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Calgary stampede

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Calgary stampede

  1. 1. CALGARY STAMPEDE
  2. 2. CALGARY STAMPEDE
  3. 3. HOWDY! Calgary Stampede and Exhibition The greatest outdoor show on earth. Calgary's most popular tourist attraction. Festival of cowboy culture. Visitors from all over the world come to Calgary during Stampede time.
  4. 4. HARRY THE HORSE The official mascot and ambassador of the Calgary Stampede. He will be meeting, greeting and delighting children of all ages.
  5. 5. HISTORY 1884 Agricultural Society formed 1886 First Calgary Exhibition held 1889 Stampede Park was purchased from the Dominion Government 1908 Dominion Exhibition held 1912 Guy Weadick arrived, envisaged a Wild West Extravaganza, arranged financing from the "Big 4" (Lane, McLean, Burns and Cross) to the tune of $100,000 and in September 1912, the first Calgary Stampede was held - a roaring success
  6. 6. HISTORY 2000 The Calgary Stampede beats all time attendance records. For the year 2000 our attendance was 1,218,851! 2001 A private restaurant opens in the Grandstand offering a unique opportunity to local businesses for hosting private events in Stampede Park 2004 The Calgary Stampede ups the "Half-Million Dollar Rodeo“ to more than $1,000,000 2005 The Calgary Stampede sets a new attendance record of 1,242,928 2006 The Stampede Rodeo becomes an invite-only rodeo event, open to the top competitors in the National Finals Rodeo, Canadian Finals Rodeo, and Professional Bull Riders competitions. Award money is once again raised, to $1.6 million
  7. 7. HISTORY 1922 Calgary Industrial Exhibition held 1923 The Stampede hosted the first competitive Chuckwagon Races 1932 The Calgary Exhibition joined with the Stampede to become the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede 1953 Guy Weadick was laid to rest 1964 The "Young Canadians of the Calgary Stampede" came into being 1967 The Stampede stretches from 6 to 9 days 1968 The Stampede becomes a 10 day event 1968 Additional land purchased to allow for Stampede Park expansion  1976 Stampede attendance surpasses one million for the first time 1982 The "Half-Million Dollar Rodeo" introduced 1997 Completion of the $8.2 million permanent infield structure complete with 23 deluxe box suites and increased rodeo prize money announced 1998 75th Anniversary of Chuckwagon Racing at the Calgary Stampede
  8. 8. BREAKFAST  The Calgary Stampede Breakfast is a regional tradition where local organizations put on free pancake breakfasts to residents and visitors of our great city during the Stampede Season.
  9. 9. THE PARADE Provides two hours worth of intricate floats, marching bands, western riders and more, and is of universal appeal. Takes place downtown, following 1st Street SW along 9th Avenue to Fluor Rope Square (Olympic Plaza). The parade stops at the Westin and the Palliser Hotels.
  10. 10. RODEO BULL-RIDING a world class event is what the Stampede is really known for begins at 1:30 pm every day
  11. 11. RODEO THE DOWN ROPING
  12. 12. RODEO BAREBACK RIDING
  13. 13. RODEO SADDLE BRONC RIDING
  14. 14. RODEO STEER WRESTLNG
  15. 15. RODEO BARREL RACING
  16. 16. CHUCKWAGON RACES begin at 8 pm every day part of Grandstand Show
  17. 17. MIDWAY The biggest crowd- pleaser Many games  Sideshows Rides food Corndogs Mini-doughnuts Many other appetizing treats
  18. 18. GRANDSTAND SHOW  Chuckwagon races-start at 8 pm  a live musical presentation with top variety acts and the famous Young Canadians  a spectacular fireworks display after 11:30 pm
  19. 19. ANIMAL AND AGRICULTURAL EVENTS
  20. 20. WHAT TO WEAR?
  21. 21. WHAT TO WEAR? WOMEN MEN
  22. 22. WHAT TO WEAR? KIDS
  23. 23. GET YOUR HEAD IN A HAT win one of 100,000 available prizes. celebrate the Spirit of the Calgary Stampede.
  24. 24. YAHOO!

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