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The 23rd Annual Special Ranch Rodeo presented by Andy Horn Builder & Developer and hosted by the Heart O’ Texas Rodeo Committee is moving to a new day and time. This year the Special Ranch Rodeo will be held on Saturday, October 12, at 2 p.m. in the Extraco Coliseum at the Extraco Events Center.

Special Ranch Rodeo invites children between the ages of 3 and 16 years who are physically and mentally challenged to come out and ‘play cowboy’ in the same arena as the professional athletes. Walkers and wheelchairs are allowed in the arena. The children participating in the events are accompanied by a cowboy, sponsor or volunteer.

To register for the event, email or call 254-640-0718. For more information on this great event visit us online at under Events-Rodeo.

In 2013, the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo presented by HEB will celebrate its 61st Anniversary! Over the past 60 years the Fair & Rodeo has offered Central Texas a place to come and support the community while enjoying the sights, sounds and smells that make the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo what it is! The Fair is held annually at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, TX, with over 198,000 in attendance in 2012. For more information about the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo, visit

The Extraco Events Center, home of the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo, is the center of entertainment in Central Texas. Its mission is to produce events for education, entertainment and agricultural experiences while giving back through youth scholarships. The premier facilities host over 225 events with an attendance of 420,000 and a $67 million economic impact annually. For more information about the Extraco Events Center, visit

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