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General News 2024

Rodeo Fun returns to Longview, Texas this weekend

They don’t call it “The Baddest Show On Dirt” for nothing, because not only will there be some serious rodeo competition, but it’s also a PARTY!

The annual Longview Juneteenth Rodeo returns for another exciting year of fun!

This spectacular event kicks off on Saturday, June 29th at the Longview Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena. Gates open at 6:30pm and the “baddest show on dirt” begins at 7:30pm.

You’ll see some of the best Cowboys and Cowgirls from around the country competing for prizes and money in competitions like the Pony Express Relay Race and the Buddy Barrel Pickup and much more!

Don’t miss the after party that takes place after all the rodeo action at the Maude Cobb Convention starting at 10pm with drink specials and more fun for the adults until 2am!

Black cowboys compete at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo in Memphis

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Tickets are available at Boot Barn locations in Marshall and Shreveport, Gabriel’s Menswear and Headquarters Barber and Beauty Shop in Longview, C&M Entertainment, In Tyler at America’s First Daiquiris And Wings and online at

Enjoy rodeo fun with the whole family this weekend and don’t miss the “Baddest Show On Dirt” as it enters its 31st year and celebrates the Black Cowboy experience.

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