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Foothills Cowboys Association

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The office is not open on Saturday, Sunday or holidays if you call you will need to leave a message and I will return your call on Monday or send and email to info@fcarodeo.com and I will respond on Monday.  The phone is not answered on the weekends!

There may be times that the office isn't open or the phone isn't answered as I might be away from the office.  Please leave a voicemail and someone will return your call or send an email to info@fcarodeo.comThe phone is not answered at night.

2024 Membership forms Click Here

4 FCA Lead Rodeos are needed to be eligible for year end prizes

2024 Standings - up to and including rodeos on the June 22/23 weekend please advise of any errors or omissions to info@fcarodeo.com

2024 Rodeos

Co-Approved Rodeos are at the bottom of the list

FCA Lead Rodeo

The below schedule is subject to change at the committee’s discretion.

Schedule will be updated as approvals are submitted to the FCA office

 

Age for Jr. Breakaway is 14 and under as of January 1st and open to boys & girls

 

Slack Order of go at all FCA Rodeos is: TD/LBAW/JBAW/SW/TR/LBR/JBR/PWB 

ALL FINES MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO ENTERING A RODEO - If you have fines with any of the other rodeo associations you will not be allowed to enter.  You must clear up your fines prior to entry

Memberships will not be processed on the day of phone in entries! You must purchase your membership prior to phoning in.  They need to be submitted by 12:00 on Friday prior to phone entries.

Turnout/Vet Out Information

Turnouts/Vet Outs must be emailed to info@fcarodeo.com

A turnout will be considered "notified" only if:  Sent to the email above at least two hours prior to the performance or slack time on the day the contestant is scheduled to compete. Verbal or Phone in turnouts are not accepted.  If you turnout after this time you will be considered a non notified turnout.

Fines for turnouts are as follows:

 Non Notified Turnout of 1st preference $100 + fees

 Notified Turn Out of 1st preference $50 + fees

Non Notified Turn Out of performance other than 1st preference $50 + fees,  Notified Turn Out of performance other than 1st preference $10 + fees.  

With ALL turnouts, contestants are responsible for paying the applicable Fees & Fines.

 

Turnout fines and fees must be received by the F.C.A. office before 9:00 a.m. on the Wednesday following the rodeo to be able to enter the next rodeo, if you have online entered and fees are not paid you will be pulled from the draw.  

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FCA LEAD RODEO INFORMATION

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Dogpound Stampede

Performance: Wednesday July 17th 12:00 PM

Online Entries July 3rd to 8th (closes at 1 pm) NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

No Phone In Entries all entries are online 

Dogpound Unofficial Results - please advise of any errors or omissions by Noon on Monday July 22nd

Dogpound Payment List - if you wish to prepay your entry fees please etransfer to info@fcarodeo.com and use fcarodeo as the password.  Fees must be paid by Noon on Tuesday July 16th, after that time you will need to pay at the rodeo.

Dogpound Official Draw - once the program is done we will post it so you have an idea on when you will be up next Wednesday as they break the events down into smaller sections.

Member Entry Link Enter Here

Local Entries July 3rd Tamara Ziebarth 403-993-3501 - all local entries must prepay their entry fees with the committee.  If you do not prepay you will not be entered.

You can local enter more than 1 FCA rodeo the first rodeo is free after that there is an additional fee on top of your entry fees to enter $25 for Juniors; $15 Pee Wees and $40 for Open Events/LBAW

There is a $15/person admin fees on top of your entry fees for all contestants!

Entry Fees Open $75 (BB, SB, BR, TD, SW, TR)

Entry Fees Minor/Optional events $50 (JSR, NHR, Jr. Bull, JBAW)

BB $750 + Buckle

BR $750 + Buckle

SB $750 + Buckle

TD $750 + Buckle

SW $750 + Buckle

TR $750 (per side) + Buckle

Jr. Steer $300 + Buckle

NHR $300 + Buckle

Jr. Bull $300 + Buckle

JBAW $300 + Buckle (age is 14 as of Jan 1st)

Mens Ranch Broncs $300 + Buckles

Ladies Ranch Broncs $300 + Buckles

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Didsbury Ag Fair & Rodeo

Performance: Friday August 16th 6:30 pm

Performance: Saturday August 17th 1:00 pm

Slack: Saturday August 17th 8:00 am if necessary this is only for Timed Event NO ROUGHSTOCK

Online Entries July 31st to August 5th (closes at 1:00 pm) NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

No Phone In Entries all entries are online 

Online entries with Craig Anderson at 403-335-3349 Open August 1st and closes August 5th at 1 pm

Trade Deadline is 9:00 am Thursday August 8th, no changes to the draw after that day

Any errors to the draw please notify the office at info@fcarodeo.com by 5:00 pm on Wednesday August 7th.   There will be no changes to the draw if there is an error or you were missed after this date.

