Canadian Western Agribition
Canadian Western Agribition is the largest agricultural and livestock show in Canada. The show is a large agricultural marketplace, trade show and rodeo held annually in Regina, Saskatchewan. Agribition usually takes place in late November at Evraz Place (formerly known as Regina Exhibition Park). The show won the 2013 and 2015 Saskatchewan Tourism Award of Excellence for Event of the Year.
There are diverse breeds of cattle, sheep, bison and horses on exhibit at the show, followed by sales of animals to both Canadian and international customers. A yearly grain exposition highlights the latest in Canadian and global crop technologies.
Over 130,000 visitors attend Canadian Western Agribition annually, making this the most highly attended event in the city of Regina. The show is truly an international event with "over 800 international guests from more than 70 countries. The show provides an opportunity to link Canadian producers with both Canadian and international customers.
The 2016 Canadian Western Agribition will be held in Regina from November 21 to 26. (http://www.agribition.com/)
History of the Canadian Western Agribition
The first Agribition show was held in Regina from November 30 to December 3, 1971 and has taken place every year since. Chris Sutter of Redvers, Saskatchewan was the first president of Canadian Western Agribition. Bill Small of Craven, Saskatchewan was the show's first vice-president. A book which chronicled the first 29 years of the show, titled Agribition, was published in 1990.
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