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Calgary Stampede Day 5 wrap up: Attendance record in sight, plus rodeo, chucks

Tuesday on the Calgary Stampede grounds ramped up once again, as the rain mostly stayed at bay.

Wednesday should be another big crowd as it’s BMO Kids Day on the grounds. There’s a breakfast in the GMC Courtyard from 8 to 9:30 a.m., plus free entry all day for kids 12 and under.

There’s free admission for all until 10 a.m.

The Stampede Powwow returns for two days only (July 12 and 13) and it will have some of the best dancers in North America competing from noon to 6 p.m. at the Saddledome.

TC Energy Community Day drew 132,955 people down to the Calgary Stampede grounds, bringing in the total attendance at this year’s Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth to 737,635.

For those heading down to the grounds today, here are some of the musical acts taking the stage at various locations.

Nashville North

Alex Hughes – 4-5:45 p.m.
Devin Cooper – 6-7:45 p.m.
Teigen Gayse – 9:30-10 p.m.
High Valley – 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Drew Gregory - 11:59 p.m.-2 a.m.

Coca-Cola Stage

Broken Social Scene - 7-8 p.m.
Manchester Orchestra – 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Jimmy Eat World - 10-11 p.m.

The Big Four Roadhouse

Kate And The Comets - 4:45-8 p.m.
Murda Beats - 10-10:45 p.m.
Ferg - 11 p.m.-12:15 a.m.

Calgary Stampede Rodeo and GMC Rangeland Derby

Another great day of action in the infield that continued into the evening chucks (Chanse Vigen burned up the track Tuesday night).  Plus, Scott Guenthner from Provost, Alberta is putting on a clinic in the steer wrestling event with his second swift time in two days.

Here’s a look at the results from Day 5.

Barrel Racing

Taycie Matthews turned the barrels in 17.580 to win the fifth round of Ladies Barrel Racing and to secure top spot in Pool B. PHOTO BY SEAN LIBIN / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY
Matthews, TaycieWynne AR17.580
Kinsel, HaileyCotulla TX17.590
Leischner, NancyOlds AB17.650
Sporer, BrittneyBakersfield CA17.670
Manning, TaylorYellowhead Co AB18.000
Smith, JimmieMcDade TX18.010
Ganter, JackieAbilene TX18.260
Whiteside, KylieLongview AB18.330
Mcleod-Sprague, MeganMarsing ID22.520
Rule, Dona KayMinco OKNT

Steer wrestling

Scott Guenthner brought his Calgary Stampede winnings to $14,00 after turning his steer in just 3.4 seconds. After Day 5, the Alberta cowboy sits in the lead of Pool B. PHOTO BY SEAN LIBIN / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY
Guenthner, ScottProvost AB3.4
Sparing, TimmyHelena MT3.8
Erickson, TyHelena MT3.9
Martin, TristanSulphur LA3.9
Waguespack, TylerGonzales LA4.3
Hefner, JoshKnoxville TN4.4
Talley, JacobKeatchie LA4.5
Lummus, WillByhalia MS4.7
Robb, CashAltamont UT6.0
Webb, JonnyOkotoks AB14.3

Tie-down roping

Haven Meged (Miles City, MT) topped Day 5 at the Calgary Stampede Tiedown Roping with a time of 7.0 seconds to put him into second spot of Pool B. PHOTO BY SEAN LIBIN / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY
Meged, HavenMiles City MT7.0
Enderli, CashLiberty TX7.6
Smith, ClaytonEckville AB7.8
Minton, BrushtonWitter Springs CA8.6
Smith, JustinLeesville LA8.7
Warren, RileySundre AB9.7
Douch, JohnHuntsville TXNT
Mayfield, ShadClovis NMNT
Hughes, WestynCaldwell TXNT
Livingston, LaneSeymour TXNT

Bull riding

Sage Kimzey and Airplane Mode paired up to score 87.0 in the Calgary Stampede Bull Riding's 5th round of action. PHOTO BY SEAN LIBIN / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY
Kimzey, Sage SteeleSalado TXAirplane Mode87.00
Parsonage, JaredMaple Creek SKBlue Magic83.50
Hansen, JordanAmisk ABTickety Boo80.50
Hutchings, TristenMonteview IDSugar JackedBO
Alves, SilvanoPilar do Sul SPDown with the DevilBO
Parker, TristanWinnie TXUncle RicoBO
Hamilton, KyMackay AUHot PantsBO
Gleeson, WyattSundre ABGrand FunkBO
Telfer, CullenPlant City FLRamblin ManBO
Robbins, CoyCamrose ABWatermelon SugarBO


