Red, Whitesboro and Blue

By Krista Lucas Wynn

North Texas has experienced quite a bit of rain the past couple of months. The rain did not keep the annual Whitesboro, Texas rodeo from continuing its tradition of hosting some of the top rodeo talent and attracting spectators from miles around.


The rodeo is conducted every year on Fourth of July weekend as a United Professional Rodeo Association event, and award winning Flying C Rodeo Company provides the stock. The rodeo festivities kicked off with a night of slack on Thursday, July 1. What started out as ideal weather conditions, and the arena’s new ground ready to go, soon turned into storms moving in and about five to seven inches of rain pouring down onto the rodeo grounds.

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