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Oklahoma Dairy Ambassador

Are you interested in dairy cows and the dairy industry? If so, then you have the opportunity to be named the 2018 Oklahoma Dairy Ambassador!

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Jul 02, 2018
from 05:00 PM to 05:00 PM

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Are you interested in dairy cows and the dairy industry? If so, then you have the opportunity to be named the 2018 Oklahoma Dairy Ambassador!

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participant must either be currently participating in 4-H or FFA, own a dairy animal or a currently enrolled college student pursuing an education in an agriculture-related field.
  • Participants must be a genuine user of dairy products and a genuine supporter of the dairy industry and its future success.
  • Participant must be 16 to 21 by January 1, 2018.
  • Only Oklahoma residents/college students are eligible to apply.
  • Participants are eligible to re-enter future contests, but will be ineligible to compete if selected as a previous contest winner.
  • A completed contest application packet must be submitted to okdairyambassador@gmail.com by July 2, 2018. Participants will receive email receipt confirmations.

 

Guidelines

  • Each participant is responsible for his/her own travel and lodging expenses in connection with the selection process. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.
  • Final participants will be judged by a committee of three agricultural industry representatives. The winners will be selected based on the results of a personal interview and oral presentation.
  • Judges will select the Oklahoma Dairy Ambassador, second and third place. The decision made by the selected judges is considered final.
  • Winner of the Oklahoma Dairy Ambassador program will be announced July 13, 2018, during the Sooner State Dairy Show Banquet in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
  • The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Students enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University while serving as the Oklahoma Dairy Ambassador will receive an additional $1,000 scholarship from OSU-CASNR.

 

The ambassador’s duties and responsibilities as the Oklahoma Dairy Ambassador will end at the time when the next year’s winner is announced, though winners are encouraged to remain involved with the program.

Selection Timeline

  • Deadline for application & essay submission - July 2, 2018
  • Dairy Max Media Training Session to be held at the Payne County Fairgrounds in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Finalist interviews - July 12-13, 2018
  • 2018 Oklahoma Dairy Ambassador announced - July 13, 2018, during Sooner State Dairy Show Banquet at the Payne County Fairgrounds in Stillwater, Oklahoma

 

More information and the application can be found here.


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