Each year, with the help of our partners and sponsors, OACD recognizes the "Best of the Best" in the conservation community. We choose one District, one Director, and one Cooperator each year from across the state. Each of these are chosen based on their hard work, commitment to conservation and dedication to furthering the message of conservation. Find more information here.
The Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts hosts annual speech, essay and poster contests for youth across the state. Contact your area conservation district for more details and deadlines for your area youth contests. Find more information here.
Since 1952, Oklahoma has welcomed high school students from across the United States to the National Land and Range Judging Contest in Oklahoma City. This contest averages 700 participants each year. Contestants must first qualify quality in their home state to be eligible to compete in Oklahoma at the National Land and Range Judging Contest. Find more information here.