Houstonians enjoy last day of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

March 22, 2015: Country musician Luke Bryan closes out the rodeo Sunday. Anoushah Rasta reports.

Grand champion steer sells for $300,000 at rodeo auction

The junior market steer market proved to be an attraction at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Saturday.

KPRC night at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

KPRC 2's reporters Haley Hernandez, Phil Archer and Syan Rhodes will take part in the grand entry at HLSR Thursday. They are excited to be at the rodeo as Blake Shelton takes the rotating stage. 

PHOTOS: Mmm! Houston Rodeo Food

Images of the fantastic food at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

PHOTOS: Mini Donkey Pull at Houston Rodeo

Images of the Mini Donkey Pull at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

PHOTOS: Mutton bustin' at the Houston Rodeo

Images of the Mutton Bustin' event at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

PHOTOS: RODEOHOUSTON action

Images of the RODEOHOUSTON action at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

PHOTOS: Carnival rides at Houston Rodeo

Images of the carnival at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

Bellaire FFA student wins first place title, award at HLSR

Bellaire FFA senior Jason Gerlich won first place in the American Division, Class 2, at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Wednesday night. 

Tejano Day sets record at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo amid protests

Protestors say the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's selection for Go Tejano Day do not reflect the true Tejano spirit.

Go Tejano Day breaks attendance record at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

March 15, 2015: The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo set a new attendance record, but there were some protesters who weren't satisfied with the music selection. Anoushah Rasta reports.

Protesters picket rodeo's Go Tejano Day

March 15, 2015: Protestors say the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's selection for Go Tejano Day do not reflect the true Tejano spirit. Anoushah Rasta reports.

Rodeo Rough Ride of the night: Annabelle Earthman

March 14, 2015: Annabelle Earthman from Conroe takes on a lamb at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Women turn to surgery to get perfect fit for rodeo boots

For some women, finding the perfect pair of boots is nearly impossible, and they're willing to go under the knife for slimmer legs.

Sellout crowd expected at Rodeo on Friday

March 13, 2015: A sellout crowd Friday is ready for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Justin Stapleton reports.

Gloomy weather affects attendance at HLSR

Organizers at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo are hoping for an end to the rainy weather.

Local rodeo legend still connected to circuit

Rodeo Houston brings out the cowboy in a lot of folks, but walking amongst the crowd in Houston all the time are real-life cowboys, including one legendary bull rider whose legacy continues to blaze a trail even today.

Local rodeo legend still connected to circuit

March 10, 2015: Rodeo Houston brings out the cowboy in a lot of folks, but walking amongst the crowd in Houston all the time are real-life cowboys, including one legendary bull rider whose legacy continues to blaze a trail even today. KeitH Garvin reports.

PHOTOS: Ranch Rodeo at HLSR 2015

Images of the Ranch Rodeo on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

PHOTOS: Black Heritage Day at Houston Rodeo 2015

See images from Black Heritage Day on March 6, 2015 at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

Black Heritage Day at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

March 6, 2015: One of the biggest names in pop music is performing at Black Heritage Day at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Justin Stapleton reports.

PHOTOS: Footwear at the Houston Rodeo

See images of the fancy footwear at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

PHOTOS: Houston Rodeo Cold Weather Fashion

See images of the fashion, that ended up being geared for cold weather, at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. (Photos: Magana Media)

Injuries on Houston Rodeo rides rare

Two or three people each year are injured on rides at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, according to state records.

Freezing temperatures expected for Miranda Lambert's show at HLSR

Thursday is a big night at Rodeo Houston! Texas native and Grammy-award winning artist Miranda Lambert is going to hit the revolving stage. She has a lot of dedicated fans and they are going to prove it tonight, even with freezing temperatures. Meteorologist Justin Stapleton reported from NRG Park…

Houston Rodeo Gold Buckle Foodie Award winners 2015

The Gold Buckle Foodie Awards at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo are presented to the best of the best in eight different categories. Check out a list of the 2015 winners.

Wrangling the best parking at Rodeo Houston

With rodeo season underway, just about everyone in Houston is heading down to NRG Park, which means parking is a headache.

Medical team helps injured Houston Rodeo competitors

There's over 100 doctors, surgeons and trainers watching competitors closely. When the whips, jerks and falls lead to bruises and breaks, a medical staff is ready to take the reins.

