Calgary- Six finalists will compete for the titles of Calgary Stampede Queen and Princesses, Monday, September 26 in the Agrium Western Event Centre at 7:30 p.m.

The contestants will demonstrate their horsemanship skills for the final time before one queen and two princesses are chosen and crowned as our 2017 Calgary Stampede Royalty.

The Stampede Royalty act as official ambassadors of the Stampede by promoting western heritage and values in the community and around the world, making more than 400 appearances during their reign. The winning three contestants must embody the Stampede values of integrity, pride of place, western hospitality and commitment to community.


WHAT: Final riding competition and crowning ceremony

WHEN: Monday, September 26, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Agrium Western Event Centre, Stampede Park

              1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 2W1


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 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.


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For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Booth 

Manager, Public Relations
Calgary Stampede

T 403.261.0237
C 403.463.68334