Cattleman’s Congress

Cattleman’s Congress – January 5-11, Oklahoma City, Okla.

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Important 2021 Cattlemen’s Congress Information

Greetings! We’re just a few short days away from our trip to Oklahoma City for the inaugural Cattlemen’s Congress! Below are some helpful tips when planning your trip.

Tentative Schedule of Events

  • Tuesday, January 5 – Pen & Sale Arrival Begins, Cattle Barn 4
  • Wednesday, January 6 – Junior & Open Cattle Arrival Begins, Cattle Barn 4 & 5
  • Thursday, January 7 – Pen & Sale Cattle Check In, 1 p.m.
  • Friday, January 8 – Bull & Female Sale Preview, 1 p.m. – Performance Arena
  • Friday, January 8 – Annual Membership Meeting & Social, 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 9 – Junior & Open Cattle Check In, 8:30-10 a.m. Maine-Anjou Booth.
  • Saturday, January 9 – Pen of Three Shows, Noon – Performance Arena
  • Saturday, January 9 – Maine Exchange Elite Embryo Sale, 6 p.m., Cattlemen’s Steakhouse
  • Sunday, January 10 – Bright Lights Maine-Anjou Sale, 3 p.m. Super Barn Sale Arena
  • Monday, January 11 – Junior & Open Show, 8 a.m. – Jim Norwick Arena

COVID-19 Waiver & Protocol.

  • MASK ARE MANDATORY. Please remember your mask and wear your mask. We’re very fortunate to be able to have events like these, please help us by being a team player and wearing your mask.
  • Click here to review COVID-19 waiver. Save time and print these off at home and sign them.

Health Requirements

  • Health papers are required. Please read the following:
  • HEALTH REQUIREMENT UPDATE: Please share this information with the accredited veterinarian issuing paperwork. If you have questions, please contact the State Veterinarian’s Office.

All cattle attending the Cattlemen’s Congress must have:

  • An official CVI issued within thirty (30) days prior to the Cattlemen’s Congress must accompany all animals and shall be available at all times to the representatives of the Animal Industry Services of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture. ​
  • ​All CVIs must be validated by Animal Industry Services before animals are given stall or pen space in the barns.
  • All animals must be free of any infectious, communicable or contagious disease and if such a disease is found, it will be cause for removal of the animal(s) from the exhibition. ​For questions regarding testing, CVI’s, official identification, or import requirements, please call Animal Industry Services at: 405-522-6141.
  • All cattle moving interstate for exhibition or show events, are required to have official individual identification ear tags present in the ear. To avoid potential problems, all U.S. cattle entering the show grounds will be expected to have a USDA Official ID ear tag present in the ear. The following tags are considered official: Orange Metal Official, Calfhood Vaccinate (OCV/Bang’s) tag, Silver Metal USDA tag, 840 RFID tag, visual/panel 840 ear tag, or an ear tag with the U.S. seal and “Unlawful to Remove” plus a unique animal number. Cattle without proper identification will have one placed at the discretion of the State Veterinarian’s office and the owner’s expense.
  • **ALL cattle coming to Cattlemen’s Congress MUST have a negative BVD-PI test. This must be stated on your CVI to be allowed on grounds.
  • Please call Animal Industry Services at: 405-522-6141 or or go to ​ ​for requirements or if you have any questions.


  • Stalling will be posted on the Cattlemen’s Congress website, closer to arrival. Please be sure to check the website for stalling.
  • Junior and Open cattle can arrive on January 6th. This is an update to the schedule that was previously posted.
  • Here is a link to a video that may be helpful with setting up stalls.


  • Please review the arrival information carefully on the Cattlemen’s Congress website. ALL exhibitors will enter through Gate 7. Please have your waivers and other information available when you arrive.

Junior & Open CHECK IN

  • SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 8:30-10:30 a.m. – Please bring your registration papers.
    • If you animal has tattoo verified registration papers, you will only need those. If you animal has not been tattoo verified, you will bring your animal to check in. A shoot will be available to check tattoos.
    • DUES – In order to show, you must be a current adult or junior member. If you have not updated your 2021 dues, those will need to be paid.
    • Check in will be located in Barn 4 at the Maine-Anjou booth.

Show Day Order (Monday, January 11)  –

Fullblood Females

Fullblood Bulls

Fullblood Groups

Junior High Maine-Anjou Females

Open High Maine-Anjou Females

Open High Maine-Anjou Bulls

Open MaineTainer Bulls

Open Maine Angus Bulls

Junior Maine Angus Females

Open Maine Angus Females

Junior MaineTainer Females

Open MaineTainer Females

  • Junior Show Judge: Cheramie Viator, Louisiana
  • Open Show Judge: Krisha Geffert, Wisconsin

Bright Lights Sale Information

Sale Cattle Arrival: Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021

Sale Evaluation: Friday, Jan. 8, 2021

Sale Day: Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 – Oklahoma City, OK

Sale Catalog:

Oklahoma National Stockyards Layover Information: 

Contact Kelli Payne: 405-996-0435

The Oklahoma National Stockyards is conveniently located less than two miles from State Fair Park. They will have pens and tie up locations for lay over cattle before, during and after the Cattlemen’s Congress.

Bedding is allowed, covered location, trailer parking and easy access from most major interstates.








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