Calgary – The Calgary Stampede, in partnership with members from the Calgary Police Services, Emergency Medical Services, Calgary Emergency Management Agency and Calgary Fire Department, will be sharing details about the safety and security measures in place for the 2017 Stampede.

“The Calgary Stampede considers the safety of our guests, volunteers, employees and animals to be our number one priority,” says Jim Laurendeau, vice president, events and park services.

We invite media to attend this event to learn more about how the Stampede and The City of Calgary work together to create a safe experience for guests during the Stampede, and year round.

WHAT: Share details about safety and security measures in place for Stampede 2017.

  Interview opportunities will be available. 

WHEN: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: +15 between Scotiabank Saddledome and BMO Centre
             Stampede Park

PARKING: Lots 14 and 20 – outside the North entrance


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:

Madeline Babinec
Communications Advisor
T 403.261.0487
C 403.589.2088