There is a $15/person admin fees on top of your entry fees for all Contestants!

Entry Fees Open $75 (BB, SB, BR, TD, SW, LBR, TR)

Entry Fees Minor/Optional events $50 (JBR, JSR, NHR, Jr. Bull, JBAW, LBAW)

BB $500

BR $500

SB $500

SW $500

TR $500

TD $500

LBR $500

 

JBR $300

JSR $300

Jr. Bull $300

NHR $300 

LBAW $300

JBAW $300 under the age of 14 as of Jan 1st

Ranch Broncs

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Cochrane Lions Rodeo

Performance: Saturday August 31st

Performance: Sunday September 1st

Performance: Monday September 2nd

Online Entries: August 14th to 19th (closes at 1:00 pm) NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

No Phone In Entries all entries are online 

Local Entries August 17th 9 am - 12 pm - all local entries must prepay their entry fees with the committee.  If you do not prepay you will not be entered.  Payment must be received by 4 pm on August 17th

You can local enter more than 1 FCA rodeo the first rodeo is free after that there is an additional fee on top of your entry fees to enter $25 for Juniors; $15 Pee Wees and $40 for Open Events/LBAW

 

Any errors to the draw please notify the office at info@fcarodeo.com by 5:00 pm on Wednesday August 21st.   There will be no changes to the draw if there is an error or you were missed after this date.

Trade Deadline 9 am Thursday Aug 22nd no changes to the draw after that time

There is a $15/person admin fees on top of your entry fees for all Contestants!

Entry Fees Open $100 (BB, BR, SB, TD, SW, TR, LBR)

Entry Fees Junior/Optional $50 (JBR, JSR, Jr. Bull, NHR, LBAW, JBAW, PWB)

BB $1,200

BR $1,200

SB $1,200

SW $1,200

TR $1,200 (per side)

TD $1,200

LBR $1,200

 

JBR $600

JSR $600

Jr. Bull $600

NHR $600 

LBAW $600

JBAW $600 under the age of 14 as of Jan 1st

PWB $600

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Bighorn Stampede (LRA Co-approved)

Order of Events:  BB; SB; BR; TD; SW; TR; LBR; JBR; PWB; NHR; Jr. Bull; JSR; LBAW; JBAW; Men's Ranch Bronc; Amateur BB; Local Jr. Barrels; Pack Horse

Prepayment of Fees - if you wish to prepay your fees you can do so by 6 pm on Thursday May 16th, after that time you will need to pay at the rodeo.  Click here for a list of the fees.  Please etransfer to info@fcarodeo.com and the password is fcarodeo

Caroline Big Horn Stampede - Official Results

OFFICAL DRAW with Stock Click here  - please advise of any errors or omissions by 8:00 am Thursday May 9th there will be no changes after this time.  This is not the order of events for the rodeo.

ENTRY LINK FOR CAROLINE Click Here

Local Entries Open April 29 to May 6th at 1:00 please call 403-369-7759 to enter as a Local (this is for non members)   FCA/LRA members see entry phone number below!

Location for Rodeo Grounds 362080 Hwy 22

Performance: Saturday May 18th 12:30 pm

Performance: Sunday May 19th 12:30 pm

Slack (IF NEEDED): Friday May 17th 3:00 pm - we will only have slack if there are enough entries.

Online Member Entries May 1st to 6th (closes at 1 pm)

Phone In Entries May 6th 403-453-1472 (10:00 am to 1:00 pm) NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

Entry Fees Open $75 (BB, BR, SB, TD, SW, TR, LBR)

Entry Fees Junior/Optional $50 (JBR, JSR, Jr. Bull, NHR, LBAW, JBAW, PWB)

Entry Fees Ranch Broncs $75 (Mens & Ladies)

BB, BR, SB, LBR, SW, TD, TR $750 Added Money + Vests

JBR, JSR, Jr. Bull, NHR, LBAW, JBAW, PWB $500 Added Money + Vests

Mens Ranch Broncs $500 

Ladies Ranch Broncs $500

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Water Valley Stampede

Performance: Saturday June 8th 1:00 pm ***New dates***

Performance: Sunday June 9th 1:00 pm ***New dates***

Water Valley Stampede Official Results Click Here

Event Order of go Saturday:  NHR, BB, TD, JSR, LBAW, JBAW, SB, SW, LBR, JBR, PWB, TR, Jr. Bulls, BR

Event Order of go Sunday: TD, NHR, BB, LBAW, JSR, JBAW, SB, SW, LBR, JBR, PWB, TR, Jr. Bulls, BR

There is a $15 per person Admin fee on top of your entry fees for all contestants!

