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PARADE ENTRIES BEING TAKEN

Everyone loves a parade! And everyone can take part when the annual Grande Prairie Stompede Showdown Parade hits the streets on Tuesday, May 24. It starts with marshalling at from 1-5 p.m. at Hillside School. Parade entries must be ready…

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STOMPEDE PROVIDES FUNDING FOR 50-50

Chuckwagon and rodeo fans have benefitted from being able to watch the best in the country perform since 1982 when the Grande Prairie Stompede moved from the old fairgrounds east of the city to Evergreen Park. But the largest benefactor…

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STOMPEDE TARP AUCTION

Drivers from the World Professional Chuckwagon Association took to the stage at the Great Northern Casino in Grande Prairie on Thursday night and when the last one stepped down $180,000 had been raised for tarps at the Grande Prairie Stompede.…

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THUMBS UP TO TARP AUCTION

By SCOTT FISHER Calgary Herald Well, that’s one way of taking the guess work out of the auction. Jason Glass wasn’t about to stand on the stage at the Boyce Theatre with his hat in his hand and no idea…

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STOMPEDE TARP AUCTION MARCH 24

          The Grande Prairie Stompede is the most-attended event of any held in the Peace Country! It has been that way since the first Stompede at the old fairgrounds on the east side of the city.…

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ALL-CANADIAN SHOW FOR BEER GARDENS

CLICK HERE FOR BEER GARDENS OR STOMPEDE EVENT TICKETS The beer gardens entertainment lineup for the 2016 Stompede offers variety – all of them Canadian natives. Opening up Friday night is Tristan Horncastle while the main act Friday is veteran…

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MISS STOMPEDE NEW MISS RODEO CANADA

The new Miss Rodeo Canada is Samantha Stokes, who was crowned Miss Grande Prairie Stompede in 2014. She is a 19-year-old small town farm girl from High Prairie, Alberta. Samantha recently completed the first year of her Bachelor of Education…

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LOCALS COMPETE IN CFR

By LOGAN CLOW Daily Herald-Tribune Canada’s best cowboys will be competing at Rexall Place on Nov. 11-15 in the Canadian Finals Rodeo. Sexsmith’s Lee Rombough (tie-down roping) and Bezanson’s Dusty LaValley – a four-time CFR bareback champ – are among…

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MOTOWYLO WINS CHUCKS CROWN

By LOGAN CLOW of the Daily Herald-Tribune Bluffton’s Obrey Motowylo earned his first-ever victory at the Grande Prairie Stompede on Sunday in the World Professional Chuckwagon Association’s Dash for Cash, marking the end of the 38th annual event at Evergreen…

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PYBUS CROWNED MISS STOMPEDE

By KIERAN MARKLE Daily Herald-Tribune An overjoyed Miranda Pybus of Spirit River was crowned the Grande Prairie Stompede Queen this weekend. Pybus was tearful as she accepted the crown, sash and chaps from Samantha Stokes, the current queen Saturday afternoon.…

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