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Agriculture at Queen City Ex

We're going back to our roots this year by introducing a strong agricultural presence at this year's Queen City Ex!

Fairgoers can expect to see agriculture incorporated into three main elements:

1. Agribition at Queen City Ex

For the first time ever, fairgoers can experience the fun of Agribition at the Queen City Ex. "Agribition at Queen City Ex" features four days of interactive agricultural fun in the Brandt Centre:

  • Wednesday, July 31: Horse Power (1 - 3:30 p.m.)
    • Travel back in time with CWA and witness true horsepower. Featuring CWA’s chore team demonstration, teams of horses and their drivers will showcase their day-to-day duties on the ranch and/or farm. Horses are guided through a course designed to test the skills of the horses and drivers at work in their element.
  • Thursday, August 1: Wild and Wooly (1 - 3:30 p.m.)
    • Get up close and personal with the fuzziest farm animals around! A day of activities with farm animals that are raised for their fibre and fleece!
    • Feeling wild? CWA’s Wild Wool Ride is the event for you, where two heats of 20 kids will have a chance to put their sheep riding skills to the test.
    • Don’t miss the Alpaca obstacle course! While primarily used for their fibre, alpacas are also amazing pack animals. Kids will have a chance to lead these amazing animals through an obstacle course.
  • Friday, August 2: Agri-Education (1 - 3:30 p.m.)
    • Everything you ever wanted to know about modern agriculture and rodeo all in one! Bring your curiosity and questions to the Lower Level Brandt Centre to learn about everything from raising livestock to being a star in the rodeo arena!
  • Saturday, August 3: Wild West (12:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
    • It wouldn’t be an Agribition event without some of the most exciting action on four hooves! Catch the Mounted Shooting competition, a high-speed, spectator sport guaranteed to entertain people of all ages! Watch a cowboy transform a wild horse to a willing partner, accepting a saddle and rider for the first time. This is a hugely entertaining and information filled event.

2. The Farm at Queen City Ex

Sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture and supported by the Saskatchewan Association of Agricultural Societies and Exhibitions, The Queen City Ex s delighted to bring The Farm back for another year. For each day at Queen City Ex, fairgoers can expect to see a series of fun, interactive programming like Ol' McDales Friendly Farm Petting Zoo, Kids Pedal Tractor Pull, The Magic Bean Show and Sunflower Saddle Ranch.

3. Pile O' Bones Rodeo

Saddle Up Regina, the Pile O' Bones Rodeo is coming to town!

This professional, incredibly entertaining sporting event will feature top athletes competing for a share of the $80,000 purse. Produced by C5 Rodeo Company, Pile O' Bones rodeo is sanctioned by the CPRA (Canadian Pro Rodeo Assocation), PRCA (Profressional Cowboys Association) and WPRA (Women's Professional Rodeo Association). 

Best of all, the event is FREE with your Queen City Ex gate admission!

  • Date: August 2-4, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Brandt Centre, Evraz Place

Esports at the Queen City Ex

Presented by Regina Hotel Association

Saskatchewan's largest Esports event!

  • Wednesday, July 31: Saskatchewan Fortnite Championship Qualifiers/Mario Kart Free Play
    • Register online here.
  • Thursday, August 1: Saskatchewan Fortnite Championship Qualifiers/League of Legends Free Play presented by Escape Club & Mystery Mansion
  • Friday, August 2: $10,000 Saskatchewan Fortnite Solos Championship Playoffs and Championship Round presented by The Matrix Gaming Centre
  • Saturday, August 3 - Sunday, August 4: $10,000 SKL Smashfest 5 (pre-register by August 1)
    • Register online here

 

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Thursday Night Football Meets Queen City Ex

  • Date: August 1
  • Tom Cochrane: 5:30 p.m. - Confederation Park
  • Kickoff: 7:30 -  vs. Tiger-Cats
  • April Wine: Following the game - Confederation Park

Pinkfong & Baby Shark Mini Show

  • Date: July 31 - August 2
  • Where: Entertainment Hall (Hall B), International Trade Centre

Pile O' Bones Rodeo

Saddle Up Regina, the Pile O' Bones Rodeo is coming to town!

This professional, incredibly entertaining sporting event will feature top athletes competing for a share of the $80,000 purse. Produced by C5 Rodeo Company, Pile O' Bones rodeo is sanctioned by the CPRA (Canadian Pro Rodeo Assocation), PRCA (Profressional Cowboys Association) and WPRA (Women's Professional Rodeo Association). 

Best of all, the event is FREE with your Queen City Ex gate admission!

  • Date: August 2-4, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Brandt Centre, Evraz Place

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Queen City Ex Parade

Thinking about participating in the 2019 parade?

  • Exposure to 30,000+ spectators
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional items
  • You can win up to $1,000! We award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for the best parade entries
  • You’ll receive a number of free admission passes to the 2019 Queen City Ex that you can use for promotional purposes
  • Registration is only $125
  • If you have any questions, please contact Dallas McFadden at dmcfadden@evrazplace.com or 306-539-1663

 Parade Rules & Regulations Register Online

Date: Tuesday, July 30
Time: 7 p.m.

NEW! Parade Route

Mosaic Flip for Hunger         

Enjoy a fun morning of entertainment and food while contributing to the Regina Food Bank! The price of the pancake breakfast is $3 per person or $5 per couple; children aged six and under are free. Everyone is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item donation. This includes the pancake breakfast (while supplies last) and entry to the grounds for the entire day to take in all of the included entertainment, including the Great Western Stage act, all the programming throughout the day and the Pile O' Bones Rodeo. 

Date: Sunday, August 4, 2019
Where: Confederation Park, Evraz Place
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.