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    A saddle bronc rider hangs on during last year's rodeo. The rodeo kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. The rodeo parade begins at 5 p.m. followed by the Jacksboro Lions Club Fish Fry. Mutton bustin' will take place each night at 7.

Jack County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo begins today

A Jack County tradition is coming back to town June 6-8.

The 64th Annual Jack County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo is coming back to the rodeo arena west of town with 8 p.m. showtimes each night. Each night will feature bareback riding, saddle bronc, bull riding, breakaway roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and team roping. 

A crowd favorite of mutton bustin, for ages six and younger and lighter than 50 pounds, will go on at 7 p.m. each night, according to a flyer. Five riders will go on each evening with the winner each night getting $50 and a belt buckle.

A parade will precede the rodeo beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday around the courthouse square. Following the parade, Lions Club members will host their annual fish fry on the east side of the courthouse until 6:30 p.m.

Friday night is Pink Night at the Rodeo followed by a dance. Jacksboro Band Boosters will operate the concession stand each night with all proceeds going toward the program.

Rodeo Queen and Princess candidates will be introduced with the winner being announced on Saturday night. 

Advance tickets can be purchased from any Queen or Princess Contestant for $8 which can be used for any night with adult tickets at the gate being $10 and children getting in for $6.

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