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Luke Tournier

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Year Started Outriding
1988
Year Started Driving
1988
Hometown
Duck Lake, SK
WPCA Championship Final Heat Qualifications
20
WINS
6
Birthday
May 11, 1963
  • 2019 - 6th
  • 2018 - 12th
  • 2017 - 9th
  • 2016 - World Champion   
  • 2015 - 6th
  • 2014 - 7th
  • 2013 - 7th/8th
  • 2012 - 8th
  • 2011 - 10th
  • 2010 - 4th
  • 2009 - 14th
  • 2008 - 6th
  • 2007 - 3rd
  • 2006 - 8th
  • 2005 - 6th
  • 2004 - 4th
  • 2003 - 5th
  • 2002 - CPCA Member
  • 2001 - CPCA Member
  • 2000 - CPCA Member
  • 1999 - CPCA Member
  • 1998 - CPCA Member
  • 1997 - CPCA Member
  • 1996 - CPCA Member
  • 1995 - CPCA Member
  • 1994 - CPCA Member
  • 1993 - CPCA Member
  • 1992 - CPCA Member
  • 1991 - CPCA Member
  • 1990 - CPCA Member
  • 1989 - CPCA Member
  • 1988 - CPCA Member - Rookie Season

Major Awards And Victories

  • 2005: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Driver; Richard Cosgrave Memorial Award, Red Deer Chuckwagon Championship, WPCA Equine Outfit Of Excellence - "SMOOTHY" - Champion Right Leader
  • 2006: WPCA Equine Outfit Of Excellence - "PORT" - Champion Left Leader
  • 2007: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Driver, Rocky Mountain Turf Club Derby, Richard Cosgrave Memorial Award, Mullen Group Safe Drive Award, WPCA Equine Outfit Of Excellence - "JAG" - Champion Right Wheeler
  • 2008: North American Chuckwagon Championship, Badlands Dinosaur Derby, Strathmore Heritage Days Stampede, WPCA Equine Outfit Of Excellence - "PORT" - Champion Left Leader
  • 2010: Dewberry World Chuckwagon Races, North American Chuckwagon Championship
  • 2013: WPCA Chuckwagon Person of the Year
  • 2015: Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championship, Battle of the North
  • 2016: World Champion Chuckwagon Driver, Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championship, Battle of the North, WPCA Equine Outfit Of Excellence - "BROCK" - Champion Outriding Horse
  • 2017: Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede
  • 2019: Grande Prairie Stompede, Calgary Stampede Equine Outfit of Excellence- "BOOTS" - Champion Right Leader

Personal Information

Luke started the 2019 season off with a bang by sweeping the first show of the season in Grande Prairie when he won the Grande Prairie Stompede and took Ralph Vigen Memorial Award for the having the best aggregate time in the process. He qualified for 3 championship final heats at the Grande Prairie Stompede, the GMC Rangeland Derby, and the Century Downs "WINNER'S ZONE". He posted 27 top ten runs, including 2 first place runs and 12 runs that also placed inside the top five.

Luke was the World Champion Chuckwagon Driver in 2016, is a two–time Calgary Stampede GMC Rangeland Derby Champion, a two–time Calgary Stampede Aggregate winner, and received the WPCA's highest annual honor when he was named the Chuckwagon Person of the Year for 2013. He has had five horses named to the WPCA Equine Outfit Of Excellence, won the Calgary Stampede's Safe Drive Award for the Least Penalized Driver in 2007. He holds the track record at the Ponoka Stampede, and since joining the WPCA back in 2003, Luke has collected sixteen major titles.

Previously a member of the on the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA), Luke won fourteen CPCA show championships, twice qualified for the CPCA’s championship dash, and along received the CPCA's Chuckwagon Family of the Year in 2001. He is the father of outrider Quaid Tournier, father–in–law to fellow driver Logan Gorst, and older brother to former competitor Léo Tournier. Luke and his wife Michele have three children - Shalyn, Lane and Quaid - and three grandchildren. The Tournier’s make their home in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan.

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