An intense rivalry between Edmonton and Calgary (Alberta, Canada), usually refering to hockey. During Battles of Alberta, fans of the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers flood the bars of both cities.
Flame and Oiler supporters from both side of a family have been known to cause rifts in the family.
A Battle of Alberta is often held on New Year's Eve.
But only Calgary has the Red Mile and Sea of Red and has made it into the playoffs the past few years. So Calgary kicks butt.
A true conversation had in Australia regarding the Battle of Alberta:
Calgarian: Hey, you're Canadian, aren't you? Where from?
Calgarian: Oh. In thought something stunk in here.
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