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Calgary Stampede Poster Competition

The updated application deadline is now January 30, 2021.

The 2022 Calgary Stampede Poster Competition is now open! Apply now.

Ages: Young artists ages 15 to 24
Application Deadline: January 30, 2021

Young artists age 15 to 24 are encouraged to apply for the chance to create the 2022 Calgary Stampede poster.

Art submitted in the application process should be pre-made pieces from artists’ current portfolio; applicants will create their concept for the 2022 Calgary Stampede poster once selected for the competition.

All 2D mediums are accepted (painting, photography, drawing, graphic design, etc.). The top 30 artists will receive unique and exciting mentorship opportunities and have the chance to create their vision for the 2022 poster.

$20,000 in scholarships will be distributed among the top eight competitors. $10,000 scholarship will be awarded for first place, with their winning design as the 2022 Calgary Stampede poster.

The deadline to apply is January 30, 2021!

Letters of reference should be written by individuals who can speak to the artists’ ambitions, artistic style, and passion for the arts. This opportunity is open to residents of Alberta.

For more information, and to apply, visit

Questions? Email the poster competition team at

Updated deadline: January 30, 2021