The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Rope for the Kids.

The 1st Annual Rope for the Kids event is being held Oct. 18, benefiting Advocates for Children, Inc starting at 2:00 pm. 

Saddles will be given to average winners in each roping, and Gist Trophy Buckles will be given for 2nd – 5th place winners. Youth dummy roping Gist Trophy Buckles will also be given out in three age divisions. 

There will be food, a moon walk and a George Straight guitar to be auctioned off before the final rounds. 

Location for the event will be at the Cowboy Church Orange County Arena, 673 FM 1078, Orange. 

For more information contact Chad Havens (409) 670-2001 or Brent Mays (337) 515-6143.