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

For more detailed information, please visit

 Turnout # 780-388-3318


Eckville  June 3-4, 2016  May 25, 2016

 ENTRIES:  403-746-5512 

Turn Out # 403-304-0108

Junior Rodeo - June 5 - 10 am - email entry - link will be posted when entries open


 June 18-19, 2016

 June 8, 2016


Father's Day Weekend!  June 18 & 19, 2016

Start times:

Sat -18th 3 pm (no rough stock),

Sun - 20th 12 noon (starts with Ladies Barrels)

Added events:  Sheep riding (pre enter),

Junior rodeo (Saturday 9 am) - email entry - link will be posted when entries open

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

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

ENTRIES:  403-746-5425

Turnout # 403-318-6922

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  $500.00 added money per event
All Junior Evets  $150.00 added money per event
Championship Buckles 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.

ENTRIES:  780-727-3767

Turnout # 780-514-9222


 July 8-10, 2016

 June 29, 2016


July 9 & 10, 2016

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

Added events are:  Muttin bustin, wild pony race, ladies cow riding, parade & cabaret (11th @ 9 pm).  There is $500 added money to roughstock events (BB, SB, Bulls).

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

We will have CARA Ladies Cow Riding this year on FRIDAY.

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 22-24, 2016

 July 13, 2016

July 22 & 24, 2016

Start times:

Friday 22nd Jr rodeo 11 am.  Friday night roping, entries 5 pm.  Sat 23rd slack at 9 am, rodeo 1 pm.  Sat night CPRA bareback riding challenge 7 pm.  Cabaret to follow.  Sun 24th 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 30-31, 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


 August 7, 2016

 July 27, 2016

Saturday August 6 is a local rodeo with Bronc riding ($3000 added), bareback riding, bulls, cows, & steers.

Sunday August 7 is the CARA rodeo with added money in SB($580 added), BB $200 added), Bulls ($350 added).

Start time both days is 10 am.

No slack

Added 25th Anniversary high point saddle. 

Gate admission: Adults $12, Seniors $10, Students $6, 6 & Under free.  Everyone pays. 

Facilities on site:  beer gardens, free camping with paid admission, music, cabaret.

Turnout # 780-898-9777 (day of rodeo only)


 ENTRIES (& turnout):  780-682-2258

FINALS - Bowden, AB


 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.

NO MEMBERSHIP FEE INCREASE - CARA Finals Fee of $5.00 per contestant per event at each Rodeo.

CARA Membership - $50.00; Juniors - $30.00; Senior/Junior - $50.00


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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