The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) and Oklahoma Ford Dealers invite you to attend the 30th Anniversary OCA Range Round-Up on  Aug. 22 and 23.  

The Range Round-Up takes place at the State Fairgrounds Jim Norick Arena in Oklahoma City.  Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m on Friday, Aug. 22 and Saturday, Aug. 23. Tickets can be bought at the door or reserved early by calling 405-948-6800 or visiting www.okstatefair.com.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. to allow time for attendees to visit the trade show. 

“We are excited for our 30th Annual event and honored that The Oklahoma Ford Dealers have been the event’s presenting sponsor since the very beginning in 1985,” said Tim Drummond, OCA Range Round-Up Chairman.   

Twelve teams consisting of 16 ranches of ‘real ranch’ cowboys will compete in the 30th Annual OCA Range Round-Up. These cowboys will compete in events that mirror many of the activities they do on the ranch. 

“2014 will mark the 18th year that our selected charity has been the Children’s Miracle Network.  In that time, the OCA has donated more than $441,500.00,” said Drummond.   “We like to call the event, ‘Cowboys Helping Kids’.”   “We are proud of this event,” Drummond continued, “And we appreciate the ranches, sponsors, fans, and volunteers who help us with this important mission.” 

This year’s completing ranches include: Alfalfa County Land & Cattle, Cherokee, Okla; Buford Ranches, LLC, Welch, Okla.; Davison & Sons Cattle Co., Arnett, Okla.; Drummond Land & Cattle Co., Pawhuska, Okla; Gray G Bar Ranch, Grainola, OK; Hall Ranch, Comanche, Okla, Daube Cattle Co., Ardmore, Okla.;  Hitch Ranch, Guymon, Okla.; McCoy Ranch, Ada, Okla.; Beebe Livestock, Ada, Okla.; Kelly Ranch, Marlow, Okla.; Bearce Ranch, Marlow, Okla.; Treadwell Land & Cattle Co., Frederick, Okla.; McPhail Land & Cattle, Snyder, Okla.; Sugarloaf Ranch, Duncan, Okla.; and 3C Cattle Co., Mill Creek, Okla.

Held in conjunction with the OCA Range Round-Up, a Working Ranch Horse competition will be held on Saturday morning at 8 a.m., Aug. 23 at Jim Norick Arena. Anyone who would like to watch the working ranch horse competition is welcome to attend. 

The OCA represents more than 5,600 Oklahoma ranching families.  The OCA exists to support and defend the state and nation's beef cattle industry. 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 or activities call 405-235-4391 or visit www.okcattlemen.org.