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Prize Money for Winning SWOSU Homecoming Floats Increases in 2021

Southwestern Oklahoma State University has announced that Homecoming float prize money has been increased for the 2021 parade that is coming up Saturday, October 30, in Weatherford’s Towne Centre.

The float competition is open to anyone. Prizes have been increased to $1,500 for first place, $1,000 for second place and $700 for third place.

Floats will be judged based on originality, design and quality of construction, mechanics, application of theme, and in comparison, to other float entries.

The parade is at 1:30 p.m. and theme for this year is “Celebrating 120 Years of SWOSU!”

Homecoming parade forms are available at or in the calendar section of by going to October 30 and clicking on the parade event. Forms can also be picked up and returned to the SWOSU Public Relations and Marketing Office in Room 205 of the Hays Administration Building; SWOSU Institutional Advancement and Alumni Office in the Burton House; or American Insurance Group located at 301 N. Washington.  Deadline for entries is Monday, October 25, at 12 noon.

For more information regarding the SWOSU Homecoming Parade, please contact the Public Relations and Marketing Office at 580.774.3063.