It is the responsibility of Show Management to provide detailed information about any portion of the event that may involve a potential safety/health risk. This is to ensure as far as reasonably practicable, that the necessary safety precautions are taken and addressed prior to your event.
Please see our Fire and Safety Policy for specific information regarding the regulations you must comply with during your event.
Show/Event Fire-Life Safety Inspections
The responsibility lies with the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) Calgary Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau to conduct an inspection no less than 4 hours prior to the event commencing. If the Fire Inspector is unavailable the duty may be delegated to the Calgary Stampede Safety Coordinator.
Where non-fixed seats are provided and the occupant load exceeds 200 the following applies:
- When the occupant load exceeds 200 persons, the seats in a row shall be fastened together in units of no fewer than 8 seats.
- The rows are not to be obstructed and there shall be a minimum of 400mm (15.75 inches) maintained between the back of one seat and the furthest extremity of the seat in front.
- Aisles must be located so there are no more than 7 seats between every seat and the aisle (15 across maximum).
- Aisles are to be no less than 1100mm (43.25 inches) wide.
Reporting of Incidents/Concerns
All potential incidents/concerns are to be reported to the Event Coordinator. Their role is to communicate and follow up that the incident/concern has been suitably addressed with little or no disruption to the event.