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The 17th Annual Professional Bull Riding Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour event, presented by Salinas Valley Ford, bucks into the Salinas Sports Complex on July 19th, 2017. Gates open at 5pm and bull riding action starts at 7pm. Tickets are available at the Salinas Sports Complex Box Office at 1034 N. Main Street in Salinas from 10am to 6pm for walk up and phone orders (800-549-4989) daily and at twenty four hours a day. Tickets range from $10 for kids ages 2-12, $28 for adults rows 21-38 and $38 for adults rows 1-20 to $55 for box seats. “We are excited to see that tickets sales are tracking 22% ahead of 2016 to date and expect the event to sell out earlier than it has the past two years,” said General Manager of the Salinas Sports Complex, Jim Slaten. Fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets early.

The Salinas tour stop will feature some very talented bull riders. Derek Kolbaba, currently ranked number 3 in the PBR World Standings, is set to ride here along with Jess Lockwood, ranked 4th, Chase Outlaw, ranked 5th, and Matt Triplett, ranked 7th. Mike Lee, who is ranked 25th and has won the PBR event here multiple times, will be back to compete as well. At least 8 of the top 25 bull riders in the world will be here July 19th. Get a full list of riders and tickets here:

The Coors Banquet Bull Xing will be open 5pm to 1am and will feature live music by The Courtney Lynn Band from 9pm-12:30am. The cover charge is $20 and entrants must be 21 years of age or older. This area fills to capacity early. More information about purchasing Bull Xing wristbands can be found at:

Thank you to all of the Professional Bull Riding sponsors who support this event:

Presenting Sponsor
Salinas Valley Ford

Official Instant Replay Screen Sponsor
Jack in the Box

Official Tequila Sponsor
Tequila Alderete

Corporate Sponsor
Major Sponsor
Mansmiths BBQ
Mission Linen & Uniform Supply
Snow Seed & Supplies Inc.
Tom & Terry Pettitt

Artistic Hang Ups
Supporter Sponsor
El Primo Western Wear

Media Sponsors
El Sol
KPRC La Preciosa
Salinas Californian
Wolfhouse Radio Group

National PBR Sponsors
Real Time Pain Relief
Pendleton Whisky
Southpoint Casino

Photo by Richard Field Levine.

About California Rodeo Salinas
The 107th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 20th-23rd, 2017. The California Rodeo Association is a non-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 or call the California Rodeo Office at 831-775.3100. ‘Like’ the California Rodeo on Facebook at or follow us on twitter @CaliforniaRodeo for updates, photos and more.
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