Ponoka Stampede

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Taylor-Jane Gardner from Ponoka had a time of 17.97. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Taylor-Jane Gardner from Ponoka had a time of 17.97. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Lots going on at the Calnash Ag Event Centre during Stampede week

The Calnash Trucking Ag Event Centre, located at 3611 on Highway 2A,…

  • Jun 28, 2022
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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Day 1 — Ponoka Stampede opening night

June 27 evening pro rodeo performance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
The return of the Ponoka Stampede has officially launched with the sponsor and media luncheon and golf, held at Wolf Creek Golf Resort on June 27. The lunch began at 11:30 am, followed by a press conference at 12 p.m. and an afternoon on the course. (Photos by Christina Komives/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Stampede sponsor and media golf

Return of the Ponoka Stampede officially launches with media lunch

The return of the Ponoka Stampede has officially launched with the sponsor and media luncheon and golf, held at Wolf Creek Golf Resort on June 27. The lunch began at 11:30 am, followed by a press conference at 12 p.m. and an afternoon on the course. (Photos by Christina Komives/Ponoka News)
Jake Vold. (File photos)

Local athletes gear up for Ponoka Stampede

From all over North America, the Ponoka Stampede welcomes some of the…

  • Jun 25, 2022
Jake Vold. (File photos)
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Something for everyone at Ponoka Stampede midway

There’s nothing halfway about the Ponoka Stampede midway. The West Coast Amusements…

  • Jun 25, 2022
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Organizers and supporters including Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin MLA and Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson present the plan for the teepee village. (Shaela Dansereau/ Black Press Media)

Cree teepee village presented for the first time at Ponoka Stampede

This year for the first time in Ponoka Stampede history a teepee…

Organizers and supporters including Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin MLA and Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson present the plan for the teepee village. (Shaela Dansereau/ Black Press Media)
Organizers and supporters including MLA Rick Wilson present the plan for the Tipi Village (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Cree Tipi Village presented for the first time at Ponoka Stampede

This year for the first time in Ponoka Stampede history a Tipi…

Organizers and supporters including MLA Rick Wilson present the plan for the Tipi Village (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Several options to enjoy a pancake breakfast during Stampede Week

Sink your teeth into a stack of fluffy flap jacks and all…

  • Jun 24, 2022
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Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022 Mackenzie Skeels. (Photo by  Michael’s Studio Foto Source)

Ponoka Stampede runs in the family for Mackenzie Skeels

By Carlie Sanderson FOR PONOKA NEWS Mackenzie Skeels was crowned Miss Ponoka…

  • Jun 24, 2022
Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022 Mackenzie Skeels. (Photo by  Michael’s Studio Foto Source)
WPCA driver Vern Nolin. (File photo)

Dash for Cash returning to Ponoka Stampede

Chuckwagon racers from all over will once again be descending on Ponoka’s…

  • Jun 23, 2022
WPCA driver Vern Nolin. (File photo)
Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)

Live music day and night at Ponoka Stampede’s new Big Top Tent Dance Hall

Tent replaces beer gardens and will be located right on the Stampede Grounds

  • Jun 23, 2022
Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)
Local cowgirl Kim Gerwatoski. (File photo)

A Ponoka Stampede fan favourite, Stampede Showdown fills the stands

There is a reason the Ponoka Stampede is cited as one of…

  • Jun 22, 2022
Local cowgirl Kim Gerwatoski. (File photo)
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Ponoka Stampede Cowboy Church to feature Thunder Hill, Pastor Bryn Thiessen

Cowboy Church Service, held on Sunday, July 3, starting at 8:30 a.m.…

  • Jun 22, 2022
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Aaron Goodvin. (Warner Music Canada)

4 exciting acts on the big stage at this year’s Ponoka Stampede

This year’s entertainment acts are sure to bring Stampede goers to their…

  • Jun 22, 2022
Aaron Goodvin. (Warner Music Canada)
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Constant entertainment in Ponoka Stampede’s infield

It’s not just rodeo action at the Ponoka Stampede ­­– crowds will…

  • Jun 21, 2022
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Many events and activities are cancelled across Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows (File photo)

Reduced speed limits and temporary 4-way stop planned during Ponoka Stampede

The Town of Ponoka, in cooperation with Alberta Transportation, is once again…

Many events and activities are cancelled across Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows (File photo)
Jayden Calvert. (Photo submitted)

Miss Rodeo Canada feels honoured to take part in ‘triumphant comeback’ of Ponoka Stampede

Jayden Calvert: ‘The Ponoka Stampede is the most highly anticipated professional rodeo in Canada’

Jayden Calvert. (Photo submitted)