Join us at the 2024 Cattlemen's Congress!

By Julie Isbell | American Angus Association

Things are gearing up for the 4th Annual Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma! As you prepare for an action-packed week, there is some important information we want to share with you about the event.


Angus Schedule of Events


Monday, Jan. 1


8:00 AM | Angus Check In (Open & Junior Shows) – Angus Booth


1:00 PM | Angus Check In (Pen Shows) – PER Arena


3:00 PM | National Angus Bull Sale Check In – PER Arena



Tuesday, Jan. 2


5:00 PM | Bases Loaded Sale – Heritage Center



Wednesday, Jan. 3


1:00 PM | GMC in the OKC Sale – Cattlemen’s Bar


2:00 PM | Super ROV Angus Bull Show – Jim Norick Arena (Judge: Bruce and Amie Stertzbach, OH)


5:30 PM | Denim and Diamonds Sale – Super Barn Sale Arena



Thursday, Jan. 4


9:00 AM | Junior Angus Heifer Show – Jim Norick Arena (Judge: Dave Allen, TX)


5:00 PM | Angus at the Congress Sale – Super Barn Sale Arena



Friday, Jan. 5


8:30 AM | Angus Pen & Carload Show – PER Arena (Judges: David Dal Porto, NE; Matt Perrier, KS; Brian McCulloh, WI)


10:00 AM | Balancing the Consumer and the Cow: Live Panel Event hosted by Angus University – PER Arena


11:30 AM | Angus Luncheon - PER Arena


12:30 PM | National Angus Bull Sale Display – Super Barn Sale Arena


2:00 PM | National Angus Bull Sale – Super Barn Sale Arena


3:45 PM | Angus Herdsman Social – Cattlemen’s Bar



Saturday, Jan. 6


8:00 AM | Super ROV Angus Open Female Show – Jim Norick Arena (Judge: Bruce and Amie Stertzbach, OH)



Angus University Education:

We invite commercial cattlemen out to the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds on Friday, Jan. 5. to take part in our Angus University educational sessions followed by a luncheon featuring Certified Angus Beef. This year’s session is titled “Balancing the Consumer and the Cow” and is an educational program targeted towards all types of cattle producers. Moderated by Radio Oklahoma Network's Ron Hays, featured panelists include Mark Johnson of Oklahoma State University, Jesse Luckie of Snake Creek Cattle Company and Paul Dykstra of Certified Angus Beef. Dykstra will also begin with a market insights presentation before the panel discussion. Time is allotted for questions from the audience, so producers can come join the conversation in the Performance Arena. Read more here.


National Angus Bull Sale:

The 85th National Angus Bull Sale will take place on Jan. 5 at 2 p.m. in the Super Barn Sale Arena. The sale offers 33 lots of elite Angus genetics and the Foundation Heifer Package. The 2024 Angus Foundation Heifer Package is being donated by Yon Family Farms of Ridge Spring, South Carolina. The heifer, Yon Sarah K1233 (AAA+*20450734), is a maternal sister to both Yon Top Cut G730 and Yon Saluda. Yon Sarah K1233 is safe in calf to Yon Toccoa F1054, with an anticipated due date of March 21, 2024. Be sure you’re ready to get your bids in at the National Angus Bull Sale. To view the sale catalog, click here.


Herdsman Social:

The Angus Foundation is excited to host a celebration for the Angus Family at the Cattlemen's Congress! Join us for an evening of Angus fellowship in Oklahoma City at the Cattlemen's Bar. Doors open at 3:45 p.m. following the National Angus Bull Sale. The event will feature a group of exciting auction and raffle items to benefit the Foundation's mission, food and refreshments and the announcement of the 2024 Angus Herdsman of the Year. To read more about the event, click here.


Angus Foundation Heifer Pregnancy Offering:

One outstanding heifer pregnancy will be sold during Cattlemen’s Congress at the Bases Loaded Sale to benefit the Angus Foundation. This generously donated pregnancy creates the opportunity to get your hands on valuable Angus genetics, while supporting Angus youth, education and research. Learn more here.


Donated by: Four Sons Farm Angus — Cynthiana, KY.


Sire: Reg: +*20370357 — GAR Fireproof


Dam: Reg: +*20189690 — PV Blackbird 1804


Sale: Bases Loaded, Jan. 2 — Heritage Place 



Show Information:

To view the full schedule, livestream of the show or show results, click here.

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