A record 1,694 FFA and 4-H members participated in the 2022 Oklahoma State Fair Livestock Judging Contest at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds Sept. 15 in Oklahoma City.
The contest, sponsored by the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers committee, kicked off the festivities for the 2022 Oklahoma State Fair.
Students had the opportunity to evaluate several species of livestock, including market and breeding classes of beef, sheep and swine. In addition to the animal evaluation, participants answered questions in two classes.
The top three individuals in the junior 4-H division were Owen Adams, Amber-Pocasset 4-H; Kuper Schneberger, Carnegie 4-H; and Jordyn Smith, Kay County 4-H. The top three teams were Mullhall 4-H, Amber-Pocasset 4-H and Wagoner 4-H.
The top three individuals in the junior FFA division were B. Pearson, El Reno FFA; Tassi Fadely, Stillwater FFA; and Marli Williams, Tecumseh FFA. The top three junior FFA teams were Stillwater FFA, El Reno FFA and Thomas-Fay-Custer FFA.
The top three individuals in the senior 4-H division were Destyn Emerson, Tuttle 4-H; Brody Scroggins, Tuttle 4-H; and Kobi Scroggins, Tuttle 4-H. The top three teams were Tuttle 4-H (Team 1), Tuttle 4-H (Team 2) and Kay County 4-H.
The top three individuals in the senior FFA division were Maysen Garrett, Guthrie FFA; Braeden Hopkins, Keys FFA; and Tommy Glover, Elgin FFA. The top three senior FFA teams were Keys FFA, Elgin FFA and Tuttle FFA.
Jackets and banners will be awarded to the winners at the Oklahoma Farm Bureau booth at the Tulsa State Fair in early October.