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Wed, Oct 01



2025 World Clydesdale Show

Join us from October 1st to 5th, 2025, as we embark on an exciting new chapter for the World Clydesdale Show!

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Time & Location

Oct 01, 2025, 10:00 AM – Oct 05, 2025, 6:00 PM

Springfield, Springfield, IL 62702, USA

About the event

After years of successfully hosting our National Sale, we are thrilled to bring the World Clydesdale Show to the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois.

In a departure from our previous venues, including the esteemed Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI, we are eager to embrace the fresh opportunities and expanded possibilities at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds boast a modernized coliseum, a newly added covered arena, and several other state-of-the-art arenas, providing us with the perfect setting for a truly World Class event.

As the esteemed Clydesdale breed enthusiasts gather from around the globe, we promise an unforgettable experience celebrating the grace, strength, and beauty of these majestic creatures. This five-day event will showcase the finest Clydesdales from various corners of the world, featuring mesmerizing competitions, captivating demonstrations, and heartwarming displays of camaraderie among breed enthusiasts.

Whether you're a seasoned Clydesdale aficionado or a newcomer to the world of draft horses, the World Clydesdale Show promises something special for everyone. Witness stunning exhibitions, meet renowned breeders, and connect with fellow enthusiasts during this extraordinary gathering.

Join us at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, where tradition meets innovation, and history converges with the future. Be part of this historic moment as we elevate the World Clydesdale Show to new heights at a venue that truly embodies the spirit of this remarkable breed.

Mark your calendars for October 1st to 5th, 2025, and make your way to Springfield, Illinois, for a celebration of equine excellence like no other. We can't wait to welcome you to this unparalleled World Class event!

The committee has put together a bid request for apparel  for the 2025 WCS.  Attached below are bid specs for being considered as the clothing vendor.  Hurry and apply as the deadline is December 20th, 2021

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