World Professional Standings
Major Awards And Victories
- 1986: CPCA Champion Outrider
- 1987: CPCA Champion Outrider
- 1994: Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider, CPCA Champion Outrider
- 1995: Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
- 1997: Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider
- 2018: Battle of the North
- 2019: Calgary Stampede Equine Outfit of Excellence- “LOU” – Champion Right Wheeler
After a major breakthrough in 2018 by winning the Battle of the North, Ross continued to build on that success and had his most prosperous season in 2019. He had his best placing in the World Standings placing 8th overall, he was the top pointed driver in the Century Downs “WINNERS ZONE” playoff standings, he qualified for two championship final heats at the Battle of the North and the Century Downs World Finals, and made the semi-final rounds at both the Ponoka Stampede and the Calgary Stampede.
2019 also saw Ross post 17 top ten runs, including a first place run at the Grande Prairie Stompede and 7 runs that also cracked the top five. His horse “Lou” was named Champion Right Wheeler on the Calgary Stampede Equine Outfit of Excellence. Prior to running on the WPCA Pro Tour, Ross competed for many years on the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) circuit where he has won three career CPCA show championships, received the CPCA’s Most Sportsmanlike Driver Award in 1994, and was a finalist for the championship final heat for the CPCA Championship in 2005.
As an outrider Ross outrode for three Calgary Stampede Aggregate winners and is a three–time CPCA Champion Outrider. Ross is the father of World Champion Outrider Casey Knight, younger brother to former driver Jim Knight and cousin to driver Wayne Knight. Ross and his wife Gail have two children – Carlee and Casey, and make their home in St. Walburg, Saskatchewan.