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HOUSTON -- It's that time of year when Houstonians embrace their inner cowboy or cowgirl and saddle up for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

The three-week event kicks off Thursday through Saturday with the World Championship Bar-B-Que Cookoff. Trail Riderswill hoof it to Houston on Friday, then head downtown for the Rodeo Parade on Saturday at 10 a.m.. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo kicks off Monday with Toby Keith as the headliner.

More than 2.2 million people turned out for theannual event at Reliant Park in 2012, andthe crowds couldbe even biggerthis year.

We've put together a RodeoHouston Roundup that includesdownloadable maps to help you getaround,helpfullinks to answer your questions, the daily forecast, headlines, photo slideshows and much more!

Click here for the link!

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