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Saturday Crowd Filled the Stands to Salute the Military

Attendees Enjoyed Rodeo Action from Bullfights to Bullrides
The third performance of the 104th California Rodeo Salinas took place under a sunny sky. 11,148 people attended the Salute to Military & Wrangler National Patriot Day to watch a touching tribute to local Veterans who are also Rodeo Volunteers, in four vintage military vehicles during the grand entry. Ticket numbers were slightly down (1.6%) from the Saturday performance in 2013. Highlights included the Special Buckaroos Rodeo presented by Tanimura & Antle and a thrilling bullfight at the end of the show with Cody Webster winning the round. The Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls dazzled spectators with rope and riding tricks. The PRCA competition was fierce in the arena, full results can be found at

Sunday is the Crown Royal Day of Champions/Man Up Crusade Day and final performance of the Rodeo. Wear purple to raise domestic violence awareness. Tickets are available at the Salinas Sports Complex Box Office at 1034 N. Main Street or by calling 831-772-6500. Prices are $7 for children, $13 for adult general admission and $20 for adult reserved seats.

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About California Rodeo Salinas

The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 17-20, 2014. 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 $350,000 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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