Cole Franks drew Xceptional Margarita on the second day of Pool B at Calgary Stampede's Bareback event. Franks scored 86.0 to take top spot of the round. PHOTO BY SEAN LIBIN / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY
Franks, ColeClaredon TXXceptional Margarita86.00
Aus, TannerGranite Falls MNFired Up84.50
Lees, JacobCaldwell IDFabio82.50
Roper, JaycoOktaha OKPassin Through81.50
Pope, JesseWaverly KSWichita81.00
Cooke, CooperVictor IDLittle Rotten81.00
Frost, JacekBrowns Valley CACracking The Till80.50
Taypotat, TyNanton ABGot Your Goat80.50
Thompson, DeanAltamont UTEruption79.00
Pope, TyMarshall MOSnap Chat71.50

Saddle Bronc

Local saddle bronc rider Layton Green turned in another money-winning ride aboard Garry's Red Wine to score an 87.0 on Day 5 at the Calgary Stampede rodeo. The Millarville cowboy sits in top spot of Pool B. PHOTO BY SEAN LIBIN / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY
Green, LaytonMillarville ABGarry's Red Wine87.00
Wanchuk, KolbySherwood Park ABPeigan Warrior86.50
Taylor, QuintenNanton ABDouble Red85.00
Wright, StetsonMilford UTZorta Proud85.00
Smith, RigginWinterset IADebt So Long82.00
Wright, StatlerBeaver UTEinstein Quest81.50
Wells, BrodyPowell WYFlurting Betty77.50
Wilson, CashWall SDRise and Shine72.50
Hay, LoganWildwood ABTwo Trick PonyDG
Griffin, RossTularosa NMGive Or TakeBO

GMC Rangeland Derby results

Darcy Flad races towards the inside line during chuck wagon racing at the Calgary Stampede on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. ARYN TOOMBS / FOR LIVEWIRE CALGARY
1Chanse VigenKMA1:10.420001:10.4200
2Chad FikeSummit Fleet1:11.370001:11.3700
3Kurt BensmillerGrey Eagle Resort & Casino1:11.550001:11.5500
4Darcy FladThe Broda Group1:11.810001:11.8100
5Layne MacGillivraySpray Lake Sawmills1:11.990001:11.9900
6Preston FaithfulNatrual Law Red Nation Oil & Gas1:12.170001:12.1700
7Vern NolinC & B1:12.370001:12.3700
8Rae CroteauCustom Truck1:12.530001:12.5300
9Mitch SutherlandGreen Swan Hydration1:12.570001:12.5700
10Mark SutherlandSRP Projects1:12.610001:12.6100
11Ross KnightMobSquad1:12.780001:12.7800
12Jason GlassBirchcliff Energy1:13.020001:13.0200
13Jamie LaboucaneBadger Infrastructure Solutions1:13.120001:13.1200
14Kirk SutherlandShaw GMC1:13.320001:13.3200
15Kris MolleGraf Mechanical1:13.530001:13.5300
16Dallas DyckNorthback1:13.670001:13.6700
17Danny RinguetteUnited Rentals1:13.700001:13.7000
18Evan SalmondDe Havilland1:13.740001:13.7400
19Doug IrvineVisitLethbridge.com1:13.850001:13.8500
20Jordie FikeTronic Data Inc.1:13.930001:13.9300
21Cody RidsdaleO'Chiese Investment & Business Centre1:13.990001:13.9900
22Troy DorchesterAlberta Boot1:14.270001:14.2700
23Chance BensmillerEllisDon1:14.480001:14.4800
24Todd BaptisteAlberta Boot1:14.850001:14.8500
25Obrey MotowyloFluor1:12.140051:17.1400
26Wade SalmondDe Havilland1:12.220051:17.2200
27Codey McCurrachPCL Construction1:12.500051:17.5000