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Supporting the youth of Gregg County

About Us

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The Gregg County Area Go Texans work with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) to promote the Show in surrounding counties through a variety of activities. Our focus is to increase ticket sales and Show partici-pation from Gregg County. 


Each spring a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Area Go Texan Scholarship is awarded to a qualified, outstanding student representing Gregg County. The $20,000 4 year scholarship is given to attend their choice of university in Texas. Since our involvement with HLSR more than $200,000 has been awarded to a Gregg County student. 

Gregg County Go Texan Scholarship Shoot-Out

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Eight years ago we added a Sporting Clay shoot at Prairie Creek to our list of fundraisers. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and the teams that participate we have awarded at least 6 additional $1200 scholarships each year.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Go Texan Contests

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Each January top teams representing Area Go Texan counties and Houston Metro Go Texan areas compete in the Houston Live-stock show and Rodeo Go Texan Contests including ranch sorting, washer pitching, dominoes and horseshoe pitching at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas 

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo BBQ Cook-off

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For more than 25 years the Gregg County Area Go Texans have represented Gregg County at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Championship BBQ Cook-off at NRG Park in Houston, TX. With more than 900 teams competing the competition is tough.