Highlights from the road

It's Official! Red Deer is Home to Canadian Finals Rodeo!

RED DEER, ALTA; January 16, 2018—Tonight at 5:30 p.m. MST it was announced at a joint press conference that the ...

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CFR 44 - Nov 12-Draws and full results

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Nov 11 - CFR 44 Results

CFR SATURDAY EVENING RESULTS  EDMONTON, AB (November 11, 2017) – The following are the results of the fifth performance of the ...

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Bill Kehler Memorial Scholarships Awarded at CFR

Four students receive $2,500 scholarships  EDMONTON, AB (November 11, 2017) – Four students were awarded the prestigious Bill Kehler Memorial Scholarships ...

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Their Business is Picking Up

In the 44 years the CFR has been held in Northlands Coliseum, 19 cowboys have been voted in as pick ...

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Canadian Bull Riders Wow the World

Congratulations to our Canadian bull riders and coach in the second “horn” of the PBR Global Cup in Sydney, Australia, which finished up on June 10. The competition sees the best bull riders of five nations — Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and USA vying for the Global Cup. In the end, the eight-man Team Canada, …

College Champs

The Lakeland College Rustlers hosted the Canadian Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (CIRA) Finals at Vermilion’s Equine Centre in late March. The event attracted the top 110 rodeo athletes from Manitoba to British Columbia for competition in team roping, steer wrestling, goat tying, bareback riding, saddle bronc, bull riding, tie-down roping, breakaway roping, pole bending and barrel …

Empty Saddles: Dave Bowlby Robson

Successful businessman Dave Robson of Calgary, Alta., recipient of many honours including an Honorary Degree “Doctor of Laws” from the University of Calgary, was well-known for his substantial contributions to the western horse industry. He was inducted into the CCHA, NCHA and Canadian Supreme halls of fame and received a Distinguished Service Award from the …

Provincial Archives of Alberta at 50

For more than 50 years, people have turned to the Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) for facts and research, including information about their family tree. Located in Edmonton, Alta., the PAA’s vaults hold millions of documented historical facts, photos, films and other records about Alberta’s past, including records from government, individual people and organizations — …