Entry Deadline Approaching for SWOSU Homecoming Parade


Deadline for entries to this year’s Southwestern Oklahoma State University Homecoming parade is coming up this Monday, October 27.

The parade in downtown Weatherford is Saturday, November 1, at 3 p.m. with the theme “Born, Bred and Bleed Bulldog Blue.”

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. The form is also online at  http://www.swosu.edu/administration/pr-m/parade-entry.pdf. 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.

Many activities are planned during Homecoming including a 5K Dawg Run; Dawg Fest Classic Car Show; alumni awards reception; volleyball game; football game; and other events. 

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.