WONOWON, B.C. — A few locals earned some hardware at this year’s Halfway River Rodeo.

The event saw over 120 participants over the weekend. The 20th-anniversary event featured bull riders from all over Western Canada.

There were many activities for the whole family, including music from local singer Kyle McKearney and The Sweet Water Band.

2022 Average/Buckle Winners:

  • Ladies Barrells: Frankie Harrell (Chetwynd, B.C.)
  • Bareback: Chase Siemens (Chetwynd B.C.)
  • Open Breakaway: Wyatte Copeland (Rose Prairie, B.C.)
  • Saddle Bronc: Colton Crook (Fort St. John, B.C.)
  • Tie Down Roping: Tyler Pederson (Gundy, AB)
  • Ranch Bronc: Clayton Lepine (Fort St. John, B.C.)
  • Steer Wrestling: Wyatt Bonderoff (Arras, B.C.)
  • Cow Riding: Chase Siemens (Chetwynd, B.C.)
  • Team Roping: Justin Harris and Cole Harris (Dawson Creek, B.C.)
  • Bull Riding: Steve Holman (Quesnel, B.C.)
  • Junior Barrels: Bianca Rogers (Fort St. John, B.C.)
  • PeeWee Barrels: Emma Simmons (Pouce Coupe, B.C.)
  • Junior Breakaway: Blake Collins (Rose Prairie, B.C.)
  • 12 & Under Steers: Easton Kipling (High Level, B.C.)
  • 16 & Under Steers: David Hume (Montney, B.C.)
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