Minnesota Bison Association
Helping Members Successfully Raise and Promote Bison

Upcoming Bison Events & Workshops


2019 Legends of the Fall Live Bison Auction

November 29, 2019 – November 30, 2019

Legends of the Fall

Consignors do NOT have to be members of the association. After spending some time with this bunch of characters we are pretty certain you're gonna wanta!

Non-member convenience fee: $60

Host hotel: Baymont Inn and Suites: 320-845-2145. Make reservations early as the hotel fills quickly. Made by November 9th and mentioning MN Bison Association guests will enjoy the reduced rate of $69 + tax per room. Room rate includes continental breakfast.

Friday, November 29

Consigned animals will arrive; Bison Fundamentals, a free educational class, led by our president Dale Rengstorf, will begin at 1:30pm and our Awards Banquet dinner begins at 6:30 pm (Social begins at 5 pm). Click here for online registration for Bison Fundamentals and Bountiful Banquet.

Saturday, November 30

The auction begins at 10am sharp. Called by Quality Auction Services. The breeding stock judged consignments will be sold first followed by the non-judged consignments.

The classes offered at the 2019 sale include:

  • Heifer Calves
  • Bull Calves
  • Producers Pride Heifer Calves and Producers Pride Yearling Heifers [3-5 animals per group. Groups will be sold as such and will not be split. (Judged only)]
  • Yearling Bulls
  • Yearling Heifers
  • Two-Year-Old Bulls
  • Two-Year-Old Heifers (Bred for judged portion; Bred or Open for non-judged segment)
  • Mature Cows (Non-Judged Only)

Click here to consign online.

2019 Consignment Overview Form PDF

2019 Consignment Entry Form PDF

Bison Fundamentals FREE Education Class

November 29, 2019

Bison Fundamentals

Friday, November 29, 2019
Bison Fundamentals, a free educational class, held at Central Livestock Sale Barn; Albany, MN from 1:30 - 4 pm. (just off of Interstate 94 west of St. Cloud at Exit 147/Albany and go to 34412 County Rd 10).

Members of the Minnesota Bison Association, led by Dale Rengstorf, will present diverse details, different features and "lessons learned" of raising and marketing magnificent bison.

The class is designed for those considering raising bison. Come learn and connect with those who will be passing forward knowledge they have gained over their years of raising and marketing bison.

Participants are encouraged to also make reservations for the evening's Bountiful Banquet at 6:30 pm to continue their education through networking.

Reservations guarantee a take home educational packet.

To make reservations for the class and banquet, visit https://mnbison.org/auction/ or contact the association's office at info@mnbison.org or call 507-454-2828.

2018 Legends of the Fall Auction Results

December 1, 2019

The attached pdf displays the results of 2018 Legends of the Fall Auction.

For more information: Click here to download / view

MnBA 2020 Education Conference

April 3, 2020 – April 5, 2020

MnBA 2020 Annual Meeting STD

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Worthington
1250 Ryan's Rd
Worthington, MN 56187
(507) 372-2333
Room rates begin at $124.99

Comfort Suites
1447 Prairie Drive
Worthington, MN 56187
(507) 295-9185
Room rates begin at $117.29