Stampede attendance Saturday, July 6:                     105,846

Cumulative attendance for 2019:                                 262,076


Same day for 2018:                                                     116,392

Daily decrease over 2018:                                           (10,546)

Cumulative attendance for 2018:                                 279,241

Overall cumulative decrease of:                                   (17,165) 


Same day 5 year average:                                          109,139

Daily decrease over 5 year average:                            (3,293)

Cumulative attendance for 5 year average:                   243,278

Overall cumulative increase of:                                    18,798                           


The Results Are In

Rodeo, Chuckwagon and Agriculture Competition Results:


Plenty of déjà vu on day two of the Calgary Stampede Rodeo

See the full story here

Rodeo results can be found here

Chuckwagon Racing:

Evan Salmond takes top time, Chance Bensmiller takes overall lead at 2019 GMC Rangeland Derby

See the full story here

GMC Rangeland Derby Results can be found here

Agriculture Results:

Substitute rider helps Lesh siblings win 10 Class - Team Cattle Penning title at Calgary Stampede

See the full story here

Agriculture Results can be found here


Best New Food on the Midway

Saturday, July 6 – Best Daredevil:

WildBoar Bacon Elk Burger from Schnitzel Burgers and Wurst, Booth 22


World Association of Marching Show Bands – Field Show Preliminary Competition Group A

 Competing Band


Achievement Level

Calgary Stampede Showband



Chien Kuo High School Marching Band 



Calgary Stetson Show Band



Fanfarenzug Dresden



Fanfarenzug Greiz e.V.



Quetzalcoatl Marching Band



Field Show Preliminary Competition Group B bands will be competing Sunday, July 7 at 6:00pm in the Saddledome. The top 12 band scores across Group A & B will move on to the Field Show Final competion, which will be on Monday, July 8 at 6:00pm in the Saddledome.

For more information about WAMSB, click here


Don’t Miss This


Cenovus Family Day –FREE Park entry and FREE breakfast! from 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Plus - Featuring Agriculture 101 on the Grandstand Stage!

The Extreme Dog & Pony Race – Come see 10 talented Extreme Cowboy racing horse and riders paired up with powerful pooches as they race around, over and under obstacles. With a mixture of talented pups and amazing horses, this event is perfect for all ages!

9:30 am to 10:30 a.m. (Nutrien Western Event Centre) 

11:15 am to 12 p.m. (Nutrien Western Event Centre) 

To learn more about The Extreme Dog & Pony Race, click here

World Association of Marching Showbands World Championship – Parade Competition This event is a competition of precision and technique – in this unique circuit style performance, ensembles from around the world perform intricate maneuvers through a closed parade route. Often, they’ll incorporate difficult embellishments that highlight their unique style and skills.

Saddledome – 1:15 – 3:15 p.m. and  6 – 9 p.m.

Don’t forget to catch performances from showbands from across the world on the Saddledome Steps, 5 – 9 p.m.

To learn more about the WAMSB World Championships, click here

Relay Racing – The Relay Races are a high-energy showcase of teamwork, precision and horsemanship. Dressed in traditional regalia, five Indigenous racing teams will demonstrate their peoples’ connection to the horse and the fast-growing sport of Relay Racing as they circle the track in this exciting event.

Immediately following the Chuckwagon Races in the Grandstand

To learn more about Relay Racing, click here


Coca-Cola Stage

8:00 p.m. – Moneen

9:00 p.m. – Dashboard Confessional


Nashville North

10:00 p.m. – Granger Smith Feat. Earl Dibbles Jr.


Big Four Roadhouse

8:00 p.m. – The Sheepdogs

10:00 p.m. – Corb Lund


Stampede Stories

  • Midway Food – From sweet, to salty and just downright daring, there are more than 70 foods on this year’s list that will treat a variety of taste buds. This is the only time and place you will get to taste the unique food of the midway specifically made for Stampede.The Midway Food List can be found here
  • Light Balance from America’s Got Talent – choreographed dance and acrobatics and neon hi-tech costumes and LED light technology performed with music. Don’t miss this amazing show as it’s only here until July 9!
  • Dog Bowl, presented by Eukanuba, will feature rescue and shelter dogs that have tremendous bonds with their owners; showcasing incredible skill and intelligence with dancing, freestyling, and dynamic obstacle courses.


Meet the Community Engagement & Communications team

Jennifer Booth, Manager, Public Relations

T: 403.261.0327       C: 403.463.6834       E:


Kristina Barnes, Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture

T: 403.261.0382       C: 403.585.4706       E:


Lahia Girbick, Media Relations Coordinator (Entertainment)

T: 403.261.4114       C: 403.681.1992       E:


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

T: 403.261.4113       C: 403.336.3979       E: