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Choctaw Nation Events

Many events are going on each month in the many Choctaw Community Centers and clubs. Check back often to see what's going on in and around the Nation. You may also check the most recent copy of Biskinik for past and future event information.

If your group has an event, please let us know by sending an e-mail!

Events will be listed prior to the starting date of the event, and are automatically removed the day after the event ends. If you have a recurring event (example: "second Tuesday of each month") we will put your listing up for the year. Please be sure and let us know if you are no longer meeting, or the date changes.

  • 2016 Labor Day Festival

    Mark your calendars for the 2016 Choctaw Nation Labor Day festivities Sept. 1 – 5 in Tvshka Homma.

    2016 RV Reservation Form

  • "Coming Together" Summit

    Coming Together - Autism Summit
    Choctaw Casino/Resort Conference Center

    October Summit
    October 15, 2015
    9:00am until 12:30pm

    December Summit
    December 17, 2015 9:00am - 12:30pm

  • 2016 Annual Choctaw Nation Livestock Show

    SHOW COMMITTEE: Tony Johnson, Shawn Sparks, Clyde W. Spears, Brad Spears & Brandon Spears

    SHOW COMMITTEE’S DECISION FINAL IN GRIEVANCES
    Livestock Show Livestock Show JudgesJudges
    CONTACT INFORMATION:
    Jones Academy Administration: (888)767-2518 or (918)297-2518
    Jones Academy Agriculture: (918)297-7373

    ELIGIBILITY:

    This show is open to all 4-H and FFA members who are 9 to 19 years of age at the time of the show and have a Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB). There are NO Boundary Guidelines again this year, so participants DO NOT have to live or go to school within the 10.5 counties of the Choctaw Nation.

    GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS

    1. Entry fee is $10.00 per head; late fee is $25.00 (after January 25). Up to three (3) entries per division (swine-goats-sheep-heifers-steers).

    2. Wood chips or shavings only shall be used for bedding. (NO HAY OR STRAW)
      Participants must bring their own shavings.
      Durant show – No Shavings in Cattle Barn

    3. Each school will be responsible for monitoring their students and following their eligiblity rules for participating in activities.

    4. A photo area will be set-up for all breed, reserve breed and grand champions.

    5. All animals must be owned by 4-H or FFA exhibitor at least 60 days prior to show.

    6. No animal can be shown at both shows.

    7. Start Times (Shown Below):

    Saturday, February 6

    Wilburton Show
    Swine (10AM)
    Does (After Swine show)
    Wethers (After Doe show)
    Lambs (After Wether show)

    Durant Show
    Swine (10AM)
    Does (10AM)
    Wethers (After Doe show)
    Lambs (After Wether show)

    Sunday, February 7

    Wilburton Show
    Heifers (11AM)
    Steers (After Heifer show)

    Durant Show
    Hiefers (11AM)
    Steers (After Heifer show)

    *Mail All Applications To:

    Wilburton Show
    Jones Academy
    Attn: Livestock Show
    HCR 74, Box 102-5
    Hartshorne, OK 74547

    Durant Show
    Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
    Attn: Lindsay Young
    3rd Floor Finance
    P.O. Box 1210
    Durant, OK 74701

    Swine Show

    1. Breeds of swine are: Berkshire, Chester, Duroc, Hampshire, Poland, Spot, Yorkshire and Cross Breed.

    2. Exhibitors are responsible for weighing their swine and turning in the weight cards by 8:30 AM on the day of the show. There will be a 10-pound weigh back from the weigh-in card. Minimum weight of swine is 120 lbs. on card and Maximum weight of swine is 280 lbs. on card.

