Grande Prairie Stompede Association
Each year a member of the Rodeo community who displays exemplary talent is selected as the Grande Prairie Stompede Wagonmaster.
James Fredrick Brown
Jim was born on March 8,
He obtained a 4 year Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Eastern Washington in Industrial Engineering. Jim was then hired by the Fairview College and taught there for six years. During that time he developed Fairview’s famous Turf Grass Program for golf courses and lawns. This program is still available throughout Western Canada.
Jim has team roped and was a representative for the northern division of the NRA in World Championships at Gallop, New Mexico. He later moved back to Fairview. Jim and his son have competed in roping events from British Columbia to Texas and in his later years, Jim was a Rodeo coach for youthful competitors in Washington State.
Ladies and gentleman….your Wagon Master for 2018…James Brown