Are you ready for Rodeo Week in the City of Champions? The rodeo is in town and that means fun with all things farm and family! Join in the fun at one (might I suggest, all?) of these family fun rodeo events! Don’t forget the fun at Farmfair International.  November 8-12, 2017

The best chefs in the city team with media partners in a spicy and delicious Chili Cookoff to kick off Rodeo Week.  Grab a sample for $1 or a bowl for $2 and vote for your favourite. Plus you can rub shoulder with “rodeo royalty” aand meet rodeo queens, or even show off your  line dancing skills! Nov 3, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, 104 Street, between Jasper Avenue and 102 Avenue

There will be a Rodeo Kids Korral set up in Old Strathcona, with barrel racing, wagon rides, a petting zoo and a pancake breakfast! Nov 4, 11 am-3 pm, Wilbert McIntyre Park

Watch the horsemanship competition of the Miss Rodeo Canada pageant. Contestants are tested on patterns, a flag ride and a presentation lap. Tickets are $10 (available at the the door)  Nov 8, 2017, 10 am-12:30 pm, Hall D – Northlands

And of course, the main event is the Canadian Finals Rodeo! Favourites run nightly and include Bareback, Steer Wrestling, Novice Events, Boys Steer Riding, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc, Tie-Down Roping, Ladies Barrel Racing and Bull Riding. Get your tickets on the CFR website. Nov 8-12, 2017, Northlands