The 81st Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo returns to East Texas June 6-9.

PRCA Xtreme Bulls will there, too, for great rodeo action Wednesday, June 6, through Saturday, June 9. Tickets are available now at

Gates open nightly at 6 pm. General admission tickets for adults are $16 and children $8. On Thursday night, military and first responders who present a valid ID at the Rodeo Ticket Office, will receive half price admission.

Proceeds from the rodeo benefit scholarships for students at local schools. Kilgore ISD saw four students receive scholarships, while Gilmer ISD had two, Gladewater and Sabine ISDs each had one.

The Gladewater Round-Up Rodeo is known nationwide as one of the top rodeos in the nation, and has seen top competitors over the years. Ty Murray, Lane Frost, Jim Shoulders, and many others have competed in the event, as well as Don Gay, an eight-time PRCA World Champion Bull Rider and Roy Cooper, the leading money winner of all time for the PRCA.

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