Rodeo activities begin March 19
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The Live Oak County Fair Rodeo activities will begin on Thursday, Mar. 19. The rodeo queen contestants will do the riding portion of their contest prior to the county team roping.

The books for the County Team Roping will open at 6 p.m. with the roping to begin at 7:30 p.m. Entry fees are $50 per person. Ropers enter 1 and draw 1 and may enter twice. The top 12 teams will come back during the rodeo with 6 on Friday night and 6 on Saturday night. There will be two sets of buckles awarded this year.

The rodeo will be Friday and Saturday nights (Mar. 20 & 21) beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night. Hat Brand Rodeo Company is the stock contractor for this CPRA approved rodeo with $2,700 in added money ($300 per event/$600 for team roping). Entry fees for bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding, girls’ barrel race, girls’ break-away roping, and steer wrestling is $70. Calf roping entry fee is $100 and team roping is $240 per team. Non-CPRA members are welcome to enter with purchase of $10 permit.

The books will open on Monday, Mar.16 for Rough Stock from 5 to 10 p.m. and from 6 to 10 p.m. for timed events. Books will also be open on Tuesday, Mar. 11 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. for all events. To enter, call 1-800-54RODEO (1-800-547-6336). The draw will be posted at:

Double mugging and wild cow milking events will be held during each of the two rodeo performances. Saturday afternoon, Mar. 21 there will be a steer roping. For entry information on these events, call Scotty McClaugherty at 361-215-1229.

Those interested in entering the mutton busting contest need to contact Sherri Nelson at 361-786-4641. There will be a $10 entry fee for mutton busting. You must be between the ages of 4 to 7 years of age.

Tickets are $6 presale and $8 at the gate. Presale tickets for the rodeo are available from the Queen’s contestants, in George West at This and That Gift Shoppe and Cleaners, and in Three Rivers at the Farmer’s Coop and Hefco.
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