Calgary Stampede 2015

July 3-12 2015

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Calgary Stampede

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STAMPEDE PARK TERMS OF ENTRY

Welcome to the Calgary StampedeTo ensure the best possible experience for all of our guests, we ask that you conduct yourself according to all applicable laws as well as all of the rules, guidelines and policies of the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Limited ("CE&S"), including those listed below, and those posted within Stampede Park (collectively, the "Rules").

Your access to or attendance at Stampede Park is conditional on your acceptance of the Rules. Thank you for joining us and we hope you enjoy your visit!

1. ADMISSION TICKETS

Any admission tickets, coupons, vouchers, passes and the like that are lost, stolen or fraudulent will not be honoured.

SuperPasses – You are responsible for the presentation of your SuperPass in the delivered format (eg. mobile phone). CE&S reserves the right to ask for government-issued picture identification when using a Stampede SuperPass. Stampede SuperPass is valid only for entrance to Stampede Park when it is open to the public and does not provide you with any additional rights or privileges (e.g. entry into Nashville North or the Grandstand building). Any Stampede SuperPasses which are lost, stolen or fraudulent may not be honoured .  SUPERPASSES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE AFTER 10:00 a.m. JULY 6, 2017. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. One (1) SuperPass, per phone, per person, will be accepted at our gate entries (families with children under 13 are the only exception).

2. ENTRY INTO STAMPEDE PARK

The safety of our guests and staff is our primary concern. As such, no guest will be permitted to bring any of the following items into Stampede Park:

  • any type of weapon;
  • illegal drugs or alcohol;
  • pets (with the exception of a guide dog, or any other service animal);
  • rollerblades, skateboards, scooters, heelies, Segway’s, banners, signs, roller skates, bicycles, motorcycles (with the exception of those required to accommodate a disability); and
  • any other items that may be considered dangerous, prohibited or which otherwise may impact the safety, security and/or enjoyment of our guests.

We reserve the right to conduct a reasonable search of all packages, purses backpacks and fanny packs prior to your entry to Stampede Park.

  • All arriving guests will go through a bag search area before entering Stampede Park
  • At times, a random selection process will be utilized in the bag search area, and all bags will be searched at other times
  • Guests declining to be searched will not be permitted into Stampede Park
  • Visitors are allowed to bring personal items such as non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, umbrellas, jackets, strollers, and of course their cowboy hat, but are asked to leave items such as pocket knives and scissors at home
    • Non-permitted items must be surrendered.  Visitors that do not surrender their non-permitted items will not be admitted to Stampede Park
    • Surrendered items will not be returned
  • We have designed our search areas for maximum efficiency and additional security employees are scheduled for peak times: visitors will be able to begin their day at the Calgary Stampede with a minimum of delay
  • Stay hydrated! – water and other non-alcoholic beverages are permitted
  • This initiative is one of several security strategies the Stampede will use in consideration of the safety of its guests on Stampede Park

We reserve the right to refuse entry to or eject without refund any persons from Stampede Park who appear to be intoxicated (by either drugs and/or alcohol).

We ask for your understanding and cooperation in ensuring the continued safety of all guests and staff.

3. RISKS

We endeavor to make your time at Stampede Park as safe and enjoyable as possible. Nevertheless, please be aware that there are risks inherent to your visit.

By entering or otherwise attending Stampede Park, you agree that you voluntarily assume all risks and dangers connected to, associated with, or incidental to your presence at Stampede Park. 

4. DRESS CODE

In keeping with our family-friendly atmosphere, and for health and safety reasons, CE&S strictly enforces a dress code. Proper attire must be worn at all times, including shirts and appropriate footwear. Clothing with rude, vulgar or offensive language or graphics is not permitted, and shirts cannot be turned inside-out as a solution. Bikini/Bathing Suit tops must be covered up while at Stampede. Sheer, mesh, and see-through clothing cannot be used as a cover up over bathing suits. Admission into Stampede Park may be denied if clothing is deemed by CE&S, at its sole discretion, to be inappropriate.

5. BEHAVIOR

We expect all guests to behave in a conscientious and respectful manner at all times. Disorderly conduct of any kind will not be tolerated. Line-jumping, profanity and unruly behavior that is disruptive or offensive to other Stampede Park guests is not permitted and may be cause for ejection from Stampede Park without a refund.

