Man  against steer Chance Butterfield, from Pomona, Alta., takes down a steer during the steer wrestling competition at the 37th annual Luxton Pro Rodeo last weekend. For more on how the event went, see page A6. To have your say on the rodeo or the small protest held outside the grounds, email editor@goldstreamgazette.com.

Man against steer Chance Butterfield, from Pomona, Alta., takes down a steer during the steer wrestling competition at the 37th annual Luxton Pro Rodeo last weekend. For more on how the event went, see page A6. To have your say on the rodeo or the small protest held outside the grounds, email editor@goldstreamgazette.com.

Luxton Pro Rodeo brings back Wild West

The Luxton Pro Rodeo brought out the crowds this past weekend, for some good old-fashioned entertainment.

The Luxton Pro Rodeo brought out the crowds this past weekend, for some good old-fashioned entertainment.

“I was very impressed, this was my first opportunity to go to to the Luxton Pro Rodeo. The hospitality was second to none,” said Pete Montana, general manager of Canadian Pro Rodeo Association. “What sets Luxton apart is it’s the only one on Vancouver Island.”

This year’s Canadian Pro Rodeo Association unofficial results:

Bareback riding

• Jake Marshall, $1,380

Steer wrestling

• Zane Hankel $1,794

Team roping

• Riley Warren/Kenton Fawcett $1,090 each

Saddle bronc riding

• Luke Butterfield $1,428

Tie-down roping

• Curtis Cassidy, 8.2 seconds, $1,578

Barrel racing:

• Joleen Seitz, 15.55, $977

Bull riding

• Wesley Silcox, $1,447

Over the course of the weekend the total pay-out was $41,680.

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