74th Annual Archer County Rodeo-June 20th, 21st and 22nd

Thursday, June 20, 7:30pm:

Ranch Rodeo

To enter, call JR Schreiber (940-631-2073) limited to first 10 teams; area cowboys compete for buckles, prize money, and bragging rights. Negative coggins are required for all horses on rodeo grounds

Friday, June 21, 7:30pm:

Archer County Sanctioned Pro Rodeo

Books open Thursday and Friday, June 13-14, (9:00am-4:00pm)

UPRA/UPSU sanctioned; non-members welcome with $10 permit call or text (903) 287-7852 for information-

General admission: $7

Box seats: $10

Children under 5 years old: Free

Saturday, June22: 10:00am:

Unveiling of “Branded” Horse

Unveiling ceremony in the outdoor area of the Archer City Visitors’ Center (the historic Walsh Brothers’Mobil service station, locatedjust north of the Archer City courthouse square), to introduce “Branded,” a life-size metal (cast aluminum) horse decorated with the registered brands (official marks of ownership) of participating Archer County ranches

11:00am (approximately):

Quilt Auction

A king-size quilt, made up of squares that separately depict each of the brands featured on “Branded,” will be offered for auction on Visitors’ Center grounds, immediately following the unveiling. Linda Raap, an Archer City resident, constructed and graciously donated this extraordinary, one-of-a-kind quilt.

Drawing for Handmade Spurs

Chances to win a pair of spurs, made by Shawn Morrison, on sale for $6 each (6 for $20) on the Visitors’ Center grounds. Drawing will be held at Saturday night Rodeo. The proceedes will benefit the Marlin Meador Scholarship Fund.

4:00pm: Gathering of rodeo parade participants at rodeo grounds: Call Rene Holder for information: 940-237-5778

5:00pm: Rodeo Parade begins in downtown Archer City

7:30pm: Archer County Sanctioned Pro Rodeo

(see Friday-night rodeo information above)

Saturday-Night Dance (immediately following rodeo on rodeo grounds)

Queen Contest: for information, call Lauren West (940-733-8969)

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