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International Limousin Congress attendees enjoyed the wonderful mountainous scenery that Colorado offers. Estes Park was a great way for participants to enjoy the Rocky Mountains and a morning in this popular mountain town. To kick off the congress, opening ceremonies were held Thursday night at the Grand Hyatt, Denver, where over 15 countries were represented by more than 100 guests. Participants were able to get to know each other over dinner and a presentation of the flags ended the evening. Thursday, July 19 After Estes Park, the buses were loaded down and on the way to Platteville, Colo. to visit and tour Magness Land & Cattle. Participants socialized in the show barn and then took a bus tour around the ranch to look at some of the MAGS genetics. Friday, July 20 The first full day of the International Limousin Congress, the group headed to the National Western to watch the All-American Limousin Futurity, held in conjunction with the National Limousin Junior Show & Congress. Attendees from all over the world were excited to see what the cattle looked like in the United States and many were introduced to Lim- Flex cattle for the first time. 22 | NOVEMBER 2018 Saturday, July 21