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05/01/2024 -

04/30/2024 -

FIESTAS DEL RODEO IS THE NEWEST EVENT ADDED TO THE BIG WEEK LINEUP
THIS CULTURAL CELEBRATION WILL TAKE PLACE SUNDAY, JULY 21ST

04/23/2024 -

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03/22/2024 -

03/14/2024 -

SADDLE UP FOR A GOOD TIME
CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS SET TO HOST ITS INAUGURAL SWEETHEART SOIREE COWGIRL LUNCHEON

02/26/2024 -

TICKETS FOR MAY 5TH MONSTER JAM GO ON SALE MARCH 5TH AT 10AM
TICKETS FOR MAY 5TH MONSTER JAM GO ON SALE MARCH 5TH AT 10AM

02/16/2024 -

02/14/2024 -

THE MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS CONTEST OPENS TODAY
SEEKING AMBASSADORS TO PROMOTE THE LARGEST RODEO IN CALIFORNIA

02/02/2024 -

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01/26/2024 -

ENJOY WESTERN MUSIC, POETRY & MORE AT THE CLEM ALBERTONI COWBOY GATHERING ON APRIL 6TH
LACY J. DALTON TO HEADLINE ALONG WITH JAKE RILEY AT THIS DINNER SHOW

01/25/2024 -

OPENING ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR BIG WEEK KICK OFF CONCERT
NIKO MOON WILL OPEN FOR KEITH URBAN ALONG WITH RETURNING SPECIAL GUEST CLAUDIA HOYSER

01/24/2024 -

TIME TO APPLY FOR A CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS SCHOLARSHIP
STUDENTS MAY APPLY THROUGH HARTNELL COLLEGE OR THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR MONTEREY COUNTY

12/13/2023 -

COUNTRY MEGA-STAR KEITH URBAN TO HEADLINE RODEO’S BIG WEEK KICK OFF CONCERT IN 2024
TICKETS GO ON SALE FEBRUARY 1ST AT 10 AM AT CARODEO.COM

11/20/2023 -

11/09/2023 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO ASSOCIATION TO HOST A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
THIS FREE COMMUNITY EVENT WILL FEATURE A TREE-LIGHTING CEREMONY AND MORE

11/01/2023 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS REVEALED THE 2024 COMMEMORATIVE POSTER
THE PAINTING FEATURES A THROWBACK TEAM ROPING SCENE BY ARTIST MISSY JENKINS

10/23/2023 -

10/20/2023 -

10/04/2023 -

THE FALL ROUND UP FESTIVAL OFFERS FAMILY FUN
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW; SAVE ON CARNIVAL RIDES UNTIL OCTOBER 11th

09/27/2023 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS IS RAISING AWARENESS FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN OCTOBER
THE MAN UP CRUSADE EFFORTS WILL BENEFIT THE YWCA OF MONTEREY COUNTY

09/14/2023 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS’ COMMUNITY DONATIONS SURPASS $770,000
LOCAL NON-PROFITS, WESTERN ORGANIZATIONS BENEFIT FROM THE LARGEST ANNUAL DONATION NUMBER TO DATE

08/30/2023 -

FALL ROUND UP FESTIVAL IS COMING UP OCTOBER 12th-15th
TICKETS GO ON SALE SEPTEMBER 1ST AT 10 AM

07/23/2023 -

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03/24/2023 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS ANNOUNCES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
FOUR INDIVIDUALS TO BE HONORED JULY 20TH

02/09/2023 -

MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS CONTEST OPENS FEBRUARY 14th
HELP PROMOTE THE LARGEST RODEO IN CALIFORNIA

01/30/2023 -

CLEM ALBERTONI COWBOY GATHERING HAPPENING MARCH 25TH
THE EVENT FEATURES COWBOY MUSIC, POETRY, DINNER & MORE

12/20/2022 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PERIOD TO OPEN SOON
STUDENTS MAY APPLY THROUGH HARTNELL COLLEGE OR THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR MONTEREY COUNTY

12/06/2022 -

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11/09/2022 -

10/21/2022 -

10/07/2022 -

FALL ROUND UP FESTIVAL IS COMING UP OCTOBER 13TH-16TH
GET DISCOUNTED UNLIMITED CARNIVAL RIDE WRISTBANDS UNTIL OCTOBER 12TH

08/31/2022 -

FALL ROUND UP FESTIVAL TICKETS ON SALE SEPTEMBER 1ST
THE EVENT IS OCTOBER 13TH-16TH AT THE SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX

08/19/2022 -

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05/31/2022 -

RODEO EDUCATION AND CHARACTER PROGRAM IN SALINAS THIS WEEK
THE ‘COWBOY CODE’ WILL BE INTRODUCED TO HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS THIS WEEK

04/26/2022 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO & BIG WEEK BULL RIDING TICKETS ON SALE MAY 5TH
SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX TICKET OFFICE WILL OPEN FOR WALK-UP SALES

04/21/2022 -

04/19/2022 -

04/13/2022 -

02/17/2022 -

BANDA MS TO PERFORM AT THE SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX JULY 16TH
BIG WEEK JUST GOT BIGGER WITH MORE MUSIC ADDED TO EVENT LINEUP

