September 12, 2017





For more information contact:

Clint Mefford, Director of Communications, at 816-383-5100 or


Register for the 2017 Angus Convention

Premier event features opportunities for people from all industry sectors to engage in networking, education and a dynamic trade show.


Registration is still open for the 2017 Angus Convention, Nov. 4-6 in Fort Worth, Texas. If you haven’t registered yet for the American Angus Association’s (AAA) premier event, you can still take advantage of the affordable $125 registration fee through September 30.

“The 2017 Angus Convention truly offers something for everyone,” says Clint Mefford, Director of Communications with the American Angus Association. “From the National Angus Tour and Angus University workshops to the trade show and of course, the 134th Annual Convention of the Delegates, it’s an event seedstock breeders to commercial producers and feeders won’t want to miss.”

Full convention registration at includes access to all workshops, convention events, Certified Angus Beef® meals, entertainment and more. Single day passes are also available, and attending only the business meeting is free. Special events, such as the Angus Foundation Supporter Recognition Event, American Angus Auxiliary Breakfast, AAA Awards Breakfast and National Angus Tour are all ticketed events at additional cost. You can also make your hotel reservations while you register. 

In addition to fantastic events and a dynamic trade show, 2017 Angus Convention sponsors are giving away two grand prizes, totaling more than $100,000, to two lucky attendees. The prizes are a complete cattle handling system from Priefert and Tru-Test and a custom-made Cat 289D Compact Track Loader from Caterpillar. The grand prize drawing will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Must be present in order to win.

      Angus Convention registration will remain open up to the event, but the price for full registration increases to $150 on October 1.

Visit the convention website,, to access a convention schedule, trade show map and more.


ANGUS MEANS BUSINESS. The American Angus Association is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving nearly 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries. It’s home to an extensive breed registry that grows by nearly 300,000 animals each year. The Association also provides programs and services to farmers, ranchers and others who rely on Angus to produce quality genetics for the beef industry and quality beef for consumers.

For more information about Angus cattle and the American Angus Association, visit