Mission: 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. The california rodeo salinas and the salinas sports complex 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 aims to return funds annually to local non-profits and to be a hub of the community for various events and activities.
Programs: The california rodeo is the largest rodeo in california. The best cowboys and cowgirls keep the arena busy as they compete for big prize money and coveted gold buckles. The rodeo is a 4 day show featuring bull riding, trick riding, clowns, the one arm bandit and more.
big week activities - the week surrounding the california rodeo salinas is full of activities. The activities include:carnival, colmo parade, concerts, cowboy poetry, golf tournament, horse parade, kiddie kapers parade, and pro bull riding.
the california rodeo granted funds to support public recreation unlimited, inc. In its stadium project. The stadium will be a 5,000 person facility that will be available to host a large variety of community events including youth recreational and enrichment programs.