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CoastHills Mutton Bustin’ Entries Open

Entries for this year’s Cills Mutton Bustin' Event at the Santa Maria Elks Rodeo, are now open at CoastHills Credit Union located at 1203 South Broadway in Santa Maria or online at: www.coasthills.coop. Entries will be accepted until Friday, April 14th @ 5pm. Thanks to our presenting sponsors CoastHills Credit Union and Justin Boots, the ever-popular Mutton Bustin’ Event…
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Minetti Mini Rodeo Qualifier Entries Open

Minetti Mini Rodeo Qualifier Entries are OPEN! The Qualifier will take place on Sunday, April 30th at 10:00am at the Elks Unocal Event Center. Top qualifiers will move forward as the final Contestants in this year’s Minetti Mini Rodeo that takes place on Thursday, June 1st. Money payouts and buckles awarded in each event.     Download the Mini Rodeo…
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Sponsor Flag Carrier Tryouts – March 12th

Sponsor Flags play an important role during our Rodeo to recognize our local and national sponsors. If you or anyone you know is interested in carrying a flag at the 74th Annual Elks Rodeo and Parade, this year's tryouts will take place Sunday, March 12th at 8am at the Elks Unocal Event Center. This will…
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Beard-A-Reno

Beard-A-Reno Saturday, May 20th, 2017 SANTA MARIA, CA –The Festivities for the 2017 Elks Rodeo kicks off with the time honored traditions of the Beard-A-Reno and Miss Wrangler Contests, presented by Santa Maria Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat and Central Coast Distributing. According to this year’s Chairman, Chuck Biely, entrants may enter the contest now at…
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Bull Jumpers Finale

We were honored to end our rodeo weekend with the amazing bull jumpers from BULL JUMPING PRO. Emmanuel Lataste and Cristian Serra Gonzalez traveled from France and Spain to perform their bull jumping act. These brave and talented athletes ended with a standing ovation from our sold-out arena! To catch these bull jumpers again, visit…
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Wrangler Wednesdays

The Santa Maria Elks Rodeo is excited to announce our new Wrangler Wednesday Giveaway Program. The Elks Rodeo posse will be visiting Albertsons and Vons in various local cities each week. Locations are announced Wed. mornings via Facebook. We are looking for customers dressed in their Wrangler jeans. If we find you shopping in your Wranglers…
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2016 Grand Marshal – Joni Gray

We are honored to announce that the Grand Marshal of this year’s Elks Rodeo Parade is our very own Joni Gray. Joni’s list of service to the community and her accomplishments are too long to list here. Some of you probably took a class from her when she taught at Santa Maria High School or…
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WANTED! Stick Horse Racers

Entries open now through May 20th - The Wrangler Stick Horse Race will be held daily just before each rodeo performance of the 2016 Santa Maria Elks Rodeo, Thursday, June 2 through Sunday, June 5. This event is open to any child ages 4-5 and limited to 15 racers per race. Entries open on Monday, April 18th and will be accepted until Friday,…
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Minetti Mini Rodeo Golf Tournament

FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 - Grab your friends and join us for the Minetti Mini Rodeo Golf Tournament. The Tournament will be held Friday, May 6th on the Challenge Course of the Monarch Dunes Golf Club located at 1606 Trilogy Parkway in Nipomo. To participate, please call the Elks Rodeo Office at 805-925-4125.
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2016 Elks Team Roping

FRIDAY, April 29th @ 5:00 PM is the registration deadline for the Elks Team Roping event. Entry forms are available below at http://elksrec.com/…/2…/03/Team-Roping-Entry-Packet-2016.pdf or at the Elks Rodeo Office located at 1309 N. Bradley Road in Santa Maria. You can watch this exciting local action at each performance of the Elks Rodeo to be held…
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