Calgary – The Calgary Stampede poster has become an iconic piece of the Calgary Stampede. Please join Calgary Stampede incoming President & Chairman of the Board, Dana Peers as he unveils the 2019 Calgary Stampede poster at the grand opening of Doherty Hall on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.

Doherty Hall is located in the heart of Calgary Stampede youth campus and showcases Stampede’s commitment to our community and partners to develop gathering spaces that celebrate western heritage, culture and arts.

Calgary Stampede Foundation Chairman, Bob Thompson will kick-off the two-part media conference with the official opening and ribbon cutting of Doherty Hall, followed by the unveiling of the 2019 Calgary Stampede poster and announcement of the winner of the 2019 Calgary Stampede Poster Competition.

What:  Opening of Doherty Hall and 2019 Calgary Stampede Poster Unveiling

When:  Wednesday, October 17, 2018

             10:00 a.m.

Where: Doherty Hall, Stampede Park

             623 13 Avenue S.E.


Bob Thompson, Chairman of the Board, Calgary Stampede Foundation

Mike Doherty, Doherty Family

Honourable Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism, Government of Alberta

Dana Peers, Incoming President & Chairman or the Board, Calgary Stampede

2019 Calgary Stampede Poster Competition winner and artist


Notes:  Interviews and photo opportunities will be available with all the speakers.

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For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Booth

Manager, Public Relations

P. 403.261.0327

C. 403.463.6834