The 11th Annual Great Salt Lick Contest/Auction/Benefit will be held September 16, 2017 at Crossroads Art Center, 2020 Auburn, Baker City OR. All auction proceeds, will go to OHSU Parkinson's Center of Oregon. Over $1000 will be given out in prize money. This year besides best poem with block there will be a $100 IF PIGS COULD FLY poem.

Please get your licked blocks in by the 15th. Free replacement blocks will be supplied by Oregon Trail Livestock Supply, Baker City, or, Richland Feed and Seed, Richland, or Crossroads Art Center, Baker City (no replacement block at Crossroads.

There is $1,000 of prize money to be awarded. Judges this year will be from the local alcohol brewers, vintners and, distillers of Baker. The categories are:
General: 1st $150   2nd $100  3rd $75 4th$50
Best General Poem: 1st $100  2nd $75
Best Pigs Can Fly Poem:  $100  2nd $75
Best Forgery: $100  2nd $75
People’s Choice: $100

Questions? Call Whit at 541-519-2736

If you have never attended and want to know more here are the links to the Oregon Public Broadcast TV piece (2011)  OPB and National Public Broadcast’s Weekend Edition’s piece (2013) NPR

The Great Salt Lick Contest has now earned $92,000 for Parkinson’s Research at OHSU. Thank you to all who have contributed or donated to this event.