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The annual convention for the North American Limousin Foundation is held during the Limousin activities of the National Western Stock Show. Activities for the annual convention include a board of directors meeting, the annual membership meeting, National Limousin Sale, and the membership banquet and Genetics on Ice Auction, in addition to show and social activities at NWSS.

2017 NALF Annual Convention and NWSS Limousin Activities • January 8-12 • Denver, Colo.


Host Hotel Information

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver will serve as the host hotel for the 2017 NWSS and Annual Limousin Convention. Rates in the NALF block are $111/night. To reserve your room, call (303) 321-3333. If you reserve your room online, ensure you have the correct hotel by checking the information provided below.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver, 3203 Quebec St, Denver, CO 80207, (303) 321-3333


Board of Directors’ Election

The NALF nominating committee has slated the candidates for the 2017 board of directors’ election. The election will be held during the NALF annual membership meeting on Monday, January 9 in conjunction with the National Western Stock Show. These individuals have been slated by the nominating committee:

  • Gary Gates, Montana (second term)
  • Dan Hunt, Nebraska (first term)
  • Joey Freund, Colorado (second term)
  • Gary Fuchs, Texas (second term)
  • Gene Raymond, Kansas (first term)

All candidates (nominated or member-at-large) will have their biographies published in the December issue of LIMOUSIN TODAYTM and will be placed on the official ballot.

If you are not able to attend the annual meeting (during the NWSS), you may request an official ballot from the NALF office prior to December 1, 2016. You must submit a letter to the NALF office requesting an absentee ballot. A form letter is available on the NALF website to place the request. The office will not accept requests after that date. Once members complete and sign their absentee ballots, they should return them to NALF’s official accountant prior to December 31.

2017 National Western Stock Show and Limousin Activities
Tentative Schedule of Events

Hill Cattle Arrival/Release:
Begin Arrival: Tuesday January 3, 8:00 a.m.
In Place: Friday January 6, 4:00 p.m.
Begin Release: Wednesday January 11, 3:00 p.m.
All Out: Wednesday January 11, 9:00 p.m.

Yard Cattle Arrival/Release:
Begin Arrival: Tuesday January 3, 8:00 a.m.
In Place: Friday January 6, 4:00 p.m.
Begin Release: Thursday January 12, 5:00 p.m.
All Out: Friday January 13, 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 7
9:00 a.m.         Hill Cattle Check-In – NWSS Hill
2:00 p.m.         Yard Cattle Check-In – NWSS Yards
7:00 p.m.         Show Committee Meeting – DoubleTree

Sunday, January 8
7:00 a.m.         NALF Board of Directors Meeting – DoubleTree
5:00 p.m.         Yard Exhibitor Meeting – NWSS Yards

Monday, January 9
7:30 a.m.         Annual Meeting – NWSS National Western Club
6:00 p.m.         Membership Banquet and Genetics on Ice Auction – DoubleTree

Tuesday, January 10
9:00 a.m.         Junior Limousin and Lim-Flex® Shows – NWSS Stadium Arena
3:00 p.m.         Limousin Sale Cattle Parade – NWSS Stadium Arena
4:00 p.m.         Social Hour National Limousin Sale – NWSS Beef Palace Auction Arena
5:00 p.m.         National Limousin Sale – NWSS Beef Palace Auction Arena

Wednesday, January 11
8:00 a.m.         MOE Limousin Show – NWSS Stadium Arena
3:00 p.m.         Begin Hill Release
9:00 p.m.         All Hill Cattle out of Barn

Thursday, January 12
9:00 a.m.         Limousin and Lim-Flex Pen and Carload – NWSS Yards LCAA
12:00 p.m.       Hamburger Fry – NWSS Yards LCAA
5:00 p.m.         Begin Yard Release

2017 National Limousin Sale

The National Limousin Sale is breeders’ opportunity to market the best of the best of Limousin and Lim-Flex® genetics. It is also a kick-off to the 2017 sale season and has the ability to set the pace for spring production sales.

The 2017 National Limousin Sale will be a video sale. Sale cattle do not have to be present in Denver, however all lots should be photographed and videoed. Nominations and pictures are due by November 15 for cataloging. Videos must be completed by December 20

Please contact a member of the national sale management team for more information or download the Entry Form here.

The National Limousin Sale will be held January 10, beginning with a social hour at 4:00 p.m., followed by the sale at 5:00.

Genetics On Ice

The annual Genetics On Ice auction will be held in conjunction with the membership banquet at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 9. The Genetics On Ice auction benefits the North American Limousin Junior Association (NALJA), the All-American Limousin Futurity (AALF), and the Limi Boosters. For more information, contact Ken Holloway at 580-597-2419 or Katie Campbell at 303-220-1693.

Purchase Banquet Tickets

Members are encouraged to purchase your tickets for the Membership Banquet and Genetics on Ice Auction, which will be held Monday, January 9 at 6:00 p.m., at the DoubleTree hotel. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet fellow breeders, contribute to the junior activities fund, and recognize recipients of the coveted year-end awards.

To purchase tickets, contact Alison Jones at the NALF office (303-220-1693 or Tickets must be purchased by noon on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.



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