Save the Date: California Rodeo Salinas July 21-24, 2016
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Contestant Info

2015 Contestants

Don't forget to pick up your contestant gift bag (bring your back number) at the South end of the arena behind the Pendleton Whisky Saloon in the little wooden building near the stock pens.
The Contestant Hospitality area is located near the roping chutes on the North end of the arena.
We hope you have a great time while you are here!
REMINDER-No Video Cameras
The committee would like to remind you about a few things before you arrive. 
There are no video cameras allowed in the arena (grandstands, etc.).  This policy has been in place
since 2001.  Still cameras with professional lenses and detachable lenses are also not allowed. There is a media credentialing process in place for media outlets with video or still cameras. Please be cooperative and leave the video cameras in your vehicle or back at camp. 

PARKING & Other Info

Parking is going to be more controlled this year.
Entering the Salinas Sports Complex for the 2015 California Rodeo Salinas-Contestants:

Traffic will be controlled by Rodeo Committee on Maryal Drive behind the Salinas Sports Complex/Arena from 8am on Wednesday July 15th through 6pm on Sunday July 19th. Contestant vehicles should enter via Bernal Drive (on the South side of the complex) and turn left onto Maryal Drive (if you entered Bernal via North Main Street).

If you exit highway 101 traveling North, you will take the N. Main Street exit and make your first right onto Bernal Drive to proceed to Maryal and make a left then another left into the barn area.

If you exit highway 101 traveling South via Laurel Drive, you will turn right onto N. Main Street and then make a left at the Bernal Drive light (past the front of the Rodeo Grounds) and proceed to Maryal and make a left then another left into the barn area.


Tough Enough to Wear Pink
Thursday July 16th

Wrangler National Patriot Day
and Salute to Military Day Saturday July 18th

Man Up Crusade Day Sunday July 19th to raise awareness about domestic violence

No portable pens and no tie-ups. Call 831-775-3100 for stalls until July 10th at 5pm.
After that, call 831-775-3151.

The Special Buckaroos Rodeo
is at noon on July 18th on the track. PLEASE come down to help! 
Coors Banquet Bull Xing Cantina-located on the North end of the West Grandstands.
Contestants gain FREE entry on Wednesday July 15th during PBR, Thursday July 16th and Saturday July 18th. Live music, dancing and drinks!