Welcome to the Calgary Stampede!
The 2019 edition of the Calgary Stampede will host the following Novice and Junior rodeo events.
- There will be two Go-Rounds (back to back) July 5 - 10 (slack 8:00am July 6) and Finals - Top three (3) (Average in each event), Thursday, July 11.
- Ties will be broken by a draw.
- Contestants will be drawn randomly.
- Contestants must hold a current Amateur Rodeo, High School Rodeo or Collegiate Rodeo Card or a Pro permit.
- Contestants for the Novice Saddle Bronc Riding and Novice Bareback Riding must be at least 16 years of age on January 1, 2019 and under 21 years of age on December 31, 2018
- NSB & NBB Purse - $5,600 each - $500 held out for Finals.
There will be two Tiers of Junior Steer Riding.
The more advanced riders (limited to twenty five) will compete in one Go-Round July 7 - 11 and Finals - Top six Friday, July 12. Ties will be broken by a draw. Only qualified rides will advance to Finals Purse $3,000 - $500 held out for Finals.
The remaining Steer Riders (limited to twenty-five) will compete on Saturday, July 6, 8:00am with the top six advancing to a Finals in the Saturday, July 6 performance. Ties will be broken by a draw. Only qualified rides will advance to the finals. Purse $2,000 - $500 held out for Finals
- Contestants must hold a current Amateur Rodeo, High School Rodeo Card or a Pro permit.
- Contestants for the Junior Steer Riding must be a least 12 years of age on January 1, 2019 and under 15 years of age on December 31, 2018.
- Helmets and protective vests are mandatory.
Regardless of age, there is a minimum standard that each contestant (NSB, NBB,
SR) must meet to be eligible to compete in the Stampede Rodeo. Each
contestant must have a membership with a rodeo association as noted above and
provide proof of three qualified rides in a Canadian Professional Rodeo Association Rodeo or four qualified rides in at a recognized rodeo association.
Each contestant must have their own gear.
Should there be a tie for the Championship in NSB, NBB or BSR after completion of the Final - tied contestants will be named Co-Champions.
Entries and payouts will be handled by the Calgary Stampede.
All entries will be made online: Wednesday, May 22 8:00am - Thursday, May 23, 2:00 p.m. MDT (Novice and Steer Riding Only).
If more information is required call Barry McGrath 403.261.0363 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NSB and NBB entry fee $60.00, BSR $30.00.
All entry fees will be paid by Calgary Stampede.