2016 International Year Code is D

LAST CALL FOR LIMOUSIN SOFT SHELL SHOW VESTS

The show committee voted to upgrade the show vests this year. The new vests will be a black soft shell with the Limousin logo on the chest.
You may pre-order using this form.  Vests will be ordered and shipped by American Royal. Vests must be worn in the show ring at the National Western Stock Show.

Vests will not be on hand at American Royal and NAILE.

COMMITTEE CHOOSES CANDIDATES FOR NALF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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)

Candidates whose names were turned in to the nominating committee by August 15 but were not selected are eligible to run as an at-large candidate on the ballot. In order to run, you can do one of the following, or a combination of both:

1. The candidate must have at least 15 qualifying signatures from lifetime, founder or active annual members on the 
petition form available here.
2. The candidate must have 15 individual qualifying letters of support (example here) from lifetime, founder or active annual members.

All petition forms and letters of support must be received in the NALF office no later than October 15.

DNA Turnaround: 3 weeks

ENTRY DEADLINE FOR NAILE

The entry deadline for NAILE is October 8. Please remember to register as soon as possible.

NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW HOTEL

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

DATA DUE OCTOBER 15 FOR FALL EPDS

It is recommended that NALF members submit all available performance data by October 15 to be included in the evaluation for the calculation of the next set of EPDs, which will be released this fall. Data may be easily submitted via the NALF-DigitalBeef member site login.

For assistance in using the NALF-DigitalBeef platform, visit the 
Member Site Help page at NALF.org. Please contact Joe Epperly, NALF assistant executive director or Brittany Barrick, NALF director of registry and performance, for questions or more information.

LIMOUSIN TODAY NOVEMBER DEADLINES

The next issue of LIMOUSIN TODAY will be the November issue, which will preview the NWSS and NALF annual convention. Please take note of the following deadlines:

October 3 - Ad space reservations and ad copy due
October 10 - Camera ready ads due


Contact any of these LIMOUSIN TODAY representatives today to discuss your options and place your ad:
Andy Rest:  406-670-5678
Frank Padilla:  308-350-3323
Jennifer Scharpe:  303-220-1693, ext. 54
Kindra Hall:  303-220-1693, ext. 61

Advertisers in Texas, states east of the Mississippi, and eastern Canada should contact Frank Padilla.

SALE REPORTS

As part of NALF’s objective to provide members and the industry with up-to-date information, all sale reports submitted to LIMOUSIN TODAY are published on the Sale Reports page at NALF.org as well as in print. These reports were recently posted online.

  • The Cattle Call Sale at Bragg Creek - August 12
  • 4-States Limousin Association Sale - September 9

SHOW RESULTS

The following show results were submitted to LIMOUSIN TODAY for publication. They can be found online on the Show Results page at NALF.org and will be published in the November issue. Submit your show results for publication by sending information and photos to LimousinMedia@gmail.com.

  • Indiana State Fair - August 9
  • Iowa State Fair - August 15
  • Missouri State Fair - August 20
  • Nebraska State Fair - August 31
  • South Dakota State Fair - September 2
  • Minnesota State Fair - September 3
  • Tennessee State Fair - September 10

MOE POINT TOTALS

Deadline to submit show results is December 1. The current point totals have been posted on the
MOE show standings page on the website. If your show occurred prior to August 20, it will be included in the point totals. For any questions, contact Katie Campbell, director of activities, at 303-220-1693.

September 21, 2016
Sales & Events

September 24 - Remember September Sale II, Midway, Ky.

September 24 - Vorthmann Limousin Annual Private Treaty Sale, Treynor, Iowa

October 1 - The Foundation Sale II, Bowling Green, Ky.

October 3 - Lawrence Family Limousin Online Heifer & Genetic Sale, BreedersWorld.com

October 4 - Brown Land & Cattle Co. Online Sale, RRMarketPlace.com

October 7 - K-State Ranching Summit, Manhattan, Kan.

October 8 - Stowers Limousin Texas Tradition III Sale, Bridgeport, Texas

October 9 - Heart of Missouri Sale, Lebanon, Mo.

October 15 - Wies Limousin 41st Anniversary Near Dispersal Sale, Wellsville, Mo.
North American Limousin Foundation, 6 Inverness Court East, Suite 260, Englewood, CO 80112
303-220-1693
www.NALF.org
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