OCT 29 - NOV 3 -2019 WESTERNER PARK, RED DEER, Alberta

CFR OFFICIAL NEWS

Billie Jean Duff -RoughStock Studio November 04, 2018 The 45th Canadian Finals Rodeo Ends With Bang!

November 4, 2018 | Red Deer, AB – For the first time in history, the 2018 Canadian Finals Rodeo champions were declared in Red Deer, Alberta. The opening ceremonies, sponsored by the City of Red Deer & Red Deer County, began with a loud bang as the top competitors who were neck-and-neck for the CFR…

November 03, 2018 #RodeoActsOfKindness

Kindness is a staple in the rodeo community and we really felt that on Friday night during performance #4 as a few of the CFR45 qualifiers read off statements they live by. “Live every day with courage, live every day with pride.” “Finish what you’ve started.” “Know what has to be done.” “If you make…

November 03, 2018 First-Ever Junior Finals Rodeo Rising Stars Event Debuts in Red Deer, Alberta

November 3, 2018 | Red Deer, AB – Today marks a moment in history as Westerner Park & the Red Deer District Chamber of Commerce hosted the first annual Rising Stars Junior Canadian Finals Rodeo event in Red Deer, Alberta. Today’s up-and-coming youth rodeo competitors were showcased for the first time ever, by doing what…

November 03, 2018 Day Five Brings The First Annual Junior Canadian Finals Rodeo to Westerner Park

November 3, 2018 | Red Deer, AB – Day five of the Canadian Finals Rodeo kicked off early on Saturday afternoon with the first-ever Junior Canadian Finals Rodeo Rising Stars performance, sponsored by MNP. Performance #5 of the CFR showcased today’s up-and-coming rodeo competitors where roughly 50 junior contestants competed for a shot at the…

November 02, 2018 Around The World and Back Again: Day Four of The CFR Comes Full-Circle

November 2, 2018 | Red Deer, AB – Day four of the Canadian Finals Rodeo carried an Around the World theme, sponsored by the Edmonton International Airport. In celebration of the CFR’s Canadian roots, patriotic swag was handed to guests as they arrived at the ENMAX Centrium for Performance #4. The Edmonton International Airport also…

Billie Jean Duff -RoughStock Studio November 01, 2018 The Spirit is Alive in The City of Red Deer!

November 1, 2018 | Red Deer, AB – On the third day of the CFR, the theme was Ladies Night, sponsored by Chatters Hair Salon. Their Style Happy Van was set up outside the ENMAX Centrium greeting Rodeo Fans with a Braid Bar & Free Styling with prizes to be won. Also presented by Chatters,…

October 30, 2018 The Canadian Finals Rodeo Starts New Era At Westerner Park

October 30, 2018 | Red Deer, AB – We are rodeo, and we are here. For the first time in history the Canadian Finals Rodeo kicked off at Westerner Park in Red Deer, AB with over 5500 people in attendance to welcome CFR to its new home.

October 24, 2018 The Top 5 Things to do at CFR 45

Ted Stovin previews the Top 5 things you need to do while in Red Deer for the 45th edition of the Canadian Finals Rodeo, presented by RAM from October 30th to November 4th. Written by: Ted Stovin RED DEER, Alberta – With the 45th Canadian Finals Rodeo heading to Red Deer in less than two…

October 22, 2018 Welcome to Red Deer

Red Deer is the third largest city in Alberta, but no matter how big we grow, we’ve still maintained our small-town charm. We’re so pleased to host you during the Canadian Finals Rodeo, and you can rest assured that you will be well taken care of. Connect with Nature When you’re in the Red Deer…

October 20, 2018 Saddle Bronc & Bareback Stock Awards

Saddle Bronc Bareback horse of the year horse of the year S-66 Stampede Warrior F 13 Virgil Owned by Calgary Stampede, Hanna, Alta. Owned by Vern McDonald, C5 Rodeo Company, Lac La Biche, Alta. At 12 years old, Stampede Warrior is in her prime, and her fame for tough but honest trips proves she is…

October 20, 2018 Steer Wrestling & Bull Riding Stock Awards

Steer Wrestling Bull Riding horse of the year bull of the year Dashin Haze (Tyson) -201 Night Moves Owned by Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, Alta Owned by Calgary Stampede, Hanna, Atla. Early in his career, Tyson was too strong for barrel racing, but the brown horse with the catapult takeoff was perfect for steer wrestling. Fortunately…

October 20, 2018 Team Roping Header & Healer Stock Awards

Team Roping: Header Team Roping: Heeler horse of the year horse of the year Cactus Harry Owned by Tuftin McLeod, Waldeck, Sask Owned by Tristin Woolsey, Nanton, Alta. To win the Heading Horse of the Year Award is a big deal — but to win it in your rookie year is nothing short of amazing….

October 20, 2018 Tie-Down Roping and Barrel Horse Stock Awards

Tie-Down Roping Barrel Horse horse of the year with the most heart Stick Ripn Lady (Ripp) Owned by Curtis Cassidy, Donalda, Alta Owned by Carman Pozzobon, Savona, B.C    Stick. It’s not the most flattering name in the world, but rodeo fans and competitors alike all know the champion horse. Nearly two decades ago, the…

October 12, 2018 Why Westerner Park?

Westerner Park and the ENMAX Centrium play host to the 45th edition of the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) from October 30th to November 4th, 2018. RED DEER, Alberta – Of the 55 events on the 2018 Canadian Pro Rodeo Association (CPRA) schedule, 24 of them are within a two-hour drive of the new home of…