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Get to know the CFR Athletes

Get to know the CFR Athletes

Athletes from all over North America will be at Northlands Coliseum looking to win the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) title in their sport. Some are competing for the first time while others want to make the most of the last CFR event held in what they call a hallowed...
A Volunteer’s Perspective

A Volunteer’s Perspective

The Canadian Finals Rodeo and Farmfair International are tremendous attractions. Over 180,000 visitors attend the two events at Northlands in Edmonton. Northlands’ staff, including Fran Lucas, Manager of Volunteer and Community Relations, are supported by hundreds of...
What the CFR Means to Me

What the CFR Means to Me

Since 1974, rodeo fans from all over the world have come to Edmonton to watch the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR). This year is the last time fans can experience this annual tradition in Northlands Coliseum—some haven’t missed the main event since 1974 while others are...
A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

CFR’s Youngest Music Director Kurtis Kesler has been heavily involved in the CFR since he was a child playing behind the chutes. This year, he is stepping into the role of Music Director at the CFR. Below, Kurtis reflects on his journey and how much this position...
CFR Six Pack Fans: Deep Connections & Lasting Memories

CFR Six Pack Fans: Deep Connections & Lasting Memories

CFR Six Pack holders are among the most dedicated rodeo fans in the country. A Six Pack ticket holder is the CFR equivalent of a VIP. Holders of these precious packages get exclusive perks, like unique souvenirs and prime parking opportunities. The Six Pack obviously...
About Rodeo Magic

About Rodeo Magic

Rodeo Magic: Connecting Special Kids with the CFR Experience Rodeo Magic is a meaningful event at the CFR, which you can tell instantly by talking to Mackenzie Parish, Event Development Specialist at Northlands.     “It’s really about connecting the cowboys and...