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Galveston County Fair & Rodeo

SERVING GALVESTON COUNTY TEXAS YOUTH SINCE 1938

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GCFR 2023 - April 14-22

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GCFR 2023

April 14-22

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Winterfest 2022

December 2 & 3, 2022

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2023

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BBQ Cook-Off

2022 Triple Crown FINAL Standings

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2023
Scholarship Application

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Gary Carpenter Photography

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President's Letter

Howdy Everyone!

I was left with some big shoes to fill, but with the help of our team, sponsors and buyers the 84th Annual Galveston County Fair & Rodeo was a MAJOR SUCCESS.  We felt very fortunate to have had a full-blown fair without any restrictions this year, it finally feels like we are getting back to normal.  So again, without all of you, this would not have been possible…and for that I am truly grateful.

 

We are very excited for the youth of Galveston County!  This year, we are proud to say that our 4-H and FFA youth exhibitors received over $1,100,000 from the sale of projects that sold in the Junior Auction, on Commitment, in the Junior Commercial Heifer Auction, from the Ag Mechanics Show, and the Youth Project Show.  Thank you to all of our buyers who made this possible!

 

Work never slows down here at the Galveston County Fair.  We will soon be awarding scholarships to our 2022 graduating seniors.  Our Rodeo Committee has been busy with the Summer Series and steadily planning events for the fall. The Livestock Committee and other committees are busy preparing for the 2023 Fair. And we are looking forward to WinterFest which will be held December 2 & 3, 2022.

 

It takes everyone working together to make the fair a successful event for the 4-H & FFA kids and the community.  THANK YOU!!!  We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Sincerely,

Ebbie Thurmond, III

GCF&R President

 

 

Recently Recognized for Years of Service

10 Years  (2012)

Travis Bergh, Nicholas Tibaldo

 

15 Years (2007)

Shane Sobnosky, Grady McGee, Mark Herzog

 

20 Years ( 2002)

Anthony Cappadona, Danelle Tibaldo, Randy Womack

 

25 Years (1997)

Jack Beard, Forrest Dillon, Marcella Pantalion

 

25 Plus Years

Ebbie and Lisa Thurmond

 

30 Plus Years

Claudia Tibaldo, William Kimberly

 

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The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo, Inc. is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to serve the youth of Galveston County by promoting youth, education, and agriculture by supporting 4-H and FFA programs.  The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo does not receive government funding from cities, county, state or federal agencies.  Your support is greatly appreciated and we look forward to seeing you at the fair.

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  • Merriam Midway Carnival
  • MoBull Mechanical Bull
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  • Roger Westmoreland Concessions
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  • Vintage Trunk Roasted Nuts
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