The Texas Deer Association (TDA) is the unified voice of deer enthusiasts, promoting the welfare and health of our animals and pursuing the best methods for the management of deer.

The TDA is continuously working toward better wildlife conservation & habitat, quality hunting, and appropriate regulations for the improvement of deer herds in Texas.

Texas Deer Association Presents

2024 ANNUAL CONVENTION

August 16-17, 2024

JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa

Hotel Block Reservation

– Closes July 23rd –

Event Registration

– Online pre-registration closes August 12th –

Consignment Portal

– Closes July 10th –

Booth Registration

Advertise

– Due July 12th –

Event Packet

2024-2025 Sponsorship Opportunities

Agreements begin July 1, 2024

Platinum Level $20,000, Gold Level $12,500, Silver Level $7,500

Impacting Texas

A 2017 Texas A&M University Economic Impact Study revealed deer breeding has over a $1.6 billion annual economic impact in Texas.

Our economic contributions, through wildlife and land management, jobs, tourism, and real estate values are significant to our state and our rural way.

@texasdeerassociation

Our 25th Annual TDA Convention is around the corner! We can’t wait to see everyone August 18-19 at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX. 🦌

We are looking for advertisers in the Auction Catalog. Sound like you? Reach out to us here or head to the link in bio for more information.

Our 25th Annual TDA Convention is around the corner! We can’t wait to see everyone August 18-19 at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX. 🦌

We are looking for advertisers in the Auction Catalog. Sound like you? Reach out to us here or head to the link in bio for more information.
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Land of the free, because of the brave! May we never forget those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

Land of the free, because of the brave! May we never forget those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. ...

The Texas Deer Association has a long history of advocating for whitetail deer and deer rancher’s rights. TDA’s Executive Director, Kevin Davis, joins the North American Deer Talk Podcast to give an update on critical information regarding the work TDA is focusing on right now. 

Head to the link in bio to learn more about live testing, CWD genomics, CWD impacts on the industry, legislation, industry commitment to impactful change and so much more!

The Texas Deer Association has a long history of advocating for whitetail deer and deer rancher’s rights. TDA’s Executive Director, Kevin Davis, joins the North American Deer Talk Podcast to give an update on critical information regarding the work TDA is focusing on right now.

Head to the link in bio to learn more about live testing, CWD genomics, CWD impacts on the industry, legislation, industry commitment to impactful change and so much more!
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As the 88th session of the Texas Legislature is winding down, we are pleased to announce the passage of SB 1372!

This bill only effects CWD positive facilities, and it transfers the burden of the cost of depopulations from the deer breeder to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. To learn more about SB 1372, head to the link in bio. 

📸: David Suscy

As the 88th session of the Texas Legislature is winding down, we are pleased to announce the passage of SB 1372!

This bill only effects CWD positive facilities, and it transfers the burden of the cost of depopulations from the deer breeder to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. To learn more about SB 1372, head to the link in bio.

📸: David Suscy
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Mossy Rock Ranch is proud to introduce their new incredible Sable bull R2! The opportunity by Star S Ranch to add his genetics to their herd.

Mossy Rock Ranch is proud to introduce their new incredible Sable bull R2! The opportunity by Star S Ranch to add his genetics to their herd. ...

MEET THE TEAM | KEVIN DAVIS

As the Executive Director, Kevin leads the operational and legislative mission of Texas Deer Association. Kevin has been a longtime policy expert and advocate for deer breeders. With Kevin’s 25 years of experience at Texas Parks & Wildlife, he leans on his deep knowledge of industry history to advocate for successful organizational growth and expand relationships with all important stakeholders.

MEET THE TEAM | KEVIN DAVIS

As the Executive Director, Kevin leads the operational and legislative mission of Texas Deer Association. Kevin has been a longtime policy expert and advocate for deer breeders. With Kevin’s 25 years of experience at Texas Parks & Wildlife, he leans on his deep knowledge of industry history to advocate for successful organizational growth and expand relationships with all important stakeholders.
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Introducing CC Bar Whitetails! This week’s episode of Keith Warren’s Deer & Wildlife Stories visits this massive operation for the first time. Owner Hank Corbell and his family have built the largest herd of whitetails that are scientifically shown to have increased resistance to CWD. Hank is years ahead with his entire herd having these special genetic markers. Watch the full video at the link in bio to learn how he’s done it and why.

Introducing CC Bar Whitetails! This week’s episode of Keith Warren’s Deer & Wildlife Stories visits this massive operation for the first time. Owner Hank Corbell and his family have built the largest herd of whitetails that are scientifically shown to have increased resistance to CWD. Hank is years ahead with his entire herd having these special genetic markers. Watch the full video at the link in bio to learn how he’s done it and why. ...

