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Aug 15

George Strait Announces Dates for Annual Team Roping Classic

George Strait photo courtesy of UMG Nashville.

George Strait has announced the 31st Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic (GSTRC) will take place on March 8-9 at the San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas. The GSTRC is the largest open roping event in America with more than $700,000 in cash and prizes available. Last year, 545 teams from all over the country competed.

2012’s champions Clay Tryan (header) from Billings, Montana and Patrick Smith (heeler) from Lipan, Texas won custom-painted Chevrolet Silverado Duallies from Cavender Chevrolet (Boerne, TX), Strait X-treme horse trailers from Bruton Trailers, Twister saddles from Tractor Supply, Resistol Rope bags an jackets from Wrangler and Justin. They were each awarded half of the $203,800 cash payoff.

The event was originally organized as a small family roping by George and his brother Buddy in 1982. Now, it is one of the most prestigious open team roping competitions in the country. It consistently attracts the sport’s biggest names.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 9 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 on George Strait’s official website, Any remaining tickets can be ordered by phone beginning Wednesday, Oct.10 at 9 a.m. by calling (210) 698-0791.

Tickets can also be purchased by mail by contacting:
George Strait Team Roping Classic
PMB #452
24165 IH-10 West
Suite 217
San Antonio, TX 78257-1159


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