|March 13-14, 2010|
|World Championship Rattlesnake Races and St. Patrick's Day Celebration in Historic Old San Patricio, Texas|
Live Music, Cold Beer, St. Patricks Hat contest, Great Food & Fried Rattlesnake, Arts & Crafts Booths, Free Arena Games, Rattlesnake Races/Souveneirs, Rattlesnake Handling, Old West Riding Co. , Exhibitions
The Rattlesnake races begin at 1 PM and contestants not wishing to bring their own rattler will be furnish one. Snake races cost $20.00 to enter. Winners of each heat will be awarded a plaque. World Champion in the finals (Sunday) will take the trophy,Games and Contests for all ages with prizes for winners of each event. Games include egg-catching, Human wheelbarrow races, Men & womens boot race, etc. Daily admission $5.00 for ages 6 and up. Children under 6 free. Gates open at 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
Rattlesnake Races Poker Run - Starts at 12 noon in Old San Patricio at the museum and ends back at the San Patricio Rattlesnake Grounds. Route will take riders approximately 62 miles around Lake Corpus Christi. Format is "Five Card Draw". Stops will include Grunt's, Old 534 Club, Hornies, Vick's Place, and Hummers. Price per hand is $10.00 with a 50/50 split. 50% of entry will go to the winner (or winners in the case of a tie). 50% of entry will go to the San Patricio Restoration Society.
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