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44th Annual Cow Chip Days In Beaver OK One For The Books

KSCB News - April 20, 2013 11:02 pm

The 44th Annual Cimarron Territory Celebration Cow Chip Days is now one for the books. Events were held all week long including a Chili Cook-Off, an Old Fashion Church Service, a King and Queen Reception and culminated with a full slate of events on Saturday. On Saturday, April 20th, the day started with over 365 runners in the first ever Beaver Color Classic 5K run. There was a Kiddie and a huge Downtown Parade, and vendors and exhibitors set up at the Beaver County Fairgrounds. At 12:30pm there was a Coke can toss for the kids, followed by the Annual Cow Chip Throwing competition. In the Womens Division,Teri Welty walked away with the title with a throw of 118 ft. She was followed by Savannah Tillman in 2nd and Rachell Ulrich in 3rd. Winning for the Men this year was Lincoln Nebraska resident Terry Ecklund with a toss of 145 feet 2 inches. Taking 2nd was Cole Wiiliams, with James Pratt in 3rd. In the VIP Division, in 1st was Joe Denoyer with a throw of 88 feet 10 inches while Andy Lovato took 2nd. The Team Division saw the Beaver Fire Department once again take 1st with a total of 368 feet 5 inches, edging out Eclipse Trucking in 2nd and KKBS in 3rd. The evening culminated with a concert by Country Music Artist Trent Willmon. On Sunday, Cowboy Church, led by the parents of Bull Riding Champion, the Late Lane Frost, and a Golf Tournament were scheduled. The event is hosted each year by the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce.

 

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