The Red River Ex is all about bringing the community together and creating memorable experiences. This year is no different. Check out all the community attractions and opportunities for you to get involved. Participate in the Quilt competition or encourage a senior to enter into the CJNU Senior Start Contest.

Red River Ex Judged Quilt Show


With over $4000 in CASH to be won, the Judged Quilt show will showcase the incredible work of some of the best quilters in Manitoba. Celebrating our vibrant culture, the quilts on display will range from unique hand quilted designs to quilts celebrating the Year of the Garden 2022. Download the brochure to get started!


CJNU Nostalgia Radio and the Red River Ex are looking for 55+ performers to compete on the Red Barn Stage at the 2022 Red River Ex on Wednesday, June 22 at 3 p.m. If you are a singer, dancer, band member, instrument player, hoola-hooper, magician, ventriloquist or the like and are looking for a really fun competition, this is it!

1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $300


  1. Carefully read the rules and regulations to see how your talent might fit.
  2. Submit the registration form (see below), an audition video and pay your entry fee online. Each entrant is provided with two gate passes (value $15 each). Should you not be accepted to perform in the show, you may keep the two gate passes and use them to visit The EX any day you wish.
  3. Wait to hear if you’ve been accepted into the show. You will be contacted no later than Friday, June 3, 2022. Due to time limitations, we are only able to accept up to 15 performances this year. So, be sure to enter right away!
  4. Once you’ve been selected to perform, a panel of professional judges will enjoy watching your talents.
  5. Who knows, you could take home up to $1,000 in prize money!
    The deadline to submit your registration form, video audition and entry fee is: MONDAY, MAY 23!

More community attractions will be announced soon. Stay tuned!