Attendees Enjoyed Rodeo Action from Bullfights to Bull Rides
SALINAS, CA – July 18, 2015 – The third performance of the 105th California Rodeo Salinas took place under a sunny sky. Crowds were up, with ticket sales increasing by 915 tickets over the Saturday performance in 2014, an over 8% increase year to year. 12,063 people attended the Salute to Military & Wrangler National Patriot Day to watch a patriotic grand entry and action-packed Rodeo. Other highlights included the Special Buckaroos Rodeo presented by Tanimura & Antle, a thrilling bullfight at the end of the show with Nathan Harp winning the round. The McMillan Family Trick Riders dazzled spectators with their jaw-dropping tricks. The PRCA competition was fierce in the arena, full results can be found at www.carodeo.com and prorodeo.com results can be found here. See who will be gunning for the infamous championship Salinas belt buckles tomorrow at those links.
Tomorrow is the Pendleton Whisky Day of Champions and final performance of the Rodeo; the show starts at 1:15pm and gates open at 10am. Tickets are available at the Salinas Sports Complex Box Office at 1034 N. Main Street or by phone at (831)772-6500. Prices are $7 for children, $14 for adult general admission and $20 for adult reserved seats. Don’t forget to wear purple to support the Man Up Crusade and spread awareness for domestic violence.
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