March 15, 2006

Houston Zooperstars Challenge Names Champions

Houston -- KHOU-TV, Channel 11 will broadcast a special episode of "Houston ZooperStars Challenge" on Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. The episode will reveal this season's ZooperStars Challenge champions, crowning them Houston's ultimate ZooperStars.

The competition began in December with 16 teams of children ages nine to 12. The teams of two competed in unique and extreme challenges in an elimination competition. The special will feature highlights of past Zooperstars programs.

Willowridge High School marching band will make an appearance along with 11News anchors, Greg Hurst and Lisa Foronda. "Houston ZooperStars Challenge" is an original children's program developed by Channel 11 and the Houston Zoo. This is the second season of "Houston ZooperStars Challenge."

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