Parade and Celebrity Rodeo

Friday, September 18, 2015
Fort Worth Stockyards

Come and enjoy a Family Night at the Roundup for Autism Parade and Celebrity Rodeo on Friday, September 18, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas.  Jump back into the 19th Century and visit a world of cowboys, saloon girls, authentic Flamenco dancers and many more exciting characters.  The Parade will also feature various community clubs, cheer leading squads and celebrities marching up Exchange Avenue.

Parade – 6:00 pm

The Parade will be led by Bobby Norris, founder of the Roundup for Autism, and the Lone Star Pony Express.  The Pony Express is a group of riders from the Houston area who hold events around the calendar to raise money for the Roundup for Autism. Join us for a family friendly Roundup Parade at 6:00pm in the heart of Fort Worth’s Historical Stockyards.




Bobby Norris
Roundup for Autism

JJ Norris
Roundup for Autism

Robert C. Norris
Original Marlboro Man
and Philanthropist

Lynn Thrower
Lone Star Pony Expres

Mel Newsom
Lone Star Pony Express

Bill Caruth
and Philanthropist

2014 Parade Grand Marshall
The Winch Family
Luther, Rome, Therese and Luke


2013 Parade Grand Marshall
Betsy Price
  2012 Parade Grand Marshall
Rudy Jackson, Jr.
  2011 Parade Grand Marshall
Robert C. Norris

Parade Route begins on Exchange Street in the Fort Worth Stockyards
and leads to the Celebrity Rodeo at Cowtown Coliseum

For more information about the Parade, or to register your own club,
please contact Denise and Fern Marin at 817-253-6897 or




Celebrity Rodeo – 8:00 pm at Cowtown Coliseum in the Fort Worth Stockyards

The parade is followed on Friday night by the excitement of the country’s top cowboys and cowgirls competing in a Celebrity Rodeo at Cowtown Coliseum in the Fort Worth Stockyards.




Coliseum events begin with a Grand Entry Parade and Lone Star Pony Express Saddlebag Presentation.

Watch celebrities try their hand at Team Roping and Team Penning.
Included will be a Professional Bull Riding competition and Invitational Mutton Bustin'.

For more information about the Rodeo, please contact Leslie Shelton at 817-235-5628.




Bobby Norris Roundup for Autism
10503 Metric Drive
Dallas, Texas 75243