The 2023 National Land and Range Judging Contest is scheduled to be held May 2-4, 2023, and we look forward to hosting the contest. Headquarters for the 2023 contest will be the Canadian County Expo Center in El Reno. You can check out the Expo Center at: canadiancountyexpo.org.

A new online registration system will be launching soon. This website will also be moving in the near future. You can check back here for further details or you can find updates on the Land and Range Judging Contest Facebook page at: facebook.com/nationallandrangejc

OACD has not secured a host motel for the event at this time. If you want to make reservations, you can search hotels in the El Reno, Yukon area.

Official contest results posted at: judging card.com

Soil Texture Kits Available from Oklahoma State University

Soil texture kits can be ordered online from Oklahoma State University. The kits sell for $40. Click on the link below to order:

https://secure.touchnet.com/C20271_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2631

Oklahoma State University to Provide Scholarship Opportunity

The Oklahoma State University (OSU) Department of Plant and Soil Science will offer a $1,500 scholarship to the top-scoring individual in the land judging contest and a $1,500 scholarship to the top-scoring individual in the homesite evaluation contest at the National Land Judging competition. The student can be from either the 4-H or FFA division. To be eligible, the individual must enroll at OSU as a Plant and Soil Science Major.

In addition, if the student has a high school GPA of 3.5 or better and ACT of at least 24, OSU will add an additional $1,500 to the scholarship (total of $3,000). OSU will commit that the scholarship is renewable for up to three more years contingent upon funding availability and a college GPA of 3.0 or better.

For more information, please contact:

Jason G. Warren, Associate Professor
Soil and Water Conservation/Management Extension Specialist
Oklahoma State University
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
371 Agricultural Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-6028
Office Location: 273 Agricultural Hall
Phone Number: 405-744-1721

Jason.warren@okstate.edu