Calgary – For the 22nd year, the Calgary Stampede 4-H Rodeo will welcome more than 80 rising young rodeo stars to Stampede Park, to learn and compete Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, 29, 2019. The weekend will kick-off with clinics taught by industry-leading experts, including Calgary Stampede and Canadian champions, where the next generation competitors will have the opportunity to learn and develop new skills. Types of clinics provided over the two days include riding, roping and tying. New this year is a helmet fitting demonstration to ensure the safety of all the competitors.

The public is invited to come and experience all the action and excitement inside the Nutrien Western Event Centre on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 7 p.m., when the talented 4-H members put their skills to the test competing for a first place trophy belt buckle, along with many other awards. The excitement continues on Sunday with even more rodeo action starting at 9 a.m. Events over the two days will include cow riding, barrel racing, pole bending and goat tying. Admission to the event is free*!

For more information and a detailed event schedule, please visit ag.calgarystampede.com

                   WHAT:            Calgary Stampede 4-H Rodeo

                   WHEN:           September 28-29, 2019  

                   WHERE:         Nutrien Western Event Centre, Stampede Park

                   NOTE:             Complimentary admission   *Parking charges may be in effect.

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 and Agriculture

T 403.261.0382

C 403.585.4706

E kbarnes@calgarystampede.com