SAN ANTONIO –The calf scramble was held Tuesday, February 16th at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
4-H and FFA youth competed for $800 certificates to purchase a breeding animal to exhibit in the 2011 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Livestock Show. Twelve certificates were awarded last night to those who caught a calf.
One winner was Gabe Jennings of Fredonia, Texas. Jennings is a 9th grader who participates in Mason Co. 4-H. He plans to purchase a sheep with his award.
S.A.L.E. has a rich tradition and history of stewardship to the community, agriculture industry and youth of Texas. With a clear vision of the future, a successful past and continual dedication from over 5,000 volunteers, S.A.L.E. will continue to provide wholesome family entertainment and be a pillar of strength and support to the youth of Texas. This year the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has committed $8.1 million to education. The amount represents scholarships, grants, endowments, junior livestock auctions, Calf Scramble program, and show premiums paid to youth in the state of Texas. This brings the total amount that the organization has committed since the inception of the Scholarship Fund in 1984 to over $96 million.
For more information, visit www.sarodeo.com or call 210-225-5851.