Honoring service men, women on Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Houston Rodeo

It's one of the most popular and patriotic days of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo -- a special time set aside to honor the servicemen and women who put their lives on the line for our country. Haley Hernandez reports.

Medical team helps injured Houston Rodeo competitors

There's over 100 doctors, surgeon and trainers watching competitors take a beating closer than anyone close because when the whips, jerks and falls lead to bruises and breaks, a medical staff is ready to take the reins. Haley Hernandez reports.

PHOTOS: RodeoHouston Opening Night 2015

Check out images from the RodeoHouston Super Series events including bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and more!

PHOTOS: Calf Scramble at Houston Rodeo

See images of one of the best events at the Houston Rodeo -- the Calf Scramble, sponsored by KPRC 2 and Justin Boots.

Kids competing in front of thousands at Rodeo

March 3, 2015: The music isn't the only big highlight from the first day of Rodeo festivities. Jennifer Bauer reports.

Security priority for Rodeo officials

With millions of people attending the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, maintaining safety is not easy.

Security priority for Rodeo officials

March 3, 2015: More than 2 million people are expected to take part in the Rodeo in some capacity this year. In order to make sure attendees are safe, law enforcement agencies from across the area are working together. Mark Boyle reports.

What's new at this year's Rodeo

March 3, 2015: No matter how many times you come out to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, you're bound to experience something new. Dominique Sachse reports.

Celebrity goat milking competition at Rodeo

March 3, 2015: KPRC 2's Andy Cerota competes win a celebrity goat milking competition at the Rodeo.

Family reaches settlement with Rodeo after golf cart accident

Lawyers for a former vice president of the rodeo who was badly injured two years ago have reached a settlement.

Uber user charged $500 for 30-mile ride after attending Rodeo

A Houston-area woman is outraged after she said the popular car service Uber over-charged her for a ride.

Uber customers complain about Rodeo surcharge

March 2, 2015: One of the new ways to get to the Rodeo can cost you. Anoushah Rasta reports.

Move-in day at Houston Rodeo

March 2, 2015: The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officially begins Tuesday. Anoushah Rasta reports.

Ruben feeds the animals at Houston Rodeo petting zoo

Ruben Galvan saddled up for his first Rodeo Adventure at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Ruben's Rodeo Adventure: Petting Zoo

Ruben Galvan checks out the animals at the petting zoo at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Houston Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest winners annouced

The grand champion for the HLSR World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest was the Across the Track Cook-off Team.

Annual Rodeo Houston parade held downtown

Feb. 28, 2015: Saturday night was is the last night of the World Championship Barbecue Cook Off, but the rodeo action is just getting started as the annual Rodeo Houston parade took place downtown. Gianna Caserta reports.

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather for ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run, Downtown Rodeo Parade

Were you out at the ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run or Downtown Rodeo Parade Saturday morning? KPRC 2's Karen LaFleur was! Check out the moments she captured on camera. 

PHOTOS: Are you #Ready2Rodeo?

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo kicked off Saturday morning with a run and a parade. It looks like rodeo-goers are ready to have a good time; check out the pictures our viewers are sending in! Email your photos and videos to share@click2houston.com.

Rodeo Houston kicks off with run and parade

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo kicked off with the ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Gianna Caserta reports. 

Houstonians hit NRG Park for World's Championship Barbecue Cook Off

The sights, the sounds and of course, the food. You know it's Houston Rodeo time when folks hit NRG Park for the World's Championship Barbecue Cook Off.

BBQ Cookoff continues at Houston Rodeo

Justin Stapleton reports.

Houston Rodeo trail riders finish their journey

A total of 13 trail rides ended in Memorial Park in preparation for the Rodeo Houston Parade through downtown on Saturday. In all, the riders covered nearly 1,800 cold miles before descending on the park.

Houston Rodeo trail riders finish their journey

A total of 13 trail rides ended in Memorial Park in preparation for the Rodeo Houston Parade through downtown on Saturday. In all, the riders covered nearly 1,800 cold miles before descending on the park. Ryan Korsgard reports.

HLSR kicks off with barbecue contest at NRG Park

Thursday night is the first night of the World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at NRG Park; it marks the official start of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Phillip Mena reports. 

