Red, White and Thunder Blue Winner Announced

While the nation celebrated Independence Day, fans across the OKC metro added a little Thunder to their festivities.

From the hundreds of photos and videos we received for the Red, White and Thunder Blue contest, it looks like many of our fans found that the Thunder spirit fit right in with their family and community celebrations.

A Thunder flag traveled around Mustang. A family in Yukon decked out their entire backyard with Thunder-themed items.

There were several Thunder cakes and Thunder golf-cart parades. There were groups of fans in Thunder T-shirts, both store-bought and homemade. There was even a Thunder swimming pool.

But after reviewing all the fantastic entries, the one that stuck out as our winner was the Oak Tree Park neighborhood association in Edmond.

Families in the neighborhood bought shirts and made hats. They put on everything star-spangled or Thunder-ized they could find, and then they brought the whole neighborhood together for an old-fashioned parade. One neighbor even made a banner that several of the kids carried at the start of the parade, inviting Rumble to come check out their Thunder spirit.

The Oak Tree Park board member who sent in their entry wrote, “We had a great time … Thanks for the fun opportunity, and for bringing our neighbors even closer together!”

This neighborhood stood out as an example of what we were looking for from this competition – a group of fans who made the connection between Thunder pride, community spirit and a patriotic celebration.

Congratulations to Oak Tree Park, and thank you to the scores of other fans who made this Fourth of July a Red, White and Thunder Blue celebration!