BROKEN ARROW — Although Rooster Days 2020 is canceled, some of the festival's events are scheduled for September 2020.
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The Rooster Days festival committee announced they are moving forward with three Rooster Day events: Miss Rooster Days Run, Rooster Days Pageant and Rooster Days Cornhole Tournament.
Originally, Oklahoma's longest running festival, was scheduled to celebrate its 89th year on Sept. 3-6, 2020. In June 2020, festival officials decided to cancel the event due to the rise of coronavirus cases in the state.
Officials said they felt they could preserve a portion of the festival by proceeding with the run, pageant and cornhole tournament in a safe way. Also, they felt it is important to still give away a $4,000 scholarship to a student for the Miss Rooster Days Pageant.
Canceling Oklahoma’s longest consecutively running festival was an incredibly difficult decision. We know how important this event is to the community. I was happy to see the committee willing to dig deep and find a way to preserve a few of our cherished traditions.
The run, pageant and cornhole tournament dates and times are listed below:
- Rooster Days Fun Run: 7PM, September 12, 2020, BA Events Complex (21101 E 101st St)
- Rooster Days 5K Run: 7:30PM, September 12, 2020, BA Events Complex (21101 E 101st St)
- Rooster Days Pageant: 7PM, September 17, 2020, Central on Main Ballroom (210 N Main St)
- Rooster Days Cornhole Tournament: 12PM, September 19,2020, BA Brewing CO (333 W Dallas St)
For more information on Rooster Days and these events, click here.
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