What is the Junior Steer Classic?

  • As part of the Calgary Stampede’s commitment to developing the next generation of agriculture advocates, the Junior Steer Classic show is entirely oriented to youth competitors aged 9-21 years. There are over $73,000 in scholarships and prizes available in 2019.


Where is the event held?

In the Nutrien Western Events Centre.


Dates and schedule

July 14th 2019

11:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Nutrien Western Events Centre

Guest information

Do I need a ticket to spectate?

No. Seating is on a first come-first served basis.


Will there be a lineup? 

Possibly. As all seats for competitions and shows in the Nutrien Western Event Centre are first come-first served, depending on the popularity of the event, there might be a line-up.


What time do I need to arrive?

To increase the possibility of guaranteeing a seat, we recommend arriving 30 minutes before the start of the event.


Is accessible seating available?

Yes. There is an elevator located in the rotunda. This will take you to the upper bowl of the arena where designated accessible seating is available.


Where is the closest accessible parking?

There are two accessible parking lots of equal distance from the Nutrien Western Event Centre. One is located south of the Erlton Gates in Lot 8 and the other is located northeast of the BMO Centre in Lot 10.


Can I bring my stroller?

Yes. You can take your stroller to the Nutrien Western Event Centre where there will be a designated unsupervised area to store your stroller while watching the event.


Can I bring non-alcoholic beverages?

Yes. Non-alcoholic beverages are permitted on Stampede Park and in all our venues.


Can I purchase alcoholic beverages at this event? 

Yes. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.


Can I bring my service animal?

Yes. Providing your service animal has the appropriate registration. Please see our service animal guidelines here.


Can I bring my camera?

Yes. Cameras for personal use are permitted.


For more information on schedule, entry fees, awards, rules and Calgary Stampede Blacksmith Competition Committee please visit the 2019 Junior Steer Classic.