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Mr. Bobby Norris, Founder of the Roundup for Autism


JJ and Bobby Norris

In 1988, Bobby's generous heart and philanthropic spirit prompted him to start the Roundup for Autism to raise funds to support the vital programs and services at the Autism Treatment Center.  Today, Roundup is one of Texas' largest fundraisers for autism.

Bobby was born and raised in Colorado and attended Colorado State University.  In 1982, he brought his equine operation to Texas.  Bobby currently serves as a board member of the Stock Show Syndicate, Cowboy Hall of Fame, and the Autism Treatment Center.  Past affiliations include: past president, Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Youth Assn; past president, American Junior Quarter Horse Assn.; past president American Cutting Horse Assn. (three times); Board Member, National Cutting Horse Assn.; member of the National Cattle Raisers Assn.  He has won several World Championships in the equine world and in 2014 was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.  Bobby resides in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife JJ and their two boys.  He is a farm and ranch realtor/owner, a horse trainer and the General Manager of his father’s ranch, the T-Cross Ranch in Colorado Springs. The Norris Foundation, Bobby and the Norris Family have been “Fighting Autism the Cowboy Way for Over 35 Years!”

       We invite you to join Bobby and the Roundup for Autism committee to help raise awareness of autism, now affecting 1 in 44 children, and to raise much needed funds for the Autism Treatment Center.

On behalf of the children and adults served by the Autism Treatment Centers of Texas, thank you for 35 years of dedication and support!


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