Houston native records first-ever theme song for HLSR

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is getting it’s first-ever theme song in 2015. The man tapped to create the anthem is George Ducas, a recording artist who grew up in West U.

Houston native records first-ever theme song for HLSR

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is getting it’s first-ever theme song in 2015. The man tapped to create the anthem is George Ducas, a recording artist who grew up in West U. Phillip Mena reports.

Spanish Trail Riders to end 109-mile journey in Memorial Park for HLSR

The Spanish Trail riders are making their way to Memorial Park for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Spanish Trail Riders to end 109-mile journey in Memorial Park for HLSR

The Spanish Trail riders are making their way to Memorial Park for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Samantha Ptaskin reports. 

Houston Rodeo's new theme song: 'Party With Your Boots On'

A Houston native has created the new Houston Rodeo theme song, "Party With Your Boots On."

Trail riders come to the Houston Rodeo on horses and in wagons

The Rodeo Houston parade is Saturday morning and it’s an event that draws trail riders from all over the area.

Trail riders come to the Houston Rodeo on horses and in wagons

The Rodeo Houston parade is Saturday morning and it’s an event that draws trail riders from all over. Mark Boyle reports. 

Rodeo warning: Don't drink and drive

Rodeo Houston concerts officially start March 3. For the next 20 days after that, NRG Stadium will be packed with people enjoying everything the event has to offer -- including alcohol.

It's official: Rodeo time in Houston underway

Tuesday marks the official kickoff of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Rodeo Houston: World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest

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Black Heritage Day at Rodeo Houston

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Thousands of tickets remain for select RodeoHouston concerts

Tickets to RodeoHouston concerts are going fast, but there are still thousands of seats left for select performances.

Glitch causes rodeo ticket mix-up

There is more frustration for customers trying to get tickets to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Fans line up for concert tickets to Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Some rodeo fans had to resort to buying tickets the old-fashioned way after they had issues online.

Fans angry about new Rodeo ticket system

Rodeo fans have expressed frustration after trying to purchase tickets online.

Scoring the best deals on Rodeo Houston tickets

Tickets for Rodeo Houston go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. and this year, there are big changes with how to buy tickets, both online and in person.

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo concert lineup announced

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo concert lineup has been announced. Tickets go on sale Jan. 17.

Houston Rodeo releases entertainer genre calendar for 2015 shows

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo has released the genres of the entertainers for the 2015 shows.

Houston Rodeo names Dan Cheney as new COO

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo has found someone to fill the position that will be left open by Leroy Shafer when he retires.

Changes coming to Houston Rodeo ticket purchases

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo will use a new ticketing company for next year's event.

Houston Rodeo ends with record-breaking year

The Houston Live Stock Show & Rodeo is over, and it was a record-breaking year.

PHOTOS: Footwear at the Houston Rodeo

Boots, boots and more boots! Check out some footwear of the rodeo goers at the Houston Rodeo.

PHOTOS: Houston Rodeo headwear

It's not all cowboy and cowgirl hats at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Up close look at Rodeo Houston's Calf Scramble

How hard IS it to get that calf into the ring at Rodeo Houston's calf scramble? Take a look!

PHOTOS: Fashion at the Houston Rodeo

See images of the cowgirl and cowboy fashion at this year's Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Rodeo clowns, bull riders visit Texas Children's Hospital patients

They can't go to the rodeo, so the rodeo came to them.

Rodeo honors Hispanic heritage on Go Tejano Day

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo honored Hispanic heritage on Sunday for Go Tejano Day.

Rodeo honors Hispanic heritage for Go Tejano Day

March 16, 2014: The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo honored Hispanic heritage on Sunday for Go Tejano Day. Samantha Ptashkin reports.

Rodeo clowns, bull riders visit Texas Children's Hospital patients

They can't go to the rodeo, so the rodeo came to them.

Siblings compete in fine wool cross competition

From the concerts to the calf-roping challenge, there are all sorts of activities happening at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo this week.

Siblings in fine wool cross competition

March 13, 2014: Kids are ready to show off their livestock at the rodeo. Samantha Ptashkin reports.

Houston Rodeo has the moves like Jagger!

Check out the video that the Houston Rodeo put together set to the Maroon 5 song, "Moves Like Jagger."

