November 8, 2015

Starting at 1:00 PM


Fort Edmonton Park

7000 143 Street, Edmonton, Alberta

About the Event

Free Event

Round up your family and friends for the first-ever Wild Wagons Showdown at Fort Edmonton Park.

This never before seen event is the latest spectacle of Rodeo Week, giving the entire community a chance to watch companies compete in the amazing feat of human chuckwagon racing.

Cheer on teams of human chuckwagons as they make a 100-metre dash down 1920 Street. Along with the intensity of this showdown, there will be outdoor and indoor activities for all ages…

  • Don’t miss the parade starting at 1:15 p.m.!
  • An official awards ceremony for the winners of the Wild Wagons Showdown
  • Wild west performers along the trail
  • Country music performances by The Carolines and Jack Forestier (& Family) Fiddler
  • Lasso school
  • Frontier face painting
  • Country craft corner
  • Country style food selections*
  • Horse drawn wagon rides
  • And much more…

* Chuckwagon base packages can be purchased from United Way, and can be decorated to best suit the spirit of your team and organization.
*Food available for purchase on-site.

Includes entertainment, musical performances and activities for all ages!

Donations of toques and mitts in support of Coats for Kids & Families accepted upon entry.

Coats for Kids and Families is an initiative of United Way in partnership with Page The Cleaner that brings together the greater community for the purpose of a common goal - to provide a warm coat and or winter outerwear to those in the Alberta Capital region who have limited resources.

For more information on the program and to see the drop off locations please visit myunitedway.ca/coats-for-kids-families

Event Map

Racing Teams

Come on out and cheer on human chuckwagon teams from:

Register to Race

Sign up your team, and join the Showdown!

Only Three Spots Left!

How to Register

Registration opens Monday, September 21, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
1. Purchase your team's Race Ticket through Eventbrite below. The ticket includes the Chuckwagon Kit, and registration for your team.
2. Pick up your Chuckwagon Kit from United Way, and assemble your wagon using the instructions in your Kit.
3. Return to wildwagons.ca to download your Race Registration form and Waiver for each team member.
4. Bring the forms for your team to the Registration area on Sunday, November 8 to complete registration, and race!

Download Rules   Download Waiver   Download Registration Form

Contact Us

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