“All Elite Wrestling” Ready to Wrangle Stampede 2023
Calgary, AB – All Elite Wrestling (AEW) announced today that its new live event series, “AEW House Rules,” will debut in Canada under the Saddledome lights for a live show on Saturday, July 15.
“AEW House Rules” is a new, non-televised live event series that will showcase exhilarating matchups featuring AEW stars. The series kicks off on Saturday, March 18 in Troy, Ohio, at the Hobart Arena and will feature Jon Moxley, Claudio Castagnoli, Dr. Britt Baker, Darby Allin, Orange Cassidy, and many more. Each “AEW House Rules” event offers an even more immersive experience for fans, including customized merchandise, unique ways to engage with featured talent and in-show interactions different from what is featured on televised AEW programming.
“We are thrilled to see wrestling return to Stampede Park, the home of the legendary Stampede Wrestling promotion. Calgary is one of the premier wrestling cities in the world, so it’s no surprise that the Calgary Stampede is the premier destination for AEW to bring their ‘House Rules’ show,” said Adam Oppenheim, President, Stampede Entertainment Inc. “Wrestling fans will be ecstatic at the opportunity to see this electrifying roster, live and in-person.”
Founded by CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan in 2019, AEW is the new professional wrestling league taking the world by storm with its meteoric rise, record-high ratings, world-class roster and highly entertaining product. AEW’s star-studded roster includes Chris Jericho, Kenny Omega, Bryan Danielson, MJF, Jon Moxley, Jamie Hayter, Saraya, Matt & Nick Jackson, Darby Allin, Sting, Orange Cassidy, Jade Cargill, Dr. Britt Baker, Claudio Castagnoli, Adam Cole, The Acclaimed, Jungle Boy, Samoa Joe, Athena, Toni Storm, Ricky Starks, Wardlow, and Powerhouse Hobbs. Further bolstering its global pop culture infiltration, AEW has launched impressive collections of video games, action figures, trading cards, merchandise and more.
“We wanted our first ‘AEW House Rules’ show in Canada to be extraordinary and memorable, and there’s no better venue to bring out the best in our talent and creativity than the iconic Calgary Stampede,” said Jeff Jarrett, AEW’s Director of Business Development. “We love the concept of wrestling under the lights at the Saddledome, and we can’t wait for fans to experience our live show in one of the coolest venues in Canada. In addition to satisfying the passions of diehard wrestling fans, we’re excited about creating new fans of all ages on July 15 at the Calgary Stampede.”
“We look forward to putting on an unforgettable ‘AEW House Rules’ show for the passionate fans of Calgary,” said Rafael Morffi, AEW’s VP of Live Events. “We're thrilled to be included in one of Canada's biggest annual events, and we’re excited to bring the high-octane action of AEW to the Saddledome.”
Tickets for the one-night only event go on sale to the public on Friday, March 17 at 10:00 a.m. (MST), with prices starting at $36.75, plus applicable fees and taxes. "AEW House Rules" tickets include admission to the Calgary Stampede on the day of the event. Early entry allows fans to experience all the fun Stampede has to offer before and after the show. Tickets are available at CalgaryStampede.com/AEW, by phone, or in-person at Ticketmaster.
Calgary Stampede Insiders have an opportunity to pre-purchase tickets beginning Thursday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m. (MST). Become a Stampede Insider and get the inside track on all the experiences planned for Stampede 2023 here!
Tickets are also now on sale for the 2023 Calgary Stampede Rodeo and Evening Show, July 7-16. To book your seats for the Rodeo and Evening Show - featuring the Rangeland Derby Chuckwagon Races, Relay Races, Bell Grandstand Show and spectacular fireworks finale, visit CalgaryStampede.com/tickets.
Founded by CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan in 2019, AEW is offering an alternative to mainstream wrestling, with a roster of world-class talent that is injecting new spirit, freshness and energy into the industry. “AEW: Dynamite” airs every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. ET on TBS and attracts the youngest wrestling audience on television. The fight-forward show “AEW: Rampage” airs every Friday from 10-11 p.m. ET on TNT. AEW’s multi-platform content also includes “AEW Dark” and “AEW Dark: Elevation,” two weekly professional wrestling YouTube series, “Being the Elite,” a weekly behind-the-scenes YouTube series, and “AEW Unrestricted,” a weekly podcast series. For more info, check out Twitter.com/AEW; Instagram.com/AEW; YouTube.com/AEW; Facebook.com/AEW
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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