Fun at the RodeoHouston carnival

March 13, 2014: It's week two at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and one of the biggest attractions at Reliant Park is the carnival. Ruben Galvan reports.

PHOTOS: Ranch Rodeo at HLSR

Check out images from the 2014 Ranch Rodeo at Reliant Arena for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

PHOTOS: Houston Rodeo Carnival

Check out images from the carnival at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Rodeo Rough Ride: Mutton buster keeps the ride alive

One little cowgirl hung on long enough to earn one of the highest Mutton Bustin' scores Monday night.

Inside the lost and found at the Houston Rodeo

Millions of people go to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo each year and lose thousands of items, but then head to the lost and found to retrieve them.

Selena Gomez wraps up 1st week of Rodeo

The first weekend of the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Show wrapped up Sunday night with a performance by pop star and Texas native Selena Gomez.

Magana Media

PHOTOS: Black Heritage Day at Houston Rodeo

Check out images from the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo on March 7, 2014.

PHOTOS: Calf Scramble at Houston Rodeo

See images of one of the best events at the Houston Rodeo -- the Calf Scramble, sponsored by KPRC Local 2 and Justin Boots.

PHOTOS: RodeoHouston competition

Check out images from the RodeoHouston Super Series events including bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing and more!

Watch where you step, Ruben!

March 7, 2014: Be sure to watch where you step when you head out to RodeoHouston to look at the animals!  Ruben Galvan reports.

Rodeo piglet squeals at Ruben

March 7, 2014: There are tons of baby animals to check out at RodeoHouston, including a piglet with a strong set of lungs. Ruben Galvan reports. 

6th Annual Gold Buckle Foodie Awards held

March 6, 2014: This year at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, there are almost 350 food vendors with some competing for the Gold Buckle Foodie Title. Lauren Freeman reports.

KPRC photo journalist Byron Nichols

PHOTOS: Local 2 at the Houston Rodeo

Check out images from the 2014 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

PHOTOS: Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Houston Rodeo

The Houston Rodeo & Livestock Show honored our military on Wednesday for Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Reliant Park.

Vote to help Randy McIlvoy's Rodeo Roundup charity!

For the past seven years, Reliant Energy has hosted their annual Reliant Rodeo Roundup with select media personalities in Houston and Local 2 Sports Director Randy McIlvoy has done it each year.

Armed Forces Appreciation Day celebrated at Houston Rodeo

March 5, 2014: Armed Forces Appreciation Day was Wednesday, when the Houston Rodeo rolls out the red carpet for the men and women who protect our freedom. Lauren Freeman reports.

Houston Rodeo celebrates Millitary Appreciation Day

The usual uniform at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is boots and jeans, but not on Wednesday.

Fans pack Reliant for this year's opening act, Brad Paisley

Saddle up boys and girls -- ladies and gentleman because the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is underway!

Visitors ready to rodeo, despite weather

Rodeo Houston is officially underway, kicking off three weeks of good Texas fun.

Celebrity goat milking competition at Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

On Tuesday, Local 2's Ruben Galvan competed in the 2014 Celebrity Dairy Goat Milking Competition at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Milking a goat at the Houston Rodeo

On Tuesday, Local 2's Ruben Galvan competed in the 2014 Celebrity Dairy Goat Milking Competition at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Houston prepares for Spring Break

With hundreds of thousands of people flocking to the numerous attractions Houston has to offer during Spring Break, the area experiences higher traffic volume. The mayor Tuesday announced a plan to combat the traffic congestion.

Rodeo Houston officially begins Tuesday

March 3, 2014: After more than a quarter of a million Texans attended the World's Championship Rodeo Bar-B-Que Contest over the weekend the real thing kicks off Tuesday. Randy McIlvoy reports.

Local 2 Photojournalist Ed Rayman

Hotel honors Houston Rodeo with chocolate Wild West scene

It is a piece of art that will tantalize Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo lovers with a sweet tooth.

PHOTOS: Downtown Rodeo Parade

Check out images from Saturday's rodeo parade in downtown Houston. Yee-haw!

Nearly 250K attend Bar-B-Que Cook-off

Nearly 250,000 people attended the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at Reliant Park over the weekend.