Laws prohibiting consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors, illegal drugs, and disorderly conduct of any kind will be strictly enforced. All guests are strongly encouraged to drink responsibly. Don’t drink and drive.

Acts of demonstration, solicitation, distribution or private sale of materials or event tickets on these premises are prohibited, unless pre-authorized in writing by CE&S.

In the event that your experience at Stampede Park is being disrupted by other guests engaging in unacceptable behavior, please contact a member of our staff.

6. PHOTOGRAPHY

You may be photographed, videotaped, and/or recorded during your visit at Stampede Park and acknowledge you have no reasonable expectation of privacy or anonymity while at Stampede Park. By entering Stampede Park, you agree to each of the following terms and conditions:

  • You consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded in connection with, or as part of, CE&S’ journalistic, advertising, marketing, promotional, archival and/or security activities;
  • You consent to such photography, filming and/or recording, including the use of UAV(unmanned aerial vehicle) / drone which may be used to capture footage and will be flown in close proximity on park. And to any use, in any and all media, throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation to you, of your appearance, voice and/or name for the above-noted purposes;
  • You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on these consents given by you by entering Stampede Park; and
  • To protect, among other things, the personal information of our guests, you agree: (i) not to reproduce, perform, display or upload any photographs, videos and/or recordings, that you may take or record while at the Calgary Stampede; and (ii) upon our request, to immediately remove and/or delete any and all such photographs, videos and/or recording online or from any other media.

Please contact us (403) 261-0101 if you have any questions about how the Calgary Stampede may take and/or use such photographs, videos and/or recordings.

7. RIDES

Amusement rides will be available at Stampede Park during the Calgary Stampede. There is an inherent risk in participating in any such rides. We expect our guests who seek to enjoy such rides to: (i) exercise good judgment; (ii) act in a responsible manner; (iii) comply with all specific guidelines posted at the entrance of every ride; (iv) obey all oral and written warnings; and (v) properly use all ride safety equipment provided. Guests who do not do so may be removed from Stampede Park without refund.

8. SMOKING

All smoking (inclusive of  e-cigarettes and vaping) is prohibited on Stampede Park except in the permitted designated areas.  

9. EVENT SEATING

Guests must sit in the seat specified on their ticket. Persons occupying a seat for which they do not have a ticket may be subject to ejection from Stampede Park without refund.

10. RE-ENTRY POLICY

During the Calgary Stampede, hand stamping will be available daily during regular park operating hours with paid admission for re-entry privileges that same day.  Hand stamps are available at all exit gates; we reserve the right to refuse entry for illegible re-entry stamps.

11. OTHER IMPORTANT LEGAL TERMS

You voluntarily assume all risks and dangers connected to, associated with or incidental to your attendance at Stampede Park, including your presence at an event at Stampede Park (an "Event").

Under no circumstances will CE&S be responsible for any loss, injury (including personal injury), damages or liability that may arise out of or is any way connected to an Event or your attendance at Stampede Park.

You hereby waive and release all claims or actions against CE&S or any of its sponsors, as well as against any of the respective affiliates, directors, officers, employees and volunteers of the CES or its sponsors, for any loss, injury (including personal injury), damages or liability that may arise out of or is any way connected to an Event or your attendance at Stampede Park, regardless of whether such loss, injury, damages or liability arises from negligence, libel, defamation, loss of privacy, or otherwise.

Admission is not guaranteed in the event of a force majeure.

You acknowledge and agree that your admission to and attendance at Stampede Park is conditional upon your compliance with all Rules, including for greater certainty, all applicable laws, by-laws, and posted facility rules (including these Rules and Guidelines).

From time to time, changes may be made to these Rules and Guidelines too, for example, reflect changes in our legal or regulatory obligations. Revised versions of these Rules and Guidelines will be posted on this website. Accordingly, we encourage each of our guests to refer back to it on a regular basis prior to attending Stampede Park.

Please let us know if you have any questions about these Rules and Guidelines by contacting Guest Relations at 403-261-0397 (during Stampede Time) or guestrelations@calgarystampede.com at any time.

We thank you once again for joining us!

Revised May 1, 2015