Western Chuckwagon Association



      Grande Prairie Stompede, May 30-June 3, 2018, Wed-Sunday





Wendell Ridsdale

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Biography below 2013 Tarp Sponsor List

2013 Tarp Sponsors


Canadian International Machine Specialists (CIMS) for Grande Prairie Stompede


Stonebridge Hotel

Stonebridge Hotel for Pomeroy Guitars & Wagons Weekend


Chinchaga Rentals

Chinchaga Rentals for Rio Grande Rodeo and Rycroft Chuckwagon Races

High Gear

High Gear Contracting for Teepee Creek Stampede

Hatrick Oilfield for Dawson Creek Exhibition


Wendell Ridsdale is a 7 year veteran of the Western Chuckwagon Association. He came back for the 2011 season after a self imposed hiatus even more focused and determined to be a champion in the sport that he loves. There is a lot of family history in chuckwagon racing for Wendell. His younger brother Cody currently drives in the WPCA circuit. This year, 2013, his father Glen, a lifetime member of the WCA will join Cody, and his uncle Bruce is a past driver of both the WPCA and the WCA. Wendell was the WCA’s 2006 Most Improved Driver, both Manning and Dawson Creek Show Champion, 4 times Dash for Cash finalist in Grande Prairie and Dawson Creek shows. He was the Dawson Creek Exhibition Show Champion in 2007. It’s obvious that Wendell can hold his own among the best of the club and has proven himself to be a great driver, finishing 7th overall in the 2011 season. In 2012, an injury prevented Wendell from competing full time. He joined back up in Manning, competed in 3 shows to finish out the season. Wendell is a solid competitor that increases the level of competition for the other drivers. We are happy to have him back full time for his 8th year, our 2013 racing season. He is an easy going friendly guy with a strong northern Alberta fan base.

History of WCA Season Standings

2009-15th Place


2011-7th Place

2012-19th Place

2013-7th Place