No bull, you can win $2,500

Once again, the popular Cow Patty Bingo is back as a fundraising event for the Bandera Community Foundation during Celebrate Bandera 2016.  Tickets are now on sale for $20 each, and the winner receives $2,500!

The event will take place Saturday, September 3rd, in the parking lot of LOWES Foods Store.


are co-sponsoring this event. Festivities will kick off at 9 a.m. with a breakfast taco sale of delicious El Jacalito’s tacos, music and door prizes.   To be eligible for a door prize, you must have purchased a Cow Patty Bingo square and show your numbered ticket to the event coordinators in order to receive a raffle ticket.  You must be present to win door prizes; however, the winner of the grand prize does not need to be present to win.

Promptly at 10 a.m., a longhorn steer with a really full belly will be released into the pen which has been marked with a grid consisting of 500 numbers drawn out in 2′ X 2′ squares.  Whoever holds the number of the square where the longhorn decides to drop a patty is the winner of the $2,500 prize.  There is only one winner, and the decision of the judge concerning which square has received the most percentage of patty is final. The Boaz Ministries and Bandera Helpling Hands will also walk away as a big winners from the Cow Patty Bingo event thanks to


Who have each given sponsorships in the amount of $2,500, making a total of $5,000 earmarked for these two fine nonprofits.   The grants will be awarded to the Bandera Boys and Girls Club and to Triple H Equitherapy by the Bandera Community Foundation, founder and organizer of Celebrate Bandera.

Celebrate Bandera, now in its 15th year, is a production of the Bandera Community Foundation and is the main fundraising project of the year for the organization.  With events from Friday through Sunday of Labor Day weekend, Celebrate Bandera attracts more than 20,000 people and is a rising star among Texas events.

Cow Patty Bingo tickets may be purchased from any board member of the Bandera Community Foundation; beginning in mid March or available at anytime after the first of May at The Bandera General Store on Main Street Bandera.  In addition, tickets will be sold at the front door of Lowes each Saturday from noon to four in August.  Remember, the winner does not have to be present to win $2,500 cash!




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