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Old Time Ranch Rodeo / Rodéo d'antan | Longview, Alberta

Festival Event

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All ages

Time-honoured and traditional skills of ranching comes to our rodeo arena. Cheer on your favourite ranch as teams of working cowboys compete for silver Bar U buckles - and bragging rights! You’ll be entertained with events such as broke horse racing, wild cow milking, team sorting as well as branding and doctoring.

Les méthodes d’élevage d’antan sont mises à l’honneur au manège du rodéo! Venez encourager votre ranch préféré pendant que les équipes se mesurent les unes aux autres pour remporter des boucles de ceinture en argent du Bar U et le droit de se vanter! Vous assisterez à toutes sortes d’épreuves comme les courses à cheval, la traite de vaches sauvages, les tris d’équipes, le marquage au fer et l’apport de soins.

Driving Directions

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site is located approximately 100 km (62 miles) south of Calgary on Highway 22, 13 km (8 miles) south of Longview. From Calgary, go south on Highway 2, then west on Highway 540, cross over Highway 22 (also known as The Cowboy Trail) and continue going west for approximately half a kilometer.

Event Setting

The site has many historic buildings and structures, illustrating various stages of ranching development, and is rich in cultural landscape features. A visitor orientation centre and a vibrant living history program interpret a time when the West was young.