By Killa Burkinshaw

Stampede is less than two weeks away so most of Stampede Park is in preparation mode for the 10-day festival.  I hope all you loyal blog readers are dusting off your boots and getting ready like I am.

To get you all in the Stampede mood, we have a couple contests that are going on Facebook and Twitter.

Facebook– Looking for something to do on July 9th? We want to give you two Gold Rodeo tickets ($99 value)! Go to and write the following message in the comment box to be entered to win: “I became a fan of the Calgary Stampede Official Group and entered to win two Rodeo tickets for July 9 courtesy of Wrangler Jeans!”
Twitter-Introducing the Stampede Spirit Photo Wrangle contest!

That’s all for this week. For updates and info on everything Stampede, make sure you follow us on Twitter at @calgarystampede and @HereAllYear, on Facebook through our official Facebook fan page, and stay tuned to the official Stampede Blog to learn more about some of the things happening Here. All Year.