The President of the Didsbury Ag Society says - despite the smoke from the wildfires and the cancellation of the Thunder on the Prairies fireworks show due to a fire ban - overall attendance was good at the 2018 Didsbury Fair & Rodeo.
There was a little something for everyone at the 2018 edition of the Didsbury Fair & Rodeo.
President of the Didsbury Ag Society Craig Anderson says the animal scramble was very popular.
He says all the animals were caught by the kids.
Anderson discusses this year's attendance.
Here are the unofficial Foothills Cowboy Association rodeo results from Didsbury on Friday, August 17th and Saturday, August 18th.
Adam Shuckburgh from Innisfail and Luke Skocdopole from Big Valley tied for top spot in calf roping. They both got the job done in 9.6 seconds.
Joanne Long from Red Deer County was quickest in ladies barrel racing with a time of 17.047.
Wyatt Dillman from Rocky Mountain House had the fastest time in steer wrestling of 4.4 seconds.
The top team roping tandem was Daniel Kaiser from Breton, Alberta and Bobby Louis from Vernon, B.C. Their time was 5.1 seconds.
Jeremy Russell from Brant had a 79 aboard Mountain Man to win in saddle bronc.
Parkland, Alberta's Quinten Taylor posted an 80 point ride on Gravity to grab top spot in bull riding.
Nathan Garlick from Okotoks was the winner in bareback with a 68 and a half.
Other FCA rodeo winners in Didsbury included..
Amy Shuckburgh from Innisfail in junior barrels, Grande Prairie's Jett Lambert in junior bull riding, Mayerthorpe's Dusty Golden in junior steer riding, and Blake Link from Maple Creek, Saskatchewan in novice horse riding.