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Uncover the Hidden Wonders Of the Tulsa Poultry Show

By Tom Seest

Is There An Oklahoma Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

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The Oklahoma Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show is one of the largest poultry shows in the country. The fair is held on the grounds of the International Petroleum Exposition Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Fairgrounds are administered by the Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority, which is comprised of three county commissioners and two at-large members.

Is There An Oklahoma Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

Is There An Oklahoma Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

How Can Tulsa County 4-H and FFA Members Qualify for the Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

Exhibitors must be owned and fed by members of the Tulsa County 4-H or FAF. They may not enter a show more than once. Exhibits must be original creations and must have been created by the exhibitor during the past year. In some cases, exhibits may be added to each year. Posters and other exhibit items should be signed and dated. Most arts and crafts and woodworking projects must be signed.
Exhibitors must be members of a 4-H club or FFA chapter in good standing with a valid social security number. The Tulsa County Free Fair provides cages for exhibits, but exhibitors must provide feed and stall bedding. In dairy goat divisions, exhibitors may use straw. Exhibitors may exhibit purebred or crossbred market animals. Breed classifications are determined by a committee.

How Can Tulsa County 4-H and FFA Members Qualify for the Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

How Can Tulsa County 4-H and FFA Members Qualify for the Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

What Will You Need to Prepare for the Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

To enter the Oklahoma Tulsa State Fair Poetry Show, you must meet certain requirements and adhere to fair rules. All swine, poultry, and livestock exhibits must have valid pullorum test results and negative pseudo-rabies test results. Horses must have current negative Coggins certificates dated within 12 months of the show. The fairgrounds are owned and operated by Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority, which is composed of three county commissioners and two at-large members.
Exhibitors must be certified by the Tulsa County 4-H or FFA chapter and have their social security numbers on the pre-entry form. All animals entered must be confined in properly ventilated stalls. Feed and stall bedding must be provided by the exhibitor. Straw may be used only in the dairy goat division.
Exhibitors must be Tulsa County 4-H or FFA members and must feed and care for their exhibits. If an exhibitor is unable to bring their own animals to the show, permission must be granted from the species superintendent or Extension personnel before they can enter. Bona fide 4-H members may also enter the show as substitute exhibitors.
Tulsa State Fair begins the fourth Thursday after Labor Day and draws over one million visitors. It is home to fifteen thousand exhibits. Its roots can be traced back to 1890s street fairs in downtown Tulsa. In 1913, the fair was selected as the host for the International Dry Farming Congress, and a sixteen-acre exposition grounds were opened. In 1932, the fair became a state fair.

What Will You Need to Prepare for the Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

What Will You Need to Prepare for the Tulsa State Fair Poultry Show?

Who Won Grand Champion Market Steer at the Tulsa State Fair?

A thousand dollars and a custom MFM/Pro Show jacket will go home with Cierra Collins, the Supreme Grand Champion Steer, at the Oklahoma Youth Expo. The winning student is pictured with Jerry Gholson, MFM Territory Manager, and her sisters Claire and Cricket.
The Oklahoma Tulsa State Fair hosted the second annual Market Animal Show on Saturday. The event awarded cash prizes to the top 150 4-H and FFA members who entered their animals. The Grand Champion Market Steer, a Champion Charolais owned by Case Conley of Murray County 4-H, took home a check for $25,000. Charlie Hudgins of Mannford FFA’s chapter of 4-H showed the Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer. Hudgins received $20,000 for the animal.

Who Won Grand Champion Market Steer at the Tulsa State Fair?

Who Won Grand Champion Market Steer at the Tulsa State Fair?

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