Daily News Briefing – Sunday, July 8, 2018



Stampede attendance Saturday, July 7, 2018       116,392

Cumulative attendance for 2018:                              279,241


Same day for 2017:                                                          107,692

Daily increase over 2017:                                              8,700

Cumulative attendance for 2017:                              259,880

Overall cumulative increase of:                                  19,361

Rodeo, Chuckwagon and Agriculture Competition Results:


Full rodeo results here.

Chuckwagon Racing:

Full GMC Rangeland Derby Results can be found here.

Other results:

Agriculture Results can be found here.

Most Inventive on the Stampede Midway goes to the Flaming Hot Cheeto Corn by Fresh Roasted Corn on the Cob


What’s happening today

Cenovus Family Day – Free admission 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

                Free Pancake Breakfast for the first 25,000 people

                Dog and Pony Show 9:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. – Nutrien Western Event Centre

Mutton Bustin’ – 11 a.m. & 12 p.m. at the Northern Light Arena


Coca-Cola Stage              

Nashville North               

The Big Four Roadhouse

Busty and the Bass

Randy Houser

Blue Rodeo (ticketed event)

Daniel Caesar







Today’s story idea

  • Gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and nut-free foodies rejoice! 2018 Stampede Midway has got you covered.


Meet the Community Engagement & Communications team

• Jennifer Booth, Manager, Public Relations

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


• Kristina Barnes, Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture

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


• Danielle Savoni, Publicity Manager

T: 403.261.0401       C: 403.461.6647       E: dsavoni@calgarystampede.com


• Christine Thompson, Media Relations Coordinator (Entertainment)

T: 403.261.0338       C: 403.650.7834       E: cthompson@calgarystampede.com


• Brooke Martine, Media Relations Coordinator (Agriculture and Western Competitions)

T: 403.261.0339       C: 403.831.2718       E: bmartine@calgarystampede.com