Parent's Day Planned September 28 at SWOSU


Parent's Day activities will be held Saturday, September 28, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Among the scheduled activities during the day are a pancake breakfast, tailgate challenge and party, an SWOSU art show and SWOSU football. Also, students will have the opportunity to win two $800 scholarships that will be given away.

The scholarships are made possible by participating businesses. Students or family members can register for the scholarship drawing from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at participating businesses. The winners will be announced at halftime of the 6 p.m. football game.

A tailgate party/BBQ dinner will be held from 4 - 6 p.m. at Milam Stadium. Everyone is invited. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased at the party/dinner.

The pancake breakfast will be held from 8-10:30 a.m. in the Memorial Student Center University Grill. The fundraising event is sponsored by the SWOSU men’s and women’s basketball teams. Cost is $5 for the all-you-can-eat breakfast, consisting of pancakes, ham steak, coffee and juice. Tickets are available from team members, the SWOSU Athletic Office and will be available at the door.

SWOSU is hosting an art show from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the SWOSU Art Building. Admission is free.

The evening ends with the football game featuring the SWOSU Bulldogs as they entertain the University of Arkansas-Monticello. Game time is 6 p.m.

Additional information about the events is available by calling the SWOSU Office of Institutional Advancement at 580.774.3267.

Participating businesses in the scholarship giveaway are:

  • ASAP energy
  • BancFirst
  • Benchwarmer Brown’s
  • Caulkins Conoco
  • Cummins Pontiac, Buick, GMC
  • Deck Wireless
  • Diamond West
  • Downtown Diner
  • It’s All About Moi
  • Kelley Jewelers
  • King’s Gifts & Flowers
  • Laundry Boutique
  • Legacy Bank
  • Midwest Music
  • Miss Trudy’s Past & Present
  • More Than Medicine
  • Nabors Shoe Center
  • Pioneer Cellular
  • Pizza Hut
  • Ratcliffe’s Textbooks
  • Resolution Apparel
  • Sears Dealer Store
  • Simplistic Style
  • Solstice Tanning Company
  • Southwest Auto Parts
  • Taco Mayo
  • Tautfest Furniture & Appliances
  • The Aquarium
  • The Cup
  • The Kloset
  • The Stafford Museum
  • University Bookstore