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Tops in Texas kicks off

JACKSONVILLE, TX (KLTV) - The Tops in Texas Rodeo has kicked off this week in Jacksonville.

The arena is ready for hundreds to hoot and holler for their favorite steer wrestlers, barrel racers and bull riders, and who could forget that life-saving rodeo clown.

After all they are the ones who keep the animals away from the riders heads.

"There wouldn't be any more left. Like last night we had a kid that got hit pretty hard in the face and it didn't hurt him because he had a helmet on. But, if it wouldn't have been for the two bull fighters the bull would have got on him and it could have been pretty bad," Rodeo Clown Rudy Burns said.

So it is time to pull on those cowboy boots and have some good country fun.

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