The Chief Joseph Days Board of Directors would like to offer a heartfelt THANK YOU to Diane Witherrite who has retired from her many responsibilities at Chief Joseph Days Rodeo. Diane Witherrite at the 2018 Chief Joseph Days Grand Parade Diane Witherrite, who spent more than three decades with Chief Joseph Days Rodeo as a […]
The Chief Joseph Days Board of Directors would like to offer a heartfelt THANK YOU to retiring directors Shelley Marshall, Doris Noland, exiting director Jeffrey Wecks, and Tim Marshall, barbecue chef extraordinaire. Tim and Shelley Marshall Retiring director, Shelley Marshall has been involved with Chief Joseph Days for more than three decades. Shelley and her […]
75TH CHIEF JOSEPH DAYS RODEO has been cancelled due to Oregon State mandated restrictions amid COVID-19. Click here to read the official statement by Chief Joseph Days Board of Directors in regard to the cancelation WE WILL SEE YOU NEXT YEAR FOR OUR 75TH ANNIVERSARY, JULY 27 – August 1, 2021. June 26, 2020 Dear […]
75TH CHIEF JOSEPH DAYS RODEO has been cancelled due to Oregon State mandated restrictions amid COVID-19. Click here to read the official statement by Chief Joseph Days Board of Directors in regard to the cancelation WE WILL SEE YOU NEXT YEAR FOR OUR 75TH ANNIVERSARY, JULY 20-25, 2021. From left to right: Honorary 2020/2021 Chief […]
Dear Chief Joseph Days Community and Fans, In early March, the Chief Joseph Days Board of Directors began meeting every other week to discuss options regarding having Chief Joseph Days amid Covid-19 and it’s related impacts on our Rodeo Celebration.In the beginning, we felt very positive about our chances that the 75th Annual Chief Joseph Days […]
Chief Joseph Days has been celebrated on the last full weekend of July for the past 74 years. If the CJD board of directors has their way, the 75th annual rodeo will go on as planned this year. Or as close to what’s been planned as possible. If possible. “The community and our sponsors have […]
Back by Popular Demand: Madison Mcdonald She’s back, because she’s AWESOME!!! By Katy Nesbitt, CJD Staff WriterPhotography by Angelika Ursula Dietrich, CJD PR Photographer Chief Joseph Days Rodeo presents a specialty act not to be missed – trick rider Madison McDonald-Thomas. In rodeo cowboys ride rough stock at one end of the arena and highly […]
The countdown for the 75th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo has begun with royal ticket sales!!! Purchase your tickets for Wednesday, Thursday and/or Friday from our Queen Candidates, Cassidy Harrod, Brianna Micka, and Destiny Wecks NOW UNTIL MAY 2, 2020. Take a listen to CJD ‘s 2020 Queen Contenders Contact information such as phone number or […]
The Chief Joseph Days Rodeo Queen Candidates will begin selling rodeo tickets on March 18th but will not be going door to door like has been done in the past. Due to the situation with the Corona Virus Pandemic, the girls will be doing their selling by phone calls, e-mails or social media for the […]
RESPECT! Young Chief Joseph would have been 180 years old today, March 3, 2020. He is commemorated in dozens of ways. His likeness is everywhere, it seems, and his name is ubiquitous. A town is named after him, as is a hotel, a rodeo, and a mountain. Thousands of faces and names have faded into the […]
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