Welcome to the CMR Stampede located in the ♥ of Russell Country in Central Montana!


* July 18 & July 19, 2015 *

If you are looking for Montana Entertainment at its best, then come to Stanford, Montana, located in the heart of Central Montana, on July 18 and July 19, 2015 for two full days of fun, sun, wild PRCA Rodeo & Street Dance Entertainment!  Two days of western family fun comes from the center of Russell Country at the Fairgrounds located just off of Highway 87 in Stanford. Advanced Tickets on Sale Now!

Rodeo Weekend Gallop
* Saturday * July 18, 2015 *
Lone Tree Chiropractic will be hosting the 2015  Rodeo Weekend Gallop again this year and what a great family event it is!  Sign up to participate in this year's 3 Mile / 1 Mile, Run / Walk   (More)

Stampede Music Fest & Kid's Stickhorse 
* Saturday * July 18, 2015 *
On Saturday at 3:00 p.m., join us at the Fairgrounds for the Free Stampede Music Fest featuring live music by Special Guests  that is sure to entertain the entire family.  Beginning at 4:00 p.m., the Kid's Stickhorse event with Miss Rodeo Montana is sure to get the young ones primed for the rest of the weekends events.  (More)

Western BBQ, Quick Draw & Art Auction, Steer Wrestlers Calcutta, VIP Tent Auction, & Street Dance  
* Saturday * July 18, 2015 *

Join us for dinner as the Western BBQ begins at 5:00 p.m. with the Quick Draw Art Auction beginning at 5:30 p.m.  Then get ready to roll up your sleeves and wave your hand and bid on the Steer Wrestlers Calcutta which gets lively right at 7:00 p.m., followed immediately by the Annual VIP Tent Auction. Kick up your heels to the sounds of live music during the Street Dance which begins in Downtown Stanford at 9:00 p.m. (More)

Street Dance, Downtown Stanford
* Saturday * July 18, 2015 *
On Saturday evening at 9:00 p.m., join us in Downtown Stanford at the Waterhole Saloon for the Street Dance featuring live music by  "The Dirty Shame" that is sure to entertain everyone!  Stick around after the dance for Miss Rhonda's early morning famous breakfast featuring lots of great food.  (More)

JB Fit Club Bull Run Half Marathon & Bike 
* Sunday * July 19, 2015 *
The JB Fit Club will be hosting the 2015 Bull Run Half Marathon & Bike this year and what quite an event it will be!  Single Runners and 2 person teams are invited to participate in this year's Run, Run/Bike or  (More)

Stampede Kid's Calf Scramble
* Sunday * July 19, 2015 *

On Sunday, July 19, 2015 join us at the Fairgrounds during the Rodeo Intermission for the Stampede Kid's Calf Scramble contest.  Lil' buckaroos chase calves and pull the ribbons from their tails to win prizes.  The Stampede Kid's Calf Scramble will have two age group divisions which is open to any child between the ages of 5 thru 12.  Sign-up will close just prior to the start of the rodeo.  There is no limit to the number of entries from a family within the age groups specified.  A parent or guardian must sign a release in order for the contestant (More)
PRCA Rodeo & Kid's Calf Scramble
* Sunday * July 19, 2015
Join is for our 50th Rodeo Season on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 1:30 p.m., at the Fairgrounds for the PRCA Rodeo and the Premier Events of Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Tie-Down Roping, Ladies Barrel Racing & Bull Riding.  The Stock is provided by J Bar J Rodeo.  Cheer on the kid's entered in the Stampede Kid's Calf Scramble contest held during rodeo intermission.  Want some VIP treatment while you watch the Rodeo?  Make sure to participate in the Fifth Annual VIP Tent Auction following the Steer Wrestlers Calcutta! (More)

Sweepstakes Dinner & Calcutta
* Saturday * November 28, 2015
Save room after you have eaten the turkey and take a chance by supporting the local communities in the county in addition to kicking up your heels - and we don't mean on the sofa.  The Charles M. Russell Stampede Club Sweepstakes Dinner is held annually on the Saturday following Thanksgiving Day.    (More)

C. M. Russell Stampede Celebrates 50 Years!
50th PRCA Rodeo is set for Sunday, July 20, 2014

June 19, 2014:
Compiled by Vicky McCray Judith Basin Press Editor
(with help from Press archives)

STANFORD— The first annual Charles M. Russell Stampede, held in Stanford on Sunday, July 26, 1964, was an event described by many as "the best ever."

The weather cooperated in every way, being sunny but not too hot, with just a hint of a cool breeze blowing through the stands and carrying the little dust in the arena away from spectators. (more)

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