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The Children’s Hospital Trail Ride will host the first of three annual events to benefit the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Foundation. A team-roping event is set for Friday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 2, at the Mesquite Trail Hall and arena located at 11663 Ford Road in Adkins.

A No. 13 (no cap) will be held Friday night. Books open at 7 p.m., rope at 8 p.m. Enter one, draw two for $100 per roper. Each roper entered in draw at least one time may enter for $30 per roper.

Saturday’s events include No. 11 and No. 9 team-roping events, with a trailer to be awarded to the high point roper of the No. 9 and No. 11. Other prizes include saddles to first-place winners, belt buckles for second, and rope bags for third. Prizes will also be awarded for fastest time. Only one prize per roper. A roper may enter a maximum of five times.

Books open at 8:45 a.m. for the No. 11 (capped at a six) with roping set to start at 9:45 a.m. (after the draw). Enter one, draw three or enter open and draw four for $100/roper.

The No. 9 (capped at a five) will start at the completion of the No. 11 or at 2 p.m. (whichever is later). Ropers may enter one, draw three or enter open and draw four for $100 roper.

A Beginners Round Robin -- limited 10 x 10 --will be held Sunday. Pre-enter by calling Marissa at 850-398-2225. Belt buckles will be awarded to those finishing in first to fourth place.

Books open at 10 a.m. for the No. 8 (capped at a four) with roping set for 11 a.m. Enter one, draw three or enter open, draw four for $100 per roper. This event will follow the Round Robin event or at 1 p.m. (whichever is later).

Prizes for No. 8 include a saddle to the high point roper; first place, belt buckles; second place, rope bags; and third place, to be announced

The event is free and open to the public. A dance is set for Saturday from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Admission is $7 per person.

For more information, contact Marissa at 850-398-2225 or Albert at 850-398-7528, or visit www.childrenshospitaltrailride.org.
 

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