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Valley West Stampede and Langley Riders Society held a press conference on Wednesday Aug. 3 to announce the first pro rodeo is coming to Langley. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

New 3-day pro-rodeo announced for late summer in Langley

Dust off the cowboy boots in anticipation of stampede this Labour Day

 

Armstrong cowboy Jaret Cooper, 18, won the novice saddlebronc event at the legendary Calgary Stampede Rodeo July 11 and 12. (Facebook photo)

WATCH: Armstrong cowboy wins event at Calgary Stampede

Jaret Cooper, 18, scores rides of 69 and 66 to win legendary Canadian pro rodeo’s novice saddle bronc

 

Armstrong cowboy Jaret Cooper, shown competing at the 2022 Falkland Stampede, picked up a pair of novice saddle bronc victories in Alberta June 15-18 to pad his lead atop the Canadian Pro Rodeo Association’s event standings. (Facebook photo)

Armstrong cowboy increases Canadian pro rodeo standings lead

Jaret Cooper wins twice and has a fourth-place finish at three novice saddle bronc events in Alberta

 

Attendance records at the 102nd Falkland Stampede were smashed on the May long weekend, as the popular North Okanagan rodeo returned after a two-year COVID break. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Falkland Stampede return a huge hit

Record-shattering crowds piled into the Stampede Grounds for three days of professional rodeo action

Attendance records at the 102nd Falkland Stampede were smashed on the May long weekend, as the popular North Okanagan rodeo returned after a two-year COVID break. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The 102nd Falkland Stampede wraps up today, Monday, May 23. Rodeo action starts at 1 p.m. at the Stampede Grounds off Highway 97. (Facebook photo)

Final day for 102nd Falkland Stampede

Rodeo action starts at the Falkland Stampede Grounds off Highway 97 at 1 p.m.

  • May 23, 2022
The 102nd Falkland Stampede wraps up today, Monday, May 23. Rodeo action starts at 1 p.m. at the Stampede Grounds off Highway 97. (Facebook photo)
The Falkland Stampede Parade returns today, Sunday, May 22, starting at 12:30 p.m. The rodeo begins at 2 p.m. (Facebook photo)

Everyone loves a Falkland Stampede parade

The popular parade returns at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by rodeo action at 2 p.m.

The Falkland Stampede Parade returns today, Sunday, May 22, starting at 12:30 p.m. The rodeo begins at 2 p.m. (Facebook photo)
Organizers are excited to announce plans for the 102nd annual Falkland Stampede underway, with the annual May long weekend event scheduled to return May 21-23 after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. (Morning Star file photo)

Falkland Stampede ready to buck again

Popular May long weekend rodeo, shut down for two years by COVID, slated to return May 21-23

  • Feb 9, 2022
Organizers are excited to announce plans for the 102nd annual Falkland Stampede underway, with the annual May long weekend event scheduled to return May 21-23 after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. (Morning Star file photo)
Switchback, seven, a nearly 1,600-pound bucking bull born and raised at the Coyote Creek Rodeo Company in Vernon, has been selected to compete at the National Finals Rodeo Dec. 2-11 in Las Vegas. (video screen grab)

Vernon bull heading to Vegas’ bright lights

Switchback, raised by Coyote Creek Rodeo Company in Vernon, selected for bull riding at National Finals Rodeo

Switchback, seven, a nearly 1,600-pound bucking bull born and raised at the Coyote Creek Rodeo Company in Vernon, has been selected to compete at the National Finals Rodeo Dec. 2-11 in Las Vegas. (video screen grab)
Organizers have officially cancelled the 2021 Falkland Stampede. (Morning Star - file photo)

Pandemic ropes in Falkland Stampede for second straight year

Organizers had hoped to run three-day event at end of August 2021

Organizers have officially cancelled the 2021 Falkland Stampede. (Morning Star - file photo)
Traditionally held on the May long weekend, the Falkland Stampede hopes to be able to return to the community rodeo grounds on the weekend of Aug. 27-29. (File photo)

Falkland Stampede hopes for August return

The century-old rodeo was cancelled twice in 2020 due to COVID; organizers have secured Aug. 27-29 for the 2021 event

Traditionally held on the May long weekend, the Falkland Stampede hopes to be able to return to the community rodeo grounds on the weekend of Aug. 27-29. (File photo)