Rattlesnake Roundup 2019: Schedule of events

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SWEETWATER, Texas – The Sweetwater Jaycees Rattlesnake Roundup kicked off Thursday and will continue through the weekend.

Since 1958, Sweetwater has been home to the world’s largest rattlesnake roundup, sponsored by the Sweetwater Jaycees. It is held annually in the second week of March at the Nolan County Coliseum.

Listed below are a schedule of events for this year’s round-up:

Thursday March 7, 2019
     4:30 pm Rattlesnake Parade
     5:00 pm-10:00 pm Carnival
          All day pass – $30.00 (all you can ride) Carnival only
          Weekend pass $60.00 (sold only on Thursday) Carnival only
          Tickets – $1.00 each
     7:00 pm  Miss Snake Charmer Pageant
          Adults – $10.00
          Students – $5.00
           Located at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium 201 East 4th Street
 

 Friday March 8, 2019
     8:00 am-5:00 pm  Doors open to the public
          Adults-$10.00
          Active//Retired Military -$5.00 (with valid military ID)
          Kids ages 5-12-$5.00
          Children 4 and under are  free
     9:00 am-6:00 pm Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club Gun, Knife and Coin Show
          Adults-$5.00
          Children under 12 free when accompanied by parent
    10:00 am – Guided Hunt
       2:00 pm – 12:00 am Carnival
          All day pass – $30.00 (all you  can ride) Carnival only
          Tickets – $1.00 each Carnival only

Saturday March 9, 2019
     8:00 am-6:00 pm Doors open to the public
          Adults-$10.00
          Active//Retired Military – $5.00 (with valid military ID)
          Kids ages 5-12-$5.00
          Children 4 and under are free
     8:00 am –  Cookoff (Sanctioned by LSBS)
     9:00 am-6:00 pm Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club Gun, Knife and Coin Show
          Adults-$5.00
          Children under 12 free when accompanied by parent
     10:00 am – 12:00 am Carnival
           All day pass – $30.00 (all you  can ride) Carnival only
          Tickets – $1.00 each Carnival only
     10:00 am – Guided Hunts
     5:00 pm – Cookoff Awards
     7:00 pm – Dance at the Jaycee Barn 307 West 4th

Sunday March 10, 2019
     8:00 am-5:00 pm  Doors open to the public
          Adults-$10.00
          Active//Retired Military – $5.00 (with valid military ID)
          Kids ages 5-12-$5.00
          Children 4 and under are free
     9:00 am-4:00 pm Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club Gun, Knife and Coin Show
          Adults-$5.00
          Children under 12 free when accompanied by parent
     10:00 am – Guided Hunts
     12:00 pm – 9:00 pm Carnival
          All day pass – $30.00 (all you  can ride) Carnival only
          Tickets – $1.00 each Carnival only
      2:00 pm  Snake eating contest
      2:30 pm  Beard contest
      3:00 pm  Most pounds of snakes
      3:30 pm  Longest snake

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