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The LRA Finals are back in 2022!
“We’re Back in the Saddle Again!!”

September 1-4 – The Lakeland Rodeo Association will be back in St. Paul to fill the stands of the Clancy Richard Arena for the 2022 finals! The LRA and St. Paul Ag Society have a great relationship and are always planning and adding to the event. Check out ‘Rodeo Week’ for the full schedule of events.

As Dorine would say, here’s to “Bigger & Better” finals in the future.


2022 Lakeland Rodeo Association Finals Sponsorship

Interested in sponsoring the St. Paul Agricultural Society for the 2022 Lakeland Finals Rodeo?
Sponsorship Details available here. Thank you for your consideration and support of our event.

Thank you to our 2022 LRA Finals Sponsors!

840 CFCW
Canalta Hotel/The Landing Hotel
Caouette & Sons Implements
Cornerstone Coop
Lakeland Connect
Xtreme Oilfield Technology

B & R Eckel’s Transport
Cutline Construction
Lakeland Chev Buick GM
Location Cats
Robertson Construction
Town of St. Paul
Webb’s Machinery (New Holland)
Zarowny Motors Ltd

Canadian Tire
Cornerstone Coop Liquor Store
Greg’s Value Drug Mart
Kal Tire
Lakeland Towing & Recovery
Pure Country Backhoe Service
Servus Credit Union
Smitty’s Restaurant
Sobeys St. Paul
Tim Hortons

B & D Industrial
K-Cow Ranch
SP Municipal Seed Cleaning Plant

Black Ace Collision
Carstars (formerly NorthPark Collision)
Fix Auto Lakeland St. Paul
Fountain Tire
J-Tek Electric
Lakeland Brewing Company
Lakeland Fire & Safety Supply
Lamoureux Culham LLP
Mallaig Tire
Morrow & Tchir
Northern Source Rentals
Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd
Rocky Mountain Equipment
TD Canada Trust
The Co-operators
The Hometown Real Estate Co.
Xtreme Equipment

Amyotte & Sons Welding
Century 21 Poirier Real Estate
County of St. Paul
Mistol Seeds
Nutrien Ag Solutions
Rocket Plumbing & Heating
Smyl RV
St. Paul Foundry
Tannas Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Top Gro Agro
Twisted Fork
Dr. Ken Miller Prof Corp
Lakeland Family Eyecare
Lamoureux Culham LLP
Morrow & Tchir
St. Paul Dental Centre
Trevor R. Lee Law Office
Best Bite
Black Track Paving
BPK Mechanical
Bryan Muchka Trucking
Complete Auto Service
Dale Real Estate
David Hanson, MLA
Goodseal Plumbing
H & R Block
Joly’s Porta Welding & Trucking
Phoenix Welding
Peavey Mart
Shannon Stubbs, MP
St. Paul Home Hardware
St. Paul Towing
St. Paul Vet Clinic
Swisco Machining
VB Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Warehouse Sport
Welcome Home Furnishings

How It All Started

In 1988 Diane Bailey, Richard Gottenbos and Dorine Kuzma decided to bring the LRA Rodeo Finals to St. Paul for 5 performances. The prize money has been growing every year – making it one of the best rodeos in North Eastern Alberta.

Our First LRA Finals in St. Paul Featured…

  1. The Rodeo Queen Contest which included components of horsemanship, public speaking, brunch and a fashion show.
  2. Every year, the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce welcomes the LRA by hosting the Chamber Kick Off Supper. In the beginning, the first meal was held at noon and usually consisted of a stew or pork and beans. They have grown to a catered supper meal which is being attended by many town and county businesses.
  3. Other popular events in 1988 were the Pancake Supper, Casino, Mutton Bustin’, Armbender Championship, Truck Pull, and 10K or 2K Fun Run.
  4. A highlight of the weekend activities is the Saturday morning parade which has been growing every year and could easily be one of the biggest parade held in Northeast Alberta. Each year, a popular community theme is selected.
  5. Another popular event is the Rodeo Beerfest held on Saturday night of the weekend. What started as a simple Western Social held on the Friday and Saturday of the Rodeo has grown into the signature social event of the year in St. Paul.