KPRC Local 2 Karen LaFleur

Thousands attend Houston Rodeo Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown to get a glimpse of the Rodeo Parade Saturday.

Rodeo Fashion & Boot Making

Marlo Miller Boutique (Click here)

Local 2 viewers celebrate 'Go Texan Day'

Local 2 viewers get #Ready2Rodeo on Go Texan Day. Send your photos to hotshots@click2houston.com

World's Championship Bar-B-Que security

February 28, 2014: The World's Championship Bar-B-Que is well underway and this year there is at least one new security measure in place to make sure everyone stays safe. Samantha Ptashkin reports.

What to know before heading to Downtown Rodeo Parade, Rodeo Run

Thousands are expected to line the streets for this year’s ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run and the Downtown Rodeo Parade.

What to know before heading to Downtown Rodeo Parade, Rodeo

February 28, 2014: Thousands are expected to line the streets for this year’s ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run and the Downtown Rodeo Parade. Jennifer Reyna reports.

Trail riders descend on Memorial Park

In all we'll see 13 trail rides, nearly 1,500 cowboys and cowgirls, plus horses, covered wagons and the occasional cattle dog.

Trail riders descend on Memorial Park

In all we'll see 13 trail rides, nearly 1,500 cowboys and cowgirls, plus horses, covered wagons and the occassional cattle dog. Khambrel Marshall reports.

Posh port-a-potties at Houston Rodeo cookoff

Once you eat, you can head to the bathroom in high style. Samantha Ptashkin reports.

KPRC Local 2 Joe Campos

PHOTOS: Southwestern Trail Ride

Local 2 caught up with the Southwestern Trail Riders on Friday.

KPRC celebrates 'Go Texan Day'

We're celebrating the kick-off of Rodeo Houston! KPRC staff members dress up for Go Texan Day. Send your Go Texan Day photos to hotshots@click2houston.com.

Spanish Trail Riders head to Houston

Feb. 28, 2014: Members of the Spanish Trail Riders have traveled from Shepherd to make their way to Houston for the rodeo. Courtney Gilmore reports.

Spanish Trail Riders make way to Houston

Feb. 28, 2014: Trail riders are making their way to Houston for Saturday's Rodeo Parade. Courtney Gilmore reports.

Houston rodeo kicks off with Bar-B-Que Cook-off

The 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is underway, with the World's Championship Bar-B-Que Cook-off kicking things off Thursday night.

World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at Houston Rodeo

Frank Billingsley checks out the smokers and grills at the Houston Rodeo.

Last-minute rush for Houston Rodeo fashion

Samantha Ptashkin caught up with shoppers at Cavender's Boot City.

Member of Northeastern Trail Riders dies en route to Houston

February 27, 2014: A member of the Northeastern Trail Riders died as the group was making its way to Houston. Amanda Perez reports.

Member of Northeastern Trail Riders dies en route to Houston

A member of the Northeastern Trail Riders died as the group was making its way to Houston.

Texas Junk Co. may have your last-minute Houston Rodeo gear

By the name of the store, you wouldn't think Texas Junk Co. has much to offer to Houstonians headed to the rodeo.

Texas Junk Co. may have your last-minute Houston Rodeo gear

February 27, 2014: By the name of the store, you wouldn't think Texas Junk Co. has much to offer to Houstonians headed to the rodeo. Samantha Ptashkin reports.

Steps to protect horses, riders during Houston Rodeo trail rides

The Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo is upon us, so that means you might find yourself sharing busy streets with trail riders and cowboys.

'No refusal' intiative kicks off with start of Houston Rodeo

In a matter of days the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will be in full swing at Reliant Park. As people head there for the festivities, a big 'no refusal' initiative kicks off this weekend, and it will be in place for most of the month.

No refusal initiative kicks off in Harris County

Feb. 27, 2014: Harris County authorities announced the kick off to a big no refusal initiative set to take place for the majority of March. Mark Boyle reports.

World's Championship Bar-B-Que Cook Off

Feb. 27, 2014: If you're looking for good bar-b-que, head over to Reliant Park for the World Championship Bar-B-Que Cook Off. Ruben Galvan reports.

World's Championship Bar-B-Que preview

Feb. 27, 2014: You can find some of the best bar-b-cue in the world at Reliant Stadium over the next few days. Ruben Galvan reports.

