CROSBY Each year the Crosby Fair & Rodeo hosts the Lil Mr. and Miss Cowpoke Pageant before the presentation of scholarships and then graduation so the little guys, age 2 to 8, can beam before big brother and sister are all the story.
This year all participants received a trophy and the winners get to represent their community at the Crosby Fair & Rodeo and drive through the Rockn C Arena for all the fans to see.
This year there were four major catagories and three age groups for each catagories. Age groups are 0 to 2 years, 3 to 5 years and 6 to 8 years. The catagories are Best Dressed Cowgirl Jeans and Stuff, Best Dressed Cowboy, Rodeo Dress bling and skirts, and Rodeo Clown.
First place went to Best Dressed Cowgirl 0-2 Miranda Baker. Ages 3-5 had no entries. McKenna Robinson won for 6-8 years.
Best Dressed Cowboy was Jeff Janek in 0 to 2. Wyatt Baker for age 3 to 5.
Rodeo Dress first places were Carsen Fincher for 0-2, Holli Elledge for 3 to 5 and McKenna Robinson 6-8.
Jeff Janek was best Rodeo Clown for age 0-2. Hayden Elledge was best Rodeo Clown for ages 3 to 5. There is plenty more spaces for other dressers next year.
Much excitement is being focused this year on the Rodeo Parade to happen Saturday June 7 at 10:00 a.m. It occurs when the Rodeo Cook-off is going on inside the fairgrounds. Bill Murff and family will be the Parade Marshals. Friends, Families, Representatives and
Organizations of the community are encouraged to enter a float or vehicle in support of Sticking to Our Roots.
Line up at the Crosby Fair & Rodeo parking lot is at 9:30 a.m. The parade will go north on the CF&R property to Church St. Turn Left on Church St. turn right on 1st Street, turn right on Kernohan. Turn left on Crosby-Dayton Rd. Turn right onto Pecan St. Continue back to Church St. It goes to the Entrance of C.F.&R. Parking lot and enters C.F.&R. Property.