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The third annual Smokin Bull BBQ tempted people withits delicious smells wafting from the barbecues and this years reserve champion was the team ‘Smokeback Moun-tain BBQ’. Jim Williams won the title of Grand Championfor the second year in a row with his team ‘Pigsicle’, and hisdaughter Victoria took part in the contest, winning herself some ribbons to bring home.Heritage Day mascot Roger the Eagle took place in themutton busting on August 2. Roger was hanging aroundlocal businesses prior to Heritage Days and people weregiven free rodeo tickets when they spotted him. The last three days of the rodeo saw the grandstand andrush seats packed with people who needed their x of thethird biggest rodeo in Alberta. Fulmek won’t be organizingHeritage Days next year, but she suspects it will continue togrow and become better with each new year.“In two years from now Michael’s amusement is goingto be coming to Strathmore. We will be having a greatmidway in two years, a realgreat midway,” said Fulmek.It may be over for another year but already people can begin looking forward to what’s to come next year.
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