Rodeo requires drivers to wear seat belts on golf carts

The Houston Livestock and Rodeo said anyone who rides on a golf cart will be required to buckle up.

PHOTOS: Sam Houston Trail Ride

Since 1955, the Sam Houston Trail Riders have been making the 70 mile trip from Montgomery to Houston as part of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo festivities.

METRO information for RodeoHouston

If you’re heading to RodeoHouston over the next few weeks, don’t forget riding the METRO as an option as you make your way to Reliant Park.

Sam Houston trail riders make their way to Houston

Friday marks the official kickoff to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. It is also the day all the trail riders make it into the heart of the city.

PHOTOS: City kicks off Houston Rodeo season

Mayor Parker, city leaders and Houston Rodeo officials kicked off the 2014 Houston Rodeo season on Tuesday.

Houston Rodeo: World's Championship Bar-B-Que

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Houston Rodeo Uncorked!

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Rodeo Uncorked! (Click here)

Leroy Shafer to step down as COO of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo COO Leroy Shafer says he will step down in September and take a reduced role at the event he's helped shape over the past 40 years, according to the Houston Business Journal.

Houston Rodeo tickets: What you need to know

We've all seen the star-studded entertainment lineup for this year's Rodeo; and that means there's probably going to be a big demand for tickets when they go on sale Saturday morning.

Rodeo Houston tickets: What you need to know

January 17, 2014: We've all seen the star-studded entertainment lineup for this year's Rodeo; and that means there's probably going to be a big demand for tickets when they go on sale Saturday morning. Amy Davis reports.

Family of woman injured in golf cart accident sues Houston Rodeo

The family of a woman lying in a coma after she was seriously injured at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo has filed a lawsuit against the historic Houston tradition.

Fans pack Reliant Stadium for George Strait

He's known as the "King of Country" music and on Sunday's last night of Rodeo Houston, George Strait proved he's still royalty and can electrify a stadium filled with fans.

Rodeo Houston breaks attendance records

This has been a record-breaking year for concerts at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Rodeo breaks attendance record twice this season

March 15, 2013: This has been a record-breaking year for concerts at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Phillip Mena reports.

Photos: Rodeo jewelry, belts

All eyes are on rodeo fashion this year, and cowgirls are dressing in their western chic. Check out some of the accessories you can get during your trip to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Man finds way onto cookoff team

Feb. 22, 2013: A man has a dream to join a team at the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest, and he makes it come true. Khambrel Marshall reports.

Wind forces Rodeo rides to close early

The Houston Rodeo grounds closed early Monday night because of extreme winds.

Photos: Rodeo Parade

The 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade wound through downtown Houston on Feb. 23.

2013 Rodeo begins!

Feb. 25, 2013: It's that time of year! The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officially opens. Courtney Gilmore reports.

Houston Rodeo cookoff winners announced

The cream of the barbecuing crop emerged from their pits and processed out to the main stage at Reliant Park to find out their fates in the world's championship BBQ cookoff.

Trail riders converge on Memorial Park

Thousands of trail riders saddle up and head to Memorial Park before the big rodeo parade.

Trail riders head to Memorial Park

Feb. 22, 2013: Thousands of trail riders saddle up and head to Memorial Park before the big rodeo parade. Mary Lee reports.

Rodeo barbecue contest kicks off

The aroma of smoked meat will fill the air at Reliant Park for days during the 2013 World's Champion Bar-B-Que Contest.

Rodeo barbecue contest begins

Feb. 21, 2013: The aroma of smoked meat will fill the air at Reliant Park for days during the 2013 World's Champion Bar-B-Que Contest. Rachel McNeill and Khambrel Marshall report.

Why did George Strait tickets sell out so fast?

The countdown to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is on. We're more than a month away from the first show, and tickets for the biggest concert are already sold out.

Why did George Strait concert sell out so fast?

Jan. 16, 2013: The countdown to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is on. We're more than a month away from the first show, and tickets for the biggest concert are already sold out. Amy Davis reports.

Full 2013 Houston Rodeo lineup released

All the acts are released for the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, but a little earlier than planned.

2013 Rodeo concert lineup released early

Jan. 7, 2013: All the acts are released for the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, but a little earlier than planned. Mark Boyle reports.

