Straits Ready to Ride ‘n’ Rope

The George Strait Team Roping Classic takes place March 15-16 at the San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas. Entrants compete for $200,000 in cash and prizes. Strait and his brother, Buddy, started the event in 1982 in Kingsville, Texas, as a competition for family and area ropers. The event moved to the Rose Palace three years ago. Chevy Trucks and Tractor Supply Co. are sponsors. 02/12/02