Upcoming Events


OCTA is an active organization with regular events, activities and initiatives. Check back often to see if there are events in your area, or activities that you would like to support.

 

The OCTA Board of Directors has voted unanimously to POSTPONE the convention planned for this September in Elko, Nevada until 2021. The new dates will be September 13-16, 2021.   Additionally, the OCTA convention planned for Casper, Wyoming in 2021 Read More …


The American Solar Challenge 2020 has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled for June/July 2021. This event, featuring qualifying solar cars designed and driven by university students, is a race which was to follow the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri Read More …


Due to the present virus situation and related school closings, the deadline for the submissions of student calendar artwork has been extended to May 15, 2020, and the deadline for the Outstanding Educator Award has been extended to April 30, Read More …


The planned OCTA/NPS mapping and preservation workshop scheduled for June 23-25, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah is cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Plan B is to hold the workshop in association with the OCTA annual convention in Elko, Read More …


As of April 2, 2020 the following Idaho chapter events and activities have been cancelled. April 18 – annual byway tour May 7-8 – City of Rocks outings May 9 – Spring Chapter Meeting at Perkins Restaurant, Burley, Idaho


  ***NOTICE***NOTICE*** The OCTA convention planned for September 2020 in Elko, Nevada has been postponed until 2021. The new dates are September 13-16, 2021. ____________________________________________________________________________________   Join OCTA in Elko, Nevada for its 38th Annual Convention in September 2021. The Read More …


Read our Blog and learn about the latest events and news from OCTA! Learn about the new grants that will allow us to continue our preservation efforts.

Watch our E-News, Facebook page, and website to learn more about these and other forthcoming programs, because we plan to celebrate our dual anniversaries of the National Trails System Act and Oregon Trail in grand fashion!