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CFA Annual National Conventions & Circuses 

Submitted by Member on   4/5/2004
Last Modified


Official Convention Circuses

1926-May Washington, D.C. - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1927-April West Baden, IN - John Robinson Circus

1928-May Philadelphia, PA - Miller Bros. 101 Wild West

1929-July Chicago, IL - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1930-July Des Moines, IA - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1931-June Boston, MA -  Sells-Floto Circus

1932-Sept. San Antonio, TX -  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1933-August Baraboo, WI - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1934-June Norwich, CT - Downie Bros. Circus

1935-May Cincinnati, OH - Cole Bros. Circus

1936-August Evansville, IN - Al G. Barnes Circus

1937-August Norfolk, VA - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

1938-August Madison, WI  - Al G. Barnes Circus

1939-July Ann Arbor, MI - Parker & Watts Circus

1940-June Hartford, CT - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1941-July Springfield, IL - Cole Bros. Circus

1942-1946 No Convention

1947-May Dayton, OH - Cole Bros. Circus

1948 No Convention

1949-April Hagerstown, MD - John Pawling Great London Three Ring Circus

1950-June Denver, CO - Cole Bros Circus

1951-May Washington, DC -  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1952-May Gainesville, TX - Gainesville Community Circus

1953-Sept. Wichita, KA - Mills Bros. Circus

1954-June Jackson, MI -  Hagan Bros. Circus

1955-June Newark, NJ - Hunt Bros. Circus

1956-March Sarasota, FL - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus Winterquarters

1957-June Hollywood, CA - Jungleland Circus

1958-June Chicago, IL -  Cristiani Bros. Circus

1959-Sept. Clarksburg, WV - Mills Bros. Circus

1960-Sept. Richmond, VA -  Mills Bros. Circus

1961-Sept. Colorado Springs, CO - Gil Gray Circus

1962-June Baraboo, WI - Famous Cole Circus

1963-June Reading, PA -  Cristiani--Wallace Bros. Circus

1964-Sept San Antonio, TX - Clyde Beatty--Cole Bros. Circus

1965-July Seattle, WA - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1966-June Cincinnati, OH - Mills Bros. Circus

1967-June Harrisburg, PA - Bartock's Hunt Bros. Circus

1968-Sept. Shreveport, LA - Clyde Bros. Circus

1969-Sept. Phoenix, AZ - Hubert Castle Circus

1970-July Milwaukee, WI - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1971-August Atlantic City, NJ -  Hoxie Bros. Circus

1972-May Sarasota, FL -  Sarasota Sailor Circus

1973-August Seattle, WA -  Wallace & Rogers Circus

1974-June Springfield, OH - Lewis Bros. Circus

1975-May Providence, RI - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

1976-June Dallas, TX -  Stebbins Circus

1977-June Las Vegas, NV - Polack Bros. Circus

1978-July Dearborn, MI - Carson & Barnes Circus

1979-June Gettysburg, PA -  Clyde Beatty--Cole Bros. Circus

1980-June Sarasota, FL - Stebbings Royal European Circus

1981-June Scottsdale, AZ - Big John Strong Circus

1982-July Little Rock, AR - Alberto Zoppe Circus Italia

1983-July Philadelphia, PA - Hoxie Bros. Great American Circus

1984-July San Antonio, TX - Earl Tegge's TNT Circus

1985-April Pasadena, CA - Circus Vargas

1986-July Kokomo, IN - Peru Youth Circus

1987-May Columbia, MD - Kelly Miller Bros. Circus

1988-July Williamsburg, VA - Circus Flora

1989-July Seattle, WA - Circus Gatti

1990-July Milwaukee, WI - Royal Hanneford Circus

1991-July Natick, MA - Clyde Beatty--Cole Bros. Circus

1992-May Sarasota, FL - Royal Hanneford Circus

1993-April Los Angeles, CA -  Circus Vargas and Culpepper- Merriweather Combined Circus

1994-July Baraboo, WI - Circus World Museum Circus

1995-June Bridgeport, CT - Vidbel's Olde Tyme Circus

1996-Sept. Atlanta, GA -  Clyde Beatty--Cole Bros. Circus

1997-June San Francisco, CA -  Carson & Barnes Circus

1998-June Cleveland, OH -  Big Apple Circus & Kelly-Miller Circus

1999-May Ocean City, MD -  Roberts Bros. Circus

2000-April Sarasota, FL - Royal Hanneford Circus

2001-September Las Vegas, NV - American Crown Circus - Osorio Bros.

2002-July Milwaukee, WI - Great Circus Parade and Royal Hanneford Circus

2003-October Springfield, MA - Tommy Hanneford Circus

2004-June Pigeon Forge, TN - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Hometown Edition

2005-June Seattle, WA - Circus Chimera and Wenatchee Youth Circus

2006-September Chicago, IL - Kelly Miller Circus

2007-June Hershey, PA - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Red Unit

2008-April Sarasota, FL - Zerbini Family Circus

2009-June Las Vegas, NV - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

2010-Sept Grand Rapids, MI - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey

2011-August Newburgh, NY - Big Apple Circus

2012-April Tampa, FL - Circus Hollywood

2013- February San Diego, CA - Circus Vargas

2014-August Dubuque, Iowa - 

2015-July West Springfield, MA - Cole Bros Circus

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