Nominations

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Online Nomination Link

http://okexpo.fairwire.com
Link will be live after the first nomination distribution date.

 

Nomination Distribution Dates

October 16, 2017
Goats, Sheep, Steers

Locations:
Enid at Garfield Co. Extension Office
Tulsa at Tulsa Co. Extension Office
Atoka at Kiamichi CareerTech
Lawton at Comanche Co. Fairgrounds

An OYE representative will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at each site.

October 31, 2017
Goats, Sheep, Steers

Location:
Stillwater at State Greenhand Quiz

November 7, 2017
Swine

Locations:
Enid at Garfield Co. Extension Office
Tulsa at Tulsa Co. Extension Office
Atoka at Kiamichi CareerTech

An OYE representative will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at each site.

November 17, 2017
Swine

Location:
Duncan at NSR Fall Classic

An OYE representative will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Nomination Deadlines

November 7, 2017

Breeding Does
Commercial Breeding Ewes
Market Goats
Market Lambs
Market Steers
Wether Dam Breeding Does

December 7, 2017

ALL Swine

 

Payment

Nomination kits are $20.00 per kit for all species.

Payment is due when you pick up your nomination kit.

If you wish to have your kits mailed to you, there is a $50.00 shipping and handling fee. There are no additional charges to pick up your kits at a distribution site or at the OYE office.

 

2018 Tag Colors

Goats - TBA
Sheep - TBA
Steers - TBA
Swine - TBA

 

Nomination Instructions

Please carefully read the instructions below!

Step 1

Pick up your nomination kits from a distribution site, OYE office or by mail.

Step 2

After receiving your nomination kits, complete the envelope form and perform the requirements for each species listed below.

NOTE: You will need one envelope per animal.

In order to properly nominate an animal for OYE, the following is required to be sent in to the OYE office:

Steers

  • Hair DNA sample (pulled from tail switch)
  • Completed form on nomination envelope
  • Three photos of Angus, Hereford and Shorthorn (head shot, show side profile and non-show side profile --- all with the exhibitor)
  • Two photos (head shot and show side profile) --- all with the exhibitor
  • Breeders verification form (not necessary for steers nominated as crossbreds)

Sheep

  • Hair DNA sample (pulled from legs)
  • Completed form on nomination envelope

Goats

  • Hair DNA sample (pulled from legs)
  • Completed form on nomination envelope

Swine

  • Hair DNA sample (pulled from tail, legs or back of neck)
  • Completed form on nomination envelope
Step 3

Next, place the hair sample inside of the provided plastic bag, seal the bag shut, and write the animal's OYE tag number on the outside of the bag.

Place the bag of hair (DNA) sample inside of the nomination envelope and seal it. All other information (i.e. breeders verification form and steer photos) should be stapled to the back of the nomination envelope.

Step 4

Lastly, mail or deliver the completed nomination kit to the OYE office on or before the deadline date.

NOTE: Do not attempt to mail the nomination envelope itself. You must place all nomination envelopes inside of a mailing envelope or box prior to shipping.

OYE highly recommends sending via certified mail!!

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