There will be a few exciting new twists to look forward to at the 2016 Guy Weadick Days, taking place June, 23th– 26th, at the High River Agricultural Society Grounds. This year’s event will bring back Professional Rodeo, World Professional Chuckwagons, an interactive family zone and two concerts featuring Justin Ament and Emerson Drive as the headliners.
This year’s return of professional rodeo is spearheaded by the team at C5 Rodeo Company, who will be bringing in an exciting historical and western twist with it.
“We are ramping up the entertainment side of things for this year’s rodeo” explained C5 Rodeo Company’s Rodeo Coordinator, Gillian Shields.
“We want to tell the story of Guy Weadick through our rodeo production, all while making sure it’s a well-run, on the edge of your seat show”.
Rodeo Performances will take Place Friday at 5:00 pm, Saturday at 2:00 pm, Sunday at 12:00 pm with a slack performance at 9:00 pm on Saturday.
The World Professional Chuckwagon Association is also excited to be coming back for their annual stop at High River.
“The town of High River and the District of Foothills has a long, storied history with the sport of chuckwagon racing. We are pleased to be bringing the 2016 GMC World Pro Tour to Guy Weadick Days in partnership with professional rodeo and the High River Ag Society,” said Tom Barrow, GM of the World Professional Chuckwagon Association.
Four days of World Professional Chuckwagon Association races with 9 heats per evening will take place Thursday to Saturday at 7:00 pm with a 4:00 pm Finals on the Sunday.
The High River Agricultural Society is looking forward to bringing in an interactive family zone which will include a petting zoo, wagon rides, bouncy castles, a farmer’s market and many more family friendly activities throughout the weekend. This year’s Friday evening concert will feature local western star Justin Ament, and Saturday’s concert will present Grammy nominee, Emerson Drive. Both Concerts will follow the WPCA Chuckwagon performances.
To get tickets go to: highriverag.com/guyweadickdays