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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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AND STOMPEDE XXXVIII RODEO CHAMPIONS ARE . . .

If rodeo fans were looking for a winner on Sunday they left the Gordon Badger Stadium disappointed. No one was able to set up and overtake the four-day leaders in any event at the 38th Grande Prairie Stompede Rodeo at…

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BENSMILLER LEADS THE WAY IN WPCA CHUCKS

When you check out the profiles in the World Professional Chuckwagon Association, the first driver listed is Kurt Bensmiller. And No. 1 is where the Dewberry, AB driver ended up after four days of the 38th Grande Prairie Stompede at…

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RECORD TYING EFFORT IN BAREBACK

A record tying ride has put Ty Taypotat of Regina, SK atop the standings in the Keddie’s Tack & Western Wear Bareback competition at the 38th Grande Prairie Stompede at Evergreen Park. Taypotat spurred Mucho Dinero to an 89 and…

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LOTS OF TIES FOR 2ND IN BAREBACK

  If someone doesn’t step up over the next two days of Stompede there could be a big spit for second place money in the Keddie’s Tack & Western Bareback standings. After three days there is a four-way tie for…

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HARDEN LEADS WAY GOING INTO DAY 3

As a scout for both the Fort McMurray Oil Barons and the Kootenay Ice, Chad Harden knows all about hat tricks. He has seen a lot on the ice and this year he’s hoping to complete one on the track.…

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