2020 Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair Cancelled Due to COVID-19

April 10th - One of the most longstanding and beloved events in British Columbia, the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair today regrets to announce that the annual event, scheduled for May 15-18, will not happen in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 situation.

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Contestant Info

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 2020, the Cloverdale Invitational Rodeo will feature Roughstock Rodeo Events (Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding) & Ladies Barrel Racing. Twenty-four (24) rodeo contestants compete in each of the rodeo events. The 2019 Cloverdale Invitational Rodeo Champions & 2019 Canadian Rodeo Champions are invited.

Five Rodeo Performances with Finals:

  • Friday, May 15 – 7:30 pm (Pool A)
  • Saturday, May 16 – 2:30 pm (Pool A)
  • Saturday, May 16 – 7:30 pm (Pool B)
  • Sunday, May 17 – 2:30 pm (Pool B)
  • Monday, May 18 – 2:30 pm (Rodeo Finals)

Rodeo Operations:
James (Jamie) Rogers – Administrator Rodeo Affairs
604.576.9461 ext:916

Cloverdale Rodeo Contestant Parking & Stabling ONLY – no exceptions.  Rodeo Contestants Stabling is limited to TWO (2) horses per entry only.  Parking & Stabling Lot – Opens Thursday, May 14th @ 1:00pm.  Enter off 64th Avenue & 176th Street – next to Cloverdale Horseshoe Club.

2020 Cloverdale Invitational Rodeo Officials

  • Rodeo Committee Chairman: Rich Kitos
  • Lead Stock Contractors: Kesler Rodeo & Kesler Championship Rodeo
  • Sub-Stock Contractors: Flying 5 Rodeo & Big Bend Rodeo
  • Rodeo Office Secretary: Judy Kesler
  • Rodeo Office Assistant Secretary: Berva Dawn Kesler
  • Rodeo Judges: Lynn Smith, Terry Cooke, Bernie Rivet
  • Rodeo Announcer: Bob Tallman
  • Stetson Bowl Announcer: Joey Kenward
  • Rodeo Replay Screen: SuperVision
  • Rodeo Chute Boss: Coy Huffman
  • Rodeo Clown & Barrel Man: Ricky Ticky Wanchuk
  • Rodeo Bullfighters: Bo Byrne, Brett Monea & Scott Waye
  • Rodeo Timers: Berva Dawn Kesler & Margo Kesler
  • Sound & Music: Kurtis Kesler
  • Rodeo Live Entertainment: BCCMA Recording Artist – Kristin Carter
  • Rodeo Grand Entry Team: Bit-A-Bling Drill Team
  • Sports Medicine Officials: Canadian Pro Rodeo Sports Medicine Team
  • Media & Public Relations: Laura Ballance Media Group/LBMG
  • Rodeo Live Stream Broadcast: The Wrangler Network

Contestant List

2020 Cloverdale Invitational Rodeo
A & B Pools – subject to change

Bareback Riding

Pool A

Pool B

Bull Riding

Pool A

Pool B

Ladies Barrel Racing

Pool A

Pool B

Saddle Bronc Riding

Pool A

Pool B

2019 Rodeo Winners

Caleb Bennett

2019 Bareback Riding Champion

Shelby Spielman

2019 Ladies Barrel Racing Champion

Sage Kimzey

2019 Bull Riding Champion

Mitch Pollock

2019 Saddle Bronc Champion