So, Ive lived in Calgary most of my life. I got to go the the Rodeo last year for the first time, and man, what a party. Some say its abuse to the animals, but really, what they don't understand is that its a life style. People take this stuff seriously, and can you tell. Its amazing, the croud, the smells, everything is just unreal. It looks boring on tv, but its not like that live! You have to go!