Ponoka Stampede

Ponoka Stampede’s Gary ‘Doc’ Harbin passes away

Doc lost his five year battle with cancer but was surrounded by friends and family

 

Ponoka’s Gary ‘Doc’ Harbin inducted into hall of fame

Doc was inducted into the Canadian Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame for his work as a builder

 

OPINION: Ponoka well represented during the Winter Games

While there were no athletes at the 2019 Winter Games, Ponoka was definitely well featured

 

PHOTOS: Ponoka at the Canada Winter Games

Town of Ponoka and Ponoka Stampede Association represented at Winter Games

Ponoka cowboy Vernon (Bud) Butterfield passes away

The Ponoka Stampede Association announced his passing Friday

Ponoka Stampede Association sees new director

The association is readying itself for a busy season and new facilities

PHOTO: Ponoka Stampede new suites construction begins

The Ponoka Stampede Wild West Suites construction has begun

Ponoka RCMP busy during Stampede week

Among the 333 files were 3 stabbings, assaults, thefts, among others, however, police were active

Canadian Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame inductees displays unveiled

Ponoka-based hall showcases historical artifacts of 2017 inductees

PHOTOS: 2018 Ponoka Stampede parade

This year’s parade theme was a salute to the 2019 Canada Winter Games

PHOTOS: Looking back at the Ponoka Stampede

Some of the highlights from the busy and action packed Ponoka Stampede

Ponoka Stampede Rodeo Challenge maintaining its stride

After 19 years, annual special event for kids still going strong

Ponoka Stampede’s Blake Butterfield recognized for rodeo dedication

Butterfield was awarded the 2-18 Legendary Achievement Award from the CPRHF

Two-time world champion Rick Fraser marks final Ponoka Stampede

Veteran chuckwagon driver of 25 years set to retire after the season ends

Ponoka Stampede closes with several first time winners

Ponoka athletes just miss the win in the showdown round to packed stands.

Ponoka Stampede heads into final day

Some Ponoka and area competitors remain in the hunt for a Stampede title

Ponoka team ropers in top 12 spot so far

As Ponoka Stampede day 5 closes, Ponoka team ropers land themselves in the runnings

Jake Vold takes the lead at Ponoka Stampede

Ponoka Stampede’s fourth day of rodeo was full of thrills and spills.

Ponoka contingent scoring top points at Stampede

Thursday was big for many Ponoka and area competitors as the Ponoka Stampede nears halfway mark

Second day filled with sunshine and good scores

Day two of the Ponoka Stampede saw moves in some events and the start of chuckwagon racing