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Wrangler Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night drew over 9,800 people to the Salinas Sports Complex for the first performance of the 108th California Rodeo Salinas up 40 tickets over 2017.

Thursday night, presented by Rabobank, was full of fans in their pink shirts and cowboys hats cheering on the cowboys and cowgirls and helping their community at the same time. $1 from each ticket sold tonight will be donated to the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System.

Highlights included Valerie Costanza of Hollister earning the title of Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2018. The arena action was hot with Ryder Wright scoring an 86.5 in the Saddle Bronc Riding. Bobby Kerr and his mustangs also performed on our track, showcasing the relationship between a horseman and his horse. Full event results can be found here: https://www.carodeo.com/page.aspx?name=eventResults

Don’t miss the Produce Mascot Race and Fight Hunger Night presented by Wells Fargo on July 20th, Salute to Military Day presented by Tanimura & Antle on Saturday July 21st and the Pendleton Whisky Day of Champions and Man Up Crusade Day on Sunday July 22nd at the California Rodeo Salinas. Tickets are available at www.carodeo.com, 1034 N. Main Street after 10am each day or by calling (831) 772-6500. Prices are $7 for children, $15 for adult general admission and $20 for adult reserved seats. A clear bag policy is in effect with full details at www.carodeo.com.

The California Rodeo Salinas a new Facebook live show streaming at different times each day. ‘Like’ the California Rodeo on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CARodeoSalinas to receive alerts. Follow the Rodeo on Instagram (@carodeosalinas) and twitter (@CaliforniaRodeo) for daily updates, photos and more.

About California Rodeo Salinas

The 108th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 19th-22nd, 2018. 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 $400,000 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.


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