Updates…the online entry portal is up and ready. Click on the Online Entry button.
There is an update on hotels we’ve added the Homewood Suites. Follow this link or go to the bunkhouse
There have been several inquiries about sale coops. We do not provide sale coops however we do offer an alternative. If you are willing to supply a class of four animals for the youth contest. We will provide you those coops at no charge. Just fill out this form ARBA Youth Contests Animal Form Fill..save it..and email following the instructions in the form.
The Early Release Request Forms are available under the forms section on the right. First deadline for mail-in is September 15 and email deadline is September 30. The forms are available in both Word and PDF format.
Note: The City of Fort Worth has increased the parking fee from $8 to $10 per day around Will Rogers. You can purchase a pass for the entire time you will be attending the convention at the gate. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Lone Star Rabbit and Cavy Shows is pleased to host the 91st annual ARBA convention and show in 2014 at the Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum in Fort Worth , Texas, November 1-5, 2014. This site is constantly evolving so we invite you to come back often.
Fort Worth, known as the city of Cowboys and Culture is a vibrant city with a unique blend of western heritage and cultural assets. During the last decade through renovations, the redevelopment of the cultural district and new hotels in the area, Fort Worth’s charm and appeal has never been stronger. It is the perfect location and backdrop for the ARBA convention.
Established in Fort Worth in 1936 to house events near downtown and in the Cultural District, the Will Rogers memorial Center now attracts in excess of 2 million visitors each year. This 105-acre facility plays host to an extensive variety of social, cultural, educational , recreational and sporting events. However, equestrian and livestock shows continue to be the primary commitment for the Center.
Over 3,000 hotel rooms are accessible within 3 miles of the Center for the convenience of our exhibitors and judges. In addition, you don’t want to miss the famed Fort Worth Stockyards, home to lots of shopping, championship rodeos, Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and view the world’s only daily longhorn cattle drive down East Exchange Avenue.