Cloverdale Rodeo

Bullfighter Scott Waye will be coming back to the Cloverdale Rodeo for his third year in 2018. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Bullfighting is a profession ‘unlike anything else out there’: Scott Waye

Ever wonder what it takes to become a bullfighter?

Bullfighter Scott Waye will be coming back to the Cloverdale Rodeo for his third year in 2018. (Grace Kennedy photo)
The ‘Hot Grannies’ were a crowd favourite at last year’s Cloverdale Rodeo Parade. (Samantha Anderson)

Thousands to roll through town for Cloverdale Rodeo parade on Saturday

The ‘old-school’ parade has been an annual tradition since 1945

The ‘Hot Grannies’ were a crowd favourite at last year’s Cloverdale Rodeo Parade. (Samantha Anderson)
The 2017 Cloverdale Bed Races. (Samantha Anderson)

‘Bed Pan,’ bragging rights on the line at annual Cloverdale bed races

Can anyone take down the ‘winningest team’ in bed races history?

The 2017 Cloverdale Bed Races. (Samantha Anderson)
Grace Kennedy photo Charcoal and Woodz restuarant won first place for their ground beef and tenderloin chilli at the 20th annual Cloverdale Chilli Cook-off.

Cloverdale to warm up for rodeo with annual Chili Cook-Off

Free chili and children’s activities at Friday, May 18 cook-off in Clover Square Village

Grace Kennedy photo Charcoal and Woodz restuarant won first place for their ground beef and tenderloin chilli at the 20th annual Cloverdale Chilli Cook-off.
Countdown to the 72nd-annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair

Countdown to the 72nd-annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair

More than 90 of the world’s best competitors have been invited to this year’s roughstock rodeo

Countdown to the 72nd-annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair
Countdown to the 72nd-annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair

Countdown to the 72nd-annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair

More than 90 of the world’s best competitors have been invited to this year’s roughstock rodeo

Countdown to the 72nd-annual Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair
Photos from the inaugural Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation gala dinner. (Cloverdale Rodeo / @cloverdalerodeo)

Cloverdale Rodeo foundation gala dinner to support local youth

Second-annual gala will take place at Krause Berry Farms

Photos from the inaugural Cloverdale Rodeo Youth Initiative Foundation gala dinner. (Cloverdale Rodeo / @cloverdalerodeo)
Vernon’s Clay Elliott, shown competing at the 2012 Calgary Stampede, is one of 19 featured cowboys in the Cloverdale Rodeo’s first-ever “cowboy calendar.”

‘Cowboy’ calendar to raise funds for Cloverdale Rodeo youth foundation

Calendar to feature shots of 2017 cowboys, proceeds to support Fraser Valley youth

Vernon’s Clay Elliott, shown competing at the 2012 Calgary Stampede, is one of 19 featured cowboys in the Cloverdale Rodeo’s first-ever “cowboy calendar.”
Cloverdale Rodeo legend Will Senger passed away on October 26, 2017. (Contributed)

Cloverdale Rodeo legend Will Senger, 85, passes away

One-time competitor and longtime volunteer was a ‘legendary cowboy’

Cloverdale Rodeo legend Will Senger passed away on October 26, 2017. (Contributed)
The Cloverdale Christmas Hamper has operated out of Pacific Community Church’s warehouse for the last nine years, but found itself in need of a new home this year. (Contributed photo)

Cloverdale Christmas Hamper finds a home for the holidays

Annual program will run out of the Cloverdale Agriplex this year, expand reach

The Cloverdale Christmas Hamper has operated out of Pacific Community Church’s warehouse for the last nine years, but found itself in need of a new home this year. (Contributed photo)
Volunteers help setup an evacuation centre in Cloverdale on Sunday. (Lance Peverley/Peace Arch News)

Wildfire evacuee numbers rise to 2,400 at Cloverdale evacuation centre

No use of overnight cots so far, but 13 RVs now set up on site

Volunteers help setup an evacuation centre in Cloverdale on Sunday. (Lance Peverley/Peace Arch News)
Rollin’ Trainwreck, a Vancouver-based band, is a finalist in a nationwide CCMA contest. From left: Philip Puxley, Phil Bell and Jesse Burch. (Courtesy MyTone Records)

Vancouver’s Rollin’ Trainwreck keeps rolling to the top

Band representing B.C. in national contest after win at Cloverdale Rodeo

Rollin’ Trainwreck, a Vancouver-based band, is a finalist in a nationwide CCMA contest. From left: Philip Puxley, Phil Bell and Jesse Burch. (Courtesy MyTone Records)
LTSS student Rhiley DeBoer won the annual hidden horse hunt this year.

Lord Tweedsmuir’s hidden horse hunt a 30-year Cloverdale tradition

The riddles, tricks and teenage sleuths of one of Cloverdale’s longest running rodeo week traditions

LTSS student Rhiley DeBoer won the annual hidden horse hunt this year.
Grace Kennedy photo                                Scott Schiffner on his $45,000 ride at the 2017 Cloverdale Rodeo finals.

Cloverdale Rodeo finishes with upsets, injuries

The finals saw one major injury, three $20K cheques and one $45K cheque

Grace Kennedy photo                                Scott Schiffner on his $45,000 ride at the 2017 Cloverdale Rodeo finals.
Game-changers: Sunday rodeo determines line up for the 2017 Cloverdale Rodeo finals

Game-changers: Sunday rodeo determines line up for the 2017 Cloverdale Rodeo finals

Outlaw upset, rough rides as Pool B closes and competitors gear up for finals

Game-changers: Sunday rodeo determines line up for the 2017 Cloverdale Rodeo finals
Cloverdale rodeo athletes rally for $300K in prizes, break 90-point mark

Cloverdale rodeo athletes rally for $300K in prizes, break 90-point mark

The competitors to watch as Pool B closes and finals begin

Cloverdale rodeo athletes rally for $300K in prizes, break 90-point mark
Grace Kennedy photo                                Addisyn Hawe during her winning Mutton Bustin’ ride on Saturday, May 20.

Langley cowgirl wins Saturday’s Mutton Bustin’ competition

Three-and-a-half-year-old Addisyn Hawe took home a trophy for her ride on a rodeo sheep.

Grace Kennedy photo                                Addisyn Hawe during her winning Mutton Bustin’ ride on Saturday, May 20.
GALLERY: 71st-annual rodeo parade rolls through Cloverdale

GALLERY: 71st-annual rodeo parade rolls through Cloverdale

Thousands watch marching bands, vintage cars and ‘hot grannies’ on motorcycles parade down main street

GALLERY: 71st-annual rodeo parade rolls through Cloverdale
GALLERY: Cloverdale Rodeo kicks off at Stetson Bowl

GALLERY: Cloverdale Rodeo kicks off at Stetson Bowl

Results, photos from Friday night’s opening ceremonies

GALLERY: Cloverdale Rodeo kicks off at Stetson Bowl
Grace Kennedy photo                                Charcoal and Woodz restuarant won first place for their ground beef and tenderloin chilli at the 20th annual Cloverdale Chilli Cook-off.

Charcoal and Woodz, Balance Real Estate win Cloverdale’s Chilli Cook-off

The 20th annual cook-off kickstarted the rodeo with seven different chillis for patrons to judge.

Grace Kennedy photo                                Charcoal and Woodz restuarant won first place for their ground beef and tenderloin chilli at the 20th annual Cloverdale Chilli Cook-off.