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Calgary Stampede Daily News Briefing – Monday, July 10th, 2017

**$5 Fun starts today! Admission to Stampede Park is $5 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Select vendors are also participating by featuring $5 items.**

Rodeo, Chuckwagon and Agriculture Competition Results:

Rodeo:
Full rodeo results here.

Chuckwagon Racing:
Full GMC Rangeland Derby Results can be found here.


What’s happening today

Music:

Coca-Cola Stage

Nelly Furtado, 9 – 10 p.m.

Nashville North

Drew Gregory, 8 – 9p.m.
CAM, 10 – 11 p.m.
Jason Greeley, 12 a.m., 1 a.m.

Bell Adrenaline Ranch: The Bell Adrenaline Ranch in the Corral is excited to bring, Light it Up! By the Keith Sayers team, one of today’s leaders in Motocross. Hold onto your seats, because the team of adrenaline pumping athletes do not! Their mission is to entertain the world with jaw dropping stunts – Mission accomplished. Open daily, Stampede Corral.

Final day of Heavy Horse Show: See the fabulous Belgian, Clydesdale, Percheron and Shire horses — the gentle giants of the equine world — presented in all their majesty at the Scotiabank Saddledome and the new Agrium Western Event Centre. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Agrium Western Events Centre


Hits of the Day

Calgary Stampede Parade Show Band Award Winners:
Showbands who participated in Friday’s Calgary Stampede Parade performed in front of a live audience of approximately 275,000 people. Countless others also watched on television and online. And what a memorable performance it was!

Full story

Calgary Stampede Parade Award Winners:
The Calgary Stampede Parade Committee is excited to announce the following award winners from Friday’s Parade, as selected by the Calgary Stampede Parade judges.

Full story

Farm work pays off for winner of Calgary Stampede World Stock Dog Championship: It’s a feat to behold: a handler communicating with their four-legged partner through a series of high-pitched whistles and voice commands, herding a trio of sheep through a challenging course in front of a hushed crowd of thousands.

Full story


Also happening today

1. Homegrown Heroes Night at the Evening Show – join us as we recognize first responders and Canadian Forces , Stampede Grandstand, 7:45 p.m.

2. Indian Village Presented by Penn West, ENMAX Park, Open daily

3. Vintage Tractor Pull, Scotiabank Saddledome, 5:30 p.m.

4. $5 Fun entry from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Select vendors are also participating by featuring $5 items. Check out Avatara for chicken tenders, Take It and Go for the new Papri Cone and BodyMods for a selection of body jewelry – to name just a few! (All participating vendors will display a special $5 Fun icon.)


Interesting Stories

It’s a lock for a Cochrane steer wrestler to advance to Showdown Sunday, after three performances of Pool A action at the Calgary Stampede:
Tanner Milan scored a rodeo hat trick, by winning his third straight go-round Sunday, with a 4.3 second run, locking him in to advance to Showdown Sunday, at the 2017 Calgary Stampede.

Full story

Calgary Stampede International Agriculture & Agri-Food committee to host agribusiness opportunities seminar and international reception: The Calgary Stampede International Agriculture & Agri-Food committee invites agriculture and local media to attend two international agriculture-focused events during the 2017 Calgary Stampede.

Full story

Teens triumph in Calgary Stampede Team Cattle Penning action: Ask most cattle penning teams what they’re doing after they’ve scored their shiny belt buckles and hefty payout as champions at the Calgary Stampede Team Cattle Penning and they’ll reply “We’re going to Ranchman’s!” But on Sunday night, this year’s winning team of the 10 Class Team Penning Championships enthusiastically shouted, “We’re going for ice cream!”

Full story

Express Clydesdales capture Calgary Stampede World Champion Six Horse Hitch: Regular attendees of the Calgary Stampede often build traditions into their visits: a high-flying spin on the Ferris wheel, a leisurely stroll through the barns, betting loonies on the tarmac at the chucks. For Express Clydesdales, their tradition is winning the Calgary Stampede World Champion Six Horse Hitch every four years.

Full story

GMC Rangeland Derby – Chanse Vigen holds onto top spot & rookie Ridsdale looks to make a run for the money: Chanse Vigen is showing no interest in budging. The 33-year-old driver, the aggregate leader through two days of the GMC Rangeland Derby, stubbornly stayed put Sunday evening. And he did it in style.

Full story


Sunday’s Midway Food Winner:
Winner of Best New Food – Savoury 2016, International Perogies signature Teriyaki Chicken variety wins again this year, this time for Best International 2017. Made with teriyaki chicken, sautéed onions, Siracha mayo, sour cream, seaweed and green onions, this dish is perfect for sharing so make sure to check them out the next time you’re on the Stampede Midway. Special thanks to Canadian National Skeleton racers Jane Channell, Barrett Martineau and Country musician, Trevor Panczak for helping to judge.


Attendance Results:

Yesterday’s attendance numbers:

Sunday, July 9: 151,976

Same day 2016: 154,254

Cumulative attendance for 2017: 411,856


Contacts

For your full media guide on Park events please visit our news media resources page http://news.calgarystampede.com/resources

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