Included more than 45,000 entries
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2016) — The 43rd annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) closed its 17-day run at the Kentucky Exposition Center last week, drawing more than 17,500 entries with competitors, exhibitors and attendees from 45 states and nine foreign countries. The event brought an economic impact of $8 million to the greater Louisville region.
The world’s largest purebred livestock show, NAILE is owned and produced by the Kentucky State Fair Board. Included in the event are national collegiate and youth livestock judging contests, competition within ten livestock divisions, and livestock sales.
The Sale of Champions raised $81,500, with proceeds distributed to youth exhibitors of market animals (80 percent), charities (10 percent) and promotion of the livestock expo (10 percent).