2018 Schedule of Events

TRF BBQ Cook-off – AN IBCA Sanctioned Event

Friday, September 28, 2018

12-6pm: BBQ Cook-off Check-in

5pm – Midnight: Carnival Midway Open

8pm: Jackpot Fajita Judging

8pm – Midnight: BBQ Cookoff Dance; Music by Jimmy & the Jokers (Main Stage) 

Saturday, September 29, 2018

11am: BBQ Judging Begins

12pm – Midnight: Carnival Midway Opens

3pm: Washer Pitching Tournament (Winnie-Stowell Park)

6pm: 2018 TRF Senior Queen Coronation (EC Auditorium)

8pm: Jody Booth

Sunday, September 30, 2018

12-6pm: Carnival Midway Open

4pm: Gospel Singing Jubilee

T-shirt “Give-away” Night

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

9am: Wedling Contest at LIT

5pm: Vendor Booths Open

5 – 5:15pm: Blessing of the Crops

5:30 – 7pm: Pea Patch Orchestra

7:30 – 9pm: Honky Tonk Jones

9:30 – 11pm: Kyle Park

Thursday, October 4, 2018

4 – 9pm: Livestock/Ag Mech/Breeding Beef Check In

5pm – Midnight: Carnival Midway Open

6 – 7:30pm: Bayou Sounds

7:30 – 8pm: Cajun Awards

8 – 9:30pm: Brian Jack & Zydeco Gamblers

10 – 11:30pm: Lost Bayou Ramblers

Whataburger Presents “Youth Day”

Friday, October 5, 2018 (Activities in NW corner of Park)

10am-Noon: Doodlebug Face Painting, Hay Play and variety of free children’s games and activities

1 – 2pm: Ice Cream Eating Contest

Friday, October 5, 2018 (Events on Stage)

9am: Opening Ceremonies

9:30am: Diaper Derby

10am: Little Rice Tot

10:55am: Poster Contest Winners

11am: Hamshire-Fannett Golden Girls

11:20am: Little Rice King Contest

12pm: Miss LaPetite Pageant

1pm: East Chambers Buccadears

1:20pm: Little Rice Sweetheart Pageant

2pm: Junior Queen Pageant

2:45pm: Youth Day Parade

4:30-5pm: Amber Blanchard’s School of Dance

5:30-7:30pm: George Dearborn & Branded

8-9:30pm: Mike & The Moonpies

10pm – 11:30pm: Wade Bowen

 

Friday, October 5, 2018 (Events NOT on Stage)

8am: 4-H & FFA Livestock Show; Steer & Breeding Beef Shows

8:30am – 10:30am: Old Timers’ Breakfast (Community Bldg)

9am: Ag Mechanics Show (Livestock Arena)

9am – 6pm: Art & Photography Exhibit (Community Bldg)

10am – 5pm: Rice Education Tent (Across from Livestock Arena)

10am – Midnight: Carnival Midway Open

Saturday, October 6, 2018 (Events on Stage)

9 am: Opening Ceremonies

10 am: Grand Parade

11:30 am: Introduction of Honorees

12 – 1 pm: Local Talent

1-1:30 pm: Rice Judging Awards

2 – 4 pm: American Cancer Society Auction

4:30-6 pm: Sammy Kershaw

6:30 – 8 pm: Flatland Cavalry

8:30 – 10 pm: Stoney Larue

10pm: Saddle Drawing on Main Stage

10:30 pm – 12:30 am: Category 6

Saturday, October 6, 2018 (Events NOT on Stage)

8 am: Livestock Judging

9 am: Rice Cooking Contest (EC JH Buc Cafe)

9 am – 3 pm: Antique Car Show (Northwest Corner of Park)

9 am – 6 pm: Arts/Crafts Show (Community Bldg)

9 am – 6 pm: Art & Photography Exhibit (Community Bldg)

9 am – 4 pm: Rice Education Exhibit (Across from Livestock Arena)

10 am – Midnight: Carnival Midway Open

2 pm: Lamb & Goat Show Weigh In

4 pm: Lamb & Goat Show