It's almost time for the Missouri State Fair!

Socket is once again sponsoring the Pig Races at the Fair, and to celebrate, we're giving away tickets to Lynyrd Skynyrd, Championship Bull Riding, and the sold out Jason Aldean concert.

You can enter to win by clicking on the "racing piggy" on this page. 

Congratulations to Socketeer Jason Christian, who placed 2nd in the Columbia Corporate Dance Off!

The event was held Thursday, July 28 at the Galactic Fun Zone in Columbia and benefited the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri.

Great job, Jason, and thanks to everyone who came out to the event!

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