SWOSU Homecoming Parade Entry Forms Now Available


Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s annual Homecoming parade this year will not only be a celebration of SWOSU but Oklahoma’s Centennial as well. Entry forms for the parade are now available.

SWOSU is celebrating Homecoming Saturday on November 3. Theme for the event is “Year of the Dawg: Duke Salutes Oklahoma’s Centennial!.”

The parade will be held on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. in downtown Weatherford. Parade entry forms are available by calling the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office at 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 at Weatherford City Hall, and American Insurance Group, 301 N. Washington, in Weatherford.

Float entries are not limited to university organizations, so entries are welcome from area civic organizations and businesses. The winning float entry will win $1,300, while second place is worth $800. The third place winner will receive $500. And, as an added bonus this year, Weatherford’s Centennial Committee of the Weatherford Area Chamber of Commerce will provide $400 for fourth place, $300 for fifth place, $200 for  sixth place and $100 for seventh place.

Many activities are planned during Homecoming including a reunion of the 1977 SWOSU Apple Bowl football team; a 5K Dawg Run; Dawg Fest Classic Car Show;  alumni awards reception; chili cook-off; volleyball game; 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.