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The Dixie national rodeo back in town

It's time to saddle up for the Dixie National Rodeo!

The annual event kicks off in Jackson Thursday night.

The rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m. inside of the Mississippi Coliseum. If you're headed to the show get ready for a good time watching the best cowboys and cowgirls show off their skills!

"You're seeing the best. The champions they're all here. This is one of the largest prize purses in the sport of rodeo. With that you'll also see Lecile Harris, Rudy Burns two of the funniest guys in rodeo and then on top of that a tremendous signing entertainer each and every night," says Mike Mathis, the announcer for the Dixie National Rodeo.

The rodeo is in town until February 17th.  

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