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Calgary Stampede 2017

The time has come again for “The World’s Richest Rodeo”! The Calgary Stampede kicks off July 7-16 with more than $2 million in prize money!

Calgary Stampede CLN 2015 (Day 2) (Dakota Buttar)
Calgary Stampede CLN 2015 (Day 2) (Dakota Buttar)

When it comes to rodeos around the world, perhaps none are more well-known and anticipated than the Calgary Stampede. Billed as “The World’s Richest Rodeo” with more than $2 million in prize money up for grabs, there’s no doubt cowboys and cowgirls will flock to Calgary, Alberta, Canada to see this spectacular show.

Scheduled for July 7-16, this year’s event will have plenty of thrills and spills, great food, incredible music, parades, and much, much more. With some of the world’s best rodeo competitors competing in Bull Riding and other events, everyone will be on the edge of their seats from start to finish.

Calgary Stampede 2017 Media Coverage

Calgary Stampede CLN 2015 (Day 2) (Ty Taypotat)
Calgary Stampede CLN 2015 (Day 2) (Ty Taypotat)

Since this rodeo is one of the world’s best, it always garners tremendous media coverage from the Cowboy Lifestyle Network and other media partners, including the Ak-Chin Indian Community, Earnhardt Auto Centers, and Papa John’s Road Team. For fans of the Stampede, the Cowboy Lifestyle Network will have lots of interviews and videos of the various competitors, giving an inside look that only the Cowboy Lifestyle Network can provide.

Special Attractions

With Calgary being one of the most popular destinations in Canada, visitors to the Calgary Stampede can look forward to plenty of special events in addition to the bull riding and other rodeo activities. Whether it’s the Brooks and Dunn concert, the Stampede Parade, Indian Village, or other downtown destinations, there’s no doubt everyone in attendance will have plenty to be excited about each day.

Rodeo Events

Calgary Stampede CLN 2015 (Day 2) (Marty Yates)
Calgary Stampede CLN 2015 (Day 2) (Marty Yates)

As each competitor looks to gain an edge as they head toward Showdown Sunday, each of the Stampede’s events takes on even more importance. Some of the events fans can look forward to seeing include:

  • Bull Riding
  • Bareback Riding
  • Barrel Racing
  • Tie-down Roping
  • Steer Wrestling
  • Saddle Bronc Riding
  • Indian Wild Horse Racing

With such world-class competitors as J.B. Mauney, Ryan Dirteater, Fabiano Vieira, Zane Lambert, and many others scheduled to compete, fans know they will see plenty of great bull riding and other events.

Don’t Miss the Stampede

If there is one rodeo you definitely don’t want to miss, it’s the 2017 Calgary Stampede. Whether it’s watching the world’s best cowboys compete for huge prize money, attending great concerts, eating some of the world’s best food, or any of the other activities, there’s no doubt Calgary cowboys and cowgirls will find excitement around every corner. If it’s thrills, spills, and nonstop excitement you crave, then make plans to head to Calgary and be a part of the best rodeo in the world.

For the first time in the history of the Calgary Stampede, the Wrangler Network will be live streaming all the action around the world. Watch it live by visiting!

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Hello, my name is Aaron Kuhl. I am an Arizona native from Tempe, Arizona. The Western way of life has been rooted in my foundation since day one, with my Mother working for Wrangler Western for over 30+ years growing up. I am proud to have been a part of Cowboy Lifestyle Network since the beginning days of the company after graduating from The University of Arizona. My Faith, Family & Friends are my whole world, and I am very blessed to live the life I live in the land of the free, the United States of America.

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