The University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma just 20 minutes. South of Oklahoma City. The University of Oklahoma sponsors many collegiate sporting events in Norman; it is famous for its football team, the “Sooners” as they are known, have won seven NCAA Division I National Football Championships with over 80,000 people routinely watching. With three recreation centres, a golf course and driving range, three disc golf courses, a complete swimming complex with waterslides, a wading pool, 32 tennis courts, 16 soccer fields, 14 baseball/softball fields, and four football fields, there will be plenty to keep you busy. Oklahoma experiences subtropical climate with humid summers and cool winters, tornados and severe weather typically occur during April and May. Numerous celebratory events can be attended locally, including musical performances, arts festivals and Mardi Gras!