Daily News Briefing – Saturday, July 7, 2018
Stampede attendance Friday, July 6, 2018 122,403
Cumulative attendance for 2018: 162,849
Same day for 2017: 115,235
Daily increase over 2017: 7,168
Cumulative attendance for 2017: 152,188
Overall cumulative increase of: 10,661
Same day 5 year average: 88,711
Daily increase over 5 year average: 33,692
Cumulative attendance for 5 year average: 120,469
Overall cumulative increase of: 42,380
NEW DAILY RECORD SET 2018 122,403
Previous daily record set in 2017 115,235
change over previous record 7,168
Rodeo, Chuckwagon and Agriculture Competition Results:
Full rodeo results here.
Full GMC Rangeland Derby Results can be found here.
Agriculture Results can be found here.
Best New Food Savoury goes to The Big Pickle Tornado by Big Coco's
Best New Food Sweet goes to The Sweetheart by The Peanut Butter Cupboard
Best Rookie goes to The Peanut Butter Cupboard and The Elvis
What’s happening today
Team Cattle Penning Competition Championship – A team of three riders on horseback have 60 seconds to separate three specifically identified cattle from a herd of 30
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm (NWEC) 10 Class
Vintage Tractor Pull – Get in on the incredible action as beautifully restored vintage tractors showcase their power and speed.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Northern Lights)
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm Farm Equipment Show & Shine (Northern Lights)
The Big Four Roadhouse
Yukon Blonde 8 p.m.
Dani Strong 4 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m.
Jory Kinjo 6:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m.
Broken Social Scene 9:30 p.m.
Meghan Patrick 10 p.m.
Dead Flowers 9:30 p.m.
Jason Greeley 12 a.m., 1 a.m.
Today’s story idea
Calgary Stampede families meet some of the families that have participated in Stampede for generations.
Meet the Community Engagement & Communications team
• Jennifer Booth, Manager, Public Relations
T: 403.261.0327 C: 403.261.0327 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Kristina Barnes, Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture
T: 403.261.0382 C: 403.585.4706 E: email@example.com
• Danielle Savoni, Publicity Manager
T: 403.261.0401 C: 403.461.6647 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Christine Thompson, Media Relations Coordinator (Entertainment)
T: 403.261.0338 C: 403.650.7834 E: email@example.com
• Brooke Martine, Media Relations Coordinator (Agriculture and Western Competitions)
T: 403.261.0339 C: 403.831.2718 E: firstname.lastname@example.org