Nanton Online Entries are now open.  Click on link below

All entries close Tuesday, June 27th at 9pm.

Thorsby Saturday Results

Thorsby Sunday Results

We are now taking bids for our 2017 Finals to be held at Silver Slate Arena in Stavley on August 18, 19th and 20th.

We are taking bids for the following:
  • Announcer
  • Timers (2)
  • Judges (2)
  • Chute Boss
  • Stock Workers (6)
  • Photographer
  • Stock:   Goats

Please submit all bids to Tracey Matthews.  email:    DEADLINE:  June 30th, 2017

Hanna Rodeo Information

Sunday, July 2nd   Start Time: Noon

Call back:  Hanna Program

*Hanna Cows will be bucked at Pincher Creek Rodeo*


 Outdoor arena is located south of Hanna on Hwy 36.  If coming from Hanna you go south at Cactus Corner (truck stop), approximately 5 miles and you will see sign on the Highway on the right hand side.    If coming from Brooks on HWY 36 you will have to keep an eye out for sign on left hand side as you get closer to Cactus Corner. If you go to far you can turn around at Cactus Corner and head back south.  Its very easy to find and a beautiful arena with excellent ground. 

Nanton Rodeo Information

Dates:  July 8th and 9th

Start Times:  10 am both days.

Online Entries open Monday June 26th and phone entries open Tuesday, June 27th – 5pm-9pm  All entries close at 9pm Tuesday.

Local Entries will be with the above entries dates and times.  Just note you are a local in the comments if you enter online.  There will also be tiny mite barrel racing on Saturday and Tiny mite Goat Tail Untying on Sunday.   No membership required to enter the tiny mite events. 

ORDER OF EVENTS:  Cow Riding (Nanton)  Cow Riding (Mcleans)   Open Poles, Jr and Little Cowgirls; Open Barrels, Jr and Little Cowgirls;  INTERMISSION with tiny mite events); Tie Down, Jr Breakaway; Team Roping; Jr Goats and Open Goats; Open Breakaway;  Steer Undecorating.

Stalls:  $40 weekend which includes 1 bag of shavings.  If you want to self pen you MUST park down below grounds in ball diamond.  Do not park up top unless you are day parking or getting a stall.  Book your stalls when you arrive.

Cow Riders:  please note if your entering McLean Rodeo, Okotoks on July 29th and 30th, your cows are going to be bucked at Nanton so please enter cows with the above entries. 

2017 Standings

Up to and including Clareshom.  Click on link below.

CGRA Standings up to Claresholm 2017

Thank you to everyone that was involved in the 60th Anniversary Rodeo. Thank you so much to Rod Sinclair for capturing some special moments all weekend long.  Check out his website for action shots and be sure to support Rod by purchasing some of his great photos.




  • Monday July 10th – starts at 4:30pm.  Final Bingo Date for 2017 Season (FULL)

    After our informative meeting at Cardston,  the following is what will happen only for the remainder 2017 Year.  


    For RETURNING Members that have not worked their bingo’s or made arrangements before Cardston Rodeo, to be eligible to enter the finals or for any awards, that they pay the amount of $250.00 before June 9th.  RETURNING MEMBERS that have not applied for their membership to date will be required to pay $250.00 upon application if they wish to be eligible for finals and awards.   This is applicable for the 2017 Season Only.

    The following will still remain the same for Juniors and Little Cowgirls. 

    2017 Bingo Buyout for anyone under 18 years of age;

                          Deadline July 5th, 2017

            Amount:   Juniors – $250     Little Cowgirls – $125

2017 Rodeo Schedule


  • May 27th and 28th  – Membership Rodeo – Cardston

  • June 3rd                  – 60th Anniversary Rodeo and Celebration

  • June 4th                  – CGRA Hosted Rodeo – Claresholm

  • June 17th and 18th – Thorsby Rodeo

  • July 2nd                   – Hanna Rodeo

  • July 8th and 9th       – Nanton

  • July 22nd and 23rd – Pincher Creek

  • July 29th and 30th – Mclean Arena, Okotoks

2017 Finals:  August 18-20th – Silver Slate Arena, Stavely Alberta


New Events for 2017 Season

Little Cowgirls Barrel Racing and Pole Bending.

  • Age category:  10 and under by January 1st of Rodeo Year.
  • No Lead Line
  • Top 6 to finals
  • Buckles awarded to Season Leader and Champion in each event.
  • You cannot enter any Junior Events unless you purchase a Junior Membership and move up to that Division and you will not be able to compete in the Little Cowgirls Division in any events.  Once a Little Cowgirl has taken out a Junior Membership she will become and Junior member and is no longer eligible to apply for a Little Cowgirl Membership.  Once you move into Junior Division you will be eligible for Rookie awards.
  • Bingo Requirements;  1 Bingo to qualify for year end awards or compete at the Finals. Bingo Buyout will be accepted at $125.  Same Deadline as Junior Buyout.
  • Entry fee will be $10, Membership $35
  • This is for a one year trial and will re-evaluated at our 2017 Annual General Meeting.

Important changes for 2017 Season:

  • Juniors now competing in Team Roping will have their points count towards Junior All Around.

  • Rookie and Horse of the Year will now include points made at the Finals.

  • A Rodeo committee has the right to cancel an event if only 3 contestants have entered.

  • Barrel Racing and Pole Bending Final Go Round will run from 12th to 1st place, raking after every 4.  First performance is a draw then we will roll down by 4 for next two performances.

2017 FINALS – August 18-20th

Silver Slate Arena, Stavely, AB

Mark your calendars and save your dates.  Make sure you get your Bingo’s booked so that you are eligible to attend these finals!!