The Western Bison Association Board of Directors is happy to announce that our show and sale is scheduled for December 2-4, 2021 at the Golden Spike Event Center in Ogden UT. Host Hotel will again be Comfort Suites in Ogden. We will be having an Education Day on Friday December 3rd with 6 presentations by Bison Ranching experts to help you get the most out of your operation.
This year we will have 2 classes: Show and Sale with a $40 entry fee and 9% commission and a Production Class with NO entry fee and 6% commission.
Schedule of Events
Thursday, December 3rd
8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. ~ Unloading bison
1:00 p.m. ~ Judging of bison begins with judges John Cammack and Kathleen Gear 1:00 p.m. ~ Board of Directors meeting, Conference Room GSEC. Members welcome.
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ~ Cottonwood Room at the Comfort Suites, Ogden, Consignors and Buyers
Meeting and Social Hour with wet bar open.
6:30 p.m. To 9:00 p.m. ~
Taco Buffet sponsored by;
Buffalo Run Ranch
Joe and Kathleen Sorenson
Wade and Kristen Klingler
Annual General Membership Meeting to include: Election of Officers and Board members.
Boyd Meyer to speak on the “State of the Industry: USA
• Stuart Jennings, Keynote Speaker • a land restoration researcher with 30 years experience. He has taught Soil Reclamation at MSU, holds several patents
for using micronutrient fertilization to control weeds, and founded Edaphix, a company using non-synthetic product
to restore land naturally.
NEW Education Program for Attendees and WBA Members
Friday, December 4th, GSEC until 3:30pm
10:00 a.m. – Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks – John and Jen Graves, JG Bison
11:00 a.m. – Ranch First Aid – Jake Weirich, Grand Mesa Bison
12:00 p.m. – Lunch Break – Junior Judging Program at the Golden Spike Event Center
1:00 p.m. – National Bison Association Presentation – Jim Matheson, NBA Assistant Director
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Breeding Stock Selection – John Cammack, Cammack Buffalo Ranch
3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ~ Everything Bison panel with John Cammack, Michael Gear, and Boyd Meyer
6:00 p.m. ~ Banquet Dinner, Intermountain Bison, Navigating the bison meat processing regulations and update on the progress of their new slaughter plant at Idaho Falls
Stampede Awards, and FUN AUCTION steaks donated by
Cold Creek Buffalo,
Boyd and Allison Meyer
Saturday, December 5th
8:00 a.m. until sale is over – Food Concession and vendors open all day at the Auction Arena Building.
8:00 a.m. To 9:30 ~ Tours of the bison for adults and children
8:30 a.m. To 9:30 ~ Judges comments at the Auction Arena Building
NEW START TIME 10:00 a.m. SALE BEGINS with Quality Auction Services; Jud Seaman conducting the sale.
4 p.m. ~ New board members meet at Comfort Suites Hospitality Room