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2012 Jasper Heritage Rodeo, August 14-18

July 16th, 2012 by

The Jasper Heritage Rodeo in Jasper, Alberta has been entertaining locals and tourists alike since it began in 1926. Every night starting Tuesday, August 14th through Saturday the18th, the doors open for general admission seating at 6 p.m. at the Jasper Activity Centre, 303 Bonhomme St. The excitement begins at 7 p.m. Watch professional cowboys such as the Rocky Mountain Riders and the Cariboo Cowgirls Drill Team Society show their stuff–roping, riding and racing!

Stick Pony Parade at Jasper Heritage Rodeo

Stick Pony Parade at Jasper Heritage Rodeo

Events for the Kids
Kids love rodeos and the Jasper Heritage Rodeo also gives young children a chance to get in on the fun.
On Wednesday, August 15th, the Stick Pony Parade is scheduled for 10 am at the Jasper Activity Centre parking lot. Put on their cutest rodeo gear, let them mount up on their stick pony and the little ones can join the parade going through town with , decorated wagons and rodeo mascots.

Saturday, August 18th from noon to 2 p.m., there’s free admission to the ATCO Li’l Britches Corral. Parents can bring their children to the rodeo arena at the Jasper Activity Centre for face painting, horseback rides, roping lessons, and chances to play with mascots and jump in a clown barrel. Free straw hat to one of the first Li’l Britches through the doors at noon! Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Food & Music at the Jasper Heritage Rodeo
What rodeo would be complete without huge amounts of grilled meat? August 15-17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the BBQ crew will be serving up the

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