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El Reno and Kingfisher FFA Chapters Claim Top Honors at 2017 State Fair of Oklahoma Livestock Judging

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:26:56 CDT

El Reno and Kingfisher FFA Chapters Claim Top Honors at 2017 State Fair of Oklahoma Livestock Judging

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.”

High individual overall was the top Senior FFA Indivl- Jacob Bedell of El Reno FFA. The El Reno FFA and Kingfisher FFA teams in the Senior Division were tied in most total points of the 2017 contest, with El Reno winning the tie breaker to claim first place in the Senior FFA Division.

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

You can view details of the contest and how each team did at the 2017 State Fair of Oklahoma Contest by clicking here.



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