Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211


Agricultural News

OCA Ranch Rodeo Committe Presents Great Big Check to the Oklahoma Children's Hospital

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:42:15 CDT

OCA Ranch Rodeo Committe Presents Great Big Check to the Oklahoma Children's Hospital

When Tim Drummond isn’t tending to his ranch in Northeast Oklahoma, he’s helping Oklahoma children in need of medical help. He does this as Chairman of the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association’s Ranch Rodeo Committee which hosts an invitational rodeo each year to raise funds for the Oklahoma Children’s Hospital.

Last weekend Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Associate Farm Director Carson Horn had the opportunity to talk to Drummond before they gave $30,000 in proceeds to the hospital that was raised in 2018 during a timed event at the Lazy E Arena.

Listen as Tim tells Carson how they get the kids from Oklahoma Children’s Hospital involved in the event last weekend, and in August, by clicking the LISTEN bar below.

OCA Ranch Rodeo is often affectionately reffered to as "cowboys helping kids."

“I’ve made it a point to give the hospital more than half of the proceeds of every rodeo we ever put on,” Drummond said with pride. “We also pass the boot during the event and last year I think we raised over $10,000 just passing the boot. That’s not including the $30,000!”

A great spectator sport, the OCA Ranch Rodeo features 12 historic Oklahoma ranch teams in head to head competition for bruises and bragging rights. The OCA event is comprised of six events depicting real life day-to-day ranching activities. The event also features a trade show, kids dummy roping, and the Champion team at this event represents Oklahoma at the world competition each year.

“We’ve given over half a million dollars to the children’s hospital and we’re honored to be able to help them. At the end of the day it’s about cowboys helping kids,” said Drummond.

Planning for this year is well underway. The 35th annual OCA Ranch Rodeo will take place at the Lazy E Arena on Aug. 23 and 24, 2019. Tickets go on sale in mid-May.



Tim tells Carson how OCA gets kids from Oklahoma Children’s Hospital involved in their rodeo events
right-click to download mp3


WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI


Top Agricultural News

  • Advocate for Strong Rural Communities Says President's Budget Ignores Needs of Rural America  Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:24:40 CDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 20, 2019  Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:13:50 CDT
  • Afternoon Wrap-up with Dave Lanning  Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:51:27 CDT
  • DFA Annual Meeting Emphasizes the Cooperative's Commitment to Farmer and Helping Preserve the Planet  Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:20:04 CDT
  • Per Capita Meat Supplies May Back Off Slightly in 2019- Which Could Be Supportive of Cattle Prices  Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:46:56 CDT
  • The Steven Adams Hanging Out Edition- Your Wednesday March 20 OYE Recap  Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:05:26 CDT
  • The Wednesday Oklahoma Youth Expo Recap- Your Steven Adams Hanging Out Edition  Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:55:42 CDT
  • Wildfire Initiative: EQIP Deadline March 29, 2019  Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:13:41 CDT

  • More Headlines...


    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Herbs Herb Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Stillwater Milling KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    © 2008-2019 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.