“The Good Life: Standing out from the Herd”

March 31 - April 2, 2022

The Nebraska Chapter of Block and Bridle is dedicated to providing its members with opportunities to further their education of agricultural industries, how to engage in their communities, learn about current issues affecting the agriculture, and to network with industry leaders. The club is hosting the National Convention in 2022 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus. Clubs from across the nation will attend this convention to listen to speakers, meet with members from other universities, and and tour agricultural industries.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Registration will be open from December 17, 2021 until February 25, 2022. Registration cost is $195 per person (including advisors) and covers meals and snacks, attendee gift bag (including t-shirt), guided tours/transportation costs. Late registrations will be accepted until March 4, 2022 with an additional late fee of $50. One your registration has been received, you will be sent a form to select your tour choices.

Convention Schedule

Thursday, March 31:

Arrive in Lincoln and get checked into the convention and hotel. On Thursday evening we will kickoff the convention and prepare for a fun few days in Nebraska! Spend time exploring campus, the Haymarket district in Lincoln, and visiting with fellow Block and Bridle students from across the country.

Friday, April 1:

Experience “The Good Life” of Nebraska by participating in a production tour. Tour stops will feature various operations that highlight crop and livestock production, animal products, and industry research. Wrap up the day with a night of fun at the University of Nebraska Animal Science Complex! Come join us on campus for games, music and food from local vendors. More details about tour stops and schedules will be released soon.

Saturday, April 2:

Learn how you can “Stand Out From the Herd” by hearing from our lineup of speakers. Throughout the day we will feature sessions relating to Entrepreneurship, Issues in the Industry and Transitioning back to the Farm. Join us that evening as we wrap up the convention with the awards banquet followed by entertainment in The Railyard in downtown Lincoln. More details about presentation schedules will be released soon.

Hotel Information:

The Graduate Hotel (rate: $129 plus tax)
141 N. 9th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
UNL Block and Bridle Room Block - Graduate Lincoln
A block of rooms has been reserved for a discounted price that includes a complimentary breakfast.

Registration will be Thursday (March 31st) afternoon.

We will provide transportation to and from the Graduate Hotel and Nebraska Innovation Campus.

Nebraska Innovation Campus
2021 Transformation Drive
Lincoln, NE 68508

National Convention Sponsorship Opportunities

To host this event, the club is seeking sponsorships and donations to offset the expenses incurred for such a large event. Listed here are the Sponsorship Opportunities that are available. You can make your tax-deductible donations to University of Nebraska — Lincoln Block and Bridle today by clicking Donate Now. You will be directed to the University of Nebraska Foundation website. We also invite you to contact the Block and Bridle Animal Science Contact directly at (402) 472-6440 or by email at blockandbridle@unl.edu to get more information or make a donation in person.

Thank you!

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