5th Annual OCA Photo Contest

The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association holds an annual photo contest to obtain usable and appropriate photos of people, cattle and landscapes in and around ranch life.  Photos will be used for future OCA publications and promotions.  OCA, OCW or OJCA membership is required to enter.


Congratulations to the finalists in the OCA Photo Contest!

Vote for you favorite photo in each category here.

 Families working together on the Ranch: 

Gregory Fry
Tara Jaronek
Stacy Pearce

Winter Feeding:
Stacy Pearce
Tayten Lierle
Wade Miller

General Cattle:
Shiann Burns
Dillon Sparks
Tara Jaronek



How to Enter

  1. Like the OCA Facebook page.
  2. Select a photo category: 
    1) Winter Feeding / Snow
    2) Families Working on the Ranch  
    3) General Cattle
  3. Submit your photo & contact info using the link below between Nov.1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.  Photos received in any other way will not be accepted.
  4. The top 3 photos for each category will be selected by the photo contest selection committee.
  5. OCA Facebook Fans will vote for the winner of each category.  The photo with the most votes will win.
  6. Voting will begin May 15, 2018 and run through July 1, 2018.
  7. Winners will be notified by July 10, 2018 via phone or email.

Submission Rules

  • Photos must be submitted by March 31, 2017.  Late entries will not be accepted.
  • All photos submitted may be used and redistributed by the OCA as it may choose.
  • The submitted photos must be the photographer’s original work.
  • Photos do not need to be taken within the contest timeframe to be eligible to win.
  • The photographer may submit 1 image per category.
  • Photos with date stamps will not be accepted.
  • Please submit the largest JPG file possible.  Do not crop or change the name of the photo, that will often shrink the file size.
  • All photos should be submitted in a JPG format.
  • OCA will at its sole discretion determine eligibility.  OCA reserves the right to reject and disqualify any images that are considered inappropriate.

The photo contest selection committee will select the top three photos in each category.  The top three photos in each category will then be voted on by OCA Facebook Fans.  The top three category finalists will be notified via email prior to voting.  OCA Facebook Fans will vote for a winner in each category.  The photo with the most votes will win.  Voting will begin May 15, 2018 and end July 1, 2018.

The category winners will be featured on our website, e-newsletter, social media and in the Oklahoma Cowman magazine.  The winners of each category will receive an OCA jacket and hat sponsored by the Oklahoma Cowman magazine and a Premium Registration package to the 2018 OCA Annual Convention and Trade Show (July, 2018).  This includes committee meetings and breaks, trade show receptions, trade show visitation, awards banquet, trade show luncheon, inspirational breakfast and cattlemen’s college.  Lodging not included.