Annual activities and events coordinated by the Manitoba Simmental Association Board of Directors include:

  • All Breeds Annual General Meeting, currently held in Brandon the first Saturday in January
  • Manitoba Simmental Summer Show: held each year at a different agricultural fair throughout the province
  • Support of Manitoba 4H Beef programs in the form of project vouchers (2 x $500 vouchers are awarded annually), and participation tokens for all 4Hers showing Simmental influenced animals
  •  Heifer raffle in support of the Manitoba YCSA Scholarship program
  • Simmental Show at the Manitoba Ag Ex
  • Commercial Producer of the Year awards are given out to commercial operators making use of top quality Simmental genetics (in conjunction with the Pembina Triangle and Keystone Simmental Associations)
  • Sponsorship of the Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup
  • Supporting and guiding youth programs and events organized by the Manitoba YCSA Board of Directors
  • Simmental Ambassador and A.O. Henuset Memorial Distinguished Breeder awards to recognize the great purebred breeders in our province

To join MSA, please print off a copy of the membership application form, submit with your payment and send both by federal mail to: Laurelly Beswitherick, Secretary-Treasurer, Box 274 Austin, MB R0H 0C0. Please click MSA Life Membership Application Form (PDF File). Get Adobe Reader to download PDF files.

To view the past and present winners of the MSA's A.O. Henuset Memorial Simmental Ambassador Award, please click Henuset Awards History.

If you currently receive the MSA newsletter via "regular" mail and wish to be added to our email distribution list, please send your current email address to: Please help us save some postage and some trees!

If you wish to be listed on the MSA Membership linking to your email address and/or your website, please complete the attached MSA consent form (PDF file) and mail to MSA Secretary, Box 274 Austin, MB R0H 0C0