Daily News Briefing – Tuesday, July 10, 2018



Stampede attendance Monday, July 9, 2018        89,826

Cumulative attendance for 2018                               549,828


Same day for 2017:                                                          76,180

Daily increase over 2017:                                              13,646

Cumulative attendance for 2017:                              488,036

Overall cumulative increase of:                                  61,792


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.

Best gluten-aware food on the Midway goes to Avatara Pizza!

Best Carnivore food on the Midway goes to the Pork Ribs from Prairie Smoke & Spice BBQ!

What’s happening today

McDonald’s Community Day – $2 admission from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and free gate admission for Seniors (ages 65+) all day long

Meet Top Chef Canada: All-Stars Champion Nicole Gomes at the Big Four Cookhouse – noon & 3 p.m. – Big Four Roadhouse

World Champion Six-horse Hitch with CPO – 7 p.m. – Nutrien Western Events Centre


Coca-Cola Stage              

Nashville North               

The Big Four Roadhouse


The Road Hammers

Steven Page

Our Lady Peace







Today’s story idea

Roaming Artists from the Western Showcase are painting live across Stampede Park every day, including from the afternoon Rodeo and the GMC Rangeland Derby.


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