What’s happening today?
Coca-Cola Stage performer: Simple Plan (9 p.m.)
Nashville North performer: Nashville North All-Star Band hosted by Jason Greeley (10 p.m.)
Virgin Mobile Saddledome Concert: Jeff Dunham
Junior Steer Classic – Final Results (1 PM – 6 PM)
Blacksmith Classic – Final Results (11 AM – 9 PM)
International Youth Livestock – Results (11 AM – 9 PM)
Heavy Horse Pull – Heavy Weight Results (7 PM – 9 PM)
Today’s story ideas
- Kirk and Mitch Sutherland, father and son chuckwagon drivers will be racing side by side in the $100,000 Dash For Cash in the GMC Rangeland Derby finals.
- Calgary native Lizzy Munson, former member of The Young Canadians, was crowned 2016 Stampede Talent Search champion. Munson was the second runner up in last years competition.
Recap of Saturday, July 16, 2016
Stampede attendance for Saturday, July 16, 2016: 109,817
Cumulative attendance for 2016: 936,344
Same day attendance for 2015: 151,063
Overall cumulative decrease compared to 2015: 125,362
Rodeo, Chuckwagon and Agriculture Competition Results:
Father-son duo Kirk and Mitch Sutherland will join Vern Nolin and Jason Glass in the Dash For Cash on Championship Sunday. See full results here.
Stampede Talent Search
- Grand Prize Winner - Lizzy Munson
- 1st Runner Up - Craig Henderson
- 2nd Runner Up - Zasha Rabie
- 3rd Runner Up - Kate Stevens
- Don Welden (Most Promising Performer Award) - Jana McDonald
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