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                    E-Trails                                                                                                         April 1, 2016
TLBAA Division B, Region 11 Director Vacancy
     The TLBAA Board of Directors is now accepting applications to fill the vacant and unexpired term for Division B, Region 11 Director in accordance with the TLBAA bylaws article IV, section 6 and TLBAA board policy.
Article IV, Section 6. - Vacancies
     Vacancies on the Officers and Board of Directors of the Association shall be filled by the Board of Directors with a qualified member in good standing, and such person or persons so chosen shall serve for the unexpired term of his predecessor and until a successor is elected and qualified.
TLBAA Board policy for filling vacancies of un-expired Board seats
     To be considered for appointment to fill a vacant TLBAA Board position for an un-expired term, the applicant must be an Active or Lifetime member of the TLBAA; in good standing, free of any debt owed to the TLBAA; and domiciled within the particular Region or Division of the vacancy.  The applicant must provide a written resume and Bio (template provided) and indicate his/her involvement with the TLBAA for the past 12 months to the Board of Directors.  Notice shall be published in the Trails magazine and on E-Trails announcing the vacancy.  Letters of recommendation are encouraged from Members domiciled within the Region or Division of the vacancy, but are not required.  Applicants must make themselves available to be interviewed in person or by phone conference when requested to do so by the TLBAA Board of Directors.  Board vacancies should not be filled just for the sake of filling a Board vacancy.
     Applicants who wish to be considered must qualify according to the policy and submit resume and Bio via email or mail to the TLBAA office, attention Rick Fritsche, Office Manager, by June 26, 2016.  In addition, recommendations for applicants must be submitted via email or mail to the TLBAA office, attention Rick Fritsche, Office Manager, by June 26, 2016.
Upcoming World Qualifying Shows
April 15 - 17      Rockdale Spring Show - Rockdale, TX 
May 7                TLBGCA Spring Show - Brenham, TX 

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Starting Wednesday, April 6 a weekly Longhorn Expo Newsletter will be emailed out to keep you informed on the latest news and updates for the 2016 Longhorn Expo.
Hotel Information for Longhorn Expo
Stay less than 2 miles away from Will Rogers Memorial Center with our host hotel - Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham • 817-870-1011 •
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 & Suites - Downtown • 877-834-3613 • 
Rooms starting at $120 • Corporate ID: 786790793

Hyatt Place Fort Worth/Historic Stockyards • 817-626-6000 • 
Sponsorship Opportunities 

Add your name to the growing list of Longhorn Expo Sponsors

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

North Texas Longhorn Breeders Association
Creative Awards

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

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

Attention Graduating Seniors 
Deadline for Senior Heifer Sale is April 15th. 
Application for Bright Future Scholarship - Deadline is May 1st. 


PAYPAL -- When entering registrations or transfers in HORNS and paying with PayPal, please be advised that PayPal WILL NOT ADJUST PAYMENT for any SPECIALS that we may be running.  PayPal will charge you full price!  TLBAA office staff then has to adjust the price to match the current special price and then "credit" your account the difference in the amount.  The registration department suggests that for payment of any Specials we may be running, you use one of the following payment options:  1) Use Credit Card on File  2)  Calling Credit Card Information to Office or 3)  Mailing Check…. any questions, please contact Dana or Rick in your registrations department.
In Our Next Issue
 Our May/June issue will feature everything you need to know about Brood Cows & highlight results from the Spring sales.
*Reserve Ad Space today, submission deadline is April 15th.
  • Highlight your productive females and show off their progeny.
  • Thank your buyers, and in doing so promote the success of your program.
  • Congratulate show participants and school graduates.
Have you tried a product lately that you just love? Is there a piece of equipment you think everyone should own? Starting in our May/June issue the Trails Magazine will include a product highlight article to share with our readers.  Email your product recommendations to
Market Your Program in the Trails
In addition to a new look and content, we've revised our ad pricing and have started introducing monthly specials.  Lower pricing, frequency discounts and custom web/print packages are available for 2016.

Contact Lindsay Maher today to discover affordable ways to promote your program! or (817) 625-6241

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TLBA Foundation

Cow Calf Corner

Cow-Calf Corner (1/23/16)
Glenn Selk explains why placing a newborn calf over a fence may not be the best way to help it breathe immediately after birth.
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