Fair & Rodeo timeline

2009

• The inaugural Jeff Wyers Memorial Fishing Tournament was held in August. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink Youth Rodeo Event benefiting the American Cancer Society was held in July during the Summer Series.

The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo in Hitchcock is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Here is a look back at some highlights of the past 75 years.

 

2010

• Construction of the new Entertainment Pavilion was completed.

• Thirty-one senior exhibitors received a total of $43,500 in scholarships.

2011

• Workers began upgrading the roads on the fairgrounds.

• The fair awarded $45,000 in scholarships.

2012

• Workers continued to upgrade the roads on the grounds.

• The fair awarded $45,000 in scholarships.

• Junior Livestock Auction Sales totaled $414,755.

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