Calgary – Registration is now open for the Calgary Stampede’s Farm Safety Day, supported by AltaLink. This FREE initiative is aimed at educating and empowering rural students in grades six to nine through a series of fun, interactive activities.

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, students will be encouraged to take part in various hands-on farm and rural safety sessions at Stampede Park, including livestock handling, equipment safety, working with electricity, distracted driving, first aid and more. Teachers may secure a spot for their class by pre-registering.  There is no cost for schools participating in this event, and funding is available to assist with bussing costs.

More information about Farm Safety Day can be found on the Calgary Stampede website.

What: Farm Safety Day, presented by AltaLink

When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

           10 a.m. – 2 p.m.                       

Where: AltaLink Hall, Agrium Western Event Centre, Stampede Park

Note:  Registration is now open, and can be completed online with this form.                                                                                                                        

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:

Kristina Barnes                                              
Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture
Office: 403.261.0382                                       
Cell: 403.585.4706