2021 TLBAA World Expo

2021 TLBAA World Expo

The 2021 TLBAA World Expo, featuring the TLBT National Youth Show and TLBAA World Show is scheduled for June 23rd -26th at the Bell County Expo Center, Belton, Texas

301 W Loop 121, Belton, TX 76513



Saturday, June 26th

Friday, June 25th

Thursday, June 24th


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.

LOCATION- Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX

We are excited to return to the Belton Expo Center in Belton, TX for our 34th annual World Show. This year the show will be held in the livestock building arena, which was a hit with contestants and members last year. This event features show winning Texas Longhorns that have qualified throughout the year to compete on the national level at the World Show.

This year’s Judges:

  • Youth Classes – Ryan Cummins
  • Open Haltered Classes – Tyler Braud
  • Open Non-Haltered Classes – Scott Schaake

The first group of TLBAA World Expo entry packets were mailed the first of April. These entry invitations were sent to qualifiers from show results through March 14. Remember – entry forms are automatically sent to the OWNERS of the animals. Links to the complete show packet as well as individual fillable forms can be found below. To use the fillable form, download it, fill it out and save it then you can either email it or print the form.

Affidavit & Waiver
Summary Sheet
Non-Qualifying Form
Exhibition Only Form
Newcomer & Top Hand Nomination

Give Us Your Best Shot!
The Photography Contest returns and is open to all ages. This year’s theme is “We All Need a Little Help from Our Friends!” CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY FORM

75% cash payout. Payout schedule will be determined by size of class. Class structures will follow the age divisions of the Longhorn Expo resulting in 9 female classes and 8 bull classes. Animals will enter the ring from youngest to oldest. There will be a five judge panel equipped with DOB’s of all animals. Judges decisions will be final. Owner will be responsible for water tub, feed and shavings. Class winners will receive a banner, grand and reserve champions will re-ceive buckles along with payouts. If you have any questions you may email pam@tlbaa.org. CLICK HERE FOR TO SEE CLASSES (entries now closed)

Futurity Judges
Cindy Dennis – Matt McGuire – Ross Ohlendorf – Kathy Palladini – John Helm

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, June 23
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 24
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
Miniature Exhibition Classes will follow each set of regular youth division 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 25
10:00 am Non-Halter division with Miniature classes immediately following
TBD Membership meeting, 30 minutes after conclusion of miniature classes
8:00 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 26
9:00 am Open Haltered (Miniature classes will follow each open division)
5:00 pm Banquet featuring TLBAA Awards, TLBT Awards and Texas Gold Futurity Awards
Sunday, June 27
Noon All cattle must be removed by noon

Point system for 2020 TLBT National Youth Show Premier Exhibitor
You must compete in all events to be eligible for 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
1st=30   2nd=20   3rd=10
Livestock Judging:
1st=15   2nd=10   3rd=5
Quiz Bowl:
1st=15   2nd=10   3rd=5
Photography contest: Click to enter
1st=15   2nd=10   3rd=5
Gold Merit: Click to enter
1st=50    2nd=40    3rd=30

We want to thank our sponsors for the Premier Exhibitor award: 
Lovejoy Longhorns – Weldon & Kyla Lovejoy
Triple T Longhorns – Trigg, Traci & Tarah Moore
Living Well Ranch – Kevin & Laury Rooker
Double D Arena – Deb Lesyk/Dwight Overlid


Expo Inn & Suites

235 W Loop 121, Belton, TX 76513
(254) 613-5289

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Belton-Temple South

229 W Loop 121, Belton, TX 76513
View our website
(254) 939-2772

Hampton Inn Temple

3816 S. General Bruce Dr.
Temple, TX 76502
www.temple.hamptoninn.com and use group code of TLW

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