02/07/2022 -

MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS CONTEST OPENS FEBRUARY 14TH
BECOME AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE LARGEST RODEO IN CALIFORNIA

02/01/2022 -

RODEO’S ANNUAL COWBOY POETRY GATHERING IS COMING UP MARCH 26TH
THE EVENT WILL HONOR CLEM ALBERTONI AND FEATURE MUSIC BY DAVE STAMEY

01/26/2022 -

BIG WEEK KICK OFF CONCERT TICKETS ON SALE ONLINE
TOBY KEITH CONCERT WITH SPECIAL GUEST CLAY WALKER TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY, JULY 15TH

12/15/2021 -

11/19/2021 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO DEBUTS 2022 COMMEMORATIVE POSTER
THE POSTER HONORS FAN-FAVORITE FREESTYLE BULLFIGHTER ROSS HILL

11/19/2021 -

10/21/2021 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO ANNOUNCES 2022 DATES AFTER SUCCESSFUL 2021 EVENT
THE EVENT ALLOWED THE ASSOCIATION TO DONATE OVER $376,000 TO LOCAL NON-PROFITS

09/26/2021 -

09/25/2021 -

09/22/2021 -

THE TAYLOR FARMS PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE IS COMPLETE
RIBBON CUTTING TO TAKE PLACE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD AT 4PM

09/15/2021 -

GET YOUR RODEO TICKETS EARLY TO SAVE
OR TAKE ADVANTAGE OF TWO LOCAL PROMOTIONS

09/12/2021 -

MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS 2021 ANNOUNCEMENT
EMILY CULLINS IS THE NEW RODEO AMBASSADOR

09/17/2021 -

08/11/2021 -

THE RODEO’S KIDDIE KAPERS PARADE IS BACK THIS YEAR WITH A NEW ROUTE
FREE CHILDREN’S PARADE WILL BEGIN AT 3PM ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th

09/20/2021 -

06/21/2021 -

06/24/2021 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS ANNOUNCES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
THREE MEMBERS TO BE INDUCTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

05/20/2021 -

08/19/2021 -

04/22/2021 -

MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS CONTEST OPENS APRIL 22nd
BECOME AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE LARGEST RODEO IN CALIFORNIA

03/01/2021 -

02/15/2021 -

01/26/2021 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS OFFERS TWO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS IN 2021
STUDENTS MAY APPLY THROUGH HARTNELL COLLEGE OR THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR MONTEREY COUNTY

01/07/2021 -

08/04/2020 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS WILL RIDE AGAIN IN 2021
COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS WILL NOT ALLOW 2020 EVENTS TO TAKE PLACE

08/21/2021 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS UNVEILS 2021 COMMEMORATIVE POSTER
LOCAL ARTIST BROUGHT A SADDLE BRONC RIDING PHOTO TO LIFE

09/10/2020 -

04/28/2020 -

12/02/2020 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS BREAKS GROUND ON THE TAYLOR FARMS PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE
BRIDGE WILL CREATE BETTER TRAFFIC FLOW, FAN EXPERIENCE

09/23/2021 -

04/15/2020 -

09/21/2021 -

03/16/2020 -

03/10/2020 -

SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX TICKET OFFICE OPENS MARCH 24TH AT 10AM
TICKETS FOR THE MONSTER JAM, PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING, CALIFORNIA RODEO AND MORE WILL BE AVAILABLE

02/13/2020 -

MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS CONTEST OPENS FEBRUARY 14TH
BECOME AN AMBASSADOR FOR THE LARGEST RODEO IN CALIFORNIA

02/12/2020 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS BRINGS CUTTING TRADITION BACK
1ST ANNUAL DEBBIE PEDRAZZI MEMORIAL CUTTING WILL TAKE PLACE JULY 16TH

05/19/2020 -

08/18/2021 -

01/29/2020 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS
APPLY BEFORE March 2, 2020 TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDS

01/13/2020 -

KEITH TO HEADLINE CALIFORNIA RODEO’S 2020 KICK OFF CONCERT
TICKETS GO ON SALE JANUARY 17TH AT 10AM

11/15/2019 -

SECOND ANNUAL GOLDEN CIRCLE OF CHAMPIONS EVENT TO TAKE PLACE IN LAS VEGAS DURING THE WNFR
THE CALIFORNIA RODEO SENDING CANCER SURVIVOR JULIAN CASTILLO

10/18/2019 -

LOCAL FARMER, RANCHER IS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS
NEW OFFICER AND DIRECTORS WERE ALSO ANNOUNCED AT ANNUAL DINNER

09/16/2021 -

03/11/2020 -

05/12/2020 -

10/18/2019 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS DEBUTS 2020 COMMEMORATIVE POSTER
PENCIL SKETCH BY LOCAL ARTIST FEATURES WORLD CHAMPION TIE-DOWN ROPER TUF COOPER

08/16/2019 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS DONATES OVER $530,000 TO NON-PROFITS
MAJORITY OF GROUPS RECEIVING FUNDS ARE LOCAL

07/21/2019 -

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04/06/2020 -

07/12/2019 -

THERE’S A NEW DUDE IN TOWN
CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS TO DEBUT MASCOT AS PART OF FAN EXPERIENCE

