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The Tuesday OYE Recap- March 19th- Thousands of Animals and Kids, One Basketball Pro and the Majority of the Oklahoma Legislature on the Agenda

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:02:38 CDT

The Tuesday OYE Recap- March 19th- Thousands of Animals and Kids, One Basketball Pro and the Majority of the Oklahoma Legislature  on the Agenda

At one time- Tuesday was a transition day and perhaps not quite as busy as other days- that is definitely NOT the case for the 2019 OYE-

Lots of animals will be showing today- the MoorMan's ShowTec Market Barrow Show starts a three day run this morning at 8 AM. Also being shown today- the MoorMan’s ShowTec Commercial Breeding Ewe Show in the State Fair Arena- starting at 11:30

Also Happening today- the Sunglo Cattle Showmanship will begin at 1:00 PM today.

Backing up to yesterday- Beef Heifers wrapped up and the Supreme Champion and Beef Champions are detailed in our story in the Blue Green gazette- available here.

Congrats also to the Swine Showmanship winners- Sara Marlow of Tulsa County was the overall Showmanship Winner- She was the Intermediate Champ while the Reserve Showmanship Winner overall was the Senior Division winner- Delaney Pippen of Oklahoma Union.

Outside of the show ring- two exciting events are happening- the Oklahoma Beef Council is presenting a special guest appearance at the OYE of NBA Basketball Star Steven Adams- that happens at 2:15 this afternoon in the SuperBarn just outside of the Show Offices. (and yes- Adams is our Kiwi- from New Zealand before landing in OKC to play for the Thunder.)

Later in the afternoon- the Diamond Hats have their annual Sparkle Sparkle event- This One's For the Girls from 3 to 5 in the Barn Three Sales Pavilion.

And THE event this evening is the annual Legislative and Celebrity Showmanship Contest- Tyler Norvell says over a hundred of the 150 lawmakers from the State Legislature will be there tonight- being mentored by constituents from back home(4-H and FFA members) in how to show one of the four species. Last year, the overall winner was House Speaker Charles McCall of Atoka. (pictured above)

Our Coverage of the 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo is once again a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their commitment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business-click here for their website.

Reports will be heard daily on great radio stations that cover Oklahoma and that are a part of the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network- on the internet- our reports of the 2019 OYE can be found on the Blue Green Gazette page- available here. We will be adding pictures daily to our official 2019 OYE Album of Photos on FLICKR, found here.

For more information about the Oklahoma Youth Expo, click here for the home page of the OYE website.



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