The Roundup for Autism is on of several Fort Worth Kids Events including a Ranch Sorting Competition, parade, and rodeo in the Stockyards National Historic District.  Western Heritage is alive and well in Texas!

Thursday, September 9th will commence Roundup for Autism festivities in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District with a Ranch Sorting competition from 8 am to 8 pm at Cowtown Coliseum. At 4:30 pm, a VIP Sponsor and Media Kick-off Party will be held at Rodeo Exchange Club.

Friday, September 10th marks another exciting day in the Stockyards. At 6 pm, spectators will line the streets to find a Parade of cowboys, saloon girls, Flamenco dancers, cheerleaders, and many more exciting participants marching up Exchange Avenue. The Roundup for Autism Parade will be led by Founder, Bobby Norris, and the Lone Star Pony Express. Roundup celebrities will lead the street-lined crowd directly to Cowtown Coliseum for the Roundup for Autism Celebrity Rodeo to begin at 7:30 pm.

Celebrities will try their hand at events such as team roping, team penning, and professional bull riding. Celebrities include Barry Corbin, Larry Mahan, J.W. Hart, Tuf Cooper, Cody Lambert, and many more. Oscar winner, Robert Duvall is the honorary invited guest. The Roundup was founded in 1988 by Bobby Norris (in honor of his daughter who has autism) and is solely designed to raise funds for the Autism Treatment Centers of Texas (ATC).

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