Calgary – In a celebration of history and cultural pride, the 2020 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess will be selected and crowned this Sunday, September 22, 2019.

 

Six exceptional young women will showcase their accomplishments in a competition that includes traditional dance, public speaking, cultural knowledge and personal interviews before one will be crowned the 2020 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess.

 

The Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess represents the nations of Treaty 7 - Kainai, Tsuut’ina, Stoney Nakoda, Siksika and Piikani – as well as Elbow River Camp presented by Enbridge and the Calgary Stampede. The 2020 First Nations Princess will attend numerous appearances during her reign locally, nationally and internationally, educating those she meets about the rich, vibrant First Nations cultures and welcoming visitors from around the world to Elbow River Camp and the Calgary Stampede.


WHAT:          2020 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess Pageant and Crowning Ceremony

 

WHEN:          Sunday, September 22, 2019

                    2 p.m. – Pageant begins

                    5 p.m. - 2020 First Nation Princess crowning ceremony

                   

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

 

NOTE:           Interviews and photo opportunities with the 2020 First Nations Princess will be available following the crowning 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:

Jennifer Booth

Manager, Public Relations

Calgary Stampede

Calgary Stampede

P. 403.463.6834

E. jbooth@calgarystampede.com