Attendance numbers for: (July 7, 2019)

Stampede attendance Sunday, July 7, 2019          156,265

Cumulative attendance for 2019:                              418,341

Same day for 2018:                                                         180,761

Daily decrease over 2018:                                             (24,496)

Cumulative attendance for 2018:                              460,002

Overall cumulative decrease of:                                (41,661)

Same day 5 year average:                                            161,930

Daily decrease over 5 year average:                        (5,665)

Cumulative attendance for 5 year average:          405,208

Overall cumulative increase of:                                  13,133

 

The Results Are In

Rodeo, Chuckwagon and Agriculture Competition Results:

Rodeo:

Local cowboy achieves long-time dream on day three of the Calgary Stampede Rodeo. See the full story here

Rodeo results can be found here

Chuckwagon Racing:

Molle looks to make a move with fastest time on night three of GMC Rangeland Derby. See the full story here

GMC Rangeland Derby Results can be found here

Agriculture Results:

High fives all around for Team Cattle Penning Trio from Alberta. See the full story here

Calgarian pulls off second consecutive win in Vintage Tractor Pull Competition. See the full story here

All Agriculture Results can be found here

 

Best New Food on the Midway

Sunday, July 7 – Best Vegetarian Food:

Beyond Meat Pizza - Avatar Pizza

 

World Association of Marching Show Bands – Concert Band Showcase

 Concert Bands

Place

Score

Achievement Level

AGH UST Concert Band (Poland)

1

93.9167

Gold

Musikverein Ruhle 1958 e.V. (Germany)

2

84.6667

Silver

 

World Association of Marching Show Bands – Parade Competition

** Over two events - Calgary Stampede Parade and the WAMSB Saddledome Parade

 Band

Place

Combined Score

Achievement Level

Fanfarenzug Strausberg

1

88.8125

Gold

Fanfarenzug Dresden

2

88.7708

Gold

Hettstedter Spielmannszug “Blau Weiss” 1919

3

86.1042

Gold

Fanfarenzug Greiz e.V.

4

83.2084

Silver

Musikverein Ruhle 1958 e.V.

5

83.0209

Silver

Ostseefanfaren Des KJFZ Sellin e.V.

6

81.7084

Silver

 

World Association of Marching Show Bands - Field Show Preliminary Competition - Group B

 Competing Band

Score

Achievement Level

Fanfarenzug Des KSC Strausberg e.V.

87.1389

GOLD

Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band

86.1389

GOLD

Showband Marum

86.0000

GOLD

Hettstedter Spielmannszug “Blau Weiss” 1919 e.V.

84.6944

SILVER

Calgary Round-UP Band

83.4444

SILVER

For more information about WAMSB, click here

 

Don’t Miss This

Coca-Cola IgNITES the Night –This one-night-only event is back again to light up the Midway on Monday, July 8 from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. This event features the King of the High Wire, Nik Wallenda, T-Pain, 4KORNERS and you’ll be able to Ride All Night with rides running late until 1 a.m.!

Big Four Roadhouse - The Big Four Roadhouse is the place where you can kickback with your friends, enjoy delicious food, grab a cold drink all while listening to live musical performances. Want to get interactive? We've also got a selection of classic games - some you may have grown up with! The Big Four Roadhouse is an 18+ venue.

Western Oasis - Celebrating Western Arts & Culture. This feature destination showcases multiple disciplines of arts and culture. Meet artists from throughout North America and purchase original artwork and photographs. Enjoy non-stop music and entertainment at the Window on the West Stage or stop in the Wine Garden for a relaxing break from the Midway

Cowboy Up Challenge - A high paced display of horsemanship and equine athleticism, horse and rider teams maneuver through obstacles in a race against the clock during the Cowboy Up Challenge. If that isn’t exciting enough, the Calgary Stampede Showband will be kicking off the pre-show!

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Nutrien Western Event Centre)

World Association of Marching Showbands – World Championship Final

Taking over the Scotiabank Saddledome, this headline event features marching bands from across the globe. Each competitive group brings their unique international style and culture to the activity. Come watch as these groups compete to win the World Association of Marching Showbands World Championship Flag!

Scotiabank Saddledome – 6–11 p.m.

To learn more about the WAMSB World Championships, click here

 

Coca-Cola Stage

8:00 p.m. – Lil Berete

9:00 p.m. – T-Pain

 

Nashville North

10:00 p.m. – Kiefer Sutherland.

 

Big Four Roadhouse

10:00 p.m. – Classified

 

Stampede Stories

  • Nik Wallenda: World-record holder Nik Wallenda and his family are bringing their high-wire act to the Midway. Try not to hold your breath while you watch their daring performance high above the crowd. Nik Wallenda’s World Record Calgary Stampede High Wire Walk starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 8!
  • Bar Nineteen Twelve - Named after the year that started it all, the newest restaurant to the Calgary Stampede brings a welcoming change in pace to the Park. Tucked inside The Big Four Roadhouse, this year-round restaurant offers an intimate experience with a curated cocktail-inspired menu. Open 11 a.m. until Park close during Stampede.

           To see Bar Nineteen Twelve’s full menu, click here

  • New Ride – Star Dancer! Brand new for 2019, we present the Star Dancer! This super spectacular ride wows thrill seekers and spectators alike, with it’s over the top spinning motion. As the Star Dancer’s claw begins to spin, the giant pendulum swings back and forth, gaining momentum with each movement until it loops around all 360 degrees and reaches heights of over 70 feet.

 

Contacts

Meet the Community Engagement & Communications team

Jennifer Booth, Manager, Public Relations

T: 403.261.0327       C: 403.463.6834       E: jbooth@calgarystampede.com

Kristina Barnes, Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture

T: 403.261.0382       C: 403.585.4706       E: kbarnes@calgarystampede.com

Lahia Girbick, Media Relations Coordinator (Entertainment)

T: 403.261.4114       C: 403.681.1992       E: lgirbick@calgarystampede.com

Brooke Martine, Media Relations Coordinator (Agriculture and Western Competitions, WAMSB, Elbow River Camp)

T: 403.261.4113       C: 403.336.3979       E: bmartine@calgarystampede.com