California Rodeo’s Coloring Contest is Kicking Off April 1st

3rd and 4th Graders Can Win Rodeo Tickets and More

March 30, 2017 – Salinas, CA – The California Rodeo’s Coloring Contest presented by Home Depot is back again this year. The community can get involved in the Rodeo Association’s festivities leading up to the Rodeo in July by having kids submit an entry. The contest is open to 3rd and 4th grade age children and starts on April 1st. The coloring sheet is available at Home Depot at 1890 N. Davis Road in Salinas and at the California Rodeo Office at 1034 N. Main Street in Salinas or via download at under Events. Click on Family Events and Coloring Contest. Children can draw their favorite events in the arena at the California Rodeo Salinas or whatever image they choose in the blank area on the entry form.

Entries are due by Monday June 1st at 5pm and can be submitted to the California Rodeo Salinas during business hours of 9am to 5pm or through the mail slot if it is after hours, via mail to the California Rodeo Salinas at PO Box 1648, Salinas, CA 93902 or to Home Depot at 1890 N. Davis Road in Salinas at their Customer Service Window. The California Rodeo’s Marketing Committee will select 10 semi-finalists and post their entries to the California Rodeo’s Facebook page in early June. Fans will vote for their favorite entry by ‘liking’ the picture. Three finalists with the most ‘likes’ will then be reposted to the page and fans will vote again via ‘likes.’ The entry with the most votes wins. The 3 finalists will each receive 4 tickets to the 2017 California Rodeo’s Thursday July 20th performance. The grand prize winner will be announced by June 23rd and will receive 2 additional tickets (6 total) for Thursday July 20th, a meet and greet with a freestyle bull fighter and their artwork will be featured on the Jack in the Box Instant Replay Screen on Thursday July 20th and also on

Click here to download the Coloring Contest Entry Form:

Join Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2016 Megan Ford this Saturday April 1st at Home Depot on North Davis Road in Salinas from 9am to 1pm during their Kids Workshop and pick up a coloring contest entry. Children can build a bunny basket and take a picture with Megan Ford. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a certificate of achievement, a workshop apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.

About the California Rodeo
The 107th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 20th-23rd, 2017. 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 $300,000 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.