Oglesby Texas Rattlesnake Roundup

Texas Rattlesnake Roundup Hunt

2020 Oglesby, Texas Rattlesnake Roundup

Who: The Oglesby Lions Club

What:  The 51st Annual Oglesby Lions Club Rattlesnake Roundup

Where: Oglesby Community Center, 117 Main Street, Oglesby, TX 76561

When:  Saturday, February 22, 2020 and Sunday, February 23, 2020

Why:  To support the Oglesby community such as the Coryell County Youth Fair, the Oglesby Volunteer Fire Department, scholarships for local students; and provide eye glasses for visually impaired children who attend the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville. 

Cost:  $5.00, Children under 6 are free

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020

7:00 a.m.

Gates open. Snake registration opens; no professional snake hunters. Hunters must sign a safety pledge.

Breakfast served ’til 10:00 a.m. by Oglesby 4H

9:30 a.m.

Arts & Crafts Vendor fair opens

10:00 a.m

Live demonstrations in the snake pit begin and continue every other hour until 4:00 p.m., ferris wheel and other rides open; concessions by the Oglesby Volunteer Fire Dept and Oglesby 4-H; Community Blood Drive

11:00 a.m.

Ed Leonard & Friends perform ’til 4:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

Vendor fair closes

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020

7:00 a.m.

Gates open. Snake registration opens; no professional snake hunters. Hunters must sign a safety pledge. No snakes registered after 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast served ’til 10:00 a.m. by Oglesby 4H

10:00 a.m.

Hunt registration closes

11:30 a.m.

Arts & Crafts Vendor fair opens

Noon

Live demonstrations in the snake pit begin and continue every other hour until 4:00 p.m., ferris wheel and other rides open; concessions by the Oglesby Volunteer Fire Dept and Oglesby 4-H

1:00 p.m.

Tell Runyan performs ’til 4:00

3:00 p.m.

Prizes awarded for Longest and Shortest Snake; Most Pounds, Total number of Snakes, Total Weight of Snakes. Raffle drawings

4:00 p.m.

Final snake demonstration

5:00 p.m.

Vendor fair closes

Coloring Contest

The Oglesby Lions Club Rattlesnake Roundup’s 1st annual Coloring Contest is underway for kids through 4th grade. Download the Coloring Sheet here. When you finish coloring, mail your Color Sheet to Shane Caraway, PO Box 115, Oglesby, Tx 76561, to be received by February 20, 2020. Read complete rules here.

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See photos from past Roundups below.