Trump supporters gathered early in Billings for the 4 p.m. campain event. (MTN News/Jon Stepanek photo)


(MTN News-BILLINGS)  Dozens of people had already gathered early Thursday morning outside the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark where Donald Trump is scheduled to speak.

The first three people in line included two men from Canada who said they are attending the event to represent Canadian supporters of the Republican candidate for president.

Ryan Parker and Greg Kinnell, both of Lethbridge, Alberta were joined at the front of the line by Bruce Bahm of Billings. He said he arrived at MetraPark at 8 p.m. Wednesday because he is “excited to witness history.”

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By 10 a.m. Thursday the line had grown to about 100 people.

Doors to the event open at 1 p.m. and Trump is scheduled to speak at 4 p.m.

Vendors selling T-shirts and caps also arrived early outside the arena.