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E-Trails                                                                                                          March 11, 2016
SHOWS AND EVENTS
Upcoming World Qualifying Shows
March 11 - 12    Rodeo Austin Texas Longhorn Show  - Austin, TX 
March 11 - 13    NTLBA Spring Show - Glen Rose, TX 
March 25 - 26    Oklahoma Spring Shootout - Stillwater, OK 
March 25           South Texas State Fair YMBL - Beaumont, TX 

View more upcoming events at tlbaa.org/events
LONGHORN EXPO
Sponsors

Add your name to the growing list of Longhorn Expo Sponsors

TOP HAND - $850
Hyatt Place Fort Worth/Historic Stockyards

WRANGLER - $250
Ron & Donna Garison
Chris & Brandi Lindsey 
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Fort Worth Downtown

HOST HOTEL
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham


Class Sponsors: David & Jana Edwards • Jeff & Kristi Ging • Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham • Chris & Brandi Lindsey • Blossom Ridge Ranch • Hyatt Place Fort Worth/Historic Stockyards • Bruce McCarty Promotions
Program Advertisers: Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham • The Source • Cody Himmelreich • Chris & Brandi Lindsey • Blossom Ridge Ranch • Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Fort Worth/Downtown • GNAL Young Living 
Vendors: GNAL Young Living 

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities 
Sponsorship Levels starting at $25. 
Show Program Ads starting at $25. 
Attention Graduating Seniors 
Deadline for Senior Heifer Sale is April 15th. 
Deadline for Bright Future Scholarship is May 1st.
Back Crew
We are currently accepting Back Crew bids for the 2016 Longhorn Expo.
Bid deadline is March 15, 2016. 
Hotel Information for Longhorn Expo
LONGHORN EXPO - HOST HOTEL
Stay less than 2 miles away from Will Rogers Memorial Center with our host hotel - Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham • 817-870-1011 • www.hawthorn.com/hotels/48000
 
Special Longhorn Expo rates: 
Queen Suite - $69 Double/Double Suites - $89 (2) bedroom Penthouse - $119

RESERVE YOUR ROOM: Group Code: CGTLBA reserve by Friday, May 20, 2016

Other Supporting Hotels:
Holiday Inn Express • 877-834-3613 • www.ihg.com 
Rooms starting at $120 • Corporate ID: 786790793

Hyatt Place Fort Worth/Historic Stockyards • 817-626-6000 • www.hyattplace.com 
 
Hall of Fame Points
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Recap
Facebook & Instagram Contest Winners
Drum roll: The TLBAA is proud to announce we had a tie in the Facebook and Instagram Houston Livestock Contests. The photos received the most likes on Facebook and Instagram.
Congratulations to Mike Jennings for posting one of the winning photos.
 Congratulations to Hi 5 Longhorns for posting one of the winning photos.
View more photos on Facebook and Instagram at #TLBAA #longhorn #hlsr2016

A big THANK YOU to the following sponsors for the
2016 Houston Livestock Show - TLBAA & TLBT Longhorn Division:

Junior Showmanship - Diamond G Longhorns • Gwen Damato â€¢ Weatherford, TX 
Intermediate Showmanship - Bar M Longhorn Ranch • Jim and Brett Mitchell • Katy, TX
Teen Showmanship - 1 Bar 7 Longhorns • Kathy Lewis • Porter, TX 
Senior Showmanship - Kittler Land and Cattle • Kathy Kittler • Carlisle, AR
Open - Sr. Females - Sonneberg Cattle Company • Derrick Green • Nordheim, TX 
Open - Mature Females - End of Trail Ranch • Mike & Debbie Bowman • Benton, KS
Youth - Jr. Females - End of Trail Ranch • Mike & Debbie Bowman â€¢ Benton, KS
Youth - Bulls - End of Trail Ranch • Mike & Debbie Bowman • Benton, KS

Youth - Sr. Steers - Cold Spring Cattle Company • Liz Huntzberry & Allen Sites and Family â€¢ Smithburg, Maryland • Cabins, West Virginia

HORN SHOWCASE

TRAILS MAGAZINE
Take advantage of our Monthly Special-
Buy 1/3 Page 3 Issue Package get one Ad FREE! A $425 value. *Cannot be combined with any other offer, expires 3/31/16. Contact lindsay@tlbaa.org for more information.
Reserve your ad space now for the May / June Issue - featuring everything you need to know about Brood Cows & results from the Spring sales. Submission deadline is April 15th.
 
Why is this a good issue to get your ranch's program in?
  • Thank your buyers - you can reserve space and once your consigned animals have sold give us the information for your ad. Reserving that space is the key.
  • Highlight your females - show off those productive females and their progeny you want to sale.
  • Congratulate and wish luck to your world show participants - this issue will be in people's hand before World Show in June and copies will be available at the show.
Have you tried a product lately that you just love? Is there equipment that makes your work easier or safer? New feed, equipment to help you work your cattle, fencing solutions - we'd love to hear about it. We would like to start featuring some products that breeders want to know about and encourage manufacturers and distributors of the products you want and need to advertise in the Trails so everyone can see what Longhorn breeders are using in their day-to-day operations. If we get enough input we can highlight an item or two each month to let those new to Longhorns know what really works. Email any comments you may have regarding your successes with products to myra@tlbaa.org.
In addition to a new look and new content, Trails has revamped our ad pricing and options for breeders.
New pricing, new frequency discounts and new web/print combos are available now.
Contact Lindsay Maher today to see how affordable it is to promote your program today!
lindsay@tlbaa.org or (817) 625-6241.


Click below to read March Trails Magazine online.

 

Click on the image above to view the Hudson-Valentine Sale Catalog.

HORNS 101

ITLA DUAL REGISTRATION
 
  In order for the Registration department to complete an ITLA dual registration, a copy of the ITLA certificate of registration must accompany your work. If the ITLA registration is being transferred into the TLBAA, please provide a copy of the ITLA certificate of registration along with a signed copy of the transfer application from previous owner.
    The fee for an ITLA dual registration is $15.00. Please contact Rick or Dana with any questions.
    Thank You, Registration Dept. Rick@tlbaa.org  or Dana@tlbaa.org

Registration

TLBA Foundation

Cow Calf Corner

Cow-Calf Corner: High Protein for Young Heifers (2/13/16)
Does wheat pasture impact reproduction capabilities in young replacement heifers? Glenn Selk explains what research shows, in Cow-Calf Corner.
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