Entry Fees Open $80 (BB, SB, BR, TD, SW, TR, LBR)

Entry Fees Minor/Optional events $60 (JBR, JSR, NHR, Jr. Bull, LBAW, JBAW)

Entry Fees PeeWee Barrels $25

BB, BR, SB, TD, SW, LBR, TR $750 Added Money & Buckle

JBR, JSR, NHR, Jr. Bull, JBAW $350 Added Money & Buckle

LBAW $500 Added Money

PWB $100 Added Money

Open Ranch Broncs $500 + Buckle $60 Entry Fee

LOCAL EVENTS

Wild Horse Race - Entry Fee $60

Wild Cow Milking - Entries Friday May 24th 403-266-6223 Entry Fee $100/team

Open Ranch Bronc - Entries Friday May 24th 403-266-6223 Entry Fee $60

Cow Riding - Entries Friday may 24th 403-266-6223 Entry Fee $60

Mutton Bustin - enter at rodeo 

Wild Pony Races - enter at rodeo

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Pete Knight Days 

Performance #1: Friday June 7th 6:00 pm

Performance #2: Saturday June 8th 2:00 pm

Slack: Friday June 7th 12:30 pm (if needed, we will only go with slack if the performances are filled)

Event order of go both days: BB, NHR, TD, JSR, SW, Intermission, LBR, JBR, PWB, SB, TR, Wild Ponies, LBAW, JBAW, BR, Jr. Bulls

Pete Knight Days Official Results Click Here 

There is a $15 per person Admin fee on top of your entry fees for all contestants!

Entry Fees Open $75 (BB, SB, BR, TD, SW, TR, LBR)

Entry Fees Minor/Optional events $50 (JBR, JSR, NHR, Jr. Bull, LBAW, JBAW)

Entry Fees PeeWee Barrels $25

BB, BR, SB, TD, SW, LBR, TR $750 Added Money & Buckle

JBR, JSR, NHR, Jr. Bull $350 Added Money & Buckle

LBAW, JBAW $350 Added Money

PWB $100 Added Money

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For Details on the co-approved rodeos please go to the appropriate website.  Entries for these rodeos are not done through the FCA office.  You must enter with the correct association.  All co-approved count towards your $$ for year end.  Not counted as a lead rodeo.

Co-Approved Rodeos

New Years Rodeo (CRA Lead) December 31, 2023

Details and Entry through the CRA CRA 2024 Schedule

 

Stony Plain Farmers Days' Rodeo & Exhibition (WRA Lead) June 1st & 2nd, 2024

Details and Entry through the WRA WRA 2024 Schedule

Cadogan Rodeo (LRA Lead) June 1st & 2nd, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

Whitecourt Woodlands Rodeo (WRA Lead) June 7th & 8th, 2024

Details and Entry through the WRA - WRA 2024 Schedule

Gooseberry Lake (LRA Lead) - June 14th, 15th & 16th, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

Killam Indoor Rodeo (LRA Lead) - June 14th & 15th, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

Couttsgrass Rodeo (CRA Lead) June 14th, 15th & 16th, 2024

Details and Entry through the CRA CRA 2024 Schedule

Castor (LRA Lead) - June 21st, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

Cranberry Lake (WRA Lead) - June 22nd & 23rd, 2024

Details and Entry through the WRA - WRA 2024 Schedule

 

Arrowwood Ag Society Rodeo - June 28th, 29th & 30th, 2024

Details and Entry through the CCA - CCA 2024 Schedule

Tie Down Canada (TD & LBAW) - July 4th, 2024

Details Craig Fitzpatrick Tie Down Canada 403-807-3269 or check out their Facebook page Facebook

Hairy Hill (LRA Lead) - July 5th & 6th, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

Stoney Lake (LRA Lead) - July 6th & 7th, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

