CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS INC

Address
PO BOX 2477
CHEYENNE, WY 82003
Contact
Website: http://www.cfdrodeo.com
Phone: +1 (307) 778-7200
Nonprofit
NTEE: A84 - Commemorative Events
EIN: 83-0297781

Mission

WHILE PRESERVING MORE THAN A CENTURY OF WESTERN HERITAGE, CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS WILL STRIVE TO CONTINUALLY EXPLORE AND IMPLEMENT NEW ENDEAVORS THAT PROVIDE AN UNFORGETTABLE AND UNIQUE EXPERIENCE TO ITS GUESTS. CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS, "THE DADDY OF 'EM ALL", IS THE PREMIER WESTERN CELEBRATION IN THE WORLD.
 20172016201520132013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1991
Subsection code06
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1580
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$217,625.00$198,448.00$205,000.00 $157,239.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$331,678.00$346,058.00$262,217.00 $157,239.00
Number of employees211221217 160
Number of people compensated >$100k222 1
Number of volunteers290025002600 2500
Number of highly compensated contractors556  
Personnel
Anderson, Gunnar
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personGUNNAR ANDERSONGUNNAR ANDERSONGUNNAR ANDERSON GUNNAR ANDERSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.00 1.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Berg, Bill
TitleGENERAL CHAIRMAN/EX OFFICIGENERAL CHAIRMAN/EX OFFICIGENERAL CHAIRMAN/EX OFFICIO  
Name of key/compensated personBILL BERGBILL BERGBILL BERG  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Bishop, Todd
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personTODD BISHOP    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Boomgaarden, Lynne
TitleCHAIRMANVICE CHAIRMANSECRETARY/TREASURER  
Name of key/compensated personLYNNE BOOMGAARDENLYNNE BOOMGAARDENLYNNE BOOMGAARDEN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Cheney, Dan
Title    CEO
Name of key/compensated person    DAN CHENEY
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $157,239.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $54,946.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Cole, Bill
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personBILL COLEBILL COLEBILL COLE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Contos, John
TitleVICE CHAIRMANSECRETARY/TREASURERDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personJOHN CONTOSJOHN CONTOSJOHN CONTOS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Fleming, Grant
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    GRANT FLEMING
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Galeotos, Sam
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    SAM GALEOTOS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Glause, Tom
TitleSECRETARY/TREASURERDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personTOM GLAUSETOM GLAUSETOM GLAUSE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Hill, Bill
Title  DIRECTOR SECRETARY/TR
Name of key/compensated person  BILL HILL BILL HILL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Hirsig, Tom
TitleCEOCEOCEO DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTOM HIRSIGTOM HIRSIGTOM HIRSIG TOM HIRSIG
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00 1.00
Reportable compensation from org$217,625.00$198,448.00$138,228.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,515.00$7,192.00$6,773.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Hottle, Rod
Title  DIRECTOR EX OFFICIO
Name of key/compensated person  ROD HOTTLE ROD HOTTLE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Johnson, Dan
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  DAN JOHNSON  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Kehl, Larry
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personLARRY KEHL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Keslar, Rick
Title    CHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated person    RICK KESLAR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Kramer, Brandon
TitleDIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIP SADIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIP SADIRECTOR OF SPONSORSHIP SALES  
Name of key/compensated personBRANDON KRAMERBRANDON KRAMERBRANDON KRAMER  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$114,053.00$147,610.00$123,989.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$4,516.00$4,329.00$4,196.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Middleton, Renee
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personRENEE MIDDLETONRENEE MIDDLETON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Murphy, Lisa
Title CHAIRMANVICE CHAIRMAN DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person LISA MURPHYLISA MURPHY LISA MURPHY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 1.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 $0.00
Rayment, Jeff
Title    VICE CHAIRMA
Name of key/compensated person    JEFF RAYMENT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Schum, Rick
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personRICK SCHUM    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Shober, Diane
