June 21, 2023

Discounted Stampede evening show tickets available to UCalgary community

Ticket promo available until July 4 — plus, join us at Stampede Parade and President’s Stampede Barbecue
Stampede cowgirls carrying Calgary Stampede flags
The Stampede Parade marks the beginning of 10 days of western fun throughout the city. Riley Brandt, University of Calgary
Stampede rodeo bull rider

Bull riding at the Stampede Rodeo.

Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

It’s nearly Calgary’s favourite time of the year, when we break out the mini doughnuts and 10-gallon hats to celebrate the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.

Discounted evening show tickets available

As a proud partner of the Calgary Stampede, the University of Calgary is once again pleased to offer a 20-per-cent discount on select evening show tickets, which includes the GMC Rangeland Derby and the Bell Grandstand Show. Tickets also include entrance to Stampede Park.

The discount code is valid through July 4, and tickets can be purchased through the Stampede website using promo code 2023UOFC. Tickets are available in select sections of the grandstand including Level 1 North, South and Centre; Level 1 Ends; Level 7 Premium; and Level 7 Centre. There is a maximum of 16 tickets per order. Only a limited number of tickets are available.

The discounted tickets are available for UCalgary students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, volunteers and friends for the following dates:

  • Sunday, July 9
  • Monday, July 10
  • Tuesday, July 11
  • Wednesday, July 12 
  • Sunday, July 16
UCalgary President Ed McCauley and Rex at last years BBQ

UCalgary President Ed McCauley and Rex at last year's barbecue.

Justina Contenti

Bringing the Stampede to campus

Join UCalgary President Ed McCauley on Wednesday, July 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for this year's Stampede Barbecue. Put on your western wear and enjoy lunch while partaking in line dancing and live music. You'll also be among the first to witness the unveiling of the new UCalgary Stampede Parade float!

Don't forget to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Students' Union Campus Food Bank, and don't miss the opportunity to snap a photo with Rodeo Rex.

RSVP to the barbecue. Arrive early to this popular event as food is available to the first 1,600 guests.

Interested in volunteering for the barbecue? Sign up here!

UCalgary float at the 2022 Stampede Parade

UCalgary float at the 2022 Stampede Parade.

Laura James

Walk with UCalgary in the Stampede Parade

UCalgary is seeking students, faculty, staff and alumni who are interested in walking alongside our brand-new float during the Stampede Parade on July 7. Enthusiastic individuals who can embody the university's spirit and interact with spectators along the route are encouraged to sign up. Don't miss the opportunity to be considered as a parade volunteer — register today.

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