07/11/2019 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO IS RACING TO 10,000 FOLLOWERS ON INSTAGRAM
ENTER THE CONTEST FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A VIP RODEO EXPERIENCE JULY 18TH

07/11/2019 -

DO YOU HAVE YOUR PINK SHIRT READY FOR THE RODEO?
THEME DAYS INCLUDE RECOGNIZING CANCER SURVIVORS, A SALUTE TO MILITARY AND MORE

07/09/2019 -

LOOKING FOR A BARGAIN ON A RODEO TICKET?
THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SAVE MONEY THIS YEAR

07/03/2019 -

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS TO COMPETE IN SALINAS JULY 17TH
TOP RIDERS WILL BATTLE FOR THE SALINAS BUCKLE AT THIS SELL OUT EVENT

07/02/2019 -

SEVERAL KID FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES HAPPEN DURING THE CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS
THERE IS A CARNIVAL, KIDS CORRAL, STICK HORSE RACE AND MORE

07/01/2019 -

06/28/2019 -

KIDDIE KAPERS PARADE HAS A NEW START TIME
FREE CHILDREN’S PARADE WILL BEGIN AT 7PM ON JULY 13TH

06/21/2019 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS ANNOUNCES 2019 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
FOUR OUTSTANDING STUDENTS TO RECEIVE FUNDS

06/05/2019 -

ED MONTANA WILL SERVE AS THE COLMO DEL RODEO PARADE GRAND MARSHAL
DON’T MISS THE PARADE ON SATURDAY, JULY 13TH

05/21/2019 -

RODEO EDUCATION AND CHARACTER PROGRAM IN SALINAS THIS WEEK
THE ‘COWBOY CODE’ WILL BE INTRODUCED TO THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS

05/10/2019 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO’S RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM IS READY TO WALK
SUPPORT ONE OF THE TOP RELAY FOR LIFE EVENTS IN THE UNITED STATES MAY 17TH AND 18TH

05/08/2019 -

04/11/2019 -

OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA RODEO VEHICLE SPORTS ‘FIND YOUR COWBOY ROOTS’ AD CAMPAIGN
THE WRAPPED SUBURBAN TRAVELS ACROSS THE STATE TO PROMOTE THE JULY EVENT

04/05/2019 -

OPENING ACTS FOR BIG WEEK KICK OFF CONCERT ANNOUNCED
FRANKIE BALLARD AND THE WILD FEATHERS TO OPEN FOR TIM MCGRAW

03/19/2019 -

SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX BOX OFFICE OPENS FULL TIME MONDAY, MARCH 25TH
PURCHASE MONSTER JAM TICKETS AND MORE STARTING AT 10AM

02/21/2019 -

GUINNESS WORLD RECORD SET AT CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS
WILL ROBERTS HAD THE MOST PEOPLE IN A SPINNING LASSO ON JULY 19, 2018

02/11/2019 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO CELEBRATES COWBOY CULTURE WITH COWBOYS, COCKTAILS, RHYTHM & RHYMES
EVENT TO TAKE PLACE SATURDAY, APRIL 27TH AT THE FOX THEATER IN OLD TOWN SALINAS

01/30/2019 -

MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS CONTEST OPENS FEBRUARY 14TH
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY MONDAY, MAY 6TH, 2019

12/18/2018 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS
APPLY BEFORE JANUARY 26, 2019 TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDS

11/28/2018 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS WELCOMES NEW DIRECTORS
NEW DIRECTORS AND STANDOUT AWARD RECIPIENTS RECOGNIZED AT THE ANNUAL STOCKHOLDER MEETING

11/27/2018 -

11/15/2018 -

11/08/2018 -

SUPERSTAR TIM MCGRAW HEADLINING 2019 CALIFORNIA RODEO KICK OFF CONCERT
TICKETS FOR JULY 12, 2019 CONCERT GO ON SALE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH

10/19/2018 -

09/19/2018 -

MOTORSPORTS FANS GET YOUR TICKETS FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH
MONSTER TRUCKS, TRACTORS PULLS AND A FARMER 500 RACE MAKE UP THE MOTORSPORTS SPECTACUL

08/26/2018 -

Congrats to the Bulls of Summer Winners
Kaique Pacheco and Alex Marcilio tie for first with 162 points each

08/23/2018 -

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS EVENT IN SALINAS AUGUST 25TH
REAL TIME PAIN RELIEF VELOCITY TOUR STOP TO FEATURE TOP RIDERS

08/16/2018 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS PRESENTS LOCAL NON-PROFITS WITH CHECKS
OVER $494,000 WAS DONATED TO THESE GROUPS IN 2018

07/27/2018 -

CARRYING ON THE TRADITION OF THE AMERICAN COWBOY IS A BIG DEAL
CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS’ ‘RODEO RESPONSIBILITY’ VIDEO GOES VIRAL

