News Release

YF&R announces winners of annual State Fair livestock judging contest

September 14, 2017  • YF&R

Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers hosted more than 1,000 agriculture students during their annual State Fair livestock judging contest Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Oklahoma City.

FFA and 4-H members in junior and senior categories judged eight categories of livestock with two classes of questions.

“Our YF&R committee loves providing this chance for our state’s agriculture students to hone their livestock judging skills,” said Travis Schnaithman, OKFB state YF&R Chairman. “Many of our committee members grew up judging livestock, and we know the decision-making and reasoning skills students learn through the contest.”

The top-placing teams in the contest were:

Senior FFA Division

  • First Place: El Reno FFA
  • Second Place: Kingfisher FFA
  • Third Place: Prague FFA Gold Team

Senior 4-H Division

  • First Place: Alex/Grady County
  • Second Place: Kay County
  • Third Place: Stephens County

Junior FFA Division

  • First Place: Cherokee FFA
  • Second Place: Indianola FFA Team 1
  • Third Place: Moss FFA

Junior 4-H Division

  • First Place: Amber-Pocasset Team 1
  • Second Place: Indianola
  • Third Place: Alex/Grady County

The top-placing individuals in the contest were:

Senior FFA Division

  • First Place: Jacob Bedell of El Reno FFA
  • Second Place: Gage Cantrell of Prague FFA Gold Team
  • Third Place: Rylyn Thompson of Adair FFA

Senior 4-H Division

  • First Place: Dustin Tolson of Alex/Grady County
  • Second Place: Brycen Otey of Alex/Grady County
  • Third Place: Riley Scott of Stephens County

Junior FFA Division

  • First Place: Braylon Spears of Hartshorne FFA Team 1 
  • Second Place: Allison Shropshire of Indianola FFA Team 1
  • Third Place: Kynlee Dailey of Kingston FFA

Junior 4-H Division

  • First Place: Dax Delozier of Adair 4-H
  • Second Place: Blake Janssen of Amber-Pocasset Team 1
  • Third Place: Wyatt Jensen of Jackson County Team 1

The full list of results is available on the website JudgingCard.com.