About The Big Texas Sale

The Big Texas Sale & The Texas Wagyu Association Spring Meeting & get together May 17 & 18,2024

Step into the west and experience Fort Worth’s exciting attractions, shopping and incredible dining during your stay for The Big Texas. Take the whole family and visit the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, which tells the true history of Texas’s famous livestock industry. While you’re there, watch the Fort Worth Herd, the world’s only twice daily longhorn cattle drive featuring authentic cowboys and cowgirls dressed in period clothing from the era of 1865. 

It’s time to celebrate the fabulous breed of  Wagyu at The Big Texas and make this a memorable event that will become a longstanding tradition for all who attend the TWA membership meeting and get together followed by the Big sale at Billy Bobs!

Texas Wagyu Association Schedule of Events 

Thursday, May 16th

5:30 – 8 PM American Wagyu Association Executive Director Meet & Greet


Friday May 17th

9 AM Coffee and Pastries Sponsored by TWA Industry Partners

10AM – 12 PM Australian Wagyu Assoc. Member Info. Session Laird Morgan – Welcome from the AWA

Dr. Matt McDonagh – AWA Services

Hannah Kirkland – Office and Data Systems

Reid Martin ~ Lone Mountain Wagyu – A pioneer of Wagyu breeding

12 – 1 PM Lunch

1 – 3 PM Texas Wagyu Association Annual Business Meeting

3 – 4 PM Kenny Landgraf – EBVs 101

3 – 5 PM Texas Wagyu National Junior Association Breakout Session (Tentative)

6 – 10 PM Australian Wagyu Association – Meet and Greet The Drover Hotel Veranda

Saturday May 18th

9 AM Coffee and Pastries Sponsored by TWA Industry Partners

10 AM American Wagyu Association – Director Introduction/Comments

11 AM Dr. Stephen Smith – Texas A&M Fat Softness, Does it Really Matter?

AM – 12 PM Dr. Jimmy Horner – Protocol Naturals Managing Wagyu for Optimal Beef Quality

1 PM Lunch

2 PM Chef Michael Scott – Meat Cutting Demonstration

3 PM Champion Genetics – Bull Collection, and Cow Fertility

6:30 – 9:30 PM Big Texas Sale – Texas Room at Billy Bob’s


The Big Texas is produced by StudWagyuAuction.com held at the Fort Worth stockyard in Fort Worth Texas in conjunction with The Texas Wagyu Association Spring Meeting. The criteria for entry to the “Big Texas” sale is identical to the “The Wagyu Super”.

The Fort Worth stockyards have become a major tourist destination. A visit to Fort Worth and all that it offers will not be forgotten.