Fri, 17 Mar 2023 04:50:57 CDT
The lineup for the final event connected with the 2023 Oklahoma Youth Expo has been set- the Sale of Champions will feature 211 animals owned and shown by 4-H and FFA members from across Oklahoma. The four Grand Champions selected during the Grand Drive on Thursday evening will lead off the sale that starts at 4 PM on Friday afternoon in the Jim Norick Arena at the OKC Fairgrounds.
Those Grand Champions will start off the sale in the following order:
The Grand Champion Market Steer for 2023 is the Crossbred Steer Champ shown by Finley Yocham of Sapulpa 4-H- Her steer leads off the sale.
The Grand Champion Barrow for 2023 is the Hampshire Champion- shown by Brigham Bunt of the Ringwood 4-H club- Brigham's barrow sells second.
The Grand Champion Market Lamb will sell third-it will be led into the ring by Connor Anthony of the Bethel FFA- Connor's Hampshire Market Lamb was declared the best of show for 2023.
The fourth and final Grand Champion that will help lead off the Sale of Champions is the Market Goat- shown by Cara Cummins of the Hollis FFA.
Click here for the Sale of Champions Sale Order list.
You can also click on the PDF link at the bottom of this story.
Click here for the full schedule for the 2023 OYE. The Oklahoma Farm Report team will be snapping pictures from start to finish- and you can see them as we add them to our Flickr album for 2023- available here. If you want to look back to the 2022 OYE- click here for our pictures from last year’s event.
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