Welcome To The Cochrane Roping Club!

The Cochrane Roping Club is a fun team roping oriented club located in Cochrane, Alberta.  It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or a seasoned roper, the Cochrane Roping Club accommodates all skill levels and has something to offer everyone. We are fully equipped with roping dummies and a heel-o-matic for beginner ropers, for ropers to practice on something other than live cattle. We have long horn cattle, & our Stock page has more details on the care and handling of our animals. Our roping season starts near the beginning of May and finished near the end of September.  We rope every Tuesday evening, Wednesday evening, Thursday evening & occasional Sundays for special events. If you enjoy roping, or want to learn how to rope, and want to have a lot of fun while doing it, we encourage you to come join the Cochrane Roping Club!

Please check out tabs for practice nights, jackpot dates, youth roping program and special events.   Some roping nights may change or  be cancelled without warning (i.e. bad weather, scheduling conflicts, etc.).  Our NEW App -‘TeamSnap’ will keep you informed as to roping events and changes, but if you are ever in doubt please contact one of the board members.

Please check the NEWS page for information on work-bees, clinics and special events.

Roping Nights

The Cochrane Roping Club is please to offer a number of different programs for ropers. Please see Fees for membership/roping rate details.

Team Roping Practice Nights
Regular Practice Nights are every Tuesday evening @ 7:00 pm (less the 7 week youth Roping Program on Tuesdays in July/August), & Wednesday evenings @ 7:00 pm, & Thursday evenings @ 7pm. Open to all team ropers, including youth and beginners.

Summer Jackpot Series
The CRC Summer Series is monthly on a Thursday evening @ 6:00 pm. Open to all ropers interested in a Jackpot Roping! Please see our Team Roping Page for more details.

Youth Roping Program
The Youth Roping Program provides professional instruction to youth, 21 years or younger.  7 weeks of Tuesdays 7:00 pm in July/August. Please see our Youth Roping Program page for more details.

Adult Beginner Roping Program
Learn to rope for adults happens on Wednesdays 6:00 pm in the outdoor arena. Beginners are welcome to come out Tuesdays & Thursdays as well to practice with Team Roping or Ranch Roping on Wednesdays. We are in our first year of developing this program, so bear with us as we grow this program. Heel-o-matic will run Wednesdays at 6pm sharp 🙂

Ranch Roping Series
Ranch roping practice.  Wednesdays 7:00 pm in the upper outdoor arena. Please see our Ranch page for more details.


The Cochrane & District Agricultural Society grounds is located near the north-west corner of the junction of Highway 1A and Highway 22 in Cochrane.

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  • From the junction of Highway 1A and Highway 22, travel west on Highway 1A.
  • Take the first right.
  • Turn right again. You will now be traveling back east, parallel to Highway 1A.
  • When you pass though the double gates into the Ag grounds, turn left. This road will lead you up to the large barn and the outdoor arena.

See you there!

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Our 2019 Volunteer of the Year Awarded to Jim Moniz, presented by Ivan Davies (our 2019 President)