The NILE (Northern International Livestock Exposition) Stock Show & Rodeo returns to MetraPark October 13th through 20th and features four nights of rodeo action.   The High School Showcase on Thursday, October 18th spotlights "shining stars" from area high schools and the two top athletes in each event will compete with the professionals.

The full week of stock show competition includes horse events, cattle breed shows, jr. fed livestock and more.

The NILE celebration of Beer and BBQ takes place Saturday, October 14th from 2-6pm with ten sample tickets available for $25. Must be 21+ to sample beer. Entries for the BBQ contest, with over $7,000 in prize money, are due by October 10th.

Listen to Cat Country 102.9 and win your tickets for The NILE starting Monday, October 1st!