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Marshall Tops Inaugural Hometown Event
Ky Marshall - Bowden, AB - photo copyright Deanna Kristensen
Pro Rodeo Canada
July 21, 2015
For immediate release

For the first time, Pro Rodeo Canada bareback riders were in the spotlight this past weekend. While there are a handful of bullriding-only events and the annual Wildwood Bronc Bustin' for saddle bronc riders on the yearly schedule, bareback competitors have never before enjoyed a night for themselves until now. And the organizers of the event in Bowden, AB, last Saturday night couldn't have written a better script.

"It was an amazing feeling when they crowned me champion," offered Ky Marshall, who won the event in his hometown with an 87.5-point ride on C5 Rodeo's Fabio in the final round. "There were lots of local people there that I knew. The crowd was pretty wild. It was a good, fun night."

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Ky Marshall on C5 Rodeo's Fabio - Bowden Bareback event - photo by Deanna Kristensen



FIRST BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
 

I am pleased to announce to our members, fans and supply partners that we recently held the first meeting of our new CPRA, Pro Rodeo Canada Business Advisory Council.

Our council is made up of some of the most influential and powerful business leaders in Canada; we met as a group for the first time on June 29th in Airdrie, Alberta.

There were two main priorities that we wanted to address at our first meeting. ... READ MORE




Year Two of the PRO RODEO CANADA SERIES Underway
2015 kicks off the second year of the PRO RODEO CANADA SERIES.
Last year, dubbed the Grass Roots Rodeo Tour, the Series is back - bigger and better than ever - with a new moniker.
The PRO RODEO CANADA SERIES encompasses all professional rodeos aside from the Wrangler Pro Tour events, and will culminate in an exciting high energy PRO RODEO CANADA SERIES FINAL October 2 - 3 at the Agrium Western Event Centre at Stampede Park in Calgary, AB.
Contestant earnings from the finals will count toward the 2015 CFR standings.
Look for ADDITIONAL EXCITING details about both the Series and the Finals in the coming weeks.


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Copper Spring Ranch - home of Prime Talent


Pro Rodeo Canada Rule Change

Please note an addition to the current rule, Section VI – Stock Contractors
A. General 2. & 3. the following is in addition to the current rule.  New Stock Contractors now have the option of applying for membership in one of two ways; as currently written in the rule book and as set out below: ... READ MORE



RODEO CANADA ENTRIES CRES PHONE LINES
Entries Close:
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  Strathmore Stampede - in progress
  North Peace Stampede (Grimshaw, AB)
  Mighty Fraser Pro Rodeo (Abbotsford, BC)
  Bulls For Breakfast (Camrose, AB)
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Pro Rodeo Canada Grounds Standard

A recent meeting was held to begin working on a Pro Rodeo Canada grounds standard. In addition to setting out ground guidelines, the standard will include training for our rodeo committee grounds staff on how to meet our ground standards for a variety of conditions - indoor, outdoor, rain, sharing arena with chuck wagons etc. We will also provide training for Pro Rodeo Canada representatives to work with our committees to ensure we have safe ground for all events.
Thank you to the following people for volunteering their time to serve on our new grounds standard committee:

  Dan Eddy - Pro Rodeo Canada GM
Murry Milan - Pro Rodeo Canada President (representing rough stock and timed events)
Pascal Del Guercio - rodeo committee representative (representing committees)
Suzanne De Paoli - rodeo members representative
Lindsay Sears - rodeo members representative
Rebecca Paradis - rodeo members representative
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From the desk of Terri Mason, editor, Canadian Cowboy Country magazine
 

Scott Schiffner article - FULL RETRACTION

I sincerely apologize for the incorrect announcement I wrote and published in the Aug/Sept 2015 issue of Canadian Cowboy Country magazine announcing 2001 and 2012 Canadian Champion bull rider Scott Schiffner's retirement.

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Pro Rodeo Canada Series Finals - Official Hotel

The exclusive Host/Sponsor Hotel for the Pro Rodeo Canada Series Finals (Oct 2-3) is the Delta Calgary South.

* Delta Calgary South Overview
* Online Reservations Link



PRO RODEO CANADA
Unveils New Logo
We're excited to announce the arrival of the new Pro Rodeo Canada logo! Intended to replace the existing CPRA logo, the new design (stylized hat) represents both genders in our sport and also honors our western heritage. Look for the new branding to start appearing on the Rodeo Canada website, social media, print pieces and merchandise.
Pro Rodeo Canada - new logo!



Federation of AB Gas Co-ops Ltd.

We are proud to welcome the Federation of Alberta Gas Co-ops Ltd. as the official sponsor of our Pro Rodeo Canada judging program at eight rodeos in 2015.



 


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