The All-World Awards honor outstanding area performers in high school sports.
Athletes of the year will be honored from finalists already announced in football, basketball, wrestling, swimming, volleyball, softball and cross country. Finalists for baseball, golf, soccer, tennis and track and field will be announced in June.
There also will be winners announced for other awards that honor the top overall athletes of the year, coaches, fans, band, cheer and those who have excelled in the classroom. There also will be a lifetime achievement award winner.
Check-in time will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the awards ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.
Choose between Chicken or Vegetarian option:
Pecan Crusted Chicken Breast
Maple Mustard Cream Sauce
Garlic Mashed Potato
Roasted Tuscan Carrot
Stacked Grilled Vegetables, Fresh Mozzarella & Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Mediterranean Cous Cous
About keynote speaker Rod Thompson
Rod Thompson was an All-State basketball player at Beggs and a three-year starting guard for the University of Tulsa from 1995-98. He helped Beggs win three state titles and the Golden Hurricane reach two NCAA tournaments. Thompson is well known across the state as a longtime broadcaster with Cox Cable/YurView Sports and for his work with youth basketball players as the Oklahoma PWP (Playing With Purpose) program director.
Thompson is the father of 2020 All-World Boys Basketball Player of the Year and McDonald's All-American Bryce Thompson, who plays for Oklahoma State.
An elite group of athletes is hand-selected by a panel of Tulsa World sportswriters. Athletes who qualify for nomination for an award are within 60 miles of downtown Tulsa. Athletes also are eligible if they are from a town of at least 5,000 people and located within 75 miles of downtown Tulsa.
Fans of the Year contest sponsored by Tulsa Tech: Nominate from 4/17 - 5/06 and Vote from 5/11 - 6/24
Who is you favorite Fans, Mascot, Band, Cheer Squad and Dance Team. Cast your vote at go.tulsaworld.com/fansoftheyear
Adair, B.T. Washington, Barnsdall, Bartlesville, Beggs, Berryhill, Bishop Kelley, Bixby, Bristow, Broken Arrow, Caney Valley, Cascia Hall, Catoosa, Central, CHEF (homeschool), Chelsea, Chouteau, Claremore Christian, Claremore Sequoyah, Claremore, Cleveland, Collinsville, Copan, Coweta, Cushing, Davenport, Depew, Destiny (Wagoner), Dewar, Dewey, Dove Science, Drumright, Eagle Point (Sapulpa), East Central, Edison, Fort Gibson, Foyil, Glencoe, Glenpool, Green Country, Haskell, Henryetta, Hilldale (Muskogee), Holland Hall, Hominy, Hulbert, Inola, Immanuel Lutheran (BA), Jenks, Kellyville, Kiefer, Liberty, Lincoln Christian, Locust Grove, Mannford, Mason, McLain, Memorial, Metro Christian, Mingo Valley, Morris, Mounds, Muskogee, NOAH (homeschool), Nowata, Oilton, Okay, Okmulgee, Olive, Oologah, Owasso, Pawhuska, Pawnee, Porter, Preston, Prue, Pryor, Regent Prep, Rejoice Christian (Owasso), Riverfield Country Day, Rogers, Salina, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Schulter, Skiatook, Sperry, Stillwater, Stroud, Summit Christian, Tahlequah, Tahlequah Sequoyah, Union, Yale, Verdigris, Victory Christian, Vinita, Webster, Wilson (Henryetta), Wright Christian and Wynona.