Calgary – Capture the sense of accomplishment and joy as one of three accomplished young ladies is crowned the 2017 Calgary Stampede Indian Princess on Sunday afternoon.


Autumn Reign Scout - Kainai (Blood Tribe) First Nation, Savannah Sparvier - Siksika First Nation and Jasmine (Natalie) Crowchief - Piikani First Nation, have been part of a the competition that judges the ladies’ speaking, horsemanship, dancing and presentation. The final competition will be comprised of an impromptu speech and final dance.


WHAT:          2017 Calgary Stampede Indian Princess Pageant and Crowning Ceremony


WHEN:          Sunday, October 2, 2016

                   2 p.m. - 3 p.m. – Grand Entry and final competition components

                   3 p.m. - 4 p.m. - 2016 Indian Princess crowning ceremony


WHERE:         Carriage House Inn, 9030 Macleod Trail South, Calgary


NOTE:           Interviews and photo opportunities with Vanessa Stiffarm, 2016 Indian Princess and the 2017 Indian Princess will be available following the ceremony.



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 celebrates our western heritage, cultures and community spirit.  All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.


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For more information, please contact:


Mackenzi Mitchell

Indian Princess Committee

Calgary Stampede

P. 403.990.7333