The Salinas Sports Complex Box Office opens for the 2014 season on Monday March 31st at 10am. Tickets will be available for several events including the California Rodeo Salinas July 17th-20th, the Professional Bull Riding, presented by Salinas Valley Ford, Wednesday July 16th, the Brad Paisley Concert, Presented by Taylor Farms, on Friday July 11th and the Monster Jam on Sunday May 18th. Tickets can be purchased by calling 800-549-4989 or walking up to the Box Office at 1034 N. Main Street in Salinas Monday through Friday during the business hours of 10am to 6pm or by visiting www.carodeo.com or www.tickets.com any time.
The California Rodeo Salinas will celebrate 104 years of tradition offering all day entertainment at affordable prices. Children ages 2-12 general admission or reserved grandstand tickets are only $7*. Adult general admission grandstand tickets are $13* and reserved grandstand tickets are $20* each. Call the Box Office for information about season tickets which include the same seats for all four days of the Rodeo. The Rodeo features non-stop action as events take place simultaneously in the arena and on the track. The track features John Harrison as the Clown Act this year along with the Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls performing trick riding stunts and, back for the second year with one additional bike, Cowboy Kenny’s Steel Rodeo Tour-three motocross jumpers performing daring jumps to entertain crowds of all ages. There will also be fan favorite events like mutton busting-kids ages 4-7 riding sheep-and barrel racing in addition to many other events on the track. The arena showcases traditional rodeo events like bull riding, team roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding and more. Gates open at 4pm on Thursday July 17th and Friday July 18th with the show starting at 6pm each night and 10am on Saturday July 19th and Sunday July 20th with the show starting at 1:15pm daily. There is plenty to do before or after the show starts with a midway full of food, shopping and activities.
The Professional Bull Riding Touring Pro Division event features some of the most talented bull riders who travel around the country competing every weekend. Grandstand tickets for Wednesday July 16th start at $10* for children ages 2-12 and are $25* or $35* depending on the row for adults; box seats are $55* for each seat regardless of age. The gates open at 5pm and the show starts at 7pm.
Country Superstar Brad Paisley will be live in concert Friday July 11th at the Salinas Sports Complex. Gates open at 5pm and music starts at 7pm with opening acts Charlie Worsham and Leah Turner. Grandstand and Party Zone tickets are still available for $25* and $65* respectively. Listen to songs by all performers at www.carodeo.com. The Box Office had opened briefly earlier this winter for a special on sale event for the concert tickets, but you can once again walk up to purchase tickets starting on March 31st.
The Monster Jam is a day full of giant trucks free styling and racing in the arena, jumping over demolished cars and more. Ticket prices are $11* for children ages 2-12, $22* for adults for reserved grandstand seats and $32* for box seats regardless of age. Tickets are $2 more the day of the show if tickets are still available. The show has sold out for the last several years; enthusiasts are encouraged to purchase tickets early. Gates will open at 12pm on Sunday May 18th and the show starts at 2pm.
*All tickets are subject to applicable service fees.
Photo to right by Phil Doyle.
About the California Rodeo Salinas
The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 17-20, 2014. 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 $350,000 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.