We're getting ready to celebrate freedom and our history with Juneteenth, our newest national holiday! As you know, we don't play behind Juneteenth here in East Texas and while the rest of the nation is just now catching on, communities throughout our area have been celebrating for decades. We're excited to give you an opportunity to win your way in to one of the biggest events in East Texas celebrating Juneteenth!

The Henderson County Black Rodeo Association Presents The 10th Annual Juneteenth Rodeo & Celebration!

Glove of rodeo cowboy gripping rope on horse or bull

Get ready to check out some of the best cowboys in East Texas and beyond at the annual rodeo happening at the Henderson County Regional Fair Complex Saturday June 11th located at 3356 State Highway 31 E in Athens. The celebration begins with a tailgate party beginning at Noon then enjoy an evening of incredible competitions with cash money on the line including:

  • Ranch Bronc Riding
  • Calf Roping
  • Steer Wrestling
  • Ladies Steer Undecorating
  • Team Roping
  • Ladies Barrel Racing
  • Bull Riding
  • Pony Express/Relay Racing
  • Ladies Break-A-Way Roping
Juneteenth Flyer Rodeo

Also Enjoy A Live Performance From Big Yayo

Big Yayo will have a special performance of his hits "Cowgirl" and "Boots On" so don't miss this big event! Presale tickets are on sale now at Cavender's in Tyler (at their temporary location on S. Broadway), in Athens at Boot Barn on Highway 31, Cowboy Headquarters and Cain Center (both on S. Palestine) or contact Regina Hall at 214-302-0949 or Stephanie McNeil at 469-909-2007.

Keep It Locked To The All New Kiss-FM For Your Chance To Win Tickets!


Listen to Melz On The MIC beginning Monday at 3:00 PM for your chance to win tickets to this incredible event and download the free KISX app to stay up to date on when we're giving away tickets!

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