2021 Convention 

We are excited to see you November 30th- December 1st in Rapid City for SDCA's Convention and Trade Show!

Join us at the Rapid City Ramkota for a fellowship, educational speakers and help set grassroots policy priorities for 2022.  

Register for Convention

2021 Attendee Registration Form (pdf)  

 Register for Convention Online

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, November 30 

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibitor Move-In 

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting 

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break 

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Committee Meetings – Roosevelt/Jefferson, Badlands, Bear Butte, Harney Peak, Needles 

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Break 

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm Council Meetings – Badlands, Bear Butte, Harney Peak 

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm #KnowYourBeef Trivia Contest & Exhibitor Appreciation Happy Hour 

Wednesday, December 1 

7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration 

7:15 am – 8:30 am Breakfast & Industry Updates

8:30 am – 10:30 am SDSU Extension Roundup  

10:30 am – Noon Annual Meeting Part I – Business Meeting (members only) 

11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch & Keynote 

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Break & Trade Show Time 

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cattlemen’s Education Series Sponsored by the National Corn Growers Association “Gate to Plate” Panel Discussion & Market Outlook 

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Break in the Trade Show

5:30 pm Annual Membership Meeting Part II – Policy Resolutions (members only)

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Social & Trade Show Poker Run

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Best of Beef Banquet & Leopold Award Presentation 

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm President’s Auction & Trade Show Poker Run Winner Announced

10:00 pm - Hospitality Room

SDCA Trade Show Information

Make plans to exhibit in the SDCA Trade Show today! This is a great opportunity to reach agricultural producers, business leaders and industry professionals from across South Dakota. With your complimentary registration you are welcome to attend our educational seminars to learn about issues and advances affecting today’s cattlemen. You will also enjoy our annual President’s Live Auction and Best of Beef Awards Banquet. Attendees always look forward to networking with exhibitors to learn about new and innovative products and services available to the cattle industry. 

2021 Exhibitor Packet

Each Exhibitor Receives: 
• 8’x10’ Draped booth space 
• Table, table cloth, and 2 chairs 
• Identification sign • One complimentary registration and discounted additional registrations (see contract) 
• Listing in the November/December Convention issue of The SD Cattleman magazine if space reserved prior to October 1, 2021 
• Listing in the official Convention Program published in conjunction with the Tri-State Livestock News if reserved before October 30, 2021 
• Electrical service upon request (please bring extension cords) 
To learn about additional sponsorship opportunities please contact the SDCA Office.