CAL­GARY STAM­PEDE: TRUE GRIT

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Im­merse your­self in Al­berta, the Cana­dian cap­i­tal of boot-stomp­ing cow­boy cul­ture from 6 to 15 July, 2018 and you will feast on the fun-filled car­ni­val fare that is the world-ac­claimed Cal­gary Stam­pede. With a prize pool of more than

CA$2 mil­lion, the Cal­gary Stam­pede is not only the world’s rich­est tour­na­ment-style rodeo but one of the most en­ter­tain­ing venues to ever churn up a lit­tle prairie dust. Fea­tur­ing a host of adren­a­line-fu­elled ac­tion – from bull rid­ing, bar­rel rac­ing, sad­dle bronco, bare­back rid­ing and steer wrestling to a fab­u­lous line-up of live mu­sic per­for­mances (pre­vi­ous guests in­clude Grammy Award-win­ning en­ter­tain­ers; KISS, Dixie Chicks and Nelly Fur­tado) – the Cal­gary Stam­pede also hosts the GMC Ran­ge­land Derby Chuck­wagon event and a se­ries of spec­tac­u­lar fire­works dis­plays. But at the end of it all, it is the skill and grit that will woo you. Lo­cated in the heart of Cal­gary, Al­berta, just one hour from Banff and the Rocky Moun­tains, the Cal­gary Stam­pede is a high­light on Canada’s sum­mer events cal­en­dar.

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