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Cañon City Rodeo Assocation

At the Cañon City Rodeo association, we appreciate all of our association members and the commitment they give to keep this annual rodeo going. Our Rodeo is a year long process, and this association is the true backbone of the timeless preparation and commitment it takes to bring the

Royal Gorge Rodeo to the Fremont community.

If you would like to become a member, please apply below!

CCRA Membership Application

2019 Board Members


Andy Philips


Andy Philips has been the CCRA President since 2018. He is a former Wild Horse Race Champion, winning his prize buckle at the 2010 Cheyenne Frontier Days.

Fun Fact: Andy competes annually in our Royal Gorge Rodeo Wild Horse Race with his son, Austen Philips!

Royalty Director

Rachel Rooks


Rachel Rooks is the 2015 Cripple Creek Rodeo Queen and owner of Triple R Equine Massage. She joined our Board of Directors in 2019 and currently assists with the Royalty Program.

Fun Fact: Rachel has done Barrel Races for NBHA.


Shelli Tezak



Shelli Tezak has assisted in multiple roles within the CCRA. She has been willing to change hats easily since she joined in 2017, and currently holds the role of CCRA Treasurer. 


Fun Fact:  Shelli is an avid horsewoman and photographer.

Gary White

Chairman of the Board


Gary White has been with the CCRA since 2015 and has served as Chairman of the Board since 2016.


Fun Fact: Gary is the reigning 2018 Wild Horse Race Co-Champion! He is an avid wild horse rider who competes annually at the Royal Gorge Rodeo.

Board Member

Macie Day

Judy Lidberg

Board Member


Judy Lidberg has been a CCRA Board Member since 2016, and a member of the CCRA since 2011.

Fun Fact: Judy has a 4 year old pet longhorn!


Macie Day is the 2018 Royal Gorge Rodeo Queen. She joined the CCRA Board of Directors in 2019 and currently assists with the Royalty Program. 

Fun Fact:  Macie is a college student currently majoring in Criminal Justice.

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