Rodeo Champs2
Rodeo Champs2

Centennial Rodeo Champions

Calgary – This Centennial year, the Calgary Stampede generated 10 days of fierce competition and jaw dropping action culminating in Rodeo’s Richest Afternoon. Six talented athletes were each presented with a cheque for $100,000.


This year’s winners are:

Cory Solomon, Prairieview, TX (Tie-Down Roping) 7.7

Kaycee Field, Elk Ridge UT (Bareback) 90.00 – Nelly Kelly

Trevor Knowles, MT Vernon, OR (Steer Wrestling) 3.4

Wade Sundell, Boxholm, IA (Saddle Bronc) 88.50 – Get Smart

Sue Smith, Blackfoot, ID (Barrel Racing) 17.53

Chad Besplug, Claresholm, AB (Bull Riding) 87.00 – Kish This


Champions also receive a trophy bronze that is representative of their event discipline.


Since 2011, Showdown Sunday winners are invited to next year’s Calgary Stampede Rodeo.


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