: On Monday, January 19, lunch will be provided for all cowboys and VIP pass holders from 11:00am-12:45pm at the Bear River Bar & Grill Terrace.
Race Format: Cowboys will ski down a dual slalom course, go over a jump, lasso a lady, saddle a horse, and cross the finish line. This is the Timed Event. Followed by the Stampede Event, which is a mass start; first cowboy to the bottom wins. All participants must wear chaps and cowboy hats.
Public Festivities: Festivities for the 41st Annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill include an afternoon western celebration in Gondola Square featuring: Community Ag Alliance, 4-H farm animals, food and refreshments at The Bear River Bar & Grill, a learn-to-rope clinic, and commemorative Bud Light Cowboy Downhill logo wear and souvenirs.
Awards & Concert: The Bud Light Cowboy Downhill concert will begin immediately following in Gondola Square. Complimentary Bud and Bud Light and a cash bar will be available in the Cowboy VIP section for all VIP pass holders. The Cowboy VIP section is not open to the general public. The Awards Ceremony will be held on Monday, January 19 at the awards banquet at the top of the gondola. The concert is open to the general pubic is FREE.


Schedule of Events

Sunday, January 18, 2015

9:00am-6:00pm Race Registration at the The Clubhouse at The Lodge at Steamboat - 2700 Village Drive (Cowboy participants only)
5:30-10:00pm Cowboy Up Party at Bear River Bar & Grill

Monday, January 19, 2015

8:30-10:30am Race Registration at the Competition Services Office in Gondola Square (Cowboy participants only)
11:00am-12:45pm Cowboy/VIP BBQ on the Bear River Deck (Cowboy participants only)
12:45pm Competitors head up to the start, it's race time!
1:00pm 41st 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 Awards and banquet at the top of the gondola


Media and Contact Info

Event Information Traci Allen | (970) 871-5472 | tallen@steamboat.com
Media Information Michael Lane | (970) 871-5474 | mlane@steamboat.com
Radio Coverage KBCR-Big Country Radio-Today's Country FM 96.9, Classic Oldies AM 1230 KBCR will be course-side, broadcasting live.


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