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American Farmers & Ranchers 74th Annual State Speech Contest Scheduled to Begin December 1st

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:45:15 CST

American Farmers & Ranchers 74th Annual State Speech Contest Scheduled to Begin December 1st More than $10,000 in scholarships and awards are on the line as students from across the state will compete in the annual AFR state speech contest Saturday, Dec. 1 at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in the Classroom Building, and the contest will start promptly at 9:30 a.m.

The event wraps up the 2018 AFR speech contest season as each of the state contestants previously participated in their district contests, where they must have placed first or second in their respective category and division in order to advance to state. In total, more than 120 students advanced to the state contest from the five districts across Oklahoma. At each contest, students in grades 4-12 competed in one of four categories - American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union, Science & Natural Resources, Agribusiness and Ag Advocacy & Policy.

Results of the state contest will be posted on the AFR website, www.afrcoop.org, and on the AFR social media sites. For more information, please contact Micaela Danker, youth development coordinator, at (405) 218-5561 or by email at mdanker@afrmic.com.

Listen to Micaela Danker, AFR youth development coordinator, talk about this year's contest by clicking or tapping the LISTEN BAR below.

Source - American Farmers & Ranchers



Listen to AFR's Youth Development Coordinator Micaela Danker talk about this year's contest, below.
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