OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim, is excited to invite young cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the LongRange©kids dummy roping contest on Saturday, Aug. 22.
Kids can partake in a roping competition where they will rope a stationary steer until one final winner it announced. The LongRange©kids dummy roping contest is held in conjunction with the 36th Anniversary OCA Ranch Rodeo and will be held in the outdoor covered arena at the Lazy E in Guthrie, Okla.
Contest participants should arrive at 11 a.m. for check-in and a free lunch. The contest begins at noon. There is no entry fee to participate. Register your little roper at: okcattlemen.org/dummyroping.
Families can make a day of it and stay for the OCA Ranch Rodeo which consists of twelve ranch teams of ‘real ranch’ cowboys that compete in five different events mirroring many of the activities of daily ranch life. Arena doors open at 5 p.m. for shopping in the trade show and the performance begins at 7 p.m.
The competition is fierce, but the cowboys do not take home much more than bumps and bragging rights. They participate with one goal: to support the Children’s Hospital Foundation (CHF). The OCA Ranch Rodeo has raised more than $531,000.00 for the Children’s Hospital Foundation since 1997.
“When you purchase a ticket to the OCA Ranch Rodeo, you are supporting Oklahoma children and their families,” said Weston Givens, Chairman of the OCA Ranch Rodeo Committee. “CHF funds children’s medical research and treatment for children right here in Oklahoma. The funds raised for CHF in Oklahoma, stay in Oklahoma.”
Learn more about the OCA Ranch Rodeo at okcattlemen.org/oca-annual-
The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association is the trusted voice of the Oklahoma Cattle Industry. OCA is the only voice that speaks solely for the cattlemen of Oklahoma and represents beef producers in all 77 counties across the state. The OCA officers, board of directors and membership encourages you to join us in our advocacy efforts to ensure less government intervention, lower taxes and a better bottom line. For more information about OCA membership, the theft reward program or activities call 405-235-4391 or visit www.okcattlemen.org.
–Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association
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