News Release

YF&R to host annual livestock judging contest at the Oklahoma State Fair

August 25, 2017  • YF&R

Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers and Ranchers committee will host students from across the state at the group’s annual Oklahoma State Fair Livestock Judging Contest on Sept. 14 at the state fairgrounds in Oklahoma City.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. on Sept. 14 in Barn 3. The contest will begin at 10 a.m. in Barn 8. Contestants may compete on a team or as individuals. The entry fee will be $5 per person or $20 per team.

The contest will include market and breeding classes of beef cattle, sheep and swine. Awards will be presented in the two divisions with prizes of money, plaques for high individuals and teams, and jackets for the top teams.

Both the 4-H and FFA Divisions include junior and senior levels. Students in 8th, 9th and 10th grades will be in the junior division and students in 11th and 12th grades will be in the senior division. 

To receive complementary gate admission, counties or chapters must send a request with names of the contestants and instructors, teachers or leaders that will be participating by Sept. 11 to agclerk@okstatefair.com or to the following address:

Founda Dutton
Oklahoma State Fair
P.O. Box 74943
Oklahoma City, OK 73147

View full details and information here.

map of livestock judging contest locations

About Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers program allows members of Farm Bureau, between the ages of 18 and 35, to develop leadership skills, to be involved in their local communities, to compete in contests to win valuable prizes and to develop long lasting friendships with people from across the state and country.