Calgary – On Monday, September 25, 2017, six talented and accomplished young women will compete for the final time in hopes of being named the 2018 Calgary Stampede Queen and Princesses.  The crowning will take place that evening, immediately following the final portion of the intense, month-long contest.

Competition has been fierce and extremely close, with the top six selected after showcasing great horsemanship skills, public speaking abilities and poise under pressure. They will again demonstrate their talents and abilities beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Agrium Western Event Centre, before one queen and two princesses are chosen and crowned.

Throughout their reign, the Royal Trio will make more than 400 appearances as ambassadors of the Stampede, promoting western heritage and values in Calgary and around the world. 

WHAT: 2018 Calgary Stampede Queen and Princesses Crowning

WHEN: Monday, September 25, 2017

                 Final riding and public speaking competition - 7:30 p.m.

                 Crowning ceremony - 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Agrium Western Event Centre, Stampede Park

About the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west.  The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values.  All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

For more information, please contact:

Kristina Barnes

Communications Manager, Western Events & Agriculture

T 403.261.0382
C 403.585.4706
kbarnes@calgarystampede.com