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December 2017

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Something For...
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 to Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Something For Everyone Market
December 2-3, 2017
10 AM - 4 PM both days
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Enerplus Olde...

Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas

The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede's Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas Fair & Christmas Farmers' Market will be Thursday, December 7th

Free for the entire family, for the ninth year!

The Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas fair will run from 5pm - 8pm in Pioneer Village, featuring photos with Santa, hot chocolate, hot dogs, roast s'mores over an open fire, take a hay ride through the grounds, visit our historic Pioneer Village buildings, including a Blacksmith Shop, McKay Creek School, Fire Hall, 1913 Webb Ladder Truck, St. James Church, Austin's General Store, the Garage and a replica RCMP detachment. 

Enter the colouring contest too, it closes on November 30th at 4pm. Drop off your colouring contest page to the Stampede office.

All with thanks to EnerPlus for sponsoring such an incredible event!

Next door, at the Cypress Centre Auditorium, The Olde Tyme Christmas Farmers' Market takes place from 4pm-9pm. Do some Christmas shopping, take a break from the cold, and get a chance to catch up with your favourite Farmers' Market vendors!!!


Beef Pen Show...

Beef Pen Show & Cowboy Christmas Tradeshow


 commercial rules 2017 | general rules 2017 | purebred rules 2017 | steer rules 2017 

For additional information or for assistance, please contact the Stampede office at 403.527.1234 or

20th Annual Beef Pen Show & Cowboy Christmas Trade Show takes place in the Cypress Centre at the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede December 15 @4pm & 16 @9am. Cattle breeders showcase their Commercial Pens of cattle, Purebred Pens of cattle, 4-H team grooming and steer jackpot and a Steer Jackpot. Featuring exhibitors from across Western Canada.

DECEMBER 15 & 16, 2017  presented by:Zoetis

Cattle Move in Times: Cattle will be accepted in the Cypress Centre Pavilion & Fieldhouse on Thursday, December 14 from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Friday, December 15 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Cattle Move Out Time: No cattle will be released until the conclusion of the show on Saturday, December 16.

Weigh in Times: Cattle will be weighed Thursday, December 14 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, December 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Purebred Breeders:
     - Pen of 3 Open Heifers
     - Pen of 3 Calendar Year Bulls
     - Pen of 3 Commercial Open Heifers
(Purebred Breeders Class)


Cattleman’s Choice Bull Class - Judged by raffle ticket holders. For nominated bulls only.
     - Calendar Year Bull Class
     - Yearling Bull Class
       * If your Bull is chosen by the bull raffle winner, in exchange for your Bull, you will receive a cash prize of $8,000 or if the ticket holder chooses the cash in lieu option you keep your bull and receive a prize of $4000

Nominate your pen of 3 Open or Bred Heifers to qualify to be picked by the raffle winner. If your pen is chosen by the raffle winner, in exchange for your heifers, you will receive:             

             $5,500 Commercial Open Heifers
             $9,000 Commercial Bred Heifers

Or if the ticket holder chooses the cash in lieu option you will keep your heifers and receive a prize of           

             $2750 Commercial Open Heifers
             $5250 Commercial Bred Heifers

Raffle License #471766 

Commercial Breeders:
     - Pen of 3 Commercial Open Heifers
     - Pen of 3 Commercial Bred Heifers

UFA Steer Jackpot
     - Open to all 2017 Steer calves (must be de-horned and castrated)
     - Clipping is allowed and all calves must be halter-broke

2 Classes:
($250 added cash and $20 from each entry goes in the pot)

     Open ($1500 added cash and $50 from each entry goes in the pot)

*calves may only enter into one class*

     Jackpot payouts in both classes are as follows:
          1st Place - 50% of Jackpot
          2nd Place - 30% of Jackpot
          3rd Place - 20% of Jackpot

Classes include: Bred Heifer, Open Heifer, Steer Jackpot & Team Grooming

***TEAM GROOMING - must be entered by the 4-H TEAM LEADER***
Teams MUST
consist of 3 members
3 Age Categories (as of December 31, 2017)
- Junior (9-11 yrs)
- Intermediate (12-14 yrs)
- Senior (15-21yrs)
*The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede follows Alberta 4-H rules.
*Clubs are responsible for providing their own team grooming animal


Friday the Tradeshow starts at 4pm, Saturday the Tradeshow starts at 9am.

Jewellery, Baking, Candles, Saddles, Western Tack, Leather Gloves, Wooden Toys...and so much more
**Stop and visit our Cattle Industry Professionals**

If you have any questions, please contact the Stampede Office at 403.527.1234 or Tradeshow information:


Beef Pen Show
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 4:00pm to Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 5:00pm