The PLS&R is a 501(c) (3) organization that is dedicated to raising scholarship money for local students. The Pasadena livestock show and rodeo is held each year in September or October and hosts a variety of events such as, a rodeo parade, a trail ride, a bar-be-que cook-off, a dance, an auction, a 5K fun run/walk, rodeo contests, musical entertainment, 4D jackpot barrel racing, beauty competitions, a talent contest, a horse show, a mule and donkey show, kids chili cook-off, , kids adventure zone, a golf tournament and even a bowling tournament.
Directions to Rodeo Grounds from Houston:
Each year the Rodeo grounds fill up with around 200 competing cook teams. The public is invited. Tickets include your entry and a BBQ Sandwich with a drink. Events and Activites: Mutton' Bustin, a Jr. Chili Cook Off, and arts and craft vendors.