Drivers

Doug Irvine

 

Name

Birth Date: August 8, 1975
Year Started Outriding: 1993
Year Started Driving: 1998
Hometown: Bonnyville, AB
WPCA Championship Final Heat Qualifications: 8
WINS: 3
 

World Professional Standings

2017 - 12th
2016 - 15th
2015 - 11th
2014 - 24th
2013 - 14th
2012 - 31st
2011 - 14th
2010 - 27th
2009 - 12th
2008 - 23rd
2007 - 14th   
2006 - 7th
2005 - 20th
2004 - 27th
2003 - 24th
2002 - CPCA Member
2001 - CPCA Member
2000 - CPCA Member
1999 - CPCA Member
1998 - CPCA Member - Rookie Season
                       
 

             

Major Awards And Victories

  • 1997: CPCA Champion Outrider
  • 2002: Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider, Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider
  • 2003: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider, Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider, Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider
  • 2006: WPCA Clean Drive Award, Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
  • 2008: Ponoka Stampede Champion Driver
  • 2010: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider
  • 2015: Battle of the Rockies, Herman Flad Memorial Award (WPCA Most Improved Driver)
  • 2016: Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede, WPCA Equine Outfit Of Excellence - "GAGE" - Champion Left Leader


Personal Information
One of the most accomplished all around chuckwagon competitors actively competing on the WPCA Pro Tour, Doug is one of five active competitors who can boast a Ponoka Stampede Championship as both a chuckwagon driver and outrider. 2017 saw Doug post posted 14 top ten runs, including 7 runs that also cracked the top five. For the second consecutive year Doug qualified for the championship final at the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede, where a third-place overall finish there was his best of the season. As a driver, Doug has won the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede, the Battle of the Rockies, with his biggest win coming on one of chuckwagon racing’s biggest stages at the Ponoka Stampede. He received the 2015 Herman Flad Memorial Award as the WPCA’s Most Improved Driver, the WPCA Clean Drive Award in 2006, and in 2016 he had a horse named to the WPCA Equine Outfit Of Excellence. He qualified for the GMC Rangeland Derby's Championship Final at the Calgary Stampede’s Centennial Celebration in 2012 and came up short by a mere one one-hundredth of a second – the closest championship final in Calgary Stampede history. As an outrider, Doug outrode for two Calgary Stampede GMC Rangeland Derby Championship outfits, 3 Calgary Stampede Aggregate winners, and 2 Ponoka Stampede championship outfits. Doug started his career on the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) circuit where he was the CPCA’s High Point Rookie Driver in 1998, the CPCA’s High Point Rookie outrider in 1993 and the CPCA outrider champion in 1997. A truck driver for B & R Eckel's Transport Ltd. in the off-season, Doug also enjoys playing hockey. Doug and his wife Jimmi Lou have 3 children - Dacia, Britton and Maddi Jo, and make their home near Bonnyville, Alberta.

GMC 2017