Recommend a Legend by February 29th
January 6, 2015 – Just six years after starting the prestigious club that is the California Rodeo Salinas’ Hall of Fame, the roster includes over 40 legends of rodeo including Jack Roddy, Leo & Jerold Camarillo, Ty Murray and Wilbur Plaugher. Inductees consist of contestants, performers, committee members, staff, supporters/contributors, livestock and notables who have impacted the history of the California Rodeo over the past 105 years.
Nomination forms for the 2016 induction are due by February 29th. Forms can be found at www.carodeo.com by clicking on ‘About Us’ and ‘History.’ Forms are also available at the California Rodeo Office at 1034 N. Main Street in Salinas, Monday through Thursday between 9am and 5pm and Fridays from 9am to 11:45am and 1:15pm-5pm.
The goal of the Hall of Fame is to preserve the heritage, history and traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas along with showcasing individuals, organizations and livestock whose distinctive contributions to the California Rodeo Salinas have helped keep the traditions of the West alive and made a mark on the Rodeo’s history.
Inductees will be honored at the Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon on Thursday July 21st at 11:30am on the Mike Storm Director’s Patio at the Salinas Sports Complex at 1034 N. Main Street. The 2016 luncheon is sponsored by Jim Martins and Clifford & Marguerite Happy. For more information, including biographies of the Hall of Fame members, visit www.carodeo.com and click on ‘About Us’ then ‘History.’