The annual Northern International Livestock Exposition kicked off on Friday in Billings.
NILE is a week long stock show and rodeo held in October every year. Hundreds of exhibitors from across the region (38 different states) bring livestock to show and sell. Hundreds of horses are also competed on and sold that week.
The NILE has a long standing tradition of top notch rodeo performances.NILE also operates the Montana Agri-Trade Exposition (MATE) held in February each year. This trade show celebrates farming and ranching and the businesses the help make those operations work.
The NILE is a non-profit,membership organization 501(c)3.