07/22/2018 -

07/21/2018 -

07/21/2018 -

07/20/2018 -

BIG WEEK HAS A BIG ECONOMIC IMPACT
$11 MILLION GENERATED OVER FIVE DAYS

07/20/2018 -

THE 108TH CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS HAS STARTED
THURSDAY PERFORMANCE FULL OF HIGHLIGHTS

07/18/2018 -

07/16/2018 -

RODEO’S FRIDAY HORSE PARADE HAS A NEW ROUTE
WEEKNIGHT PARADES TRAVEL E. ALISAL AND WEEKEND PARADES TRAVEL MAIN STREET

07/13/2018 -

07/10/2018 -

07/08/2018 -

CREATE BIG WEEK MEMORIES WITH YOUR KIDS
THE LIST OF FUN EVENTS INCLUDES A CARNIVAL, STICK HORSE RACE, PARADES & MORE

07/05/2018 -

07/03/2018 -

06/28/2018 -

06/26/2018 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS TO BE FEATURED IN RFD TV’S SPECIAL COWBOY MOMENTS SERIES
TUNE IN ON JULY 11TH FOR THE EPISODE SPONSORED BY MYCARS.com

06/22/2018 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS ANNOUNCES 2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
SIX STUDENTS TO RECEIVE A TOTAL OF $9,750

06/21/2018 -

COLMO DEL RODEO PARADE GRAND MARSHAL HAS A GOLD MEDAL ATTITUDE
NICK CUNNINGHAM IS FROM MONTEREY COUNTY AND LOVES THE CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS

06/13/2018 -

KIDDIE KAPERS PARADE HAS A NEW ROUTE
FREE PARADE TO START AT SALINAS HIGH SCHOOL AND END AT THE STEINBECK CENTER

05/31/2018 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO ANNOUNCES HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2018
FIVE INDUCTEES TO BE HONORED ON JULY 19TH

04/12/2018 -

OPENING ACTS FOR RODEO KICK OFF CONCERT ANNOUNCED
DANIELLE BRADBERY AND JIMMIE ALLEN TO OPEN FOR BLAKE SHELTON JULY 13TH

03/29/2018 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO’S COLORING CONTEST RETURNS APRIL 1ST
CONTEST IS OPEN TO 3RD AND 4TH GRADERS

03/15/2018 -

SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX IMPLEMENTING CLEAR BAG POLICY FOR 2018 EVENTS
THE AIM IS TO INCREASE SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY AT THE COMPLEX

03/13/2018 -

TICKETS GO ON SALE FOR 2018 SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX EVENTS ON MARCH 26TH
GET YOUR MONSTER JAM, PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING AND CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS TICKETS SOON

02/07/2018 -

01/19/2018 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO’S COWBOY POETRY EVENT HAS A NEW DATE AND VENUE
COWBOYS, COCKTAILS, RHYTHM & RHYMES TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY, MARCH 16TH AT THE FOX THEATER IN OLD TOWN

01/12/2018 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS SEEKING HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS FEBRUARY 28TH

01/04/2018 -

TOP 10 COUNTRY ARTIST BLAKE SHELTON TO HEADLINE RODEO KICK OFF CONCERT
TICKETS FOR FRIDAY, JULY 13TH CONCERT GO ON SALE THURSDAY, JANUARY 18TH

12/18/2017 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS
APPLY BEFORE JANUARY 26, 2018 TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDS

12/01/2017 -

10/20/2017 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO UNVEILS 2018 COMMEMORATIVE POSTER
LOCAL ARTIST JOHN CERNEY PAINTED A MURAL TO INCLUDE IN THE POSTER

10/20/2017 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS HAS A NEW PRESIDENT
NEW OFFICER & DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED AT ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS MEETING

09/27/2017 -

CENTRAL COAST MOTORSPORTS SPECTACULAR BACK AT SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX OCTOBER 15TH
NEW FARMER 500 AUTO RACES JOINING MONSTER TRUCKS AND TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLS

08/23/2017 -

7 OF TOP 25 PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS TO COMPETE IN SALINAS
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR BULLS OF SUMMER EVENT AUGUST 26th

08/18/2017 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS PRESENTS LOCAL NON-PROFITS WITH CHECKS
OVER $400,000 WAS DONATED TO THESE GROUPS IN 2017

07/23/2017 -

07/23/2017 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS ALL AROUND CHAMPION WINS A SADDLE THIS YEAR
GENEROSITY OF SPONSOR BRINGS BACK THIS TRADITION

07/22/2017 -

07/22/2017 -

07/21/2017 -

07/19/2017 -

AUSTRALIA’S LACHLAN RICHARDSON WINS PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING
SOLD OUT CROWD WITNESSES NIGHT OF GREAT RIDES

07/18/2017 -

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING WILL BE BACK IN SALINAS ON AUGUST 26TH
BULLS OF SUMMER TO FILL DEMAND FOR MORE BULL RIDING

07/17/2017 -

07/13/2017 -

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING BUCKS INTO SALINAS JULY 19TH
TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST FOR THIS EXCITING EVENT

07/11/2017 -

07/10/2017 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS OFFERS AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN
THERE ARE SEVERAL WAYS TO SAVE ON TICKETS

06/30/2017 -

2017 MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS CONTESTANTS ANNOUNCED
FOUR YOUNG LADIES TO COMPETE FOR COVETED TITLE

06/27/2017 -

06/16/2017 -

California Rodeo Salinas Distributes Scholarships
Five Local Students Earn Funds for College

