Halfway River Rodeo showcasing local riders all weekend long

Action at the Halfway River Valley Round Up Open Rodeo. Facebook photo.

HALFWAY RIVER, B.C. – The Halfway River Valley Round Up open rodeo is taking place this weekend for the 15th year at the Halfway River First Nation.

The two-day event will feature over one hundred riders participating in a wide range of events, including bull riding, barrel racing, bareback, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, calf roping, and kids wild pony racing. The open rodeo has entry fees ranging from $30 to $60 for each event, and will see over $5,000 in the purse handed out to winners.

There will also be a dance on Saturday night beginning at 9:00 p.m.

The rodeo venue is the Halfway River First Nation, approximately 34 kilometres west of the Alaska Highway at Mile 95 on the 117 Road.

For more information, including entry info, call the Halfway River First Nation at: (250) 772-5058.