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 prorodeo.com) https://prorodeo.com/result/2022/california-rodeo-salinas/12439 and track event results can be found here: https://cdn.saffire.com/files.ashx?t=fg&rid=CalRod…
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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