About CARA



ABRA and CARA Finals are on the same weekend this year..

If you don't want to run on Saturday at ABRA Finals, you need to get your ABRA Finals Entry form in ASAP

CARA Finals will set up Barrel Racers to accomodate what we can..but don't leave it to the last minute.




July 16 - 17

Due to circumstances beyond their control, the Bowden Ag Society has had to change the Bowden Days CARA Rodeo July 16- 17, 2016.

This is the same weekend as Carstairs CARA Rodeo. We realize this is not an ideal situation and the two rodeos have comitted to work together.




Announcer Bids being Accepted - August 20 - 21



We have a the following sponsorship opportunities available this year:

Jr High Point  1/2 Saddle - $750

If you are interested in these, or other opportunities, email cararodeo@gmail.com 









Welcome Rodeo Contestants and Rodeo Fans to the Official Central Alberta Rodeo Association Website.
Among these pages you will find everything you need, whether it be our Rodeo schedule or information on how to become a member of our Association.
CARA currently hosts 9 Rodeos a year with a Finals held at the end of the season. Our Rodeo events include Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Saddlebronc, Bareback, Team Roping and Tie Down Roping. For the Juniors we host Barrel Racing, Steer Riding and Breakaway Roping. At some of our rodeos you will also find Cow Riding and other fun added events. For full information check out each individual Rodeo from our drop down list.
At the end of each Season we award our contestants with Trophy Saddles for the Senior Championships and the High Point Junior, and our Junior Champions with Embroidered Horse Blankets, Rope Cans and Chaps. At our Finals we present our Champions with Trophy Buckles and Cash Awards. These are all made possible by our valued sponsors, many who have been with our Association for several years.
Our Rodeos offer a fun family atmosphere and you will find admission prices make it an affordable family outing; camping is available at most of our Rodeos.

Sponsorship opportunities are available, and can provide you with passes for the rodeos and year end banquet

Each Rodeo has its own page and you will find entry dates and start times plus after the rodeo you will find the results.

The standings page is listed under the Statistics page, click by event and click Senior or Junior and you will see the latest standings.





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