Calgary – The top team ropers from across Western Canada are set to compete at the Team Roping Canada finals, beginning Friday at Stampede Park.  The event runs through the weekend, September 16-18, in the Agrium Western Event Centre.

Four hundred competitors will be looking to beat the clock and rope their way to the biggest payday in Canadian Team roping. On Saturday evening, the winning team in the Super 10 event will take home $50,000. On Sunday evening the top pair in the Lucky 13 event will split $30,000. The public is welcomed to attend, with complimentary admission throughout the weekend.    

More information and a schedule of events can be found at teamropingcanada.com

About the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west.  The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned 10-day Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values.  All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

 

For more information, please contact:

Art Gallais

Team Roping Canada

C: 403-556-9276

 

Kristina Barnes                                              

Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture

T: 403.261.0382                                             

C: 403.585.4706                                            

kbarnes@calgarystampede.com