Academic Rodeo - Plan and facilitate Spelling and Math Bee, Art & Photography Contest and Public Service Announcement competitions for students. Attend four to six meetings, serve at all of the contests and award ceremonies.
Ambassadors - Provide a warm meal, smiles and conversation to the rodeo contestants and their families in the Cowboy Hospitality Room. Work two shifts during the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo or in the rodeo assisting the VIPs for the night. .
Back Porch Club - Plan, prepare and provide hospitality to the members of the Back Porch Club. Work three to four shifts during the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo and one shift during the RAM Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo.
Calf Scramble - Sell scramble sponsorships during the Pre-Sale Campaign and work with the calf scramble participants during each night of the rodeo. Work every night of the rodeo to inform kids of the rules, watch them during the Calf Scramble and help maintain their safety.
Continuing Education - A year-round committee that raises scholarship money for the youth of Central Texas. This committee produces the Luck of the Draw Fundraiser, takes carnival gate tickets on Sneak-A-Peek night during the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo, organizes the Margarita & Salsa Festival Contests and sells raffle tickets throughout the year.
Creative Arts & Education - Act as managers of the Creative Arts Building during the Fair. Set up projects, host award ceremonies and take in entries. Attend meetings, work set-up night, process entry forms and help tear down after the Fair.
Design & Construction - Design and decorate the various areas of the Extraco Events Center during the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo. Be able to meet one day before the Fair to help decorate and be available the day after the Fair to help tear down.
Esperanza Committee - Engage Latinos in voluntarism and promote the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo to the Latino community. Host to T-Bone's Birthday Party. Must attend meetings, participate in promotional events and work one Sunday of the Fair.
Golf Tournament - Assist with the Spurs &
Spikes Golf Tournament during the Heart O'
Texas Fair & Rodeo with the Stars of the Rodeo.
Attend meetings, sell sponsorships, and work the
Hometown Stage - Provides a venue for local
artists to perform in front of fairgoers. Search,
contact and schedule the entertainment for the
Hometown Stage. Attend meetings and work 3-4
hour shifts during the fair.
Junior - Members of the Jr. Committee will serve as a mentor to youth
ages 16-20 that are interested in learning more about volunteering with the
Heart o’ Texas Fair & Rodeo. Committee members will attend periodic
meetings with these youth to encourage them and serve as a resource for the
youth and committees with which they work during the Fair & Rodeo. Members
of this committee will also take an active role in the selection process of the
youth applicants for this program.
Kids Zone - Host the Mutton Bustin'
preliminary rounds, stick horse pony racing,
bouncy horse racing, and kids dance party.
Work three 4-hour shifts during the Heart O'
Texas Fair & Rodeo.
Livestock Greeters - This is the first
committee the livestock exhibitors and their
families see when they arrive to show their
animals. The greeters oversee all of the animals
coming in and out of the show barn. Work
three 6-hour shifts during the Heart O' Texas
Fair & Rodeo.
Livestock - Perfect for individuals that have
an interest for livestock. These individuals are
the ones who put on the Heart O' Texas Fair &
Rodeo Livestock Show. Must work one entire
species show, including check-in exhibitors,
weigh-in, and assist the judge in the show ring
Margarita & Salsa Festival - Produces the
HOTTEST concerts in Central Texas. Decorate
the grounds, take tickets, hand out t-shirts,
assist in the VIP area. Attend meetings, help
make decorations, work the week before to set
up, work all day of the one-day event in August
and clean up.
Operations - Works closely with the staff to
ensure proper placement of promotional,
informational, and sponsorship signs around
the grounds of the Heart O' Texas Fair &
Rodeo. Be at the mandatory work day(s) before
the Fair to hang signs.
Public Relations - Promote the Heart O'
Texas Fair & Rodeo through giveaways and
social media posts. Survey and welcome
fairgoers during the Fair & Rodeo. Attend the
informational meetings and work two 3-hour
shifts during the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo.
Rodeo Express - Greets and transports
Fairgoers to and from their vehicle during the
Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo. Attend meeting
prior to the fair for Golf Cart Training and work
two 3-hour shifts during the fair.
Rodeo - Produce the Rodeo during the Heart
O' Texas Fair & Rodeo, along with the RAM
Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo in December or
January. Attend mandatory meetings and work
each night of the Rodeo.
South 40 - Raise money for scholarships by
organizing and working the South 40 Outdoor
Expo, Shootout Fishing Tournament, BBQ
Cook-Off, and the fishing trail stops throughout
the year. Work 2 out of the 4 trail stops, attend
as many meetings as possible, and work one 6-
hour shift during the Expo.
Special Events - Cook for the free pancake
breakfast early Sunday morning, host Running
with the Bulls 1 mile and 5K run and run the
Wiener Dog Races. Must be available to work all
3 events and attend organizational meetings
Sweethearts - A year-round committee that
supervises the young ladies that are chose to be
Sweethearts and Miss Heart O' Texas Fair &
Rodeo at events. Attend monthly meetings and
work 3 shifts during the Heart O' Texas Fair &
Volunteers Committee - A committee made
up of existing volunteers to help better our
volunteer program. Recruit new volunteers and
be available to the volunteers who are in need of
help. Attend meetings, promotional events, and
assist new volunteers.
Wine & Beer Garden - Organize, create, and
maintain a fun atmosphere, specializing in
serving only Texas brewed beer and wine during
the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo. Attend
meetings, help set up and tear down, must
obtain a TABC license before the fair, and