Photos:: Korie Marshall

Thirteen locals were amoung the hundereds of entrants in the 10th annual Canoe Mountain Rodeo, sanctioned by the BC Rodeo Association. And two local ladies placed for money – Kelsey Griffin placed 7th in Ladies Barrels, winning $131.95 and Hannah VanderWilk placed 6th in Junior Pole Bending, winning $16.61. This year’s event saw some of the largest crowds it’s ever drawn.

Photos: Constance Rauter running the barrels; Sara Woodland enjoying the show with family friend Hope Norum; 19 bull riders gave it a try but only 5 went home with money; local ladies Daniella Rauter, Aisling Ives, Hannah VanderWilk and Isla Clayton did a great job of their first drill team show ever; Arayah Dawson was one of the many kids that had fun despite the heat on Saturday; and the Dare Devil Divas were back this year, performing some exciting stunt riding and horse tricks to wow the audience.