Beef Advocate Contest

Oklahoma Beef Advocate Program Contest

When: Friday, April 12, 2019
Where: OKC West Stockyards, El Reno, OK
Time: 1:00 pm – Following the Commercial Cattle Grading Scholarship Contest
Hosted by: Oklahoma CattleWomen, Inc.
This is a statewide competition open to Oklahoma youth from grades 5th – 12th. The contest is held in March or April at OKC West Stockyards in conjunction with the commercial cattle grading scholarship contest.

Goal: Create and implement youth advocates who will further their knowledge of beef education and consumer interaction.

Competition: There will be two mock interactions.

1. Media – the contestant will participate in a mock media interview. The interviewer will ask pre-determined questions with the option to ask follow-up questions. A panel of judges will observe the interaction for knowledge, articulation, poise and the contestant’s ability to explain beef production and present the beef community in a positive manner.

2. Peer – A staged conversation between contestant and his/her peer which includes beef production and/or nutrition. A panel of judges will observe each contestant on their ability to relay to their peers appropriate and accurate information regarding beef community and beef nutrition.

Junior Contestants: Current grade 5th -8th
Senior Contestants: Current grade 9th-12th

Prizes: Cash awards
Junior Division:
1st place, $300
2nd place, $200
3rd place, $100
Senior Division:
1st place, $500
2nd place, $300
3rd place, $200

For more information about this contest contact:
Ddee Haynes, OCW Beef Ambassador Co-Chairperson, 580-772-4053,
Tammi Didlot, OCW Beef Ambassador Co-Chairperson, 405-409-7633,
Contest Resources
Sponsored by Oklahoma Beef Council


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