Jul 19th – Showdown in Cowtown | Maple Creek

Jul 19th – Showdown in Cowtown | Maple Creek

Location: Maple Creek, SK

Showdown in Cowtown

Date: July 19, 2018
Time: 5pm (Indian Races), 7:30 pm (Bull Riding)
Cost:  $40 (both events), $25 (Bull Riding only)
Tickets:  Available from select Maple Creek retailers or online at:

Get ready it’s coming!! We are chomping at the bit, going absolutely crazy excited about hosting a Canadian Indian Relay Racing Association event right here in the old Cowtown of Maple Creek on Thursday July 19,2018 at 5 pm !!!

It will be the first time ever that this great organization has had a fully approved event in our community!! If you have never been to one of these – make the hair on the back of your neck stand up – make you jump up and down and scream like crazy race, meets, then you really need to join us on July 19 ( remember it’s a Thursday) at 5:00pm at High Chaparral Arena!

This event is a celebration of our First Nations people, as teams of four all decked out in Native regalia,(1 catcher, 1 exchange holder, 1 back holder, and one rider, who must ride 3 thoroughbred horses (horses are adorned in traditional war paint and medicine feathers) in a mad race at break neck speed around the track against 2 other teams in each heat!

The sights and sounds will be reminiscent of the beauty, skill and daring of the Warriors of our Indigenous People of yesteryear, all the while embracing the traditions of our First Nations People and celebrating the sacred horse culture. Sounds amazing doesn’t it? But there’s more as after the last heat of Indian Relay Races, at 7:30 pm the Bull Riders Canada Inc. event will explode from the bucking chutes!! That’s right a full bore world class bullriding will be firing at you , just to give all of you adrenaline junkies another fix for your evening!! Curtis Sawyer and the posse from Outlaw Buckers will be bringing their award winning , body crunching, dream stealing bulls to town to take on the best bull riders in the game today. We are calling the entire day “SHOWDOWN IN COWTOWN,” $40 will get you in for the Indian Relay Races and the Bull Riding, $25 if you would like to attend only the bull riding.

Beer Gardens and Concession

Oh and did we mention the beer gardens will be open the entire day and into the evening? And did we mention that Kokums Kitchen will be our concessionaires with their mouth watering array of tasty vittles? No? Well we are mentioning it now! This promises to be one of the biggest and most exciting days Maple Creek will have ever seen and tickets will be going fast . Check with local merchants as well as on line with Cypress Hills Destination Area for advance tickets!! Also be watching our facebook page for additional information. See you at “SHOWDOWN IN COWTOWN” Thursday July 19 2018 !!!

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