Wade Richey of Altus 4-H Wins Champion Barrow at OYE

2024 OYE Champion Barrow Awarded to Wade Richey.

The Grand Drive of the 2023 Oklahoma Youth Expo kicked off with the Grand Champion Market Barrow selected out of Altus, Oklahoma- Wade Richey with his Hampshire barrow.

Reserve Market Barrow of the show was awarded to Channing Goodson of the Tecumseh 4-H, who showed a Dark Cross.

Reserve Market Barrow, Channing Goodson.

Bronze Market Barrow was awarded to Gavin Straka of the Yukon FFA Chapter, who showed a Hampshire.

Gavin Straka

Here are the Champions and Reserve Champions of each breed in the Barrow Show:

Champion- Alison Salyer, Morris FFA
Reserve- Evan Hinkle, Yukon FFA

Champion- Evie Rue Cantrell, Ripley FFA
Reserve- Raegan Biggerstaff, Anadarko FFA

Champion- Tristyn Nelson, Coweta FFA
Reserve- Bella Ball, Cashion FFA

Champion- Jaxon Conner, Tuttle FFA
Reserve- Payten Kienholz, Tonkawa 4-H

Champion- Kutter Ward, McIntosh County 4-H
Reserve- Nicholas Armitage, Yukon 4-H

Chester White
Champion- Preslee Bennett, Yukon FFA
Reserve- Madelyn Gray, Vanoss FFA

Champion- Wade Richey, Altus 4-H
Reserve- Gavin Straka, Yukon FFA

Champion- Summer Prince, Garber FFA
Reserve- Case McPeak, Smithville 4-H

Light Cross
Champion- Avery Throckmorton, Marlow FFA
Reserve- Jaylee Buck, Kiefer FFA

Dark Cross
Champion- Channing Goodson, Tecumseh 4-H
Reserve- Gavin Straka, Yukon FFA

All of these Champions and Reserve Champions will be a part of Friday’s Sale of Champions at the Norick Arena at the OKC Fairgrounds- starting at 4 PM.

Click here for the full schedule for the 2024 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 2024- available here. If you want to look back to the 2023 OYE- click here for our pictures from last year’s event.

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