Layne MacGillivray


Layne MacGillivray

Birth Date: May 22, 1975
Year Started Outriding: 1989
Year Started Driving: 2000
Hometown: Halkirk, Alberta
WPCA Championship Final Heat Qualifications:4


World Professional Standings

2019 - 12th
2018 - 7th
2017 - 3rd
2016 - 33rd
2015 - 28th
2014 - 18th
2013 - 20th
2012 - 27th   
2011 - 12th
2010 - 26th
2009 - 29th
2008 - 19th
2007 - 21st
2006 - 11th
2005 - 23rd
2004 - 19th
2002 - CPCA Member
2001 - CPCA Member
2000 - CPCA Member - Rookie Season

Major Awards And Victories

  • 2000: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider, Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
  • 2004: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider
  • 2009: WPCA Chuckwagon Person of the Year
  • 2011: Colonial Days Fair, Colonial Days Fair Aggregate Winner
  • 2014: WPCA Equine Outfit of Excellence - "CARIBE" - Champion Outriding Horse
  • 2017: Herman Flad Memorial Award (WPCA Most Improved Driver) 

Personal Information
As he enters his 20th season as a chuckwagon driver, Layne is showing no signs of slowing down. For the second consecutive year Layne placed inside the top ten in the World Standings. Layne posted 15 top ten runs, including a first place run at the Strathmore Stampede and 5 runs that placed inside the top five. He placed in the top ten overall at five show championships with a fourth-place finish at Guy Weadick Days being his best of the season. Layne was honored with the WPCA highest annual award when he received the prestigious Chuckwagon Person of the Year Award in 2009. Layne won the Herman Flad Memorial Award as the WPCA’s Most Improved Driver in 2017, and swept the Colonial Days Fair in 2011 by winning both the championship final heat and the Colonial Days Aggregate title.  Layne started his chuckwagon career 30 years ago as an outrider, and enjoyed a very successful career highlighted by winning two Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Championship in 2000 and 2004 with Hughie Sinclair, and Sinclair's Calgary Stampede Aggregate winner in 2000. Layne started his career with the CPCA and won two CPCA show championships at the Saskatoon Exhibition Derby and the Wainwright Stampede, and twice qualified for the championship final heat for the CPCA Championship. He was the CPCA's Most Improved Driver in 2001, the CPCA's High Point Rookie Driver in 2000, and twice was named the CPCA's Most Sportsmanlike Driver. A 3rd generation chuckwagon driver, Layne is the father of outrider Trey MacGillivray, the son of former driver Dennis MacGillivray, son-in-law to former driver Wayne Dagg, and is the great-nephew of former driver and legendary chuckwagon promoter Cliff Claggett. Layne and his wife Loreena - the 2008 Ty Tournier Memorial Award recipient - have 2 children - Taygan and Trey - and now make their home in Halkirk, Alberta.