The fourth and final day of the 106th California Rodeo Salinas was another day of action and entertainment for a crowd of 15,233. The overall attendance over the four days of Rodeo was 59,218 down just slightly by 1.1% from 2015.
The Sunday crowd witnessed cowboys and cowgirls receiving their gold and silver championship buckles on the Pendleton Whisky Day of Champions. The All- Around cowboy was Josh Peek from Pueblo, CO. The Bareback Riding championship was won by Winn Ratliff from Leesville, LA with a score of 161.5 on 2. Saddle Bronc Riding champ was Rusty Wright of Milford, UT with a score of 161.5 on 2, Tie Down Roping winner was Cooper Martin from Alma, KS with a time of 30.0 on 3 head, Steer Wrestling champion was Cody Kroul from Solon, IA with a time of 20.1 on 3, Barrel Racing winner was Nellie Miller from Cottonwood, CA, with a time of 64.82 on 4 runs, Team Roping champions were Erich Rogers from Round Rock, TX and Cory Petska from Marana, AZ with a time of 47.4 on five head and the Bull Riding champion was Scottie Knapp from Albuquerque, NM with a score of 167.5 on two bulls, the only rider to cover two. Full results can be found at http://www.carodeo.com/page.aspx?name=eventResults.
Save the dates for the 2017 California Rodeo Salinas July 20th-23rd and the Professional Bull Riding on Wednesday July 19th, 2017.
Photo provided by California Rodeo Salinas. Josh Peek, All Around Champion (center) with Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2016 Megan Ford and President Mike Scarr.
About California Rodeo Salinas
The 107th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 20th – 23rd, 2017. 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 almost $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.