Young ladies who are passionate about the western lifestyle and promoting the rodeo industry can run for the title of Miss California Rodeo Salinas and become an ambassador for the largest professional rodeo in the state. Entries for the 2019 contest open on February 14th and close on May 6th. The competition is open to young women between 18 and 21 years of age who are representing either a recognized horsemen’s organization or another recognized non-commercial community organization.The winner will travel to various events promoting the California Rodeo Salinas throughout the year.
The contest consists of horsemanship, personality and appearance and scholarship categories; it starts on Wednesday, July 17th and Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2018 Valerie Costanza along with Rodeo President Brent Eastman will present the winner of the 2019 contest with her title on Thursday, July 18th at the beginning of the first rodeo performance. The winner will receive a $2500 academic scholarship, a gold and silver trophy belt buckle and the use of a two-horse trailer for one year along with many other gifts and the privilege of wearing the Miss California Rodeo Salinas gold and silver tiara. “I have thoroughly enjoyed attending events and promoting the California Rodeo so far and I look forward to meeting more people as I represent the western lifestyle and the largest rodeo in California,” said Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2018 Valerie Costanza. Full contest details and a digital application form can be found at https://www.carodeo.com/p/about-us/mcrs/2019-miss-california-rodeo-contest-entry-info.
The contest is sponsored by the official hotel partner of the California Rodeo Salinas, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Salinas.
Photo by Richard Wilson
About California Rodeo Salinas
The 109th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 18th-21st, 2019. 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 $500,000 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.