The contestants have been announced for the upcoming 23rd season of TV's reality series Dancing With The Stars, and there's a face very familiar to most Texan's.Yes, it's the former Governor of the Lone Star, Rick Perry.  He's one of 13 celebrities, that will be competing to win it all this season. If you are not a regular viewer of the show, you should know that professional dancers pair up with these well known folks to train and compete in ballroom dancing.

Perry's pro dance partner will be, Emma Slater, and they will have plenty of competition from these names:

Ryan Lochte -12-time Olympic medalist.

Laurie Hernandez - Gold medal winning gymnast.

Maureen McCormick - Actress from TV's "The Brady Bunch."

Amber Rose - Model and actress.

Marilu Henner - actress from TV's "Taxi."

Jake T. Austin - Former child actor from TV's "Wizards of Waverly Place."

Calvin Johnson - Former NFL wide receiver.

Terra Jole - Star of TV's reality series, "Little Women."

Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds - Grammy Award winning singer.

Vanilla Ice - Rap star.

James Hinchcliff - NASCAR race driver.

Jana Kramer - Country singer.

Your first chance to catch Rick's moves, happens Monday night, September 12th at 7 p.m. Central, with the 2 hour season premiere of, Dancing With The Stars, on ABC TV.

It should be must see TV, when Rick puts on his boogie shoes.