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2014 Texas State Fair

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Texas State FairThe 2014 Texas State Fair kicks off September 26 – October 19, 2014 at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.

Each year more than 5,200 students participate in the youth events and leadership contests.  But you don’t have to show an animal in a livestock contest to enjoy this piece of the State Fair.  Check the daily schedule for contest times and come and support these students as they learn and earn money for college.

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Find Livestock Show information here, including entry forms, the 2014 Livestock Schedule, Exhibitor Information, and the 2014 Livestock Exhibitor Handbook.

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2014-2015 Major Livestock Shows

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

2014-Houston-Livestock-Show-and-Rodeo-Grand-Champion-Market-Lamb-Rachel-ChabotCondShow season is here and many students are working hard.  Here are the dates and locations of several major events around Texas in 2014-2015. 

State Fair of Texas: Sept. 26-Oct 19, 2014

Heart O’ Texas Fair (Waco): Oct 2-11, 2014

Brazos Valley Fair and Exposition: Oct 17-19, 2014

Ft. Worth Stock Show & Rodeo: Jan 16-Feb 7, 2015

San Antonio Live Stock Exposition: Feb 12-Mar 1, 2015

San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo: Feb 13-Mar 1, 2015

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo: Mar 3-22, 2015

Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo (Austin): Mar 14-28, 2015

South Texas State Fair (Beaumont) Mar 26-Apr 5, 2015



2014-2015 Quail Hunting Dates

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

quail09Texas Parks & Wildlife has released the 2014-2015 Quail hunting dates.  Please note that an Upland Game Bird Stamp is Required.

Regular Season Statewide   Dates: Oct. 25, 2014 – Feb. 22, 2015

For more information visit the Texas Parks & Wildlife website.



2014-2015 Texas White-tailed Deer Hunting Dates

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Texas Parks & WildlifeThe 2014-2014 Texas White-Tailed Deer hunting dates have been released by Texas Parks & Wildlife.  See below what the dates are by type and by county.

Archery Statewide:  Sept. 27 – Oct. 31, 2014

North Texas (212 counties): Nov. 1, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015
South Texas (30 counties): Nov. 1, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015
Special Antler Restrictions (117 counties): 13″ inside spread or one unbranched antler

Special Youth Season
In all counties that have an open season for these species: Oct. 25 – 26, 2014 and Jan. 5 – 18, 2015

Late Antlerless and Spike
North Texas (106 counties): Jan. 5 – 18, 2015
South Texas (30 counties): Jan. 19 – Feb. 1, 2015

Muzzleloader (57 counties): Jan. 5 – 18, 2015

For more information visit the Texas Parks & Wildlife website.


Enter to Win a Lifetime Super Combo License

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

FREELicenseHuntThis is your chance to win a Lifetime Super Combo License, giving you the right to hunt and fish in Texas without ever having to buy another state license.*

Only $5 per entry and you can enter as many times as you like!

Purchase your entries wherever Texas hunting and fishing licenses are sold.

Find a retailer near you or purchase online now!

The next drawing will be held on December 30, 2014. Entries will be on sale through December 27, 2014. If you enter before December 27, 2014 and your name isn’t drawn in the December drawing, you will be eligible for the June 30, 2015 drawing.

The drawing package also includes a 1-year subscription to Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine. All proceeds from the Lifetime License Drawing fees go directly to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for on-the-ground conservation efforts that help make Texas one of the best places in the country to hunt and fish.

2013–2014 Official Rules 

Click here for more information on Lifetime Licenses.

Big Time Texas Hunts – Win the Hunt of a Lifetime

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Big Game HuntsNow’s your chance to enter to win one of 8 premium guided hunt packages on some of the finest private ranches and wildlife management areas in Texas. Bighorn sheep, mule deer, whitetails, waterfowl, birds, exotics, gators or wild hogs! Just $9 per online entry and proceeds support wildlife conservation, habitat management, and public hunting.

Find out more information on the Texas Park & Wildlife website here.

Click here to enter.


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