Title  DIRECTOR DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  DIANE SHOBER DIANE SHOBER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 $0.00
Sutherland, Larry
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personLARRY SUTHERLANDLARRY SUTHERLAND   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Wallace, Jeff
Title DIRECTORCHAIRMAN DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person JEFF WALLACEJEFF WALLACE JEFF WALLACE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 1.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 $0.00
West, Charlie
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    CHARLIE WEST
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Westby, Darin
TitleDIRECTOR   GENERAL CHAI
Name of key/compensated personDARIN WESTBY   DARIN WESTBY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00   2.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00   $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00   $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00   $0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesWHILE PRESERVING MORE THAN A CENTURY OF WESTERN HERITAGE, CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS WILL STRIVE TO CONTINUALLY EXPLORE AND IMPLEMENT NEW ENDEAVORS THAT PROVIDE AN UNFORGETTABLE AND UNIQUE EXPERIENCE TO ITS GUESTS. CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS, "THE DADDY OF 'EM ALL", IS THE PREMIER WESTERN CELEBRATION IN THE WORLD.WHILE PRESERVING MORE THAN A CENTURY OF WESTERN HERITAGE, CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS WILL STRIVE TO CONTINUALLY EXPLORE AND IMPLEMENT NEW ENDEAVORS THAT PROVIDE AN UNFORGETTABLE AND UNIQUE EXPERIENCE TO ITS GUESTS. CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS, "THE DADDY OF 'EM ALL", IS THE PREMIER WESTERN CELEBRATION IN THE WORLD.WHILE PRESERVING MORE THAN A CENTURY OF WESTERN HERITAGE, CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS WILL STRIVE TO CONTINUALLY EXPLORE AND IMPLEMENT NEW ENDEAVORS THAT PROVIDE AN UNFORGETTABLE AND UNIQUE EXPERIENCE TO ITS GUESTS. CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS, "THE DADDY OF 'EM ALL", IS THE PREMIER WESTERN CELEBRATION IN THE WORLD. WHILE PRESERVING MORE THAN A CENTURY OF WESTERN HERITAGE, CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS WILL STRIVE TO CONTINUALLY EXPLORE AND IMPLEMENT NEW ENDEAVORS THAT PROVIDE AN UNFORGETTABLE AND UNIQUE EXPERIENCE TO ITS GUESTS. CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS. THE DADDY OF 'EM ALL. THE PREMIER WESTERN CELEBRATION IN THE WORLD.
Program service expenses, total  $13,276,474.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THE PURPOSE OF THIS CORPORATION IS TO PLAN, PRODUCE, PROMOTE AND MANAGE A WESTERN CELEBRATION KNOWN AS "CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS." ITS OBJECTIVES ARE TO ENHANCE THE ECONOMY AND BUSINESS CLIMATE OF THE CHEYENNE AREA, TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE PRIDE IN THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE, TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE THE CULTURE, HERITAGE AND TRADITIONS OF THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE. THIS INCLUDES ACTIVITIES SUCH AS RODEOS, NIGHT ARENA SHOWS, PARADES, A FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST, A CARNIVAL, MIDWAY ENTERTAINMENT AND EXHIBIT AREA.
Program expenses  $13,276,474.00  
Program revenue  $12,454,689.00  
Program descriptionTHE PURPOSE OF THIS CORPORATION IS TO PLAN, PRODUCE, PROMOTE AND MANAGE A WESTERN CELEBRATION KNOWN AS "CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS." ITS OBJECTIVES ARE TO ENHANCE THE ECONOMY AND BUSINESS CLIMATE OF THE CHEYENNE AREA, TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE PRIDE IN THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE, TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE THE CULTURE, HERITAGE AND TRADITIONS OF THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE. THIS INCLUDES ACTIVITIES SUCH AS RODEOS, NIGHT ARENA SHOWS, PARADES, A FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST, A CARNIVAL, MIDWAY ENTERTAINMENT AND EXHIBIT AREA.THE PURPOSE OF THIS CORPORATION IS TO PLAN, PRODUCE, PROMOTE AND MANAGE A WESTERN CELEBRATION KNOWN AS "CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS." ITS OBJECTIVES ARE TO ENHANCE THE ECONOMY AND BUSINESS CLIMATE OF THE CHEYENNE AREA, TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE PRIDE IN THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE, TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE THE CULTURE, HERITAGE AND TRADITIONS OF THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE. THIS INCLUDES ACTIVITIES SUCH AS RODEOS, NIGHT ARENA SHOWS, PARADES, A FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST, A CARNIVAL, MIDWAY ENTERTAINMENT AND EXHIBIT AREA.THE PURPOSE OF THIS CORPORATION IS TO PLAN, PRODUCE, PROMOTE AND MANAGE A WESTERN CELEBRATION KNOWN AS "CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS." ITS OBJECTIVES ARE TO ENHANCE THE ECONOMY AND BUSINESS CLIMATE OF THE CHEYENNE AREA, TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE PRIDE IN THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE, TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE THE CULTURE, HERITAGE AND TRADITIONS OF THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE. THIS INCLUDES ACTIVITIES SUCH AS RODEOS, NIGHT ARENA SHOWS, PARADES, A FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST, A CARNIVAL, MIDWAY ENTERTAINMENT AND EXHIBIT AREA. THE PURPOSE OF THIS CORPORATION IS TO PLAN, PRODUCE, PROMOTE AND MANAGE A WESTERN CELEBRATION KNOWN AS "CHEYENNE FRONTIER DAYS." ITS OBJECTIVES ARE TO ENHANCE THE ECONOMY AND BUSINESS CLIMATE OF THE CHEYENNE AREA; TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE PRIDE IN THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE; TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE THE CULTURE, HERITAGE AND TRADITIONS OF THE CHEYENNE AREA AND ITS PEOPLE. THIS INCLUDES ACTIVITIES SUCH AS RODEOS, NIGHT ARENA SHOWS, PARADES, A FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST, A CARNIVAL, MIDWAY ENTERTAINMENT AND EXHIBIT AREA.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$14,495,148.00$14,956,485.00$14,565,206.00 $11,845,739.00
Revenue from contributions (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income, current yr$158,047.00$32,523.00$99,735.00 $78,625.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Total unrelated business revenue$2,238,063.00$2,084,289.00$1,950,980.00 $857,643.00
Other revenue, current yr$357,943.00$459,894.00$276,517.00 $214,208.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue-$7,690.00-$202,981.00-$417,893.00 -$25,635.00
Program service revenue (total)$13,979,158.00$14,464,068.00$14,188,954.00$11,973.00$11,552,906.00
Gross receipts$14,624,360.00$16,013,273.00$15,687,099.00 $11,881,346.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$278,577.00$376,192.00$216,715.00 $123,483.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$174,898.00$135,561.00$130,707.00 $2,545.00
Net rental income$79,366.00$83,702.00$59,802.00$51,405.00$90,725.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$13,607,404.00$13,475,594.00$13,276,474.00 $10,888,997.00
Total functional expenses: program service     $0.00
Total functional expenses: management and general    $0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising    $0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total) $856.00$6,633.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Investment management fees (total)$61,848.00$52,856.00$45,413.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$18,408,106.00$16,627,616.00$14,895,990.00$12,316,389.00$11,857,310.00
Total assets, beginning of year$16,627,616.00$14,895,990.00$13,768,913.00 $10,995,928.00
Total liabilities$2,566,695.00$2,351,248.00$2,315,876.00$2,030,019.00$783,392.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$2,351,248.00$2,315,876.00$2,313,265.00 $802,615.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$15,841,411.00$14,276,368.00$12,580,114.00 $11,073,918.00
Net assets$15,841,411.00$14,276,368.00$12,580,114.00 $11,073,918.00
Net assets, beginning of year$14,276,368.00$12,580,114.00$11,455,648.00 $10,193,313.00
Other liabilities$39,085.00$36,392.00$41,489.00 $163,423.00
Intangible assets$3,200.00$3,200.00$3,200.00 $3,200.00
Other assets$97,659.00$97,659.00$97,659.00 $97,659.00
Investments: other securities$7,244,073.00$5,456,054.00$5,619,957.00 $4,454,516.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$4,662,113.00$4,963,642.00$3,189,189.00 $1,812,710.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$4,963,642.00$3,189,189.00$3,049,131.00 $3,164,558.00
Inventories for sale or use$526,281.00$375,157.00$304,698.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$887,744.00$1,480,891.00$1,288,732.00 $956,742.00
Advertising (total)$1,106,591.00$1,050,002.00$1,047,307.00  
Accounts receivable, net$243,661.00$109,158.00$181,112.00 $144,073.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$83,983.00$53,140.00$86,371.00 $2,294.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$690,018.00$818,860.00$815,644.00 $375,244.00
Deferred revenue$1,837,592.00$1,495,996.00$1,456,823.00 $244,725.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties  $1,920.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$15,841,411.00$14,276,368.00$12,580,114.00 $11,073,918.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$631,273.00$580,718.00$544,252.00 $510,863.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members11911 12
Number of independent voting members11911 12
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue True
Audit on consolidated basis    True
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue True
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-01 2012-10-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012013-12-012013-09-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with entity ownerTrueTrueTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990 990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-132017-08-242016-09-15 2014-09-15
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.1 2012v2.3
Filing identifier201801649349300755201701099349300120201621319349302042 201412319349300036
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