Changes to 2005 Crosby Rodeo

To All Crosby Fair & Rodeo Members:

We wanted to make all of the members aware of the new events and changes this year for the 2005 Crosby Fair & Rodeo.

In an effort to make this year one of the best years ever, the Crosby Fair & Rodeo Association has added some new events and made some changes in hopes to make this year at the Fair & Rodeo an enjoyable event for the whole community. Crosby Fair & Rodeo is always in need of volunteers. Please let somebody know if you would like to help out this year.

New for this year:

There is going to be a Membership Ticket and a Rodeo Season Pass this year. You will be paying $5.00 more, with a much greater value.
Membership Tickets – $20 – The membership ticket will include the Feed September 17, 2005 and a right to vote during the annual fair board election of new members. The membership ticket will be valid through October 31, 2005.

Carnival Season Pass – $40 – This $40 season pass will allow both the young and the young at heart 9 days of carnival ride entertainment. That’s right! The carnival is going to be open daily at 2:00 p.m. Unlimited rides for all 9 days.

Rodeo Season Pass – $20 – This pass will get you in to every event from June 3, 2005 through June 11, 2005. These events include:

June 3rd & 4th – 59th Annual CF&R Barbecue Cook Off – This year there will be live entertainment Friday night from Grand Central & Mark David Manders.

Plus: Fajitas Friday 7 p.m.; Margarita mix-off Friday 9 p.m.; Chicken Saturday 10:30 a.m.; Register for horse shoe and washer tournament Saturday 11 a.m. – noon; Horse shoe and washer tournament begins Saturday 12:30 p.m.; Open dish Saturday 12:30 p.m.; Ribs Saturday 2:30 p.m.; Brisket Saturday 4:30 p.m.; Showmanship Saturday 4:30 p.m.; Awards Saturday 6:30 p.m.;

June 5th – First time ever, Hispanic Heritage Day — Sponsored by Coors Light with live entertainment and other activities throughout the day – more details on the CF&R Web Site.

Gates will open at 1 p.m.; Salsa and tamale judging contest begins at 1:30 p.m. (Bring your homemade salsa and tamales and enter that day. No entry fee.)

First show, La Potencia 2-3 p.m.; Tamale eating contest 3 p.m. (anyone can enter); Bull Ride 3:30 p.m.; Second show Orgullo 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Third show Groupo Los Gallitos 5 – 6 p.m.; Fourth show Notable 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Last show Los Terribles Del Norte 8 pm till ? (two 45 min sets).

June 6th – 8th — Stock show – dates and times available on the CF&R Web site.

June 9th – 11th — PRCA Pro Rodeo and live entertainment nightly – more details on the CF&R Web Site.

Thursday June 9 – F.Co and Cooder Graw

Friday June 10 – Trent Willmon and Kevin Fowler

Saturday June 11 – Jon Wolfe and Dierks Bentley

Passes available while supplies last. On sale now @ Kroger, Walton’s Feed Store, Crosby Feed Barn, Crosby Ace Hardware, K&T Work & Western Wear, Bill’s Crosby Finer Foods, Walmart, and Cavender’s.

Individual tickets. You may purchase these tickets @ Kroger, Walton’s Feed Store, Crosby Feed Barn, Crosby Ace Hardware, K&T Work & Western Wear, Bill’s Crosby Finer Foods, Walmart, Cavendar’s, all Ticket Master locations, and online at

Individual Ticket Prices: June 3rd and 4th BBQ-Cook-Off $5/night; June 5th Hispanic Heritage Day $10 advance – $12 @ the gate; June 9th Thursday Rodeo/Concert $8 advance – $10 @ the gate; June 10th Friday Rodeo/Concert $10 advance – $12 @ the gate; June 11thSaturday Rodeo/Concert $10 advance – $12 @ the gate.

For more information on where to purchase these passes and/or individual tickets, you may contact the CF&R office at 281.328.2113 or email us at

For more information regarding any of the events, check out our web site at