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ONLINE TICKETING FAST AND EASY

Stompede fans are finding the new online ticket ordering system very convenient. Reserved seat five-day passes for the chuckwagon races and rodeo as well as general seating for all events, including the beer gardens, went on sale last week through…

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ROAD HAMMERS, DOC WALKER PERFORM AT STOMPEDE

The term “beer gardens” likely doesn’t do justice to the quality acts coming to the ENTREC Centre at Evergreen Park on Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30 as part of Stompede XXXVIII. Two outstanding Canadian groups will be performing…

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STOMPEDE XXXVIII TIX ON SALE DEC. 1

Just in time for Christmas fans can purchase their Stompede XXXVIII tickets starting Monday, Dec. 1 at noon. The 2015 Stompede is being held at Evergreen Park from May 27-31. Reserved, general seating or beer garden tickets can be purchased…

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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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