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April 22, 2014

Rodeo: Navarro County Derrick Days -- Burton is back

Familiar clown face returns to entertain

Corsicana — He's back.

Professional rodeo entertainer Ronald Burton returns to the Navarro County Exposition Center  April 25-26 to entertain the crowd at the 2014 Navarro County Derrick Days Pro Rodeo.

Burton, who provided the entertainment at least year's Navarro County Rodeo, brings over 15 years of experience as a rodeo clown and bullfighter, and has entertained rodeo fans throughout the United States. He is known for his family-friendly humor and comedy acts, which has earned him the honorable distinction as Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association Contract Act of the Year, in 2011, 2012 and 2013.  

Burton is dedicated to entertaining audiences, protecting the bull riders in the arena and demonstrating professionalism and hard work behind the scenes at the rodeo. He understands the needs of both the rodeo fans and the businesses and individuals that provide the resources to conduct a quality and entertaining rodeo production.

Burton has appeared on ABC’s Extreme Home Makeover Home Edition, Discovery Channel’s Battleground Earth, and Sundance Channel’s reality show, On the Road in America. He is also featured in the Coca-Cola advertisement for the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards.

Burton is from Philadelphia, Miss., but travels all over the country entertaining rodeo fans of all ages. He makes personal appearances at sponsor locations, radio/TV spots, parades, and other promotional activities in support of the rodeos he works.

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