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Richest open rodeo in Texas set for Aug. 16-17




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Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo & Festival is set for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16-17, at the Atascosa County Showbarn Arena, located between Pleasanton and Jourdanton on S.H. 97, behind Pursch Motors.

The richest open rodeo in Texas will offer $17,500 added prize money and an all-around three-horse slant trailer.

Friday’s event begins with the “Cowboy of the Year” and South Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame ceremony at 7 p.m. The rodeo will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Immediately following the rodeo, Gary P. Nunn will perform.

Saturday’s rodeo will begin at 7 p.m., followed by entertainment by the “Bracken Hale Band” and headlined by Steve Wariner.

Admission is $10 adults; ages 6-12, $5; and children less than 5 years, free.

Other events include an IBCA-sanctioned barbecue cook-off on Friday.

Saturday afternoon’s events include a washer tournament, chicken roping, and best looking welding truck.

Vendors are welcome.

For more information, contact Randy Rice at 830-534-0131, Robert Earl Wood at 830-570-1211, or Dustin Neal at 830-570-2814.
 

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