06/12/2017 -

06/12/2017 -

BIG WEEK KICK OFF CONCERT LINEUP IS COMPLETE
SECOND KID ROCK OPENING ACT ANNOUNCED

06/05/2017 -

The California Rodeo Golf Tournament has a New Name
Larry Balentine Memorial Cowboy Shoot Out Honors a Founder

05/22/2017 -

Rodeo Education and Character Program in Salinas This Week
‘The Cowboy Code’ will be introduced to Almost 4,000 Students

04/26/2017 -

California Rodeo Salinas Bumper Sticker Contest is Back
Travel with your Yellow Sticker and Submit Photos

04/21/2017 -

03/30/2017 -

A THOUSAND HORSES TO KICK OFF KID ROCK SHOW
OPENING ACT FOR JULY 14TH BIG WEEK KICK OFF CONCERT ANNOUNCED

03/21/2017 -

Salinas Sports Complex Box Office to Open March 27th
Monster Jam, Professional Bull Riding and California Rodeo Tickets Available Soon

02/15/2017 -

KID ROCK TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16TH AT 10AM
BIG WEEK KICK OFF CONCERT FRIDAY JULY 14TH AT SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX

02/09/2017 -

02/07/2017 -

2017 MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS
CONTEST OPENS FEBRUARY 14TH

02/02/2017 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS’ BARN DANCE IS BACK
PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE RODEO’S HALL OF FAME

11/02/2016 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS SALUTES VETERANS
SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTION TO RAISE MONEY FOR MONTEREY BAY VETERANS, INC.

10/21/2016 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS ANNOUNCES THREE NEW DIRECTORS
THESE DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS HAVE BEEN WORKING FOR YEARS

10/21/2016 -

2017 CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS COMMEMORATIVE POSTER HAS VINTAGE FEEL
POSTER FEATURES TRICK RIDER EDITH HAPPY CONNELLY

09/26/2016 -

TOAST THE TATAS THURSDAY OCTOBER 13TH
RODEO AND SVMHS PARTNER TO RAISE FUNDS FOR BREAST CANCER SERVICES

09/16/2016 -

CENTRAL COAST MOTORSPORTS SPECTACULAR OCTOBER 2nd AT SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX
EVENT WILL FEATURE MONSTER TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES & TRACTOR PULLS

08/19/2016 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO INC. GIVES BACK OVER $400,000 THIS YEAR
ASSOCIATION PRESENTS NON-PROFITS WITH EARNINGS

08/04/2016 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO AND SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX ANNOUNCE NEW GENERAL MANAGER
JIM SLATEN IS A LOCAL BUSINESSMAN AND HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH RODEO ASSOCIATION FOR OVER 30 YEARS

07/25/2016 -

THE 106TH CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS IS IN THE RECORD BOOKS
THE SUN WAS OUT AND THE CROWD ENJOYED THE DAY OF CHAMPIONS

07/24/2016 -

07/22/2016 -

NIGHT TWO OF THE CALIFORNIA RODEO SHOWS INCREASE IN ATTENDANCE
Fight Hunger Night brought 11 Produce Mascots to the Track

07/22/2016 -

One Down Three to Go at the California Rodeo Salinas
Successful Opening Performance Raised Awareness for Breast Cancer

07/21/2016 -

07/19/2016 -

DAILY THEMES AND EVENTS DURING CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS
EACH PERFORMANCE HAS A UNIQUE THEME OR TWO

07/15/2016 -

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING BUCKS INTO SALINAS JULY 20th
TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST FOR A NIGHT FILLED WITH TOP BULL RIDERS

07/13/2016 -

AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN AT THE CALIFORNIA RODEO
TICKETS START AT $7 FOR KIDS AND $14 FOR ADULTS

07/07/2016 -

California Rodeo Gearing up for Colmo del Rodeo Parade July 16th
Star Market is the Presenting Sponsor and Grand Marshall

07/06/2016 -

Stick Horse Race and other Events for Kids during Big Week
Fun for the Whole Family Starts July 15th

07/05/2016 -

Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2016 Contestants Named
Winner will be Announced on Thursday July 21st at the Rodeo

07/01/2016 -

06/22/2016 -

Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering Sunday July 17th
Get Your Tickets for this California Rodeo Event

06/16/2016 -

California Rodeo Salinas Awards Five Scholarships
Local Students Continue their Education

06/08/2016 -

Central Coast Motorsports Spectacular at Salinas Sports Complex October 2nd
Gold Star Buick GMC Presents this Motorsports Extravaganza

06/06/2016 -

California Rodeo Association hosting Fireworks Show July 4th
Make Plans to come to the Salinas Sports Complex That Night

05/18/2016 -

Rodeo Education and Character Program in Salinas Next Week
‘The Cowboy Code’ will be introduced to Almost 4,000 Students

05/13/2016 -

Colmo del Rodeo Parade Float Workshop Coming Up
Prepare Your Entries for the July 16th Parade

05/10/2016 -

Class of 2016 Set to Enter the California Rodeo’s Hall of Fame
Induction Takes Place Thursday July 21, 2016

04/25/2016 -

Be on the Lookout for the Official California Rodeo Salinas Vehicle
The Custom Wrapped Suburban will Catch Your Eye

04/13/2016 -

03/30/2016 -

California Rodeo’s Coloring Contest is kicking off April 1st
3rd and 4th Graders Can Win Rodeo Tickets and More

03/29/2016 -

California Rodeo Salinas Bumper Sticker Contest is On
Travel with your Yellow Sticker and Submit Photos

03/28/2016 -

Salinas Sports Complex Box Office Is Open
Monster Jam, Professional Bull Riding and California Rodeo Tickets Available Soon!

