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Contestant Info

Don't forget to pick up your contestant gift bag (bring your back number) at the South end of the arena behind the Crown Royal 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!

PARKING & Other Info

Parking is going to be tighter than usual due to Tatum’s Garden- a fully inclusive, accessible playground built behind the arena.
Entering the Salinas Sports Complex for the 2014 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 16th through 6pm on Sunday July 20th. 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 17th

Wrangler National Patriot Day
and Salute to Military Day Saturday July 19th

Man Up Crusade Day Sunday July 20th to raise awareness about domestic violence

No portable pens and no tie-ups. Call 831-775-3100 for stalls until July 11th at 5pm.

The Special Buckaroos Rodeo
is at noon on July 19th on the track.

2014 Contestants (as of July 1)