PBR Canada's Elite Cup Series took place in Red Deer Saturday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

PHOTOS: PBR Canada Elite Cup Series goes ahead in Red Deer

Hometown rider Ashton Sahli also took part

PBR Canada’s Elite Cup Series took place in Red Deer Saturday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

The event in Red Deer is a kickoff to PBR Canada’s Elite Cup Series for the season. The event took place Saturday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk holds on for life as he competes in the PBR event in Red Deer Saturday night. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

The PA announcer introduces the bull riders during PBR Canada’s Elite Cup Series in Red Deer at the Peavey Mart Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

BY IAN GUSTAFSON

ADVOCATE STAFF

Hometown rider Ashton Sahli also took part

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The event in Red Deer is a kickoff to PBR Canada’s Elite Cup Series for the season. The event took place Saturday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

The event in Red Deer is a kickoff to PBR Canada’s Elite Cup Series for the season. The event took place Saturday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk holds on for life as he competes in the PBR event in Red Deer Saturday night. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk holds on for life as he competes in the PBR event in Red Deer Saturday night. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

The PA announcer introduces the bull riders during PBR Canada’s Elite Cup Series in Red Deer at the Peavey Mart Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

The PA announcer introduces the bull riders during PBR Canada’s Elite Cup Series in Red Deer at the Peavey Mart Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by: Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)