Canadian Finals Rodeo
Buckle in for a week-long celebration of western culture with entertainment and events on and off-site that will have you kickin’ up your heels! The Canadian Finals Rodeo is proud to bring you six action packed CFR performances featuring the nation’s very best athletes, and a performance from upcoming rodeo stars in the MNP Rising Stars Canadian Junior Finals at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberta.
The CFR in Red Deer brings with it an anticipated $20 million for the Central Alberta region, a significant economic boost, and will allow both locals and tourists to experience the untamed spirit of the rodeo and the top-ranked athletes it draws.
The Canadian Professional Rodeo Association (CPRA) with headquarters in Airdrie, Alberta is the sanctioning body for professional rodeo in Canada. The CPRA approves over 50 events annually with a total payout exceeding $5.1 million. The organization holds the Grass Roots Final (at the Agrium Western Event Centre, Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta) each September and their premiere event – the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) – in Red Deer, Alberta in late fall.
Westerner Park is Central Alberta’s largest tradeshow, agricultural, sports, entertainment and convention facility. A not-for-profit organization supported by 50 fulltime staff and 150 full-time volunteers, Westerner Park generates $150 million annually in economic activity hosting over 1,500 events and 1.5 million visitors each year.
With more than 800 business members, the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce is a collaborative leader that fosters an environment where businesses can lead, be innovative, sustainable and grow.