Ponoka Stampede

PHOTO: Marci Laye turns the barrel at Ponoka Stampede

Bashaw resident Marci Laye takes her turn at the Ponoka Stampede June 29

 

PHOTOS: Stampede Parade

A selection of photos from the annual three mile long Ponoka Stampede Parade June 30

 

Ponoka cowboys a bright light at Stampede Showdown

Several local cowboys take centre stage in Ponoka Stampede finale

 

PHOTO: An Eye for decorating

A Ponoka business takes three Stampede decorating awards in annual contest

  • Jul 5, 2017

Last shot at Ponoka Stampede finals on Day 6

It was move it or lose it on Sunday at the Ponoka Stampede for a shot at the big money

Canadians do okay on Canada Day in Ponoka Stampede Day 5

A few more locals, other Canadians set themselves up to potentially qualify for finals

Ponoka Stampede heads into weekend with little change

Day 4 saw things remain steady heading into the July long weekend

Fun in the sun at Ponoka Stampede Day 3

Rays of sun brought out the fans and some great rides Thursday at the Stampede

Big scores highlight Day Two at Ponoka Stampede

Nearly every event saw leaderboard changes Wednesday, plus it marked the start of the chuckwagons

Simpson/Buhler in lead after Ponoka Stampede Day 1

Ponoka cowboy Levi Simpson and healer Jeremy Buhler in lead after Ponoka Stampede Day 1

OPINION: Buckle up, it’s Ponoka Stampede time

Western Canada’s largest seven-day pro-rodeo has arrived, buckle up for the ride

Classical singer wins Stampede talent show

Ponoka woman takes title with stunning opera aria

New Stampede president takes chair

The future filled with heritage and tradition, sprinkled with a few new items, is what fans of the Ponoka Stampede can look forward to.

Packed grandstands during Ponoka Stampede Showdown

Ponoka Stampede finishes off a great week by handing out a huge amount of cash

Ponoka Stampede grows year after year

After 8o years in the rodeo business the Ponoka Stampede Association has proved that with a vision anything is possible.

Ponoka Stampede takes national award again

The Ponoka Stampede is becoming an old hat at winning national awards.

Stampede bucks off economy, sets new record

The numbers seemed to work out wonderfully for the 2016 Ponoka Stampede.

Thousands witness tornado touchdown during Stampede

Several residences damaged by EF-0 tornado touching down in Ponoka

Eleven picked for Ponoka Stampede talent showcase

Close to 50 hopefuls took part in the Ponoka Stampede talent show last week with 11 making the cut.

Ponoka rodeo legend Bud Butterfield featured on 2017 Stampede poster

This week’s Reflections highlights the Ponoka Stampede 81st special poster.

  • Jun 7, 2017