California Rodeo Salinas Closes Out 112th Year with Championship Sunday

The last performance of the California Rodeo Salinas entertained 15,569 fans at the Salinas Sports Complex. Attendance was up 5.5% over the same performance in 2019, the last year that the Rodeo was held in July, and up 19.6% over the Sunday performance in September of 2021. Total ticket sales for the four performances of the Rodeo totaled 57,449, up 10.5% from 2019.

Sunday was Crown Royal Day of Champions, where event winners were presented their buckles, and Man Up Crusade Day, a program that brings awareness to domestic violence. The California Rodeo Salinas partners locally with the YWCA of Monterey County to raise funds and awareness for their non-profit which provides shelter and services to domestic violence victims.

Tyler Pearson of Atoka, OK won the All-Around title and Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi of Lampasas, TX won her 5th Salinas barrel racing championship buckle. Full arena results can be found here (courtesy of and track event results can be found here:

The Sunday performance is streaming now (started at 5:30pm PST) on The Cowboy Channel (Channel 232 on DISH and 603 on DirectTV).

The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 20-23, 2023.

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About California Rodeo Salinas
The 113th California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 20-23, 2023. The California Rodeo Association is a not-for-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 almost $500,000 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.

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