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132nd Annual Stampede

Event Dates: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:00 to Friday, July 24, 2020 - 23:00

 

 Enter  online HERE  by July 16, at 4:30pm

 

What is it? The Home Decorating Challenge is when you decorate your home in the Stampede Annual Theme - 2020 is Celebrating Local Achievement.

 

When is it? We encourage you to keep your decorations up the entire month of July, however, July 20 is the day you will want to go all out! Play the music, dress the part, have fun!!

 

Who? Any household, within Medicine Hat city limits, can enter, there are a variety of judging criteria; decoration, originality and family participation.

 

Why? Why not!! It is free, except the creativity and cost associated with the decorations - lets get in the Stampede spirit!! Some ideas include painting windows, decorating the lawn, the sky is the limit!

 

Prizes:

1st place: $400 gift card for the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede

2nd place: $200 gift card for the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede

3rd place:$100 gift card for the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede

 

The fine print:

The first 100 entries will be accepted. Time permitting, our judges will try to get to your home if you enter after the first 100. Judges will only be assessing front yards and will not enter through back gates.

 

Judging takes place July 20, 11am until 1pm.

 

All COVID-19 precautions will be observed, as laid out by the Alberta Health Services and the Chief Medical Officer. Please remain on your property and observe 6 feet physical distance from the judges. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx  for more information.

 

Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede gift cards can be used for Stampede event tickets, concession, venue rentals and Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede merchandise/souvenirs.

 

Keeping in Western Spirit may include bales of hay and straw in your decoration theme. The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede and the Medicine Hat Fire Department would like to remind you there are fire hazards associated with using bales of hay and straw in your decoration theme. Please consider your family and neighbour’s safety at all times when decorating for the Home Decorating Challenge.