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Canadian High School Finals


The 2023 Canadian High School Finals is held at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba from August 2-5, 2023. 

The top 5 Junior High and the top 6 High School finalists are invited to compete. 


Announcers for the Canadian High School Finals would like to have some information about the contestants. It is not mandatory, but you are encouraged to fill out this bio about yourself. Deadline July 26th. 

provincial jobs

Each province is responsible for some arena jobs and other duties while at Canadians – Saturday is Alberta’s day.  Please add your name to this Google Sheet if you are able to help out.  

  • 6 Pole Setters – Junior High Pole Bending
  • 6 Pole Setters – High School Pole Bending
  • 2 Gate People – Junior Boys Goat Tying
  • 2 Gate People – Junior Girls Goat Tying
  • 2 Gate People – High School Girls Goat Tying



August 1st –  Tuesday

3pm- 10pm Check In Open
3pm-10pm Shavings Barn (Barn 11) open
5pm-9pm Open Riding

August 2nd – Wednesday

8am-5pm Check In open ** All contestants must be checked in by 5pm **
8am-5pm Shavings Barn (Barn 11) open
9am-9:20am High School Light Rifle Check In (Brandon Wildlife Association)
9:20am-9:29am HS Light Rifle Safety Meeting (Mandatory)
9:30am HS Light Rifle Start

12:30pm-12:50pm Junior High Light Rifle Check In (Brandon Wildlife Association)
12:50pm-12:59pm JR Light Rifle Safety Meeting (Mandatory)
1:00pm JR Light Rifle Start

12:30pm-12:50pm High School Trap Shooting Check In (Brandon Gun Club)
12:50pm-12:59pm HS Trap Shooting Safety Meeting (Mandatory)
1:00pm HS Trap Shooting Start

1pm-3pm Pole Toonie Runs (Ace Arena – indoor)
3pm-5pm Barrel Toonie Runs (Ace Arena – indoor)

6:30pm Mandatory Contestant Meeting & Rough Stock Meeting
Team Pictures – Outdoor Arena

7:30pm Light Rifle & Trap Shooting Awards (Amphitheatre in Keystone)

8pm Western Underground Presents BRETT GARDINER

Dances will be held Thursday, Friday & Saturday Night at the UCT Pavilion
McCains FREE FRENCH FRY evening FRIDAY AUGUST 4th 6pm-8pm outside of UCT Pavilion

August 3, 4, 5 – Order of Events

Ace Arena


7am-9am Cutting

9:15 Performance Starts

JH Barrels
HS Barrels
JH Girls Goat Tying
HS Goat Tying

Intermission – 45 minutes

JH Pole Bending
HS Pole Bending
JH Boys Goat Tying

Reined Cow Horse


Outdoor Arena

9 am Grand Entry

Chute Dogging
HS Bareback Riding
JH Boys Breakaway
JH Tie Down Roping
HS Steer Wrestling
JH Saddle Steer
JH Ribbon Roping

Intermission – 45 minutes

HS Saddle Bronc Riding
HS Tie Down Roping
JH Girls Breakaway
HS Breakaway
JH Bareback
HS Team Roping
JH Team Roping
JH Bull Riding
HS Bull Riding

Go-Round Event Awards will be held in the UCT Pavilion 30 mins following Perf
Final Awards & Scholarships will be held in the UCT Pavilion 30 mins following Perf on Saturday

** Shavings Barn open Thurs/Fri/Sat 7:30am-9:30am**


Every contestant who attends Canadians must complete a Medical Release Form which must be signed by a commissioner of oaths. 

A signed entry form is also required for each contestant. All forms must be completed and emailed to the Provincial Secretary by July 12, 2023. 

Payments are accepted by etransfer to ahsraoffice@gmail.com

Contact Us

Let us know if you have any questions or concerns, or if you’re interested in sponsoring our provincial Junior High or High School finals. 


Follow us on Instagram @albertahsrodeo

Thank you to Codi Wilson, our PR Officer for coordinating our social media content with our members and partners.

Get your AHSRA apparel from Coyote Designs, the official supplier of AHSRA apparel. Members are welcome to place orders directly with Sheri – download and print the order form here.

Questions? Contact Sheri Laye at 403-333-5421
Email Orders to sheri@coyote-designs.net
Graduates - Don't forget to claim your ASHRA scholarship money!
Scholarship payouts take place only 3 times per year. The first payout will be on October 15th - but you need to submit your documents before then to be included in this payout. Send an email to ahsraoffice@gmail.com with the following information:
- Proof of payment to post secondary school
- Scholarship certificate (if you have it)
- The address where you want the cheque sent
Questions? Contact the provincial office at 780-305-9640 or ahsraoffice@gmail.com.
Reminder to members - please ensure you turnout correctly in order to avoid fines. 
Email ahsraturnout@gmail.com

See details on the website at https://albertahsrodeo.com/rodeo-entries/
Or read Section 3.11 of the Policy Manual:  https://albertahsrodeo.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/AHSRA-Policy-Procedures-Manual-08-04-2023.pdf
Entries for the fall season are opening soon and the AHSRA is using a new entry system called EQuest Event. This system is built and supported by the same people who created the NHSRA Membership system. 

Before you can enter rodeos, you will need to: 1. Create your EQuest Event account and 2. Link it to your NHSRA profile (You will need your NHSRA username and password so you can link it to your EQuest account.)

See this website article for full details including support videos and step-by-step instructions. https://albertahsrodeo.com/our-entry-system-has-changed/

This information has been shared directly to all members via text message and email as well.