In and effort to keep our volunteers, contest participants, and sponsors safe and healthy from the COVID-19 virus, the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts has made the decision to cancel the 2020 National Land and Range Judging Contest.
If you have registered for the contest, you will receive a full refund in the next few weeks.
The 2020 National Land and Range Judging Contest will be held:
May 5-7, 2020, at the Wyndham Garden Hotel
2101 South Meridian Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Contest and banquet photos from 2019 (courtesy Bryan Painter) are available on Flickr at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/165408221@N07/47766335761
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:
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:
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