SWOSU Accepting Homecoming Parade Entries


Entry forms for Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s annual Homecoming parade coming up September 24 are available at several locations in Weatherford or by calling the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office.

SWOSU is celebrating Homecoming Saturday on September 24. Theme for this year is “Hear Our Growl…Feel Our Bite!”

The parade in downtown Weatherford is starting at 2:30 p.m., which is a new time for the parade. Parade entry forms are available by calling 580.774.3063 or stopping by Room 205 of the Administration Building. Forms are also available at the Weatherford Area Chamber of Commerce office located in Weatherford City Hall and American Insurance Group, 301 N. Washington, in Weatherford. Entry deadline is September 16.

Float entries are not limited to university organizations, so entries are welcome from area civic organizations and businesses. Prizes for this year’s float competition have been increased this year and are $1,300 for first place; $800 for second place and $500 for third place.

Many activities are planned during Homecoming weekend including a golf scramble, traveling style/product show, pep rally/bonfire, dodge ball and basketball tournaments, parade watch parties, alumni awards dinner, tailgate party and football game.

Additional information about Homecoming is available by calling the SWOSU Alumni Office at 580.774.3267 or the Public Relations & Marketing Office at 580.774.3063.