Entries are being sought for the Saturday, Nov. 5, Will Rogers Days Parade. Hosted by Claremore Reveille Rotary Club, theme for the parade is “Will Rogers Says ‘Salute Our Troops.’”


An annual event, most of the 73 years since the first parade in 1938 on the day the Will Rogers Mememorial Museum opened, the parade will get underway at 4 p.m. from Brady Street at the Claremore Expo-Recreation Center Veterans Parkway entrance. It willl continue down Will Rogers Boulevard through downtown Claremore. Line-up will begin at 2 p.m.


Eight categories of entries will include floats (any decorated vehicle or trailer-all other types are speciality entries). Judging for “best use of theme” will begin at 3 p.m.


Other categories are:


°Marching bands (first, second and third place trophies awarded)


°Drill Teams/Scout Group


°Car Clubs/Antique Cars/Individual Cars


°Equestrian/individuals or groups (proof of coggin test required at line-up)




°Specialty entries, royalty organizations, celebrities




Entries should be submitted as soon as possible. Forms may be picked up at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum gift store or submitted by email. For an entry form on the website visit ClaremoreReveilleRotary.com or go to http://www.willrogers.com/events/calendar/calendar.html and see form at bottom of page.


Pat Reeder

Public Relations


Will Rogers Memorial Museums



918-343-8129 Direct Line

918-906-7258 Cell