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October 20, 2023
Chisholm Trail Conference

and Annual Meeting

October 19-20, 2023
Ellsworth Cattle Trail Sesquicentennial 


Registration includes:



Field trip visit site of Petroglyphs of Kansas Smoky Hills and Ellsworth Trail cattle swales on the Ranch of Katzenmeier Cattle Company.


starts at 8am

  • Registration with Coffee and Biscuits

  • Speakers thought the morning

  • Drovers Lunch

  • Speakers and entertainers through the afternoon.

  • Banquet with Beef Supper

7:00  pm

R.W. Hampton Concert tickets on sale, on line and on

Chisholm Trail - Ellsworth Cut-off Celebration

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The Oct. 20 annual conference will include outstanding western speakers, movie production updates, business meeting, and nationally-known entertainers followed by more fun and entertainment on Saturday. The speakers we have confirmed are:

  • Singer, Songwriter, R.W. Hampton

  • Movie Producer, Ken Spurgeon

  • Actor, Wyatt McCrea

  • Historian, Deb Goodrich

  • Historian, Michael Grauer

  • Cowboy Poet Ron Wilson


Starts at 11:00 am

NDHF Insurance Building Kick-off Entertainment through our the day Tallgrass Express String Band

5:00 pm

Chuck wagon Supper off the original chuckwagons

7:00 pm

Cowboy Ball with Jonathan Dahike string Band


10:00 am

Cowboy Church Service with R.W. Hampton

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Your Membership Account for the website will not be set up until the week of the conference.

Fee can be paid on next page to complete registration.

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