Why Should You Join the Auto Body Association of Texas?

Member Benefits

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2019 ABAT Skeet Shoot

The 3rd annual ABAT skeet tournament is on the horizon! Join us for fun, food and prizes as we mix and mingle, both shop manager and vendor alike. This Year's shoot will be bigger and badder than ever! Come out and "aim to win" or just to "shoot the breeze". Saturday, May 18th Elm Fork Shooting Sports 10751 Luna Rd Dallas, Tx 75220 Registration starts at 10:30 Download flyer below

Because Every Body Shop Deserves to be Profitable

Trade Shows

Our Trade Shows highlight the latest products and trends in the collision repair industry

Trade Shows

The main purpose of trade show events is to showcase a wide variety of options for attendees and business to engage and interact with each other while introducing them to the latest products and tools to benefit their business.

Regional Meetings

We provide education and team building for you and your staff.

Regional Meetings

Our regional meetings provide educational opportunities provided by leaders in the collision repair industry. Gain an overview of the new products and procedures that are being requirements in our industry.

Collision Repairers

Devoted to the advancement of the collision repair industry

Collision Repairers

The Auto Body Association of Texas is focused on serving you, the collision industry of Texas.


Learn about Industry Trends and Share Best Practices


ABAT provides a forum to communicate and discuss industry related issues, along with and Educational Platform to help ensure safe and proper

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Our Core Values

ABAT seeks to give auto body shops a voice and a forum to communicate and discuss industry related issues along with the educational platform that ensures the safe and proper repair of today’s high-tech vehicles

Latest News

2018 Texas Auto Body Trade Show Exhibitors

April 11th, 2018|

"Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there" -Will Rogers September 14-16, 2018 Will Rogers Memorial Center- Fort Worth, TX 3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107 Show Schedule click here *Highlighted areas on schedule indicate open trade show

Auto Body Association of Texas 1st Annual Skeet Shoot

May 31st, 2017|

The Auto Body Skeet Tournament event was held on May 25, 2017 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Dallas, TX. It was open to all collision industry members. We hosted a 100 clay tournament- style sporting clay course. Teams of four went out on golf carts and shot skeet at

Texas association meeting targets shop challenges

January 11th, 2017|

The Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) held an informational membership meeting in Waxahachie, Texas on Jan. 11 at the Waxahachie Civic Center. The meeting was held to bring awareness to the issues body shops face and the benefits of ABAT membership. ABAT held the meeting as a response to

Auto Body Association of Texas Teams Up with National AutoBody Research

November 13th, 2014|

National AutoBody Research (NABR) announced that it has teamed up with the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) to launch its Ray Gunder Real-Time Labor Rate Survey in the state of Texas. This survey measures the current range of market prices for shop labor and material rates in the collision


ABAT Sponsors

The Auto Body Association of Texas graciously thanks these sponsors for their support of the collision industry

Focused on the Success of the Texas Collision Repair Industry

Our Members have access to databases that contain information on local labor rate surveys, discrepancies in estimating systems, P-page information, and more.


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