Oyen Indoor Rodeo (LRA Lead) - July 12th & 13th, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

Dunmore Heritage Days (Rugged Rodeo) - July 12th & 13th, 2024

Details and Entry through Rugged Rodeo's Facebook Page

Lamont (LRA Lead) - July 13th & 14th, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

 

Buck Lake Stampede (WRA Lead) July 13th & 14th, 2024

Details and Entry through the WRA - WRA 2024 Schedule

Hardisty Rodeo (LRA Lead) July 19th - 21st, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

Foremost Rodeo (CCA Lead) - July 19th & 20th, 2024

Details and Entry through the CCA - CCA 2024 Schedule

Big Valley Rodeo (CRA Lead) July 19th & 20th, 2024

Details and Entry through the CRA CRA 2024 Schedule

Reno Rodeo (CCA Lead) - August 3rd & 4th, 2024

Details and Entry through the CCA - CCA 2024 Schedule

Writing on Stone (CRA Lead) August 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2024

Details and Entry through the CRA CRA 2024 Schedule

Cardston (CRA Lead) August 9th & 10th, 2024

Details and Entry through the CRA CRA 2024 Schedule

Kikino (LRA Lead) - August 16th, 17th & 18th, 2024

Details and Entry through the LRA - LRA 2024 Schedule

2024 Season Update

To all FCA Members

 

Hello FCA members, The Board of Directors is sending you this letter to inform you of some changes for the upcoming 2024 rodeo season. The FCA will be running its own separate season from the Chinook this year but will continue to Co-approve rodeos and work closely together. The FCA will go back to running its own office, and season for 2024. We acknowledge the hard work and efforts by both the Chinook and FCA boards to run a joint season and finals, but the FCA and its mother rodeo committees feel it is in the best interest to run separately again. Details on a finals are being worked on and will be out to the membership once completed.  

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any FCA board member.

 

Yours truly

 

The FCA Board of Directors

 

 

Tie Down Ropers - Note 

Calves must be run through the arena one (1) hour before the 1st performance at each FCA Rodeo. 

Every calf roper in the 1st performance or slack must help run and tie the calves (tied only if required) one (1) hour prior to 1st performance or slack or a Twenty Five Dollar ($25) fine will be assessed. 

 

2024 Season Rule Changes highlighted in red

Tie Down Ropers please be aware of the new rule change for 2024 in regard to the jerk down rule.

A bust means that a calf is jerked straight over backwards, landing on its head or back, with all four feet in the air. If roper deliberately or unintentionally busts a calf, at the discretion of the judge he will be liable for a one hundred ($100) fine. The bust must be announced immediately.

2022 Sponsors
Thank you to all our Sponsors 

AiM Land Services - Lane Boisjoli
Align Equine Therapy - Jenni Malin
Anchor C Cattle Co. - Matt & Tammy Campbell
Burwash Equine Services Ltd. - Dr. Kirby Penttila DVM
Calgary Stampede - Heather Rasmussen
CIBC Wood Gundy - Brenda Akins
Circle J Ranches Ltd.
Cochrane Lions Rodeo
Cross Heels - Corny Wribe
Dale & Jill Brown
Dead Eye Enterprises Ltd. - Greg Whitlow
Diamond Equine Ltd. - Lynsey Miller
Doug Lacey's Basement Systems - Doug & Lori Lacey
Elevate Equine - Cati McArthur
Ensign Energy - Cory Jacobson
Fellowship of Christian Cowboys - John Fitzherbert
Floyd Scott & Nina Harder
It's About Time - Electronic Timing Services - Rhonda Henry & Pam Sinclair
Legend Rodeo Stock
M & D Common Horse Sense - Murray McGonigle & Dani Rairdan
McGonigle Rodeo Horses - Murray & Lynn McGonigle
Moore Equine  - Dr. Erin Clarke DVM
Shutter Close Photography - Jodie Hennigar
Spray Pro Ltd. - Kyle Foden
Stavely Mini Storage - Brian Lee
Suzanne Kelly
TEAM Auction Sales - Brian Danard
The Cowboy Mom - Lynsday Kubas
Top Notch Tree Services - Shawn Turner
Tronic Data Inc. - Steele De Paoli
UFA
Waddell Ranch Supply Ltd. - Joel Waddell
Ward Equine - Colton Ward
WARMA - Susan Strandquist

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Our objective is to organize and promote a circuit of Rodeos that allows & encourages members to compete that are not members of the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association.
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