03/15/2016 -

California Rodeo Accepting Colmo del Rodeo Parade Entries
Be a Part of this Community Event on July 16th

02/17/2016 -

Let'er Buck at the Pendleton® Whisky Tasting on Friday April 1st
Sample the Official Spirit of the California Rodeo Salinas

02/16/2016 -

2016 Miss California Rodeo Salinas Contest Opens February 16th
Eligible Young Ladies Must Enter by May 9th

01/06/2016 -

10/16/2015 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO DEBUTS 2016 COMMEMORATIVE POSTER
Poster features the traditional Rodeo event of Bareback Riding

10/16/2015 -

NEW RODEO PRESIDENT TAKES THE REINS
California Rodeo Association Welcomes New Leadership

10/07/2015 -

CENTRAL COAST MOTORSPORTS SPECTACULAR THIS SUNDAY
EVENT WILL FEATURE MONSTER TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES & TRACTOR PULLS

09/14/2015 -

TOAST TO THE TATAS ON OCTOBER 21st
RODEO PARTNERS WITH SVMHS DURING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH WITH FUN EVENT

08/21/2015 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO ASSOCIATION PRESENTS COMMUNITY DONATIONS
RODEO GIVES BACK OVER $300,000 TO NON-PROFITS, YOUTH & INDUSTRY

08/21/2015 -

CENTRAL COAST MOTORSPORTS SPECTACULAR OCTOBER 11th AT SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX
EVENT WILL FEATURE MONSTER TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES & TRACTOR PULLS

07/19/2015 -

DAY FOUR OF THE CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS IN THE RECORD BOOKS
ATTENDANCE WAS UP AND THE CROWD ENJOYED THE DAY OF CHAMPIONS

07/18/2015 -

SATURDAY CROWD FILLED THE STANDS TO SALUTE THE MILITARY
Attendees Enjoyed Rodeo Action from Bullfights to Bull Rides

07/18/2015 -

NIGHT TWO OF THE CALIFORNIA RODEO GETS SUPERHERO APPROVAL AND BIG ATTENDANCE NUMBER
Fight Hunger Night brought 11 Produce Mascots to the Track

07/17/2015 -

One Down, Three to Go
Successful Opening Performance Raised Awareness for Breast Cancer

07/16/2015 -

07/11/2015 -

AEROSMITH ROCKS SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX
OVER 14,500 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE SHOW

07/09/2015 -

07/08/2015 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO CARNIVAL OPENS THIS FRIDAY
RIDES AND MORE ON SUN WAY IN SALINAS JULY 10TH-19TH

07/07/2015 -

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING BUCKS INTO SALINAS JULY 15TH
TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST FOR THIS EXCITING EVENT

07/02/2015 -

07/01/2015 -

MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO 2015 CONTESTANTS ANNOUNCED
WINNER TO BE NAMED ON THURSDAY JULY 16TH AT THE RODEO

06/24/2015 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO OFFERS AFFORDABLE FUN FOR THE FAMILY
TICKETS START AT $7 FOR KIDS AND $14 FOR ADULTS BUT THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SAVE

06/23/2015 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO GUARANTEES ENTERTAINING ACTS ON THE TRACK
COWBOY KENNY’S STEEL RODEO AND MCMILLAN FAMILY TRICKRIDERS TO PROVIDE THRILLING ENTERTAINMENT

06/19/2015 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO WELCOMES ITS 6TH COLMO DEL RODEO PARADE JULY 11th
PARADES THAT KICK OFF BIG WEEK ARE A COMMUNITY TRADITION

06/17/2015 -

28th Annual Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering at the California Rodeo
Join us for Cowboy Poetry, Wine Tasting, Music and more Sunday, July 12th

06/15/2015 -

05/27/2015 -

05/18/2015 -

California Rodeo Salinas and Paraiso Vineyards Uncorking a Champion
Event to Debut Joint Venture Wine Label on June 4th

05/17/2015 -

05/08/2015 -

Rodeo Education and Character Program coming back to Salinas
Almost 4,000 Salinas Students will Learn About ‘The Cowboy Way’

04/27/2015 -

Miss California Rodeo Salinas and Veterans Braved Rain & Rough Waters to Fish
Monterey Bay Veterans 2015 Salmon Derby is in the Books

04/21/2015 -

Kiddie Kapers Parade set with Heroic Theme
This Family Event takes place Saturday July 11th

04/17/2015 -

California Rodeo Salinas’ Custom Wrapped Vehicle is Hitting the Road
The Suburban will Grab Attention at Parades, Events and More

04/16/2015 -

Miss California Rodeo Salinas to Fish with Veterans
Monterey Bay Veterans Salmon Derby is Saturday April 25th

