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INFR rodeo qualifier in Ponoka

Hosted by Samson Cree Nation
Ladies’ breakaway roping was one of the events during the Sunday, Aug. 13, performance of the INFR qualifier rodeo at the Calnash Ag Event Centre. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

On Aug. 12 and 13, the top First Nation athletes competed at the Calnash Ag Events Centre for the chance to qualify for the the Indian National Finals Rodeo (INFR).

There were 10 contestants in each performance at the qualifier event hosted by Samson Cree Nation.

The finals will be in Las Vegas in October, 2023.

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