Past Competitors

Bob Van Eaton

 

Name

Birth Date: December 22, 1961
Year Started Outriding: 1992
Year Started Driving: 1992
Hometown: Clive, Alberta 
Championship Final Heat Qualifications: 0

 

World Professional Standings

2014 - 35th
2013 - 36th
2012 - CPCA Member
2011 - CPCA Member
2010 - CPCA Member
2009 - Did Not Compete
2008 - Did Not Compete
2007 - CPCA Member
2006 - CPCA Member
2005 - Did Not Compete
2004 - CPCA Member
2003 - Did Not Compete
2002 - CPCA Member
2001 - CPCA Member
2000 - 31st
1999 - Did Not Compete
1998 - 35th/36th
1997 - 31st
1996 - 4th - WPCA 2nd Circuit
1995 - 35th
1994 - 26th
1993 - CCA Member
1992 - CCA Member
           Rookie Season

Major Awards And Victories

  • 1996: Olds Fair & Rodeo

 
Personal Information
A second generation chuckwagon driver, Bob just completed his last season as a chuckwagon driver on the WPCA Pro Tour. Bob's career saw him compete on the Central Chuckwagon Association (CCA) circuit, the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) circuit, and the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) Pro Tour. Bob ran pacers for ten years before starting out on the Central Professional Chuckwagon Association in 1992 as a chuckwagon driver as well as an outrider before making the move the WPCA in 2004. He won the Olds Fair & Rodeo while competing on the WPCA Second Circuit in 1996, and last competed full time with the WPCA in 1998 before racing on the CPCA circuit starting in 2001. A second generation chuckwagon driver, Bob's father Don Van Eaton drove chuckwagons at the Calgary Stampede between 1961 and 1973. An oilfield worker in the off season, Bob is the father of five children - Bobbi Jo, Coralynn, Franklin, Jaclynn, Jesse - and seven grandchildren. Bob and his finance Crystal makes their home in Lacombe, Alberta.

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