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Calgary Stampede 2017 offers UCalgary special rate for tickets

Exclusive ticket price only available until May 30 and includes entrance fee, chuckwagon races and grandstand show
May 3, 2017
Your seat at the 2017 Calgary Stampede awaits. Tickets for the UCalgary community will be priced at a specially reduced rate only until May 30.

Your seat at the 2017 Calgary Stampede awaits. Tickets for the UCalgary community will be priced at a specially reduced rate only until May 30. 

UCalgary Day at the 2016 Calgary Stampede was a great success. Our UCalgary community enjoyed tickets at a reduced rate, which included entrance to the grounds and seating for the world-famous chuckwagon races and star-studded grandstand show.

UCalgary Day at the 2016 Calgary Stampede was a great success. Our UCalgary community enjoyed tickets at a reduced rate, which included entrance to the grounds and seating for the world-famous chuckwagon races and star-studded grandstand show.

There are a number of UCalgary Stampede events planned for 2017, with the annual President’s BBQ kicking off a flurry of activities on June 30.

There are a number of UCalgary Stampede events planned for 2017, with the annual President’s BBQ kicking off a flurry of activities on June 30. 

Building on the tremendous success of UCalgary Day at Stampede 2016, the Calgary Stampede is offering our University of Calgary community — including students, faculty, staff, donors, alumni, and friends — a 20-per-cent price reduction on evening tickets for the TransAlta Grandstand Show. Your ticket includes entrance to the Stampede grounds at any time during the day or evening on July 9, 10, 11 or 12, as well as seating for the best in chuckwagon racing at the thrilling GMC Rangeland Derby, which takes place just before the spectacular evening show.

Tickets for UCalgary community

You can purchase your specially priced UCalgary tickets online and enter promo code UCALGARY. You will be prompted to set up an online account with Ticketmaster to purchase tickets or log in with an email address — this step will require you to enter your contact information, but you can opt out of receiving emails.

Tickets are now available for purchase until midnight on May 30, so don’t delay — secure your seat at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth and get ready for an unforgettable western extravaganza.

UCalgary's enduring partnership with Calgary Stampede

For 51 years, the university has shared, and continues to share, many rich connections with the Calgary Stampede:

  • Our Faculty of Veterinary Medicine provides critical advice and innovative research on leading edge animal-care practices.
  • UCalgary researchers offer insight into public food safety and rodeo injury prevention.
  • Students from our Cumming School of Medicine volunteer their medical expertise on the Stampede grounds.
  • Experts in our Faculty of Arts have documented the history of the Stampede as a cultural institution and even offer an interdisciplinary course about the western heritage and rich history of the Calgary Stampede.
  • Our Library and Cultural Resources is the home of the Calgary Stampede Archives digital collection that spans 105 years of Stampede history.
  • UCalgary alumni have a significant presence throughout the Stampede organization, including senior executives, Stampede royalty, and the army of dedicated volunteers who keep this enormous celebration of western culture ticking all year long.

The partnership between the university and the Calgary Stampede is a treasured example of the university’s Eyes High commitment to integrate with the community we both lead and serve. UCalgary and the Calgary Stampede are dedicated to engaging with their communities, and are proud to celebrate their distinctive and long-standing partnership with their shared community members.

There are a number of UCalgary Stampede events planned for 2017 with the annual President’s BBQ kicking off a flurry of activities on June 30. Visit UCalgary’s Stampede website to learn about the ways the UCalgary community can celebrate spirit and pride together this summer.

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