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The Oklahoma Youth Expo welcomes any and all media to attend “The World’s Largest Junior Livestock Show.” Each year, more than 7,000 exhibitors from all 77 Oklahoma counties travel to Oklahoma City to exhibit more than 13,000 cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. This 10 day event showcases the most talented ag youth in the state and here at OYE we work to reward our talented youth. Each year nearly $2 million in scholarships are awarded to our exhibitors, for we believe they are the future of our state and the agriculture industry.

For more information regarding the Oklahoma Youth Expo and media opportunities, please contact JD Rosman at 405.235.0404 or email jd@okyouthexpo.org.

Request for Official Photographer Proposal

The Oklahoma Youth Expo is now accepting proposals to serve as the official photographer of the 2022 Oklahoma Youth Expo. The 2022 Oklahoma Youth Expo is set to be held March 8-18, 2022 in Oklahoma City. Photography companies wishing to submit a proposal must meet the following requirements:
  • Photography company must have previous experience picturing cattle, sheep, goats and hogs.
  • Photography company must provide images and results to publications.
  • Must provide show staff with daily access to photos for use on social media and additional marketing materials.
The following photos and/or events are required for the selected photography company to capture:
  • Official Backdrop Photos at each Backdrop (3 Total Backdrops, 1 for Sheep and Goats, 1 for Cattle, 1 for Hogs)
  • Candid Ringshots of each Ring
  • Photos of the Grand Drive
  • All Grand and Reserve
  • All Breed Champions/Divisions
  • Photos of Legislative Showmanship
  • Photos of Skillathon
  • Photos of Ag Mechanics and Engineering Contest
  • Photos of Cattle and Doe Fitting Contests
  • Photos of All Showmanship Contests
  • Photos of Winners’ Circle Wether Dams
  • Photos of Night of Stars Gilt Sale
  • Photos of Sale of Champions
  • General Around the Barn Photos for Marketing
  • Any Additional Requests from Show Staff
Proposals can be submitted via the link below and are due no later than April 30, 2021.
Questions? Contact JD at 405.252.0146 or jd@okyouthexpo.org

OYE Media Credential Request Form

Qualified Media
OYE Media Credentials are issued to broadcast, print and internet media assigned to cover the Oklahoma Youth Expo. Requests must be submitted by the assigning authority at the media outlet (editor, news director, broadcast producer, etc). Credentials will be issued to authorized personnel, employed by the media outlet for the purpose of providing timely news coverage of OYE. Employment verification may be requested (business card, photo ID, name on website).
 
Freelance Journalists
Freelance journalists are required to submit an assignment letter from the general manager, editor or news director, on official letterhead of the media outlet, and will only receive media credentials if on assignment. Production companies are required to submit a letter from their broadcast organization providing details of the editorial coverage and footage required. Media credentials for freelance photographers without assignment will not be granted.
 
Online/Social Media
Online/social media will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Only media with active news websites qualify for credential consideration. The website must post original, dated and industry related news on a regular basis. Social media without supporting news website will not be considered.
 
Photography
— Commercial use of photographs, video and film taken at OYE is strictly prohibited without full written consent of the OYE Media department.
— The sale of photographs taken at OYE is strictly prohibited.
— Logoed photographs are strictly prohibited. Shooting images and placing a photographers logo on any images taken at OYE is strictly forbidden.
 
Media Credential Access
An OYE Media Credential provides media access to grounds events, activities and events in approved areas. The OYE Media Credential does not guarantee showring access.
 
If you require specific access to an area on a select occasion, please contact the Media department. Submitting a credential request form does not guarantee media access. All requests are processed and applying media will be notified. Credentials are not transferable and the Oklahoma Youth Expo reserves the right to cancel accreditation at any time.
 
Photographs, video, audio or other depictions of OYE activities/events must be used for the accredited media stated on the OYE media credential form.

OFFICE LOCATION

21 Land Rush Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73107

SHOW LOCATION

Oklahoma State Fairgrounds
Oklahoma City, OK

PHONE NUMBER

405-235-0404

OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.