Calgary Stampede Parade Award Winners

Calgary – The Calgary Stampede Parade Committee is excited to announce the following award winners from today’s Parade, as selected by the Calgary Stampede Parade judges:

Best Overall:  National Music Centre

Best Western Theme:  Ismali Muslim Community of Calgary (First Runner Up: Guns of the Golden West Association; Second Runner Up: WestJet)

Most Creative:  Parks Canada (First Runner Up: Whitefish Winter Carnival; Second Runner Up: Alberta Motor Association)  

Best Corporate:  Parks Canada (First Runner Up: Alberta Motor Association; Second Runner Up: Canadian Pacific “Little General”)

Best Business / Non-Profit:  The War Amps (First Runner Up: Youth in Motion; Second Runner Up: Wood’s Homes)

Best Cultural:  Best of Mexico (First Runner Up: Korean Association; Second Runner Up: Rocky Sheep)

Best Municipal:  City of Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce (First Runner Up: Westerner Park in Partnership with the City of Red Deer; Second Runner Up: City of Kimberley, B.C.)

Best Horse Entry:  Steel’s Scouts Commemorative Troop Association

Best Entry in Prelude:  Calgary Ethiopian Community Association.

“Thank you to all the participants of this year’s Parade and congratulations to the award winners – we couldn’t have done it without you,” says Mayne Root, Chair, Parade Committee.  “We are honored to have had these spectacular entries make this Parade one in which we will all remember for a lifetime,” he adds.

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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 celebrates our western heritage, cultures and community spirit. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

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For more  information, please contact:

Keith Marlowe,

Media Coordinator – Calgary Stampede Parade Committee

P 403.260.9632

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