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Nixon going hog wild with ranch rodeos

Nixon going hog wild  with ranch rodeos
FILE PHOTO Enjoy ranch rodeo action Oct. 18-19 in Nixon.

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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.

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