The Calgary (sudden, wild rush of lots of people or animals), one of the most famous rodeos inthe world, traces its origins back to the traveling wild west shows of the late 1800s and early1900s. The (sudden, wild rush of lots of people or animals) has grown over the years, todayattracting the best cowboys in the world who compete for $2 million in prize money. Otheractivities include live concerts, a (big show with lots of food and fun things to do), lots of food anddancing as this Canadian city hosts the best in the west. A 4 km (2.5 mile) parade opens whatCalgary calls “the greatest outdoor show on earth”. The 10-day event is held every July.