Western Chuckwagon Association

 

 

      Grande Prairie Stompede May 2015 

 

 

 

 

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Next event.......

 The 2014 AGM and Banquet & Awards Night is set for November 1, 2014 at the Pomeroy Hotel in Grande Prairie. This is a well attended event that is enjoyed by all. There will be a fantastic buffet meal, entertaining speeches and presentations galore followed by dancing to the music of local band Night Riders. Further details and how to purchase tickets will be posted when available.

AGM will be held in Salon C at the Pomeroy Hotel. Time TBA. New members welcome.

Pomeroy Hotel

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Just finished

The 92nd Annual Dawson Creek Exhibition & Stampede

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This is the biggest show the WCA performs at and it is the last show on our season tour. It is an incredible show and truly a "Fall Fair". There is a huge variety of exhibits and they are outstanding. There are animals of all kinds.  There is so much to see and do that this is the one "Must See" show in the Peace. Click on the poster below for complete information on this exciting event.

Dawson Creek 2014 Poster

At this show, the 2014 Tour Champion will be presented with the  Ken Sargent GMC Trophy Truck. The winner will be the driver that has placed top spot in the Season Standings. Points are calculated all the way up to and including Saturday race day. Truck will be presented on Sunday.

Also happening on Sunday..

$15,000 Dash for Cash Sunday!

Full spectrum Line Locating

With the Dawson Creek Exhibiton setting the standards at a whopping $5000 purse, WCA partner, Tom Dean-Full Spectrum Line Locating has added $10,000 to sweeten the pot. This will be a show to remember. 

20 drivers will be competing for 4 days to accumulate the fastest total time. The top 4 drivers in the aggregate will be given a chance to cross the finish line first and take home the $10,000 honey pot. Consolation heats with be $1250.00 each. It's a win no matter where you place!

Wagon action starts nightly at 5:30 and we need our fans. The more you cheer, the faster they run, so come on down.

A very sincere THANK  YOU to Tom & Dale Dean for their generosity in partnering up with the WCA in our efforts to preserve our western heritage and way of life

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Track announcer, Dennis Hall and a number of wagon drivers will be participating in the Exceptional Rodeo on Thursday. There's room in the grandstands, so come on down and watch the entertainment. Everyone welcome. 

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Check us out in the parade on Saturday. A very special attraction coming!

Day 1

Race video and results posted now!

The first night of racing a Dawson was great. The weather was perfect. Not too hot and not too windy. The drivers showed very well and there were lots of compliments from the fans.

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Photo by Dale Sales

Ron Bolin (Dave Moore Trucking) takes top time of the night with a 1:20.93.

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Photo by Dale Sales

Cody Fraser (Shadow Rathole Drilling), our newest rookie, on his very first race, gives Ron Bolin (Dave Moore Trucking) some serious competition on the track and  takes a 2nd place time for the night. He finished up with a 1:21.15. Cody can thank Nathan Sales for the loan of the wagon.

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Photo by Dale Sales

Also sitting in 2nd spot with Cody Fraser is Sean DeBolt (Glacier Ridge Ventures). Sean ran an exciting race, pacing himself during the first half and coming home STRONG for a winning finish.

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 Photo by Dale Sales

Rick McRorie (Cinch Oilfield Hauling) and Les Rever (Brocor Construction)

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Photo by Dale Sales

Roy Romanow & Mecan Lifestyle / Papa Murphy's Pizza

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Photo by Dale Sales

Day 1 Heat 2. A 4 barrel wagon race is so exciting to watch!

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Photo by Dale Sales
Dean Dreger & FOCUS Corp

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Photo by Dale Sales
Kelly Somerville & Rebel Rentals

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Photo by Dale Sales
Derek Aebly & RT Rentals

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Day 2

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Photo by Dale Sales

Lane Kimble (Gibson Energy) had serious energy tonight! A great turn and first shot at the rail secured him the top time of the night. He finished with a 1:17.34

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Photo by Dale Sales

Sitting in 2nd spot tonight was Doug Green (Elite Vac & Steam)

Doug finished with a 1:18.58

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Photo by Dale Sales

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Photo by Dale Sales

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Photo by Dale Sales

Brian Lewis (Northern Mat & Bridge)

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Les Rever (Brocor Construction) & Dean Dreger (FOCUS Corp)

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Ron Bolin (Dave Moore Trucking) & Leo Mitchell (CIMS Energy) 

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Mitch Sutherland in Erik Tremblay's Fluidpro Oilfield Services rig hits the track just ahead of Todd McCracken (Lindberg Construction)

Day 4

2014 Season Champion is Sean DeBolt (Glacier Ridge Ventures)

Congratulations Sean!

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Photo by Dale Sales

Jerry Shaver, from Ken Sargent GMC in Grande Prairie presents a well deserving Sean DeBolt with the keys to a brand new 2015 Trophy Truck. A lot of hard work and dedication goes into winning one of these champion trucks. You should be proud of yourself!

Thank you very much Ken Sargent GMC & Jerry Shaver for all your support!

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Photo by Dale Sales

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Photo by Jo Kimble

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Photo by Dale Sales

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Photo by Dale Sales

 Brian Lewis & Northern Mat & Bridge

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Photo by Dale Sales 

Day 4 Heat 2

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Photo by Dale Sales

Evan Magee & Michalchuk Brothers Contracting

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Photo by Dale Sales

Doug Green (Elite Vac & Steam with a slight lead on Mitch Sutherland, driving Erik Tremblay's Fluidpro Oilfield rig

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Photo by Dale Sales

Cody Fraser & Shadow Rathole Drilling. Look for him in the Sunday Dash

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 Photo by Dale Sales

Rick McRorie (Cinch Oilfield Hauling)

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Photo by Dale Sales

Rookie WCA driver, Cody Fraser dashes to the finish line and takes both the $5000 Full Spectrum Line Locating cheque

Cody Fraser Dash Champ 2014

 ...and the $5000 DCEA cheque.

Congratualtions Cody on your first very successful show.

Very big thank you to both Full Spectrum Line Locating and

the Dawson Creek Exhibition for all their support! 

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2014 Past Shows

Look back on Grimshaw's North Peace Stampede here

Check out the Manning Rodeo highlights here

Catch up on what happened at Teepee Creek Stampede here

Look at Rycroft's Race the 8 Chuckwagon Races here

Find the Pomeroy Guitars & Wagons Weekend here

See what happened at Cold Lake Rodeo  here 

Check out  2014 GP Stompede Page here

Find 2014 Tarp Auction Results in the NEWS link on the side menu

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Thousands in the grandstands get a look at the GMC Big Truck!

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 The Western Chuckwgon Association would like to express a
huge thank you once again GMC Canada for their sponsorship and support
in helping to maintain a part of our heritage by promoting
chuckwagon racing. Please support General Motors

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We have many sponsors to thank and each one is equally important
in the efforts to preserve this sport and we would like to extend
our appreciation to each and every one of them
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