5 Spirited Competitions You Will Enjoy at Yukon’s Freedom Fest - City of Yukon

5 Spirited Competitions You Will Enjoy at Yukon’s Freedom Fest

Posted by City of Yukon on 06/19/2019

Sand Art Contest

Yukon Parks and Recreation proudly presents several opportunities to celebrate the Fourth of July with friendly competition.  Here's what you can do and how to do it.

Cherry Bomb Triathlon – 8 a.m.
Little athletes come out to swim, bike, run, and show their American spirit.  Age groups are boys and girls, 8 & 9, 10 & 11 and 12 & 13. Registration is FREE! Call 350-8920 for information on registering.

Unique Sand Art (USA) Contest – 10 a.m.
Artists compete with creative sand designs at the City Park sand volleyball court.  Prizes are awarded and the creations will be on display all day.  Call Casey at 350-7680 for more information on this FREE competition.

Parent/Child Timed Obstacle Course Contest – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
One parent and one child race through the obstacle course to show their strength and endurance!  Times will be recorded on a board, and best times will receive awards at 2 p.m. at the City Park football field.

Freedom Fest Children’s Parade – 11 a.m.
Decorate your bike, wagon and/or yourself.  Both singles and groups can compete.  Sign up before the 4that the Mabel C. Fry Public Library or at 10:30 a.m. that morning at the City Splash Pavilion.  Call the Mabel C. Fry Public Library at 354-8232 for more information. This event is generously sponsored by Zaxby’s and Pearl Vision Yukon.

Hotdog Eating Contest – 8 p.m.
Must be 18 years or older.  See who can endure eating the most hotdogs!  12 contestants are randomly picked from the crowd for this competition by the Super Freak stage around 7:30 p.m. on July 4.  The contest starts at 8 p.m.

Freedom Fest is hosted by the City of Yukon. Sponsors include YNB; The Kirkpatrick Family Fund; iHeart Media; 96.1 KXY; The Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts; Wesco Insurance Services; Schwarz Paving Company; OG&E; Tony & Beth Kouba; BOK Financial Securities; Williams, Box, Forshee & Bullard, P.C.; Integris Canadian Valley Hospital; Spanish Cove Retirement Village; Smith and Turner Mortuary; BancFirst; and Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Learn more about Freedom Fest at www.yukonok.gov/freedom-fest. Several competitions have early registration available. Save time by registering in advance online at www.yukonok.gov/freedom-fest/contests.

Freedom Fest is hosted by the City of Yukon. Sponsors include YNB; The Kirkpatrick Family Fund; iHeart Media; 96.1 KXY; The Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts; Wesco Insurance Services; Schwarz Paving Company; OG&E; Tony & Beth Kouba; BOK Financial Securities; Williams, Box, Forshee & Bullard, P.C.; Arvest Bank; Integris Canadian Valley Hospital; Spanish Cove Retirement Village; Smith and Turner Mortuary; BancFirst; and Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 

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Freedom Fest is one of Yukon’s best events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov.

The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The agency’s mission is to lead in the advancement of Oklahoma’s thriving arts industry. The Oklahoma Arts Council provides more than 400 grants to nearly 225 organizations in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state’s arts and cultural industry and manages works of art in the Oklahoma Public Art Collection and the public spaces of the state Capitol. Additional information is available at arts.ok.gov.