RedBud Award Winners - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

RedBud Award Winners

Posted by Katie Puckett on 05/16/2013

Frontier Country Marketing Association, members win tourism industry awards

OKLAHOMA CITY – Frontier Country Marketing Association and several of its members were honored May 6 at the annual RedBud Awards Ceremony during National Tourism Week, May 4-12. Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb and “Discover Oklahoma” host Jenifer Reynolds presented the prestigious awards to the tourism industry at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City.

Frontier Country Marketing Association, representing the 12 central counties of Oklahoma, received the RedBud Award for Best Overall Marketing Campaign and the Merit Award for Best Partnership.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the Oklahoma tourism industry for our annual Trips on a Tank Full campaign and our new state-wide new sports marketing cooperative – GAMEPLAN OKLAHOMA,” said Sherri Rogers, Executive Director of Frontier Country Marketing Association. “We are also extremely proud of our Frontier Country members who received awards. We all work very hard to promote our area’s outstanding attractions, events and communities to make it a great place to live and visit.”

The 2013 RedBud Awards included top honors in 15 categories. Entries were evaluated by out-of-state judges based on criteria including customer service, marketing effectiveness, media relations, variety of audiences reached, value and overall creativity.

Frontier Country Marketing Association along with its members took home a total of 7 RedBud and Merit Awards in a variety of categories. 2013 RedBud Award winners located in Frontier Country are:

Best Overall Marketing Campaign
RedBud: Frontier Country Marketing Association for “Trips on a Tank Full”

Best Partnership
RedBud: Stillwater Convention & Visitors Bureau for “Legends Weekend”
Merit: Frontier Country Marketing Association for “GAMEPLAN OKLAHOMA” 

Outstanding New Attraction
RedBud: Oklahoma WONDERtorium in Stillwater
Merit: Andy Alligator’s Water Park in Norman 

Outstanding Event
RedBud: Edmond Convention & Visitors Bureau’s “LibertyFest”

Tourism Organization of the Year
Redbud: Stillwater Convention & Visitors Bureau 

For more information about Oklahoma’s travel and tourism industry and to see a complete list of 2013 RedBud Awards winners and photos, visit

Frontier Country Marketing Association, a 501 c-6 organization, promotes the economic growth of the tourism industry in the 12 central counties of Oklahoma. For more information about Central Oklahoma Frontier Country and to request brochures, coupons and more visit or call (405) 232-6552.