73rd Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show set for Jan. 19-21 in Wilburton
WILBURTON, OK (Dec. 7, 2016) – The 73rd Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show is set for Jan. 19-21, 2017 at Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton. The show is jointly sponsored by the Wilburton Lions Club and the Eastern Agriculture Division.
The swine show will take place Thursday, Jan. 19, followed by the sheep and goat show on Friday, Jan. 20. The event will conclude on Saturday, Jan. 21 with the heifer and steer show.
In addition to the usual payout for class winners and breed champions, the grand champions for each show will be guaranteed a minimum of $240 plus $2 per head entered. The reserve grand champions will be guaranteed a minimum of $160 plus $1 per head entered. The bronze champions will also be guaranteed a minimum of $80.
The exhibitors of the grand champions will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship and exhibitors of the reserve grand champions will be awarded $500 scholarship to attend Eastern as agriculture majors.
All exhibitors must be in primary or secondary students (K-12) of a school located in the following counties: Atoka, Bryan, Choctaw, Coal, Haskell, Hughes, Johnston, Latimer, LeFlore, Marshall, McCurtain, Seminole, Pittsburg, Pontotoc or Pushmataha.
There is a $25 per-head entry fee for all animals. All entries must be postmarked by Jan. 12, 2017. Late entries will be charged an additional $5. Visit eosc.edu/sedistrictshow for more information or to download a registration form.