National Shows

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Show Date: 11th -14th Oct 2017

The A.S.K North Rift Show was held for the first time in 1956 under the chairmanship of H.T. Lloyd. It was officially opened by Governor Sir Evelyn Baring in 1957. The North Rift National Showground is located 1 km from Kitale town, along the Eldoret – Kitale highway at the Lodwar junction. It is 8 kms from the Kitale Air strip and is centrally placed between Mt. Elgon and Cherangani hills. The branch was elevated to national show status in 1999 and the name was changed from Kitale Show to North Rift National Show. The branch covers three counties namely; Trans Nzoia, West Pokot and Turkana.