Benefit Bull Riding Event Planned Sunday in Weatherford


Southwestern Oklahoma State University rodeo team members will participate in a benefit bull riding event this Sunday, November 17, at the B.O.P. Ram Rodeo Grounds at Rader Park in Weatherford.

The event—which includes a barbeque lunch and silent auction—will benefit SWOSU rodeo alum Lee Akin, who had recent health issues. Sponsors of the event are SWOSU alums and friends of the Akin family.

The BBQ lunch and silent auction will take place from 12 noon until 2 p.m. with the bull riding starting at 2 p.m. at the Don Mitchell Rodeo Arena. The BBQ lunch is being catered by Willie’s. Admission and concession is by donation.