Rodeo Dates


Entries start at 4:00pm and end at 10:00pm.  DO NOT call to enter earlier!!!

For new members:  CARA does not operate on a call back system, when you phone in your entry, on the designated evening, the person taking entries will let you know if you can compete on the specific date requested.

You MUST have a current CARA membership at time of entries and provide your membership number to enter any of the CARA rodeos.  You can local enter 1 CARA rodeo throughout the rodeo season.

View our event calendar.



Alder Flats

 May 27-28, 2016

 May 18, 2016

ENTRIES:  780-388-3318

No double entries for Team Roping

Friday, May 27 - 6 pm

Saturday, May 28 - Noon

Added Events: Race Meet - Pony Chuckwagons & Chariots 4:30 pm; Team Penning 6:30; 

For more detailed information, please visit

Gate $5 Sat; $6 Sun

Rough Stock - Duffy

Timed Stock - Duffy

Turnout # 780-388-3318 -leave a message 

Fax turn outs to:  780-388-0102

Eckville  June 3-4, 2016  May 25, 2016


ENTRIES:  403-746-5512          

 (Priority will be given to CARA Members)


Performances  Fri & Sat - 6:30pm  

Slack  - Sat - 2pm


Parade - Sat - Noon

Family Cabaret after Sat Performance - included in admission 

Gate Admission - Contestants Free; Adults $10; Students $5

Turn Out # 403-304-0108

Junior Rodeo - Sunday, June 5 - 10 am - online entry 

Eckville Junior Rodeo Online Entry Form


 Fathers Day Weekend

June 18-19, 2016



June 8, 2016



ONLINE ENTRIES: open May 23  - June 7.. click this link to enter

Gimlet CARA Online Entry Form

PHONE ENTRIES: June 8 - 403-746-5425

Turnout # 403-318-6922


Saturday June 18th - Jr Rodeo 9 am; Timed Event Slack - 3 pm (no rough stock),

Sunday June 19 -  12 noon (starts with Ladies Barrels)

Added events:  Sheep riding, Calf Scramble, 6 & under Barrels,  (pre entry required),

Junior rodeo (Saturday 9 am) - ONLINE Entries - 

Gimlet Jr Rodeo Online Entry Form

Gate admission: $5 per person, 10 & under free.

Rough Stock - Pengelly

Timed Stock - Pollitt

For more information contact:  Bill or Lorraine at 403-746-5425

Entwistle July 2-3, 2016   June 22, 2016


Starts at 1 pm both days
Slack is July 2 starts at 7 pm
Major Events & Steer Wrestling  $300.00 added money per event
Ladies Cow Riding $200 added money
All Junior Evets  $100.00 added money per event
Championship Award Bags in all events
Release forms to be signed by all contestants with complete addresses and phone #'s.
Payout will be done the following week and cheques mailed out
All contestants to pay gate admission  Adults $10, 14 & under $5, and 6 & under free
Entry Fees are CASH ONLY.
Stock - Triple Diamond Rodeo

ENTRIES:  780-727-3767

Turnout # 780-514-9222


 July 8-10, 2016

 June 29, 2016


July 8, 2016

Local rodeo, start time 6 pm.

Events:  Sheep riding, Relay race, hide race, barrel racing, wild cow milking, wild pony race (must have same team for all 3 days), stockman's saddle horse race, cattle rustling.

Entries taken same time as CARA.

July 9 & 10, 2016

Start times are 1 pm both days.  Slack is on the 9th (Saturday) at 5 pm.

Added events are:  Muttin bustin, wild pony race, parade & cabaret (Saturday night @ 9 pm). 

Gate admission is $10 per person, 6 & under free.

We have lots of vendors offering food, and non food items.  Lots of room for dry (no hookups) camping.

For more information contact: Hazel (403)704-4010, Vykki (403)843-6801 or April (403)348-1238

ENTRIES: 403-348-1238/403-843-6801

Turnout # 403-348-1238


 July 15-16, 2016

 July 6, 2015

July 15 & 16, 2016

Start times are: 

Jr Rodeo Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. 

CARA Friday 6 pm & Saturday 1 pm (office open 1 hour prior to rodeo), Slack Saturday @ 9 am

Gate admission:

$10 Adult, $5 12 & Under, Contestants $5

Added events:

Sheep riding, Ladies Cow Riding, Beer Gardens, Wild Cow Milking, Wild Pony Race

ENTRIES:  403-337-3400

Turnout # 587-999-6467



July 15 - 17


July 7, 2016


July  16 & 17, 2016

Start times:

Friday July 15

 Jr rodeo 11 am. Friday night roping, entries 5 pm. 

Sat July 16th

Slack at 9 am, rodeo 1 pm.  Sat night CPRA bareback riding challenge 7 pm.  Cabaret to follow. 

Sun July 17th

Sheep riding at noon, followed by the rodeo.

Added events:  sheep riding, cabaret, parade, bullarama.

Facililties on site:  washrooms, showers, concession, beer gardens.

Gate admission:  Sat Adults $20, Students $10; Sunday Adults $10, Students $5.  Contestants pay also.

ENTRIES:  403-559-6316

Turnout # 403-


 July 29-31, 2016

 July 20, 2016

Slack 5pm Friday

Performance Saturday and Sunday – 12pm  (office open 1 hour prior to rodeo)

Added events:

Sheep riding, Tiny Mite Goat Tail Tying, Ladies Cow Riding, Wild Pony Race,

Evening Events: Pony Express, Stock Horse Race, Men’s Costumed Barrel Racing

Free Camping – no hookups

Concessions available all weekend

Gate admission:

$10 Adult, $5 Kids under 12, contestants pay gate admission

Beer Gardens

Friday Night – DJ

Saturday Night Cabaret $5/admission

Sunday Night Band $5/admission

Entries # 403-747-2928

Turnout # 403-396-1066


 August 5-6, 2016

 July 27, 2016

Start times:  Friday 6 pm, Saturday 5 pm.

Gate admission:  Adults $8, Students/Seniors $6, Contestants: Sr $5, Jr free.

Camping facilites with full services available on site.

Added events:  parade, wild pony race, fireworks, cabaret (Jaydee Bixby)

ENTRIES:  403-748-3977 from 5pm-10pm (4 lines available) No early/late calls will be accepted.

Please call Jeremy Park @ 403-350-0814 for more info.

Turn out number 403-350-0814

FINALS - Bowden, AB

 August 20-21, 2016

 Email entries August 


Phone entries August 



If you DO NOT get a confirmation email, you are NOT entered

You MUST have a current 2016 membership and provide the number at time of entries to compete at the Finals.  You only have to have competed at 1 rodeo, with a membership to qualify.  Finals DOES NOT count as your 1 rodeo.

We will work around ABRA finals again also. 


Entries Cost for All Rodeos except Finals 
Major Events - $50.00
Junior Events - $30.00
Team Roping - $50.00 per person
There may be other added events to some of the Rodeos. Please ask when entering.

ENTRIES FEES- CARA Finals Fee of $5.00 per contestant per event at each Rodeo.

CARA Membership - Seniors - $60.00; Juniors - $40.00; Junior/Senior - $60.00


Any memberships after the above date will be subject to a $10.00 increase per membership. 

***In order to compete at the Finals in any event, you have to have competed in that event, in at least one current season CARA rodeo, and a current CARA membership.***

Your membership includes cover entry into Finals Awards and Presentation Evening, which will include a dance after the presentations. This is for CARA members and their invited guests only.

As each Rodeo nears, I will keep you updated with as much information as is given to me by the Rodeo Committees, ie. Start times, added events , entertainment etc.



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