2019 TLBAA World Expo

DATE –  June 26- June 30, 2019


This weekend event in comprised of the National TLBT Youth Show, TLBAA World Show, Trophy Steer Show, Miniature Show, Texas Gold Futurity, Senior Heifer Sale, Livestock Judging, Gold Merit, Photography Contest, Quiz Bowl, Breeders Memorial, and more. World Expo qualification letters have been mailed. Premium schedule coming soon!

LOCATION- Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX

We are excited to return to the Belton Expo Center in Belton, TX for our 32nd annual World Show. This year the show will be held in the new livestock building arena, which we believe will be a hit with contestants and members. This event features show winning Texas Longhorns that have qualified throughout the year to compete on the national level at the World Show.

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(Subject to change – check back for updates)

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
9:00 am Move In   All cattle in by 5pm
(health papers are required for all animals at check in)
Gold Merit and Senior Sale books are due at check-in
5:00 pm                  TLBT Livestock Judging
6:00 pm                  Barn Party

Thursday, June 27, 2019
8:45 am                  TLBT Show Ring Procedure Meeting & Group Photo
9:00 am                 TLBT National Youth Show
Beginning with Pee Wee Showmanship
All other showmanship will immediately follow the steer classes
9:00 am                TLBT Quiz Bowl – open until end of youth show
9:30 am                TLBT Prize Shop – open until conclusion of Showmanship
4:00 pm                Texas Gold Futurity (or 1 hour after completion of TLBT show but no earlier than 4:00 pm)

Friday, June 28, 2019
10:00 am              Free division with Miniature classes immediately following
TBD                       GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, 30 minutes after
conclusion of miniature classes
9:00 am                TLBT Gold Merit Competition Begins
1:00 pm                TLBT General Membership Meeting
4:00 pm                TLBT Senior Heifer Sale
4:30 pm                Breeder Memorial
5:00 pm                TLBAA Trophy Steer Show

Saturday, June 29, 2019
10:00 am              Open Haltered (Miniature classes immediately following Open Haltered)
4:00 pm               Banquet featuring TLBAA Awards, TLBT Awards and Texas Gold Futurity Awards

Sunday, June 30, 2019
Noon                      All cattle must be removed by noon

Fairfield Inn & Suites Temple Belton
1402 SW H.K. Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX 76504

Holiday Inn Temple-Belton
5247 S. General Bruce Drive
Temple, TX 76502

La Quinta Inn & Suites Belton-Temple South
229 West Loop 121
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 939-2772   We are requesting that each individual call in to reserve their room by calling Group Reservations Department at 1-866-527-1498 and identify themselves as members of the Texas TLBAA World Show, Reservation Block confirmation number 60001082.


Youth & Open
Youth: Randy Allgood    Non-Haltered: Rodney Finch    Open: Kipp Brown

Trophy Steers
John Oliver  |  Ron Garrisonr |  Samuel Faske

Futurity Judges:
Keith DuBose  |  Scotty O’Bryan |  Lana Hightower |  David Wars |  Rodney Cooper


NEW THIS YEAR!  TLBT Premier Exhibitor – You must compete in all events to be eligible for premier exhibitor!
Point system for 2019 TLBT National Youth Show Premier Exhibitor
Cattle Class Placings: 1 point for every animal beat
Example: 1st out of 10 = 10 points  2nd=9 points and so on
Division champions = 10 points    Div Res champions = 5 points
Grand champion = 10 points    Res grand champion = 5 points
Showmanship: 1st=30   2nd=20   3rd=10
Livestock Judging: 1st=15   2nd=10   3rd=5
Quiz Bowl: 1st=15   2nd=10   3rd=5
Photography contest:  1st=15   2nd=10   3rd=5
Gold Merit:  1st=50    2nd=40    3rd=30

Livestock Judging– Youth get an opportunity to judge a heifer, bull, steer, and cow calf classes. There is no cost to enter and prizes are awarded in each age division. No pre-registration required.

Photography-This year’s theme is your interpretation of  “Generations”. The contest is open to all Youth & Adult members with prizes being awarded by age division; the cost to enter is $10 per submission. Photos will be on display at the event for all to enjoy. CLICK FOR RULES AND ENTRY FORM

Gold Merit Competition– A three-part event consisting of a public speaking contest, panel interview, and project book. For competition overview and requirements see entry packet. Participants MUST submit participation form by 5/15/19. Click for rules and forms

Quiz Bowl– Quiz Bowl tests exhibitor’s knowledge from agriculture, current news, and health topics discussed in Trails Magazine as well as the TLBAA Handbook.

TLBT Senior Sale – Help a TLBT Youth pay for higher education expenses and gain an outstanding Longhorn as well! The eligible graduating seniors will promote and auction off one of their Longhorns. If you are a senior and want to participate, click here.

Texas Gold Futurity – Have your animal evaluated individually against a judge’s ideal. Top score in class wins the class. Open to anyone, not just World Show participants, Click to enter.

Non-Qualifying Animal Entry Form  – For Trophy steer classes and Miniature classes

For questions about the event, please contact the TLBAA office:
Pam Robison 817-625-6241 x106 or pam@tlbaa.org