04/14/2015 -

Additional Aerosmith Tickets Available April 23rd
Final Stage Build Set and Artist Holds Released so More Tickets to Sell

03/31/2015 -

California Rodeo Seeking National Anthem Singers
Submit an application to sing at 2015 Professional Bull Riding or California Rodeo Salinas

03/25/2015 -

California Rodeo Salinas Bumper Sticker Contest is On
Travel with your Yellow Sticker and Submit Photos

03/24/2015 -

Salinas Sports Complex Box Office Opens for Season April 6th
Monster Jam, Professional Bull Riding and California Rodeo Salinas Tickets Available

03/19/2015 -

California Rodeo is taking Entries for Mutton Busting Event
Drawing will take place June 12th to Determine Participants

03/18/2015 -

California Rodeo’s Coloring Contest is kicking off April 1st
3rd and 4th Graders Can Win Rodeo Tickets and More

03/12/2015 -

‘Passport to Pendleton’ Tasting Friday April 24th
Sample the Official Spirit of the California Rodeo Salinas

03/11/2015 -

California Rodeo Accepting Colmo del Rodeo Parade Entries
Participate in this Community Event on July 11th

03/10/2015 -

California Rodeo Salinas Hosting an Old-fashioned Barn Dance
Proceeds from April 11th Event to Benefit Rodeo’s Hall of Fame

02/19/2015 -

California Rodeo Salinas Hall of Fame Nominations due February 27, 2015
Add Your Nomination to Pool of Potential Inductees

02/10/2015 -

02/02/2015 -

01/15/2015 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICIAL SPIRIT
Pendleton Whisky joins the California Rodeo Sponsor Family

10/21/2014 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO LAUNCHES 2015 AD CAMPAIGN
Using a Spin on Cowboys as Heroes to get the Word Out about Rodeo

10/17/2014 -

NEW CALIFORNIA RODEO ASSOCIATION DIRECTORS ANNOUNCED
Two leaders named to the Board and Poster Unveiled

09/17/2014 -

Leave your Mark on the California Rodeo on October 9th
Showcase your Brand and Raise Funds for Hall of Fame

08/26/2014 -

Save the date for the California Rodeo's Holiday Chic Boutique
Holiday shopping and Wine Tasting November 12th

08/22/2014 -

California Rodeo Association Presents Non-Profits with Funds
Groups attended Director Meeting August 21st

08/19/2014 -

07/31/2014 -

CENTRAL COAST MOTORSPORTS SPECTACULAR AUGUST 17TH AT SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX
EVENT WILL FEATURE MONSTER TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES & TRACTOR PULLS

07/24/2014 -

07/20/2014 -

07/19/2014 -

07/19/2014 -

Saturday Crowd Filled the Stands to Salute the Military
Attendees Enjoyed Rodeo Action from Bullfights to Bullrides

07/19/2014 -

Night two at the Rodeo Gets Two Thumbs Up
Fight Hunger NIght brough 11 Produce Mascots to the Track

07/18/2014 -

One Down Three to Go: Opening Night at the California Rodeo
Successful Performance Raised Awareness for Breast Cancer

07/17/2014 -

07/18/2014 -

07/15/2014 -

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDING BUCKING INTO TOWN WEDNESDAY JULY 16TH
16TH SHOW TO FEATURE TOP RIDERS AND FINALE BUSHWACKER V. MIKE LEE MATCHUP

07/13/2014 -

07/12/2014 -

07/09/2014 -

THIS SATURDAY IS A NIGHT FOR PARADES TO KICK OFF BIG WEEK
THE CALIFORNIA RODEO WELCOMES BACK THE KIDDIE KAPERS AND COLMO DEL RODEO PARADES JULY 12TH

07/08/2014 -

THE CALIFORNIA RODEO OFFERS AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN
TICKETS START AT JUST $7 FOR KIDS AND $13 FOR ADULTS BUT THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SAVE

07/02/2014 -

DRESS THE PART AT THE 104TH CALIFORNIA RODEO SALINAS
DAILY THEMES AND EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS

06/26/2014 -

MISS CALIFORNIA RODEO 2014 CONTESTANTS ANNOUNCED
WINNER TO BE NAMED ON THURSDAY JULY 17TH AT THE RODEO

06/25/2014 -

Get Your Brad Paisley Concert Tickets for July 11th-Additional Box Seats Just Released
Purchase at Salinas Sports Complex Box Office, via Phone or Online

06/17/2014 -

06/11/2014 -

KIDDIE KAPERS PARADE IS BACK WITH A NEW/OLD ROUTE
GET THE KIDS READY FOR THE FREE PARADE ON JULY 12TH

05/29/2014 -

SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX WELCOMES NEW GENERAL MANAGER
JEFF SCHUMACHER BRINGS 17 YEARS OF SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE

05/28/2014 -

TOAST TO THE TATAS ON JUNE 12TH TO SUPPORT TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK
JOIN THE CALIFORNIA RODEO AND SALINAS VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AT THIS UNIQUE EVENT

05/21/2014 -

05/20/2014 -

California Rodeo Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class
Legends and Stand Outs to be Inducted July 17, 2014

