Daily News Briefing – Wednesday, July 11, 2018



Stampede attendance Tuesday, July 10, 2018:    102,210

Cumulative attendance for 2018:                              652,038


Same day for 2017:                                                    104,395

Daily decrease over 2017:                                            2,185

Cumulative attendance for 2017:                             592,431

Overall cumulative increase of:                                 59,607


Rodeo, Chuckwagon and Agriculture Competition Results:


Full rodeo results here.

Chuckwagon Racing:

Full GMC Rangeland Derby Results can be found here.

Other results:

Agriculture Results can be found here.

Best Herbivore food on the Midway goes to the Vegetarian Wrap from Wrap Daddy!

What’s happening today

BMO Kids’ Dayall dayFree admission for kids 12 and under as well as their accompanying adults from 7 – 9 a.m. and $2 admission for kids 12 and under for the rest of the day. Free pancake breakfast in the Grandstand Courtyard from 8 – 9:30 a.m. Free kids’ variety show on the Grandstand Stage from 8 – 10 a.m.

World Stock Dog Championship – 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Nutrien Western Events Centre

Youth Pow Wow – 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Indian Village


Coca-Cola Stage              

Nashville North               

The Big Four Roadhouse

Caitlyn Smith

James Barker Band

Platinum Blonde

Sheryl Crow







Today’s story idea

The BMO Jr. Reporters will be live on Stampede Park, reporting all of the exciting activities and events and going behind the scenes to interview special Stampede guests.


Meet the Community Engagement & Communications team

• Jennifer Booth, Manager, Public Relations

T: 403.261.0327       C: 403.261.0327       E: jbooth@calgarystampede.com


• Kristina Barnes, Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture

T: 403.261.0382       C: 403.585.4706       E: kbarnes@calgarystampede.com


• Danielle Savoni, Publicity Manager

T: 403.261.0401       C: 403.461.6647       E: dsavoni@calgarystampede.com


• Christine Thompson, Media Relations Coordinator (Entertainment)

T: 403.261.0338       C: 403.650.7834       E: cthompson@calgarystampede.com


• Brooke Martine, Media Relations Coordinator (Agriculture and Western Competitions)

T: 403.261.0339       C: 403.831.2718       E: bmartine@calgarystampede.com