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The 2013 Colmo del Rodeo Parade is Presented by Taylor Farms

Submit your entry and attend the Float Building Workshop

SALINAS, CA, April 12, 2013 – Taylor Farms is the Presenting Sponsor of the Colmo del Rodeo Parade to be held Saturday July 13, 2013 in Old Town Salinas. The Colmo Parade was once the largest night lighted parade west of the Mississippi and the California Rodeo brought back the much loved parade in 2010 as part of the 100 year anniversary of the Rodeo. The parade now helps to kick of ‘Big Week’ festivities that take place during the week of the Rodeo. The Kiddie Kapers Parade, presented by The Salinas Californian, starts at 6:30pm and precedes the Colmo del Rodeo Parade which starts at 8pm. It will be a great night for families to enjoy both parades and get into the Rodeo spirit.

Anyone is welcome to enter the parade; entries just need to have lights on them. A free float building workshop will be held on Wednesday May 1st from 6-8:30pm in the Rodeo Room at the Salinas Sports Complex at 1034 North Main Street in Salinas. Entry forms as well as sponsorship opportunities, history and more information can be found at www.carodeo.com; Click on Events then Parades and Colmo del Rodeo Parade. Applications to enter the parade are due by June 1st

In addition to Presenting Parade Sponsor, Taylor Farms, several other companies have signed on to support the Colmo Parade. Nickel Sponsors include: Alco Water Company and Peter L. Dwares. Announcing Stand Sponsors include: JoyPers Shoes, Lincoln Elementary School and Monterey County Petroleum. Media Sponsors include: KION-TV CBS 46, KCBA-TV FOX 35, UNIVISION KSMS 67, KLOK TRICOLOR 99.5FM and KSES JOSE 107.1.

There are unique opportunities for branding your company and being recognized during the parade. Please call Barbara Balentine at 831-775-3104 or Victoria Rossi at 831-775-3109 to learn more about sponsoring the Colmo del Rodeo Parade. Sponsorships start as low as $250 and go up from there with naming and various other advertising opportunities available.

About California Rodeo Salinas

The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 18-21, 2013. The California Rodeo Association is a not-for-profit organization that strives to preserve and promote the traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas and the West. We support the community and other non-profit organizations through the staging of the annual California Rodeo Salinas and other year round operations of the Salinas Sports Complex. Through donation of our facility, vending and fundraising opportunities during Rodeo and other events, the California Rodeo Association returns over $300,000 annually to local non-profits. For more information about the California Rodeo Salinas, log on to www.CARodeo.com or call the California Rodeo Office at 831-775.3100. ‘Like’ the California Rodeo on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CARodeoSalinas or follow us on twitter @CaliforniaRodeo for updates, photos and more.



The 2013 Colmo del Rodeo Parade is Presented by Taylor Farms

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