News & Events


Every year, TCFA hosts or participates in a variety of special events. Some are specifically for TCFA members, and others are open to the public. TCFA Annual Convention, the TCFA Fed Beef Challenge, Junior Fed Beef Challenge and Feedyard Camp are highly anticipated special events that members and the public look forward to each year.

The Association is also involved in the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Annual Convention and Summer Conference, as well as the NCBA Fall Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Throughout the year, there are multiple seminars and workshops covering specific programs for cattlemen.

Upcoming Events

TCFA Calendar

July 27: TCFA Junior Fed Beef Challenge at WTAMU. For more info, visit

Nov. 11-13: TCFA 2018 Conventiois scheduled Nov. 11-13 in San Antonio at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. We have a great speaker lineup including Brendan McDonough, the only surviving firefighter in the 2013 forest fire at Yarnell, and Peter Zeihan, a geopolitical strategist. Hotel and registration information to come.

Industry Calendar

Aug. 6-8: Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course in College Station. For more information including registration, visit

Ongoing: NCBA's Stockmanship and Stewardship Regional Tours. For a full list of tours and to register, visit