Great Salt Lick Contest Rules

All entries must be salt blocks licked by cows or other livestock. Range blocks licked by wildlife will also be permitted. Blocks licked by humans will not be permitted. Licks may also be subject to DNA testing. Blocks with human DNA will be eliminated and offenders banned from future contests. Please include the following information with your entry:

  • Ranch and/or person representing animal
  • Contact: phone or address
  • Type of cattle, horse, sheep, goat, elephant or, whatever
  • Name or number of animal
  • Name of sculpture (a good name could help you win)

Please state which category you are entering your block in: General, With a Poem, Best Forgery. 1 block only per person. No repeat blocks from previous auctions.

Send or deliver entries to:   Churchill School, 3451 Broadway, Baker City, Oregon 97814.

Or, if you want a free replacement block for your entry, deliver it to either Richland/Halfway Feed & Seed, Richland, Oregon


Oregon Trail Livestock Supply, Baker City, Oregon

Get Your Licks in Early

The contest is accepting entries. Bring your licks in as soon as possible. September 10th or high water—high water being September 17th. Judging committee will judge blocks for originality and artistic flair. All different types of blocks are eligible (mineral, selenium etc.) Blocks only. Drawings, photos, paintings of sculpted blocks will not be accepted.

Cows caught using steroids will be canned.

Mad cows will be eligible for psychtriatric treatment.

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