Results From CFR Championship Sunday

Canadian Finals Rodeo Edmonton CPRA

Photos by Deanna Buschert

The Canadian Finals Rodeo has wrapped-up in Edmonton, Alberta. The top cowboys and cowgirls from the United States and Canada, came to brave the snow and wintery temperatures of the north to capture the dream of a national rodeo title.

Here is a list of the 2012 Canadian Professional Rodeo Champions:

Bareback – JR Vezain, Cowley WY
Saddle Bronc – Luke Butterfield, Ponoka AB
Bull Riding – Scott Schiffner, Strathmore AB
Barrel Racing – Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs SD
Tie Down Roping – Joshua Peek, Pueblo CO
Steer Wrestling – Tanner Milan, Cochrane AB
Team Roping – Dustin Bird, Cutbank MT, and Paul Eaves, Millsap TX
Steer Riding – Kagen Schmidt, Barrhead AB
Novice Bareback – Jacob Stemo, Calgary AB
Novice Saddle Bronc – Layton Green, Meeting Creek AB

CFR Champion Saddlebronc Horse – Shoshone Mountain, Calgary Stampede
CFR Champion Bareback Horse – Street Dance, Kesler Rodeo
CFR Champion Bull – Whiskey Jack, Kesler Rodeo

All Around Champion – Kyle Thompson, Lundbreck AB
High Point Champion – Josh Peek, Pueblo CO

Niki Flundra Canadian Finals Rodeo Edmonton

Niki Cammaert Flundra and the Remembrance Day tribute, during Sunday’s performance.

Tanner Milan

Tanner Milan of Cochrane, Alberta, wins the 2012 CPRA Steer Wrestling title.

Lisa Lockhart

Lisa Lockhart of Oelrichs SD, Montana and her horse Louie, are the 2012 Canadian Barrel Racing champions.

Shane Hanchey CPRA 2012 WInner

Shane Hanchey of Sulphur, Louisiana, takes the Canadian Tie-Down title, south of the border.

Lindsay Sears, Nanton AB,

Canada’s Lindsay Sears on Moe, finished third in Sunday’s final round of competition.


  1. Shucks and darn! Was pulling for Lindsay – oh well next year.