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Date: 1/7/2011

Title: Entertainment Events Sure to Stir-Up Excitement at 2011 Cattle Industry Convention

DENVER –The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is proud to announce three special events at the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show that attendees are sure to never forget: the Best of Beef Breakfast with Baxter Black; a Cattlemen’s Tailgate Party at INVESCO Field at Mile High; and the Cowboy Comedy Club featuring Larry the Cable Guy.“Convention attendees are in for some serious fun, unlike anything I can remember from past conventions,” said Steve Foglesong, NCBA president. “I can’t wait for breakfast with Baxter Black, tailgate party a mile high at the infamous Invesco Field, and some laughs with funny-man Larry the Cable Guy! These events will be unforgettable.”

At the Best of Beef Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 3 from 7-9 a.m. MST, sponsored by Micro Beef Technologies and Rabo AgriFinance, the BEST OF BEEF will be honored at this Celebration Awards Ceremony. Attendees can meet and network with the industry’s most talented producers and partners as they are recognized for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment to the industry. Baxter Black, described by the New York Times as “…probably the nation’s most successful living poet,” and former large animal veterinarian, will entertain by shining a spotlight on the flaws and foibles of everyday cowboy life.

Convention-goers can also attend the Cattlemen’s Tailgate Party at INVESCO Field at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos, on Thursday, Feb. 3 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. MST. Sponsored by Boehringher Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., attendees will enjoy pre-game foods and indulge in local beverages, take in the half-time show, and kick up their heels to the tunes of a local dance band. And finally, on Friday, Feb. 4 from 8-11:30 p.m. MST, a night of laughs and good times will close out the convention at the Cowboy Comedy Club featuring Larry the Cable Guy, sponsored by Bayer Animal Health. Attendees will be entertained by one of the funniest, most successful comedians in the country. As a member of the famous Blue Collar Comedy Club, Larry has been making people laugh for many years. His famous catch phrase “Git-R-Done” and redneck stories will keep audience members in stitches. Following the comedy club, attendees will have a chance to dance the night away at the Boot Scootin’ Boogie After Party.

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