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AGM KICKSTART TO 2015

The Grande Prairie Stompede Association hosted its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday night at Evergreen Park. In keeping with the by-laws, the 2014-2015 board of directors was elected and consists of: RaeDawn Barker; Bernie Benson; Dan Boorse; Trevor Denis; Miranda…

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KIRK SUTHERLAND WINS WPCA

By BILLY MELVILLE of WPCA There was a lot on the line on Night 4 of the Battle of the Rockies in Rocky Mountain House on Saturday. Downpours just before the races made for off racetrack conditions; two world champions…

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FIRST BIG ONE FOR HAROLDSON

Three of the four drivers taking part in the World Professional Chuckwagon Association Dash For Cash Sunday night at Stompede XXXVII had never won a major chuckwagon championship final. That changed for one of them. Tim Haroldson, a 48-year-old Melfort,…

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STOMPEDE NUMBERS NEAR 50,000

By LAURA BOOTH Daily Herald-Tribune This year the Grande Prairie Stompede saw it’s millionth visitor walk through the gates at 3 p.m. on Saturday. Travis Sharpe, 28, of Grande Prairie was the one to have the honour. He’s been coming…

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LONG WAIT FOR LANDINGHAM

R. C. Landingham had to wait a long time to see if his record-tying score would stand up in the Alberta Gold Rentals Bareback competition at Grande Prairie Stompede XXXVII rodeo. He held on for the required eight seconds on…

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FINAL FOUR SET IN CHUCKS

    Weather and racetrack conditions were the best all week for night four of the Grande Prairie Stompede. It was the final night for the drivers to try and qualify for Sunday’s winner-take-all championship final heat on Sunday in…

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LITTLE MOVEMENT ON DAY 4 OF RODEO

There wasn’t a lot of movement in the standings after the fourth day of the Grande Prairie Stompede rodeo competition Saturday afternoon. Only one event leader, in fact, has been bumped from top spot out of the seven major events.…

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DRIER TRACK AND FASTER TIMES IN CHUCKS

Chuckwagon Standings After Day 3 Rae Croteau Jr. took advantage of a much-improved race track and moved up eight spots in the standings after the third day of World Professional Chuckwagon Association heats at Stompede XXXVII Friday. Croteau, driving the…

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DAY 3 OF RODEO IN THE BOOKS

Rodeo Standings After Day 3 Four out of the seven leaders going into Friday’s rodeo action at Stompede XXXVII are still holding onto top spot. One of the movements came in Painless Oilfield Services Saddle Bronc. Tyler Corrington of Hastings,…

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CHUCKS START AT 5 P.M.

There has been a change to the schedule for the evening performances at Stompede XXXVII! Initially the evening performances were going to start at 6 p.m., but a decision has been made to instead start at 5 p.m. The 5…

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