You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.
Nixon going hog wild with ranch rodeos
Enjoy ranch rodeo action Oct. 18-19 in Nixon.
The 25th annual Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show’s Wild Hog Cook-off and Ranch Rodeo is set for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, in the Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show Arena, located east of Nixon off U.S. 87.
Dance to the music of “Conjunto Cats” Friday night from 8 p.m. to midnight. Margarita and salsa contests will also be held.
Saturday’s events begin with a 5K hog run/walk, with proceeds to benefit the Nixon-Smiley scholarship. For more information, contact M. Zepeda at 830-203-9821.
Fun for the children also begins at 8 a.m. with mutton bustin’, pig scramble, stick horse races, goat slappin’, and hog tyin’.
Turn-in time for the wild hog cook-off begins at 9 a.m. and continues through noon. Categories include Dutch oven dessert, pork ribs and other, brisket, beans, and chicken. For more information, contact Amber Davis at 830-660-6960.
A live auction will be held at noon.
The fun continues with the slick and sleezy pig races set for 2 p.m.
At 4 p.m., the rough and rowdy ranch rodeo -- a San Antonio Ranch Rodeo qualifying event -- will be held.
To conclude the event, dance to the music of “Hole in the Floor Band” from 9 a.m. until 1 a.m.
For general information, contact Harold Rice at 830-534-6682.
For booth information, contact Nathan Wheat at 830-534-7704.
For more information, contact Chad Rice at 210-294-1322.
Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Agriculture Today Archives
A farmer’s view of the Clean Water Act (October 7, 2015)
Bad year for fig trees (October 7, 2015)
County Farm Bureau convention Oct. 15 (October 7, 2015)
County validation (October 7, 2015)
Dove season looking good (October 7, 2015)
Hay & Forage Report (October 7, 2015)
Livestock Market Reports (October 7, 2015)
Ranching event Oct. 8 (October 7, 2015)
Sheriff’s Office to host pistol match (October 7, 2015)
Watch for whooping cranes as they start fall migration (October 7, 2015)
Youth ride off with saddles (October 7, 2015)
Youth-only hunting weekends (October 7, 2015)
October 2015 Gardening Calendar (October 1, 2015)