The Rodeo & Country Fair Returns May Long Weekend

One of North America’s longest running and most entertaining rodeos returns for its 73rd year this May Long Weekend with more competitions, live entertainment food and fun for fans of all ages.

The Cloverdale Invitational Rodeo will once again feature the World’s best Cowboys and Cowgirls as they compete for cash prizes in roughstock rodeo events like Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding and Bull Riding, as well as Ladies Barrel Racing.

Rodeo Performance Schedule

The Cloverdale Rodeo is proud to host ninety-six (96) of the world’s best cowboys and cowgirls in an unique Invitational Rodeo format that ensures the sports premier athletes are showcased throughout five (5) Rodeo performances.

For 2018, the Cloverdale Invitational Rodeo will feature Roughstock Rodeo Events (Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding) & Ladies Barrel Racing.  Twenty-four (24) rodeo contestants in each of the rodeo events.  The 2017 Cloverdale Invitational Rodeo Champions & 2017 Canadian Rodeo Champions are invited.

Weekend Rodeo Performance Schedule – May 18th to May 21st 2018.

Five Rodeo Performances with Finals:
Friday, May 18 – 7:30 pm (Pool A)
Saturday, May 19 – 2:30 pm (Pool A)
Saturday, May 19 – 7:30 pm (Pool B)
Sunday, May 20- 2:30 pm (Pool B)
Monday, May 21 – 2:30 pm (Rodeo Finals)

Rodeo event schedule for Friday, Saturday & Sunday performances:

  • Bareback Riding
  • Ladies Barrel Racing
  • Specialty Act/BCCMA Recording Artist- Emily Taylor Adams
  • Saddle Bronc Riding
  • Mutton Bustin
  • Ladies Barrel Racing
  • Rodeo Clown Act
  • Bull Riding

Rodeo event schedule for Monday Finals:

  • Bareback Riding / Winner Presentation
  • Specialty Act/BCCMA Recording Artist – Emily Taylor Adams
  • Saddle Bronc Riding / Winner Presentation
  • Rodeo Clown Act
  • Ladies Barrel Racing / Winner Presentation
  • Mutton Bustin
  • In Memory – Mr. Will Senger
  • Bull Riding / Winner Presentation

The 2018 Champions

Caleb Bennett

2018 Bareback Riding Champion

Callahan Crossley

2018 Ladies Barrel Racing Champion

Toby Collins

2018 Bull Riding Champion

Zeke Thurston

2018 Saddle Bronc Champion

Country Fair

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