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Annual Bella Coola V.R.R. Rodeo

June 29~June 30

34th Annual Bella Coola Rodeo

Hosted by the Bella Coola Valley Ridge Riders

The Bella Coola Rodeo, one of the largest amateur rodeos in Western Canada, takes place annually on the Canada Day weekend.

central coast, rodeo, horse riders, bulls,A rodeo in this small community is a wild event, as cowhands show their skills kicking off with a gymkhana, and competing in bronco riding, barrel racing, calf tie-down, team roping, bull riding and the infamous cow patty bingo.

A broad range of food and refreshments are offered, including the famous “Rodeo Burger.”

The weekend winds up with the popular Bullarama, where contestants have an opportunity to bid on their own cowboy and win a share of the substantial purse.

rodeoparadeContestants travel from as far away as Alberta and the northern states to compete in the events.

Open air dances are held nightly.

The Rodeo is the kick- off for Gymkhanas, which are held once a month at the Rodeo grounds and showcase the fine equestrian talents of the Valley Ridge Riders.



June 29
June 30
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Bella Coola Rodeo
Walker Island Fairgrounds
Bella Coola, BC V0T1C0 Canada
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Bella Coola Valley Ridge Ridgers