Policies & Rules
DRESS CODE: MANDATORY Attire for Chute access or Pit access is cowboy hat or no hat at all, long sleeve button-down shirt, jeans, cowboy boots or other closed toed shoes; Other Areas- long sleeve button-down shirt, pants/jeans, close-toed shoes (NO tennis shoes). NO ARENA access if you are not a PRCA photographer.
CREDENTIAL PICK UP: Badges will need to be picked up at the California Rodeo Salinas Office at 1034 N. Main Street in Salinas and then returned daily (exceptions for PRCA photographers). Media members will also be required to sign a release form before having access to the rodeo grounds.
TV trucks & vehicles need special passes and arrangements for parking live trucks. This must be made at least 1 week prior to rodeo. Space is limited.
***Media outlets will be required to notify us of what stories they wish to create/cover and to make an appointment to be escorted onto and off of the grounds with a Media Wrangler. When your coverage access is confirmed, you will receive more information about this process.