Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan

President:
Alan Jackson
JGL Livestock
alanjackson@jglcattle.com

Vice President:
Tyler Cronkhite
Cowtown Livestock Exchange
cowtown.ls@sasktel.net

Past President:
Stewart Stone
Heartland Livestock Sales
stewart.stone@hls.ca

Directors:

Blair Brooks
Meadow Lake Stockyards Ltd.
mlstockyards@sasktel.net

Scott Johnstone
Johnstone Auction Mart Ltd. scott@johnstoneauction.ca    

Roy Rutledge
Weyburn Livestock Auction
sdeg@weyburnlivestock.com

Pat Tellier
Saskatoon Livestock Sales Ltd.
ptellier@nbinc.com

John Williamson
Mankota Stockmen’s Weigh Co. Ltd.
mankotastockmens@sasktel.net

Executive Director:
Adele Buettner
AgriBiz Communications Corp.
office@agribiz.ca


Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan
"Promoting competitive bidding in the marketing of livestock"


2016 Manitoba/Saskatchewan Auctioneers Championship

April 7, 2016

The Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan proudly welcomes the 2016 Manitoba/Saskatchewan Auctioneers Championship, Saturday, April 30th 2016. This year's event will be held at the Cowtown Livestock Exchange Inc. in Maple Creek, SK.

The annual competition, which alternates between the two provinces, attracts auctioneers, order buyers, market operators and cattlemen from across the prairies. Twelve experienced auctioneers will bring all their speed, stamina, and livestock savvy to prove they are the best in the business.

The day starts at 10:00 am at the Cowtown Livestock Exchange Inc., located 1 mile east of Maple Creek, SK on Highway 724. It is open to the public and free of charge, so come down and enjoy the fast-paced entertainment! The competition includes ten drafts for each participant and one black box item, with the top six contestants being brought back for the final round. Once proving themselves in the sales ring, the first place winner receives a championship belt buckle, sponsored by Ivomec, and a paid trip to Brussels, Ontario in May to take part in the Canadian Livestock Auctioneering Championship.

Following the competition, a banquet will be held at the Cobble Creek Lodge, #201 Hwy 21, in Maple Creek SK. The festivities start at 5:00 pm and tickets to the steak supper are available for $20.00. You can register for the banquet in person, at the Cowtown Livestock Exchange Office, or call 1 - 800 - 239 - 5933 to reserve your seat.

For more information, contact:

Tyler Cronkhite
Cowtown Livestock Exchange
1-306-661-8786
cowtown.ls@sasktel.net

LMS promotes competitive bidding in the marketing of livestock by: establishing collaborative relations with industry partners; developing educational activities for members; and adhering to sound business practices and responsible animal welfare at members' auction markets. Saskatchewan has the second largest cow herd in Canada. Over 90 percent of the cattle marketed in Saskatchewan are sold through members of the Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan.
livestockmarketers.ca

This year’s top sponsors are:

BMO Bank of Montreal   Cattle Creek Ranching Ltd.

CHAT 94.5     Cowtown Livestock Exchange

Cypress Motors

DAVIDE & LORI TRYYKI

Foothills Livestock Co-op   

HILLSIDE BUTCHERS

Ivomec   Manitoba Livestock Marketing Association

Mankota Stockmen's Weigh Co.    MNP

Roberge Transport   

Saskatoon Livestock Sales   ThermoSink Livestock Waterer

Town of Maple Creek   Whitewood Livestock

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