August melds together a variety of sporting events for just about any interest.
In Tulsa, the FC continues its soccer matches at ONEOK Field on Aug. 4, 18 and 23. Stick around the venue for the Tulsa Drillers as they take on later-season foes; games are Aug. 8-13 and 29-31. Fans of mixed martial arts and kickboxing won’t want to miss XFN 389 at River Spirit Casino Resort on Aug 11. Other sports events in T-Town include the Tulsa Reining Classic, Aug. 25-Sept. 3 at Expo Square; and the Top Rank Boxing ESPN event, Aug. 26 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa.
Baseball fans can get their fill in our state’s capital Aug. 1-6, 22-27 and 29-31 with the OKC Dodgers, playing at home at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Softball lovers should also visit the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex from Aug. 10-13 for the USA Softball All-American Games. Enjoy other unique events including the Twister City Roller Derby Bout, Aug. 5 at Edmond’s Arctic Edge Ice Arena; and the AQHYA World Championship Show, running through Aug. 6 at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds.
Around the state, you won’t want to miss a variety of equine and rodeo events, including the Tuttle Rodeo, Aug. 4-6 at Shrock Park Arena; the All Star Team Roping Finals, Aug. 7-13 at Guthrie’s Lazy E Arena; and the Okmulgee Invitational Rodeo and Festival, Aug. 11-12 at the Bob Arrington Rodeo Arena.
Photo credit: Photo by Eddie Kelly courtesy OKC Dodgers