2018 BBU Convention in Franklin, Tennessee
Beefmasters Gone Country! Join us at the 2018 Beefmasters Breeders United Convention in Franklin/Nashville, Tenn., and save the date October 25 -27, 2018. See you in Tennessee!

Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin, TN 37067

Reserve your convention hotel room now at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs at the discounted BBU rate of $139 per night! To receive this discounted rate click here to be directed to our online reservations website. Visit for a full overview of the beautiful property and amenities.


Host Satellite Sponsor:  

• South Texas Beefmaster Breeders Association

Event Sponsors: $3,000 - $5,000

• Beefmaster Educational Endowment Foundation
• Mike & Rhonda Collier, Collier Farms, Brenham, TX
• Kito & Leti Saenz, Farm & Ranch, San Isidro, TX
• Bub & Nancy Epley, Rancho Tres Hijos, Houston, TX
• GeneSeek
• Lyssy & Eckel Feeds
• Lyssy Beefmasters, San Antonio, TX
• Mackie & Norma Jean Bounds, Swinging B Ranch, Axtell, TX
• Zoetis

Platinum Pyramid Sponsors: $1,000 - $2,999
• Derek Frenzel & Larry Meacham -
• Kawasaki of Caldwell
• OvaGenix
• Purina / Land O’ Lakes Inc.
• Bob & Bonnie Siddons, Arrowhead Ranch, Lakeway, TX

Gold Pyramid Sponsors: $500 - $999
• Arkansas Beefmaster Breeders Association
• Barney A. & Margie Lowery, Sweeny, TX
• Bill & Dusty Carr, Hilltop Ranch, Laredo, TX
• Central States Beefmaster Breeders Association
• Central Texas Beefmaster Breeders Association
• Live Oak Beefmaster Breeders Association
• Fred & Judy Long, L Two Ranch, Beeville, TX
• Lone Star Beefmaster Breeders Association
• Louisiana Beefmaster Breeders Association
• Ozark & Heart of America Beefmaster Marketing Group
• Dr. Alvaro Restrepo, Santa Ana Ranch, McAllen, TX
• Southeastern Beefmaster Breeders Association
• Southern Alliance Beefmaster Marketing Group
• Southern Livestock Standard
• The Beefmaster Cowman
•Bounds Commercial Construction

Silver Pyramid Sponsors: $250 - $499
• 3G Sales & Service – Mike Green
• Ty, Preslie, Gabe & Freeman Agee, T.A., Memphis, TN
• Steve & Lyn Anderson, Anderson Beefmasters, Amarillo, TX
• Beefmaster Breeders Cattlewomen
• Beefmaster Promotion Group
• Gregg & Judith Booth, Broken B, Cypress, TX
• Andy & Kim Boudreau, Andrita Ranch, Richmond, TX
• Steve & Lana Carpenter, Dance Creek Beefmasters, Tecumseh, OK
• Champion Genetics Inc
• Bruce N Cheatham, Hi – Line Ranch, Grand Saline, TX
• Roger & Kaye Fuller, K C Beefmasters, Paige, TX
• Heritage Cattle Co. LLC, Searcy, AR
• The Dale Lasater Ranch, Foundation Beefmasters, Matheson, CO
• Sheldon & Margaret McManus, SM Beefmaster, Lake Charles, LA
• Anthony Mihalski
• Painted Springs Beefmasters, Thompson Station, TN
• John & Sue Pierson, Cherry Glen Beefmasters, Vacaville, CA
• Bruce & Annette Robbins, Robbins Cattle Marketing, San Antonio, TX
• TSCRA/The Cattleman
• J.C. & Teri Thompson, T5 Ranch, Bedias, TX
• Ray & Kathy Walther, WL Beefmasters, Giddings, TX
• Billy & Marie Welkener, BMW Beefmasters, Kenedy, TX
• Zipperer Beefmasters, Ft Myers, FL

Bronze Pyramid Sponsors: $100 - $249
• Oran Buckner, Buckner Polled Beefmasters, Thornton, TX
• Terry & Gerry Chambers, T.A.G. Land & Cattle, Terrell, TX
• Randy Cook, Cook Ranch, Kaufman, TX
• Kelly Cupp, Cupp’s C Bar C Ranch, Wolfe City, TX
• Jerry A. & Karen L. Davis, Davis Beefmasters, Canton, TX
• Adalberto Gonzalez, Gonzalitoz Beefmasters, Alice, TX
• H.G. & Jill Griffin, Sister Grove Ranch, Anna, TX
• Hall & Tate, Covertside, Cornersville, TN
• Jeff Hedden, JLH Livestock, Hazel Green, AL
• Bill & Linda Kyles, Kyles Ranch, Campbell, TX
• Bill & Jeanne O’Connor, JO Ranch, Azle, TX
• Jerry & Diane Quisenberry, DJ Beefmasters, Ballinger, TX
• Jimmy & Lena Simmons, Simmons Beefmasters, Henderson, TX
• Ray Walker, Walker Beefmasters, Big Spring, TX
• Paul G Sr & Rhonda Wallen, Wallen Prairie Ranch, Lockwood, MO
• Lynette Williams, Little Oaks Beefmasters, Perrin, TX
• Larry & Brenda Woelfel, Woelfel’s Red Hollow, Giddings, TX


Special Thanks To
The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center staff for their gracious hospitality and attention to detail.

Penny Bowie with Omni Advertising for donating her time and talent to help produce this year’s signage.

Dr. Jim and Pam Colvin for their donation of the 2017 B.E.E.F. Foundation Heifer.

Gerald Galbraith for his donation of the Trophy White Tailed Deer Hunt auction item.

Catalena Hatters for their donation of the Custom Handmade 100X Pure Beaver Felt Hat auction item.

The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center for their donation of a two night stay at this year’s Convention.

The Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, for their donation of a two night stay at the 2018 Convention in Franklin, Tenn.

The 2017 Convention Committee for their hard work and dedication to the Beefmaster breed and BBU programs.