Rodeo announces its 2013 concert lineup

Jan. 7, 2013: All the acts are released for the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, but a little earlier than planned. Mark Boyle reports.

Houston Rodeo buying part of AstroWorld property

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will be purchasing a portion of the land where Six Flags - AstroWorld used to stand.

4 acts announced for 2013 Rodeo

The first four acts are announced for the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and Toby Keith will kick it off.

HLSR adds 1 day, Strait concert

A couple of surprises are announced for the 2013 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, including a concert with a country superstar.

Rodeo postpones Houston's Hot Summer Break

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo postpones a new summer event that was scheduled to be held in July.

RodeoHouston sets attendance record

For nearly three weeks, a record number of people paid to visit the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Jason Aldean draws record Rodeo crowd

Jason Aldean sets a new attendance record for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Rodeo Rockstar winners named

It's sort of like NBC's The Voice ... but at the Houston Rodeo! Find out who won the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's first fan singing competition.

Rodeo Houston sets attendance record

Go Tejano Day shatters another record for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Adidas

Giddy Up! Adidas unveils cowboy boot sneaker

For the boot-wearing populations who still yearn to sprint from time to time, Adidas has unveiled its newest shoe creation: a cowboy boot sneaker hybrid.

Slideshow: Armed Forces Day at Rodeo

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo salutes America's military.

Slideshow: Rodeo cowboys meet their fans

Cowboys competing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo meet their fans, sign autographs and take photos.

Black heritage celebrated at HLSR

March 2, 2012: The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is in full swing. Friday was Black Heritage Day. Iain Page reports.

Woman's truck stolen at Rodeo

A Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo volunteer says she had her truck stolen out of a parking lot and now she has a warning for others.

Slideshow: Fashion at Kid Rock concert

Some of those who went to see Kid Rock at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo dressed in cowboy or cowgirl gear, but some chose to go another route. Check out some of the outfits.

KPRC Rodeo Special: Behind the scenes photos

Wonder what happens when the camera stops rolling? Take a look at these behind-the-scenes photos of Bill, Dominique and the Local 2 crew, eating, emailing prepping for the Rodeo special.

Day in the life of rodeo cowboy

In the arena, it's all about skill, strength and concentration, but to get there, a rodeo cowboy has to be his own trainer, coach and business manager.

HLSR features all sorts of fried foods

Feb. 29, 2012: The rodeo features all sorts of extreme food, and a whole lot of it is fried. Rachel McNeill reports.

Day 2 of Houston Rodeo is Armed Forces Appreciation Day

Day two of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is dedicated to those in the armed services and Kid Rock will take the stage.

Armed services honored at HLSR

Feb. 29, 2012: Day two of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is dedicated to those in the armed services and Kid Rock will take the stage. Phil Archer reports.

Hotel offers first-class rodeo package

The Houstonian Hotel is offering a $6,000 first-class rodeo season package that includes a night in the presidential suite. 

Women compete in barrel racing

Speed is the name of the game in barrel racing, and that is just the way the rodeo gals like it.

Kids live out rodeo dreams in mutton bustin' competition

There's a rodeo competition designed for up-and-coming cowboys and cowgirls: mutton bustin'.

Teens compete to be rodeo rockstar

Future country stars will be rocking the rodeo this year after winning a place on the Kids Country stage.

Rodeo video game previewed at HLSR

All the toughness, intensity, and drama of the rodeo is coming to your living room. 

Kids participate in nightly calf scramble

One of the most popular events at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the nightly calf scramble.

Cowboys, cowgirls compete for big bucks

In the world of professional sports, the big pay days keep climbing. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is where cowboys and cowgirls can make a bundle.

Rodeo provides scavenger hunt

If you're looking to tour Reliant Center, have some fun along the way and score a prize, we have just the event for you.

Stay stylish at the Rodeo

Feb. 28, 2012: There’s so much to do at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and staying stylish is a must. Rachel McNeill reports.

Handicapped adults make crafts sold at HLSR

There are many shops at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and one features handmade items that will help support a community for handicapped adults.

Brookwood residents make crafts sold at rodeo

Feb. 28, 2012: There are many shops at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and one features handmade items that will help support a community for handicapped adults. Phil Archer reports.

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