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Calgary Sports & Entertainment to ride in Calgary Stampede Parade

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- Representatives from the Calgary Flames, Calgary Hitmen, Calgary Roughnecks and Calgary Stampeders will be riding in the 2015 Calgary Stampede Parade scheduled for tomorrow morning in the heart of downtown Calgary.

The Calgary Sports and Entertainment float incorporates each of the four teams under the Calgary Flames organization while embodying a sense of team-work.

“Pulling Together to Give Back to the Community” is featured across the top of the entry unifying each team with the same common goal – to be the greatest they can be.

The entry will be pulled by Flames employees followed by representatives from each of the four teams on horseback. The float will also have the members from the Flames Big Country Ice Crew and Century Downs Racetrack and Casino Stampeder Outriders walking side-by-side.

Calgary Flames Representatives

Head Coach and 2015 Jack Adams Award Winner Bob Hartley, Joe Colborne and Micheal Ferland

Calgary Hitmen Representatives

Layne Bensmiller and Carsen Twarynski

Calgary Roughnecks Representatives

Andrew McBride and Scott Carnegie

Calgary Stampeders Representatives

Karyn Drake and Calgary Stampeder Touchdown Horse “Quick Six”

The 4.5km parade route kicks off the 103rd edition of the “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!” The parade begins with the World Champion Calgary Stampede Showband followed by a dynamic ribbon of pageantry, featuring floats, bands, riders, celebrities and cultural entries.

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