    3. Health certificates or signed statement for pseudorabies will be required for all swine.

    4. Barrows and gilts are eligible. (NO BOARS)

    5. It is the exhibitors’ responsibility to bring panels to separate their pens.

    6. Clipping of swine will not be permitted on the grounds.

    7. Swine will be shown with no paints or powders.

    Doe Show

    1. Does will be shown by weight only.

    2. Exhibitors are responsible for weighing their Does and turning in the weight cards by 2:00 pm = Wilburton Show & 8:30 am = Durant Show. There will be a 5-pound weigh back from the weigh-in card. Minimum weight of doe is 30 lbs. on card and No Maximum weight.

    3. All does must be shown with a choke chain, collar or halter.

    4. All horns must be tipped/rounded.

    Wether Show

    1. Wethers will be shown by weight only.

    2. Exhibitors are responsible for weighing their Wethers and turning in the weight cards by 2:00 pm = Wilburton Show & 10:00 am = Durant Show. There will be a 5-pound weigh back from the weigh-in card. Minimum weight of wether is 30 lbs. on card and No Maximum weight.

    3. No bucks are allowed to show.

    4. All wethers must be shown with a choke chain, collar or halter. Sheep style bracing with all four hooves on the ground is allowed.

    5. Recommended wethers be sheared to a maximum of 3/8-inch residual hair length.

    6. All horns must be tipped/rounded.

    Lamb Show

    1. Lambs will be shown by weight only.

    2. Exhibitors are responsible for weighing their lambs and turning in the weight cards by 3:00 pm = Wilburton Show & 11:00 am = Durant show. There will be a 5-pound weigh back from the weigh-in card. There will be No Minimum weight or Maximum weight for the sheep.

    3. It is recommended that all sheep shown must have a complete body slick sheared with no more than 10 days of growth and not have more than ¼ inch of wool at the time of the show.

    4. Lambs must be shown without paint.

    Heifer Show

    1. Heifers will be divided into 4 Divisions:

    English Division
    Angus (Black/Red)
    Hereford (Horned/Polled)
    Shorthorn

    Continental Divison
    Charolais
    Branvieh
    Maine Anjou
    Chianina
    Limousin
    Piedmontese
    Simmental
    Saler
    Gelvieh
    Tarentaise
    Blonde d’Aquitaine

    Brahman Influence Divison
    Beefmaster
    Brangus
    Brahman
    Charbray
    Braford
    Simbrah
    Brahmousin
    Santa Gertrudes

    AOB Division
    For any breeds not listed in the other 3 divisions. To include all heifers without registration papers.

    1. Heifers in the English Division, Continental Division and Brahman Influence Division must have Registration Papers with date of birth shown. These divisions will be broken into classes by age. (Maximum age 24 months)

    2. Heifers in the AOB Division will be broken into classes by weight. Beef Director will weigh the AOB Heifers from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, on the day of the show.

    3. Blow & Show Only.

    Steer Show

    1. Steers will be divided into 4 Divisions:

    English Division

    Angus (Black/Red)
    Hereford (Horned/Polled)
    Shorthorn

    Continental Divison
    Charolais
    Branvieh
    Maine Anjou
    Chianina
    Limousin
    Piedmontese
    Simmental
    Saler
    Gelvieh
    Tarentaise
    Blonde d’Aquitaine

    Brahman Influence Divison
    Beefmaster
    Brangus
    Brahman
    Charbray
    Braford
    Simbrah
    Brahmousin
    Santa Gertrudes

    AOB Division
    For any breeds not listed in the other 3 divisions.

    1. Each division of steers will be broken down by weight. The Beef Director will weigh all steers from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, on the day of the show.

    2. Blow and Show Only.

    3. The Show Committee and Beef Director has the right to re-classify steers according to breed characteristics.

    Applications

    Eligibility & Rules
    Swine Application (Durant)
    Doe Application (Durant)
    Wether Application (Durant)
    Lamb Application (Durant)
    Heifer Application (Durant)
    Steer Application (Durant)
    Swine Application (Wilburton)
    Doe Application (Wilburton)
    Wether Application (Wilburton)
    Lamb Application (Wilburton)
    Heifer Application (Wilburton)
    Steer Application (Wilburton)

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