05/19/2014 -

California Rodeo Seeking National Anthem Singers
Submit an application to sing at 2014 Professional Bull Riding or California Rodeo

04/25/2014 -

27th Annual Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering at the California Rodeo
Join us for Cowboy Poetry, Wine Tasting, Music and more Sunday July 13th

04/15/2014 -

Travel with a California Rodeo Salinas Bumper Sticker and Win
Submit your photos with the 2014 bumper sticker to enter the Contest

04/03/2014 -

Help us Get on the Green at Roger's Retirement Roast
Roger La Fountain is Retiring as General Manager of the Salinas Sports Complex

03/25/2014 -

Kick Off Crown Royal’s 75th Anniversary by Tasting Whisky
California Rodeo to host an evening of Whisky Tasting and more Friday April 25th

03/13/2014 -

Salinas Sports Complex Box Office Opens for 2014 Season on March 31st
Get tickets for the California Rodeo, Professional Bull Riding, Brad Paisley Concert and Monster Jam

03/10/2014 -

02/27/2014 -

02/06/2014 -

02/04/2014 -

California Rodeo Salinas Hall of Fame Nominations due February 28, 2014
Nominate Worthy Individuals for Induction this July

01/29/2014 -

Brad Paisley Concert Tickets on Sale Thursday January 30th at 10am
Tickets available at Salinas Sports Complex Box Office Window or at Tickets.com

01/22/2014 -

12/18/2013 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO ASSOCIATION & PUBLIC RECREATION UNLIMITED RECEIVE NFL GRANT MONEY
49ER ALUM RANDY KIRK PRESENTED CHECK ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 13TH

11/26/2013 -

California Rodeo to host 2nd Annual Holiday Chic Boutique
Holiday Shopping and Wine Tasting on Wednesday December 11th

10/30/2013 -

CALIFORNIA RODEO WELCOMES NEW LEADERS
Daryl Whitcher takes over as President for 2014-20154

10/18/2013 -

2014 COMMEMORATIVE CALIFORNIA RODEO POSTER NOW AVAILABLE
Local Artist painted the Original Watercolor for the Poster

08/06/2013 -

Central Coast Motorsports Spectacular to Feature Truck & Tractor Pulls
Wild Show planned for this Sunday August 11th at Salinas Sports Complex

07/25/2013 -

07/23/2013 -

New Miss California Rodeo Salinas is “Local” Young Lady from San Benito County
Grace Tobias is the new ambassador for Salinas Rodeo

07/19/2013 -

07/19/2013 -

Opening Performance of the California Rodeo Salinas was a Success
Cowboys and Rodeo Fans are Tough Enough to Wear Pink

07/18/2013 -

Professional Bull Riding Features Thrills & Spills
The 2013 Salinas Champion is Mike Lee

07/16/2013 -

ProRodeo Partners with RURAL RADIO to Provide Expanded Live Coverage of Professional Rodeo Events
ProRodeoLive and RURAL RADIO will kick-off their broadcast coverage with the California Rodeo

07/15/2013 -

Produce Mascots ready to race for a Cause Friday Night
California Rodeo and Ag Against Hunger partner for 3rd year

07/10/2013 -

Colmo del Rodeo Parade set for Saturday July 13th
Bring the Family out for the free parade in Old Town Salinas

07/09/2013 -

Professional Bull Riders to invade Salinas, California
Tickets on sale now for PBR’s Touring Pro event at Salinas Sports Complex July 17th

07/03/2013 -

07/02/2013 -

It’s beginning to look a lot like Big Week in Salinas
Businesses are Decorating Windows and Gearing up for Rodeo

06/27/2013 -

26th Annual Cowboy Entertainment Gathering Kicking off the California Rodeo
Join us for Cowboy Poetry, Wine Tasting, Music and more Friday July 12th

06/25/2013 -

Miss California Rodeo Salinas Contestants Announced
2013 Winner will be named at July 18th Rodeo Performance

06/04/2013 -

California Rodeo Salinas is Ridin' in Style
Keep an eye out for the Rodeo's Promotional Vehicle as it HIts the Streets

05/31/2013 -

California Rodeo Salinas is Gettting Tough
Gearing up for the TETWP Campaign in 2013

05/22/2013 -

Central Coast Motorsports Spectacular to Feature Truck & Tractor Pulls
Salinas Sports Complex will be Roaring on Sunday August 11th

04/25/2013 -

04/12/2013 -

The 2013 Colmo del Rodeo Parade is Presented by Taylor Farms
Submit your entry and attend the Float Building Workshop

04/10/2013 -

03/27/2013 -

SALINAS SPORTS COMPLEX BOX OFFICE OPENS FOR 2013 SEASON ON APRIL 1ST
Tickets for the Rodeo, PBR, Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Available at 10am

02/27/2013 -

The California Rodeo and Crown Royal are Partnering to host a Unique Whisky Experience
Reserve your Seats starting on March 4th for the April 19th Crown Royal Tasting

02/21/2013 -

The Colmo del Rodeo Parade will be back on Saturday July 13th
The California Rodeo Salinas hosts a night of family Parades in Salinas

02/07/2013 -

01/22/2013 -

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