Western Legacy Awards
The Calgary Stampede Western Legacy Awards are presented annually to honour individuals and groups who have demonstrated significant achievement in promoting and preserving western values to create a better community for all.
2016 Western Legacy Awards - Recipients
On Thursday, November 17 the Calgary Stampede honoured three inspiring individuals and one remarkable group based on their commitment to western heritage and values at the 12th annual Western Legacy Awards. The 2016 Award recipients are community leaders who genuinely embody the values and commitment to community that southern Alberta is known for:
- Youth – Logan Fyke – Nominated for his passion and dedication to bring awareness to and support for maintaining clean rivers and streams and his partnership with Trout Unlimited.
- Innovation – Darby Young – Nominated for applying her lived experience toward removing barriers and creating opportunities to make the world accessible for everyone.
- Sustained Contribution, Individual – Robert Anderson – Nominated for his tireless commitment over the past 70 years to sharing the traditions of western heritage and providing thousands of people, through Antique Show Wagons, the opportunity to participate in an authentic Alberta experience.
- Sustained Contribution, Group – Inn from the Cold – Nominated for providing safe shelter, sanctuary and healing spaces to homeless families for the past 20 years through a unique Alberta program.
Shaw TV televised the 2016 Western Legacy Awards live and will rebroadcast during primetime on November 23 at 8 p.m., November 30 at 8 p.m. and December 6 at 8 p.m. as well as the following dates:
Every Friday at 7 a.m. for 3 weeks (Nov 18, 25, Dec 2)
Every Saturday at 10 a.m. for 3 weeks (Nov 19, 26, Dec 3)
Every Monday at 10 a.m. for 3 weeks (Nov 21, 28, Dec 5)
Every Wednesday at 2 p.m. for 3 weeks (Nov 23, 30, Dec 7)
Learn more about the exceptional past recipients and consider whom you might nominate next year.
A special thank-you to Olson Silver Company, PSAV, Range Road Media, Shaw Communications, and Where Calgary Magazine for their support of the Western Legacy Awards.