School for Successful Ranching
Choose from more than 30 hours of practical instruction that will challenge you to think differently, consider new approaches and look at your operation from a new perspective.
Cattle Handling Demonstrations
Innovative sessions will give you skills and information you can immediately put into use at your home ranch.
Cattle Raisers Dinner and Dance.
A delicious beef meal and a dance featuring Jake Hooker and the Outsiders western swing band await you on Saturday evening.
Catch up with old friends and make new friends while enjoying drinks and great food in the Cattle Raisers Expo.
This year will feature the largest Expo in the history of the Cattle Raisers Convention. You’ll see acres of equipment, technology and information all under one roof. It’s a true showcase of the latest and greatest from the region’s leading agribusiness companies.
The Fort Worth Convention Center is at 1201 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102. For directions to the Fort Worth Convention Center, please click here.
Parking for personal vehicles is available adjacent to the Fort Worth Convention Center in parking garages or street parking. Each of the host hotels offers valet and self-parking options. Street-level parking is generally free after 6:00 PM and all day Saturday and Sunday. More information on downtown parking options and transportation is available by clicking here.
Exhibitor Trailer Parking:
Trailer parking is being provided by TSCRA. Exhibitors are encouraged to bring hitch locks and to lock all trailer compartments.
Unless noted, all convention activities will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center (FWCC), 1201 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102, 800-433-5747.
Registration and attendance at or participation in TSCRA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant or attendee to TSCRA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image.
There are many costs associated with conducting the Cattle Raisers Convention. Our meeting sponsors help defray some of these costs, but many remain such as facilities rental, speaker fees and travel expenses, non-ticketed events, signs, printing, postage, room setups, decorating, audio visual equipment and entertainment. TSCRA does not realize net income from registration fees.
All or a portion of your expenses incurred while attending the annual convention may be tax deductible. Please consult your accountant or tax attorney.
Each registered guest and Expo exhibitor will be given a convention badge that should be worn to all convention activities. Your badge will admit you to the Expo, all business meetings, sponsored events and functions not requiring a ticket. Your badge is for your use only. Additional badges are available at Registration at package prices. Lost badges will be reprinted at Registration. Lost tickets will not be reprinted.
Spotlight your company at the Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo
Support the 2018 Cattle Raisers Convention and you’ll receive the best return on your investment and optimum exposure – we’ll help you make the connection! Contact Gina Bryson-Lovett, firstname.lastname@example.org or Shawn McCoy, email@example.com, for sponsorship and advertising opportunities.
Click here to view a full list of all sponsorship opportunities. (coming soon)
Members of the media should contact Jeremy Fuchs, TSCRA director of public affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 512-496-8663. Media representatives, including those who pre-registered, must pick up a name badge in the registration area. Any special needs or interview requests should be made known when registering.
The Cattle Raisers Convention & Expo is hosted by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA). This event includes the Cattle Raisers Expo.
TSCRA is a 141-year-old trade association and is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas. TSCRA has more than 17,000 beef cattle operations, ranching families and businesses as members. These members represent approximately 50,000 individuals directly involved in ranching and beef production who manage 4 million head of cattle on 76 million acres of range and pasture land primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, but throughout the Southwest.
For more information on TSCRA, please visit us online at www.tscra.org.