News and Updates


2017 CARA Finals Average winners are:

TIe Down - Kirk Goldsmith (22.5 on two)
Team Roping - Hayden Warren & JD Thorsteinson (21.8 on two)
13-15 Breakaway - Cole Warren (5.1 on two)
12 and Under Breakaway - Blake Zieffle (17.8 on two)
Ladies Barrels - Jewel Pollock (30.454)
13-15 Barrels - Keeley Grover (30.868)
12 and Under Barrels - Rhyatta McConnell (31.667)
Saddle Bronc - Kerry LaValley (140 on two)
Bareback - Lane Ferguson ( 132 on two)
Bulls - Jake Maher ( 77 on one)
Ladies Cows - Ceaira Lozo (144 on two)
13- 15 Steers - Jax Meston (142 on two)
12 and Under Steers - Kane Scott ( 140 on two)


Complete Results and Payouts are Here...

New Website to show points.. CARA Rodeo Results

High Point Leaders click here

Event Points Spreadsheet (like last year) click here



Finals Format to Change


Finals will be held at the Rimbey Agrim Center on Saturday and Sunday September 2 & 3, 2017

This year the Central Alberta Rodeo Association Board has chosen to change the format for the finals.  This year the Finals rodeo will be a 2 day, 2 head average rodeo… so ALL contestants will now compete both days.

There will be Buckles and Added money to be awarded to the Finals Rodeo Average winners. 

The entry fees will be $100 for Juniors and $150 for Senior Events (which covers the both days)  –

100% of these entry fees and added money being added to the pay out.


2017 Rodeo Dates

April 30 - Deadline for Early Memberships

June 9 - 10     Eckville

June 17 - 18     Gimlet

July 1 -2     Entwistle

July 8 - 9    Rimbey

July 14 - 15    Carstairs

July 29 - 30    Bowden

August 4 - 6   Tees

August 11 - 12  Bentley



Rimbey Ag Center 

September 2 & 3 









  Sponsor 2016 Season Leader 2016 Finals Winners
Sr High Point Ertman Saddlery John Hughes
Jr High Point  Gimlet Community Club Mikenna Schauer
Jr High Point Runner Up Hearts and Hooves Holistic Healing Jewel Pollock
Saddle Bronc Meston Rodeo Company Tyrell Simpson Finals Champion - Hayden Cole
  Eckville Ag Society   Sudden Death Winner - Brogan Nye
Bareback Bunch Welding John Hughes John Hughes
Bull Riding Town of Eckville Owen Berreth Owen Berreth
Tie Down Roping Bowden Ag Society Blayde Melaney Bill Melaney
  Tees Ag Society    
Team Roping Header Carstairs Rodeo Committee Hayden Warren Daryl Hill 
  Carstairs Ag Society   Buckle donated by Marty Hillis Memorial
Team Roping Heeler Alder Flats Ag Society Darren Page Darren Page
  Rimbey Exhibition Assoc.   Buckle donated by Marty Hillis Memorial
Ladies Barrel Racing Bentley Ag Society Jewel Pollock Jewel Pollock
Ladies Cow Riding Rope & Tye Mechanical Kim Arbuthnott Martina Holtkamp
  Lazy 2 Rodeo    
12 & Under Steer Riding Hartt Photos Cauy Schmidt Landon Warren
Runner Up Next Year Ranch Wyatt Walker  
13 – 15 Steer Riding Pollitt Productions Dylan Conners Keegan Nelson
Runner Up Leedale Valley Ranch Tyan Mailer  
12 & Under Breakaway Bluffton Veterinary Services Denim Ross Denim Ross
Runner Up Outlaw Electric Chase Skocdopole  
13 – 15 Breakaway Entwistle Rodeo Association Cole Warren Cole Warren
Runner Up Maddox Ranch Keeley Grover  
12 & Under Barrel Racing Dusty Star Customs Jewel Pollock Makayla Willows
Runner Up Bar JH Transport (Justin & Heather Meston) Makayla Willows  
13- 15 Barrel Racing Diamond K Marketing Mikenna Schauer Amy Thompson
Runner Up Val & Wendel Hulberg Lacey Burrage  














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Local Entries 

If you are looking to try our Association out,

you are welcome to enter ONE rodeo per year as a LOCAL contestant.  




We have a the following sponsorship opportunities available this year:

Event Saddle - $1500



If you are interested in these, or other opportunities, email 














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