The Texas Deer Association is the unified voice of deer enthusiasts, promoting the welfare and health of our animals and pursing the best methods for the management of deer. TDA is continuously working towards better wildlife conservation & habitat, quality hunting, and appropriate regulations for the improvement of deer herds in Texas. 

Head to the link in bio to learn more about becoming a TDA member.

The Texas Deer Association is the unified voice of deer enthusiasts, promoting the welfare and health of our animals and pursing the best methods for the management of deer. TDA is continuously working towards better wildlife conservation & habitat, quality hunting, and appropriate regulations for the improvement of deer herds in Texas.

Head to the link in bio to learn more about becoming a TDA member.
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We are SO excited for fawn season 🤎Make sure to tag us & send in your fawn pictures!

We are SO excited for fawn season 🤎Make sure to tag us & send in your fawn pictures! ...

Good Morning! Those Texas sunrises & sunsets never get old ☀️

Good Morning! Those Texas sunrises & sunsets never get old ☀️ ...

The TDA proudly supports Texas students in helping to achieve their educational goals with the awarding of scholarships to deserving young Texans. Our annual scholarship is now open to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled undergrad and graduate students. 

Submission deadline is June 23, 2023. Head to the link in bio to view the application packet!

The TDA proudly supports Texas students in helping to achieve their educational goals with the awarding of scholarships to deserving young Texans. Our annual scholarship is now open to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled undergrad and graduate students.

Submission deadline is June 23, 2023. Head to the link in bio to view the application packet!
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Even with all the hype out there that it’s under control, CWD keeps popping up in new places. Why is that? Why hasn’t it ever been eradicated in an area once it appears? Could there possibly be some deer that are simply not as susceptible to CWD?

Learn the answers to these questions and more by watching the full video with the link in bio.

Even with all the hype out there that it’s under control, CWD keeps popping up in new places. Why is that? Why hasn’t it ever been eradicated in an area once it appears? Could there possibly be some deer that are simply not as susceptible to CWD?

Learn the answers to these questions and more by watching the full video with the link in bio.
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Ranch visit days are the best! Quick preview of our day out @keeperranch 🦌

Ranch visit days are the best! Quick preview of our day out @keeperranch 🦌 ...

Make sure to check out the latest edition of our Tracks Magazine! Head to the link in bio for the online version. 

Interested in advertising in our upcoming edition? Have an article you would like to submit? Contact us today!

Make sure to check out the latest edition of our Tracks Magazine! Head to the link in bio for the online version.

Interested in advertising in our upcoming edition? Have an article you would like to submit? Contact us today!
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Happy Monday! We hope everyone had a blessed Easter weekend spent with loved ones. ✝️

Happy Monday! We hope everyone had a blessed Easter weekend spent with loved ones. ✝️ ...

Spring is officially here! Who else 💙s bluebonnets as much as we do?

Spring is officially here! Who else 💙s bluebonnets as much as we do? ...

Introducing Tecate Creek Whitetails! 

When they aren’t treating whitetail, this father-son veterinarian duo is on their own deer farm growing some monster bucks. On this weeks episode of “Keith Warren’s Deer and Wildlife Stories” you’ll meet Anthony Farmer with Tecate Creek Whitetails, located just outside of Alice, TX. Link in bio to watch the full video.

Introducing Tecate Creek Whitetails!

When they aren’t treating whitetail, this father-son veterinarian duo is on their own deer farm growing some monster bucks. On this weeks episode of “Keith Warren’s Deer and Wildlife Stories” you’ll meet Anthony Farmer with Tecate Creek Whitetails, located just outside of Alice, TX. Link in bio to watch the full video.
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Head on down to Vara Ranch with Keith Warren on this weeks episode of Deer & Wildlife Stories! 

This ranch is well known for superior genetics with top-quality whitetail breeder bucks, does, and even super exotic animals. Ranch owner Matt Loessin talks about how their pursuit of perfect is what drives them to be successful, and in this episode, you will see just the results of their strategic breeding. Watch the full episode with the link in bio.

Head on down to Vara Ranch with Keith Warren on this weeks episode of Deer & Wildlife Stories!

This ranch is well known for superior genetics with top-quality whitetail breeder bucks, does, and even super exotic animals. Ranch owner Matt Loessin talks about how their pursuit of perfect is what drives them to be successful, and in this episode, you will see just the results of their strategic breeding. Watch the full episode with the link in bio.
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