2016 FCA Champions!

Back row, left to right: Saddle Bronc–Kolby Wanchuk, Bareback–Branden Dillman, Jr. Bulls–Riley Gagnon, Bull Riding–Griffin Smeltzer, Novice Saddle Bronc, All Around and Rookie of the Year–K’s Thomson.
Front row, left to right: Team Roper Header–Rolly Thomson, Team Roping Heeler–Mark Flynn, Boys Steer Riding–Quinten Taylor, Ladies Barrels–Nikki Vanderlee, Jr. Barrels–Alexi Oborne, Steer Wrestling–Landon Bearsworth, Tie-Down Roping–JT Robinson. Photo by Slade Rogers.




The 61st annual Foothills Cowboys Assoc. (FCA) Cowboy Classic Finals was held Oct 7–9 at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alta.

The Cowboy Classic Finals features a $100,000 payout, and along with the major rodeo sports of bareback, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc, tie down roping, barrel racing and bull riding, also features junior events — novice saddle bronc, junior barrel racing and junior bull riding.

Congratulations to the 2016 FCA Champions and the year-end award winners; Barrel Racer of the Year Stacy Lunde, Cowboy of the Year Jim Smith and Family of the Year, The Guilick Family.