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About the Hanover Agricultural Society

2019 marks Hanover Ag Society’s 74rd year serving the community; providing opportunities to educate, promote and celebrate agriculture and rural living.

The Hanover Ag Society is a non-profit organization, run by dedicated volunteers, that present the annual Hanover Ag Fair on the third weekend of August, as well as a Spring Rodeo and for the past two years, the Heartland Rodeo Association Rodeo Finals and Awards Banquet . The Society consists of an elected board of directors, as well as many other volunteers who serve as organizers for specific events and activities.

Below is a glimpse of how the Hanover Ag Society is organized

Board of Directors

Nathan Penner

Sponsorship Director

Nathaniel Martens

Junior Director

Curtis Dawydiuk

Past President, Sponsorship Director

Carrie Skrabek

Marketing Director

Chris Reimer

Facilities Director

Laurie Unrau


Crystal Friesen


Ash Wiebe

Vice President, Fair Vice-Chair

Jillian Ray


Hanover Ag Fair Committee

Wayne LeMay


Kara Friesen

Member at Large

Char Toews

Supporting Attractions Coordinator

Jenn Reimer

Family Events Coordinator

Clint Begalke

Motorsport Coordinator

Connie LeMay

Main Stage Entertainment Coordinator

Mary Kehler

Food Services Coordinator

Carla Campbell

Guest Services Coordinator, Admission Coordinator

Carrie Skrabek


Chris Reimer

Facilities Coordinator

Laurie Unrau

Event Treasurer

Ash Wiebe


Hanover Ag Ground Rentals

Rent the Hanover Ag grounds for your next event!

For the past several years the Hanover Ag Society has completed many upgrades to the layout, rodeo arena and buildings on the grounds. We want you to make the most of the Hanover Ag grounds.

Rental Rates 
Picnic Area$100
Sound System$50
Arena Rental 
Watered & raked$350/day
Grooming$150/half day 4 hours
$250/full day 10 hours
$30/hr after 10 hours

This rate is for the use of one canteen – Main Stage or Rodeo Please complete our Rental Agreement and email to office@hanoverag.com

Grants & Recognition

The Hanover Ag Society sends out a big thank you to each of the listed granting companies for their financial assistance.

MB L&L logo

The Small Capital Sponsorship Program, sponsored by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, provided the Hanover Ag Society with financial assistance for: coolers for our canteens, a hand-wash station and four port-a-potties.

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries has been our exclusive volunteer sponsor for the past 5 years!

Canada Gov website

Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage, sponsored by the Canadian government, supports the Hanover Ag Fair for engaging citizens in and around our community through arts and heritage.

Manitoba Gov website

The Community Festivals and Events program, sponsored by our provincial governments, provided financial assistance to the Hanover Ag Fair for supporting volunteers in organizing their community’s signature annual festival and increasing community participation in a significant annual community event which celebrates and reflects the character of the community.

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