The 92nd annual Williams Lake Stampede was a sucess in the arena and the grandstand.
15,352 people took in this year’s event.
That was pretty much on par with last year.
Three BC competitors won money again this year.
Carman Pozzobon from Savona, 8th last year, won the Ladies Barrel Racing this year.
Gavin Derose from Kamloops earned a 2-3 split in the Bareback last year and was all alone in 4th this year and Mike Beers, also from Kamloops, wound up ina four-way share of third in the Team Roping last year and earned a 2-3 split along with Brandon Beers from Oregon this year.
Kaitlyn Dorion was an extremely exciting wild cowgirl race, nipping Lindy Friessen at the wire.
Kaitlyn also won last year.
Conway Lulua claimed this year’s Mountain Race.
THIS YEAR’S OTHER CHAMPIONS
BAREBACK-Richmond Champion (Dublin, Texas)
Tie-Down Roping-Dhane Hnchey (Los Angeles)
Saddle Bronc-Dawson Hay (Wildwood, Alberta)
Novice Saddle Bronc-K’s Thomson (Lundbeck, Alberta)
Steer Wrestling-Bridge Chambers (Montana)
Team Roping-Roland Mcfadden 9Vulcan. Alberta) and Devin Wigemyr (Brooks, Alberta)
Steer Riding-Dusty Golden (Mayerthorpse, Alberta)
Bull Riding-Brock Radford (Dewington, Alberta)