LOUISVILLE, Ky. — American Angus Association members and
Angus enthusiasts will gather Nov. 16-19 in Louisville for the 130th annual Convention of Delegates and
related Angus activities in conjunction with the North American International
“We are looking forward to celebrating the association’s
130th year with our
members,” said Robin Ruff, association director of activities, events and
education. “This year’s event in Louisville is sure to be an educational and
exciting time in our breed’s history.”
Activities include the Annual Meeting of Delegates,
educational sessions, social events and a 2013 Super-Point Roll of Victory Angus
The Angus shows will all begin at 8 a.m. in the Kentucky
Fair and Exposition Center Freedom Hall. The junior heifer show will take place
Sunday, Nov. 17; the ROV bulls will show Monday, Nov. 18; and all ROV females,
including cow-calf pairs, will show Nov. 19.
Steven Reimer of Chamberlain, S.D., will judge the
Super-Point ROV Show, and Jake Scott of Gordon, Neb., will serve as the junior
heifer show judge.
Entries are due by Oct. 1 and can be submitted on the
website at www.livestockexpo.org. Visa and
MasterCard are accepted. For more information, call (502) 595-3166.
All Angus supporters who have contributed $250 this fiscal
year — Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013 — to the Angus Foundation will be invited
to attend a special Supporter Recognition Event on Saturday evening, Nov. 16, at
the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville. Donate today to ensure a spot for this
The association’s Annual Meeting of Delegates is scheduled
to begin at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, in the KFEC South Wing C. Elected
delegates from across the U.S. and Canada will meet to conduct the business of
the association, including the election of officers and five new directors.
The meeting is open for all members to listen to fiscal year
reports of the association and its entities — Angus Foundation, Certified Angus
Beef LLC, Angus Genetics Inc. and the Angus Journal.
The Angus Awards Banquet social will begin at 6 p.m. Monday,
Nov. 18 in the Crowne Plaza, followed by a meal starting at 7 p.m. featuring
Certified Angus Beef. Angus Heritage Foundation and Century Award inductees and
the National Junior Angus Association Outstanding Leadership Award will be
recognized during the dinner.
The Crowne Plaza will serve as the Angus headquarters again
this year, but rooms there are reserved for delegates, alternates and
association officers and directors. Anyone who doesn’t fall into one of those
categories may want to make reservations at the Hampton Inn, where the
association also has a block of rooms reserved.