15 Cool Facts About the History of the Calgary Stampede

15 Cool Facts About the History of the Calgary Stampede

07.10.2014
Some of us see the Stampede as a place to party, drink and have a wild time, but in reality it is so much more than that. It is a celebration...
Why It's Awesome To Be Single At The Calgary Stampede

Why It's Awesome To Be Single At The Calgary Stampede

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  07.10.2014
CALGARY - It's referred to as the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, but at least one Alberta matchmaker says the Calgary Stampede is also...
How To Tell Real Cowboys From Stampede Cowboys

How To Tell Real Cowboys From Stampede Cowboys

Michelle Butterfield  07. 9.2014
With everyone running around the Calgary Stampede with a cowboy hat, it can be difficult to tell the career cowboys from the fellas who...
Chuckwagon Horse Collapses, Dies At Stampede Training

Chuckwagon Horse Collapses, Dies At Stampede Training

The Canadian Press  07. 8.2014
CALGARY - One person was hurt and a horse has died during separate chuckwagon training exercises at the Calgary Stampede.The Stampede said...
Calgary Stampede: A Breeding Ground For Sexism?

Calgary Stampede: A Breeding Ground For Sexism?

07. 7.2014
With nary an image of women competing in barrel racing or girls mucking out 4H stalls, we must be actively critical of myriad media images...
LOOK: Stampede Dream Home Is For The Foodies

LOOK: Stampede Dream Home Is For The Foodies

07. 7.2014
Are you the kind of cowgirl or cowboy who loves to cook? Then this year's Calgary Stampede Rotary Dream Home will make you want to trade...
Harper Rips Trudeau At Barbecue

Harper Rips Trudeau At Barbecue

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  07. 6.2014
CALGARY - Prime Minister Stephen Harper hammered Liberal leader Justin Trudeau in a speech to party faithful at his annual Calgary Stampede...
Tarp Thrown Over Stampede Protesters

Tarp Thrown Over Stampede Protesters

07. 5.2014
Two animal rights activists chained themselves to a fence along the chuckwagon racetrack at the Calgary Stampede Friday night. The protesters,...
LOOK: 2014 Calgary Stampede Is Underway!

LOOK: 2014 Calgary Stampede Is Underway!

07. 4.2014
It's official. The 2014 Calgary Stampede is underway! The opening parade of the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" kicked off just before...
Get To Know Your Parade Marshal: 16 Facts About Shatner

Get To Know Your Parade Marshal: 16 Facts About Shatner

07. 3.2014
Canadian actor William Shatner will beam to the front of the 2014 Calgary Stampede parade tomorrow morning. Shatner, best known for his...
New Booze Law Means Your Stampede Just Got Better/Worse

New Booze Law Means Your Stampede Just Got Better/Worse

The Canadian Press  07. 3.2014
CALGARY - Have some beer with your bacon and eggs.Or maybe a Caesar cocktail to chase down some pancakes.The Alberta Gaming and Liquor...
12 Things You Likely Don't Know About The Stampede Parade

12 Things You Likely Don't Know About The Stampede Parade

07. 2.2014
It is an iconic event that launches Calgary's most iconic 10 days. The Calgary Stampede parade is the first main event of the annual festival...
The Difference A Year Makes..

The Difference A Year Makes..

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  07. 1.2014
CALGARY - The fact that organizers managed to pull off the 2013 instalment of the Calgary Stampede is cited as one of the massive achievements...
Calgary Stampede Safer For Animals Now, Review Finds

Calgary Stampede Safer For Animals Now, Review Finds

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  06.23.2014
CALGARY - An annual safety review of rodeo and chuckwagon events at the Calgary Stampede suggests the sports are becoming safer.An independent...