Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Cattle Raisers Convention Offers Contests, Education and Scholarships
Fort Worth, Texas – Young cattle raisers can compete in 4 different contests for the chance to win scholarship prizes during the Cattle Raiser Expo at the Cattle Raisers Convention, March 22 -24 in Fort Worth.
Young cattle raisers can show off their creative talents by entering either the TSCRA Youth Art, Essay or Photography contests. Each contest has categories for kids ages 5 to 17. Scholarships will be awarded to top winners in each category of each contest. TSCRA will also host a range & pasture plant identification contest for contestants ages 12 to 17.
Additionally, the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation will host Cow Camp, a full day of fun and education for young cattle raisers during the convention. Cow Camp is Saturday, March 23, at the Cattle Raisers Museum.
All contestants should pre-register for contests and Cow Camp by March 11. Registration forms and guidelines can be found on the convention website at www.tscra.org/convention/youth.
The 136th annual Cattle Raisers Convention is March 22 – 24 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Highlights of the convention include the popular School for Successful Ranching, the Cattle Raisers Expo, and general sessions and committee breakout session covering a wide range of economic, ranching and wildlife topics.
A complete schedule can be found on the TSCRA convention website. TSCRA will continue to update the schedule with additional events.
TSCRA is a 136 year-old trade association and is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas. TSCRA has more than 16,000 beef cattle operations, ranching families and businesses as members. These members represent approximately 50,000 individuals directly involved in ranching and beef production who manage 4 million head of cattle on 76 million acres of range and pasture land primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, but throughout the Southwest.