2018 TLBAA World Expo

DATE –  June 27- July 1, 2018



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 will be mailed at the end of March and April, all entries must be postmarked by 5/11/18. PREMIUM schedule coming soon!

LOCATION- Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX

We’re thrilled to present the 31st Annual World Show at our new venue in Belton, TX! This event features show winning Texas Longhorns that have qualified throughout the year to compete on the national level at the World Show. Premium schedule coming soon!


Youth– Tyler Braud
Open Haltered- Blake Bloomberg
Non-Haltered/Free– Doug Pierce
Trophy Steer– Deb Lesyk, Jason Christa, Russell Hooks
Futurity– Chase Vasut, Curtis Ohlendorf, Dora Thompson, James Wilkins, John Parmley


Table Decorating– Enter and win! The entry free is $350 which includes 8 banquet tickets and preferred seating. The winner earns the title and grand prize! Contact the office at 817.625.6241 to enter.

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 a “Splash of Color”. 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.

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 5/5/18.

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.

SPONSOR & SUPPORT – View Sponsorship Packages

SCHEDULE – View 2018 Event Schedule

ENTRY FORMS – Texas Gold Futurity, TLBT Gold Merit Competition, Photography Contest, Non-Qualifying Entry, Affidavit & Waiver, Senior Sale


LaQuinta – Onsite at Belton Expo
Code: 60001031
$105 per night
Book by 5/30/18

Super 8– 5 miles from Expo
Code: 39861563
$62.90-$81.60 per night
Book by 6/13/18

Holiday Inn– 7 miles from Expo
Code: TLB
$99 per night
Book by 6/20/18

Fairfield Inn– 9 miles from Expo
Code: 1583 – Book Online Direct
$99 per night
Book by 6/6/18