National Convention

68th National Red Angus Convention

Registration is now open. for the 68th National Red Angus Convention in Boise, Idaho. An exciting lineup of keynote speakers, workshops and awards await commercial and seedstock producers, who are invited to collaborate, innovate and elevate with each other to take the breed to the next level.

Featured events include:

Registration and housing are open. Registration fees are $285/person through July 16 and will increase to $310/person from July 17 until walk-up registration at convention.



Travel Information

We are excited to welcome Red Angus members, producers and cattle industry stakeholders to Boise, Idaho - the location of the 68th annual National Red Angus Convention on Sept. 15-17, 2021. Please find helpful information below and feel free to contact Halla Pfeiff, Chessie Mitchell or Brandi Buzzard Frobose with your questions. We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Boise!

Host Hotel:
The Riverside Hotel
2900 W Chinden Blvd
Garden City, ID 83714
(208) 343-1871
Rooms available in the Red Angus room block for $129/night.
• Free self parking
• Complimentary hotel shuttle available from the airport

To receive the Red Angus discount, hotel rooms must be booked by Aug. 23rd at 5 p.m.
Online link for reservations, use "Red Angus Association" for Group Code

Schedule and Materials

View Convention Program

Wednesday, Sept. 15

8 a.m.         Convention Registration opens
10 a.m.       Trade Show opens
10 a.m.       Commercial Cattlemen's Symposium
                             Welcome - Harold Bertz
                             Trent Stewart - Emcee
10:30 a.m.  Feeder Calf Panel
                   Featuring: Brock Hough, Perry Martin and Wade Small
12 p.m.       Lunch
1 p.m.         Registration closed
1 p.m.         Ladies Symposium - featuring Kiah Twisselman Burchett
2:00 p.m.    Cull Cow Panel
                   Featuring: Trent Stewart, Randy Baxley and Eric Drees
2:45 p.m.    Coffee Break - Sponsored by Working Ranch Magazine
3:00 p.m.    Randall Raymond, Simplot - Feed Efficiency
4:00 p.m     Commercial Cattlemen's Symposium concludes 
5:30 p.m.    Social and Dinner at Boise State University Sky Center
                   overlooking BSU football field

Thursday, Sept. 16

7:45 a.m.    Prayer Breakfast
8 a.m.         Convention Registration opens
8 a.m.         Superior Sale kicks off
8:30 a.m.    Trade Show opens
9 a.m.         General Session - Welcome & Call to Order
9:15 a.m.    Keynote Speaker - Carey Portell - "Breaking Through Limitations"
10:15 a.m.  Meet the Candidates
10:45 a.m.  Presentation of the 2021 Red Angus Strategic Plan
11:30 a.m.  Lunch - Red Angus Foundation, Inc. Update
12:45 p.m.  General Session - President's Message, State of the Association,
                   Finance Committee Report
1 p.m.         Registration closed
2 p.m.         Committee Reports
                   Breed Improvement, Registration, Junior Activities, Marketing
                   Alliance, Constitution & Bylaws, Promotions, Show & Sale
3:15 p.m.    Breakout Workshops
                   Best Practices for Running a State Affiliate
                   Generational Transfer & Finances
                   Data Management & Contemporary Grouping
                   Bull Sale Data Analysis - RAAA Marketing Team
4:15 p.m.    Regional Caucus Discussion
6:00 p.m.    Social
6:30 p.m.    Dinner

7:30 p.m.    Red Angus Foundation, Inc. Live Auction and Pick of the Herd
9:00 p.m.    Cliff Miller Band 

Friday, Sept. 17

7:45 a.m.    Prayer Group
8 a.m.         Convention Registration opens
8:30 a.m.    Trade Show opens
9:00 a.m.    General Session - AgriBeef
10:00 a.m.  Breakout Workshops
                   Leveraging Your Leadership in the Organization
                   Live Demo - Foot and Udder Scoring
                   Data Input and Management Panel
                   Building Your Brand
10:45 a.m.  Break
11: a.m.      Breakout Workshops
                   Best Practices for Running a State Affiliate
                   Live Demo - Foot and Udder Scoring
                   How to Use Your Data
                   Bull Sale Data Analysis - RAAA Marketing team
12 p.m.       Lunch
1 p.m.         Registration closed
1 p.m.         General Session - Caucus Meetings, Regional and Area Voting
2:30 p.m.    Presidential Voting
3 p.m.         General Session 
                   Keynote Speaker: Lance Pekus "Cowboy Ninja"
                   Report on Elections
4 p.m.         Board of Directors Meeting
6 p.m.         Social
6:30 p.m.    Trade Show Concludes
7 p.m.         Red Angus Awards Banquet


Convention Sponsors

For convention sponsorship opportunities, please contact Halla Pfeiff at Thank you to the generous sponsors of the 2019 National Red Angus Convention. Their contributions ensure the success of the event, as Red Angus stakeholders celebrate the growth of our breed and plan for future achievements in the beef cattle industry. Sponsorship opportunities including trade show booth space are now available for the 2021 convention in Boise, Idaho. If interested, contact Halla at You can also download our Sponsor Agreement. To see ad specs and other important sponsorship information, download the supplement sheet.

Elite Level


Diamond Level
  • Meyer Natural Angus
  • Lorenzen Ranches
Sapphire Level
  • AllFlex USA
Emerald Level
  • Working Ranch Magazine
  • Ag Risk Advisors
  • Lee AgriMedia
Opal Level
  • TransOva Genetics
  • DVAuction
  • Multimin
  • IMI Global
  • Ozark Hills Insurance
  • Endovac Animal Health
Ruby Level
  • Smart Feeds/C-Lock
  • North Dakota Red Angus Association
  • Drovers
  • Progressive Cattle
  • Datamars
  • Acceligen
  • Top Dollar Angus
  • Vitalix
  • Jim Morton Photography
  • Ozark Hills Insurance
  • Western Livestock Journal
  • Western Ag Reporter
  • Gain Smart/VitaFerm
Garnet Level
  • Five Rivers Cattle Feeding
  • Genex
  • Select Sires
  • Prouty Livestock Transportation
Additional Contributors
  • Vytelle - Table sponsor
  • Prouty Livestock Transportation