Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center Presents Inaugural Shawnee Classic Barrel Racing Event!
Shawnee, OK – July 28, 2023 - Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center Presents Inaugural Shawnee Classic Barrel Racing Event!
The Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center is excited to announce the inaugural Shawnee Classic Barrel Racing event, set to take in Shawnee, Oklahoma. This exhilarating rodeo extravaganza will bring together top-notch riders, fierce competitors, and enthusiastic spectators for an unforgettable weekend of action-packed entertainment and equestrian excellence.
The Shawnee Classic Barrel Racing event is scheduled to kick off on Aug 4th and run through Sunday. The expo center is the ideal host, boasting excellent facilities and a long-standing tradition of promoting the Western heritage in the region.
Barrel racing is a thrilling and challenging sport that showcases the incredible bond between rider and horse. Throughout the event, participants will demonstrate their exceptional horsemanship and precision as they navigate a cloverleaf pattern around barrels at breakneck speeds. The competition promises to be intense, with riders vying for cash prizes, prestige, and the coveted title of Shawnee Classic Barrel Racing Champion.
Spectators can expect a thrilling display of skill, speed, and agility, as riders from all across the nation converge on Shawnee to compete. The event is not just about the competition, but also about fostering camaraderie and celebrating the equestrian community. Families and individuals of all ages are welcome to join in on the fun, as we have prepared an array of family-friendly activities and vendors to ensure everyone has a memorable experience.
"We are thrilled to host the Shawnee Classic Barrel Racing event at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center," said Frank Abbott, manager at the expo center. "This event represents the heart and soul of Western tradition, and we are proud to provide a platform for these talented riders to showcase their skills and passion. We invite everyone to come out and witness the thrill and excitement of barrel racing and enjoy a fun-filled weekend with friends and family."
The Shawnee Classic Barrel Racing schedule and entry form can be found at www.shawneeexpo.com/classic . Runs on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. $15,500 total added with $10,000 Future Fortunes Bonus Money. Entries close when the first horse runs on Friday.
For media inquiries, interviews, or press passes, please contact:
Heart of Oklahoma Expo/OVG 360 Group
1700 W Independence St
Shawnee, OK 74804
O: (405) 275-7020
Stacy Cramer Moore
Director of Tourism, City of Shawnee, OK
2820 N Kickapoo Ave
Shawnee, OK 74804
O: (405) 275-9780
About Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center:
The Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center, located in Shawnee, Oklahoma, is a premier event venue that proudly hosts a wide range of activities, including rodeos, livestock shows, concerts, trade shows, and more. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedication to preserving Western heritage, the Expo Center serves as a hub for community events and entertainment.