Ponoka Stampede

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Ponoka RCMP’s calls for service up during 2022 Stampede, less prisoners in cells

2022 Ponoka Stampede brings fairly typical influx of calls

 

L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: The best snapshots from the 2022 Ponoka Stampede

Highlights from the 86th annual Ponoka Stampede, held June 27 to July 3

 

The Reklaws rocked the Ponoka Stampede stage on July 1 to an enthusiastic crowd. Following the concert, there were Canada Day fireworks sponsored by the Stampede and the Town of Ponoka. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: The Reklaws live at the Ponoka Stampede and Canada Day fireworks

The Reklaws Taking the stage Canada Day is The Reklaws, a sibling…

 

Morgan Grant of Didsbury, Alta. has a time of 14.0 in the steer wrestling. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 5 of the Ponoka Stampede

Women’s ranch bronc riders show what a cowgirl can do

  • Jul 1, 2022
Morgan Grant of Didsbury, Alta. has a time of 14.0 in the steer wrestling. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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PHOTOS: Aaron Goodvin in concert at the Ponoka Stampede

Goodvin performed on June 30

  • Jul 1, 2022
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(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)

Night 3 of chuckwagon action at the Ponoka Stampede

Chucks recap and more kids day photos from June 30

  • Jul 1, 2022
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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 4 — Kids Day at Ponoka Stampede

A look at the leader board after the fourth pro rodeo performance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: Ponoka Stampede Colter Wall concert

First concert was on June 29

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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The 2022 Ponoka Stampede featuring several new events

The 2022 Ponoka Stampede will focus on the tradition of rodeo while…

  • Jun 30, 2022
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The Bareback riding event had the crowd on it’s feet at times during the Ponoka Stampede on Wednesday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Bareback riding event had the crowd on it’s feet at times during the Ponoka Stampede on Wednesday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
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Night 1 of chucks at Ponoka Stampede

Chanse Viden in the lead after first night of chuckwagon races

  • Jun 29, 2022
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Team ropers Shane Hanchey from Sulphur, LA and Beau Cooper from Stettler had a time of 7.1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Team ropers Shane Hanchey from Sulphur, LA and Beau Cooper from Stettler had a time of 7.1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Lots going on at the Calnash Ag Event Centre during Stampede week

The Calnash Trucking Ag Event Centre, located at 3611 on Highway 2A,…

  • Jun 28, 2022
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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Day 1 — Ponoka Stampede opening night

June 27 evening pro rodeo performance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Jake Vold. (File photos)

Central Alberta names to watch for at Ponoka Stampede

Ponoka Stampede welcomes some of the finest athletes in rodeo sport

  • Jun 25, 2022
Jake Vold. (File photos)
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Something for everyone at Ponoka Stampede midway

The West Coast Amusements Midway is the largest travelling midway in Canada

  • Jun 25, 2022
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Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022 Mackenzie Skeels. (Photo by  Michael’s Studio Foto Source)

Ponoka Stampede runs in the family for Mackenzie Skeels

By Carlie Sanderson FOR PONOKA NEWS Mackenzie Skeels was crowned Miss Ponoka…

  • Jun 24, 2022
Miss Ponoka Stampede 2022 Mackenzie Skeels. (Photo by  Michael’s Studio Foto Source)
WPCA driver Vern Nolin. (File photo)

Dash for Cash returning to Ponoka Stampede

Chuckwagon racers from all over will once again be descending on Ponoka’s…

  • Jun 23, 2022
WPCA driver Vern Nolin. (File photo)
Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)

Live music day and night at Ponoka Stampede’s new Big Top Tent Dance Hall

Tent replaces beer gardens and will be located right on the Stampede Grounds

  • Jun 23, 2022
Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)