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New Rodeo Office Location

The Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Office is proud to announce that we have a new home! We are now located at 113 S. College behind Dino's Deli. Please stop by and say hi, we look forward to seeing you! Thank you Martin and Debbi Testa for helping make this all possible!
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Grimsley Haunt Closed 2017

Grimsley Haunt Closed 2017 October 2017 Due to unforeseen circumstances The Grimsley Haunt will not be open this year. Please look for us next year!  
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Wrangler Wednesdays are Back!

The Santa Maria Elks Rodeo is excited to begin our 2nd Annual Wrangler Wednesday Giveaway Program! The Elks Rodeo posse will be visiting Albertsons and Vons, in various local cities each week. Locations will be announced Wednesday mornings via Facebook. We are looking for customers dressed in their Wrangler Jeans. If we find you shopping in…
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Wrangler Stick Horse Race Entries Open

Wrangler Stick Horse Race Entries are OPEN! Thank you to Santa Maria Pediatric Dental Group for sponsoring such an amazing event! The Races will be held daily just before the start of each performance of the 2017 Santa Maria Elks Rodeo, Thursday, June 1st through Sunday, June 4th. This event is open to any child…
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CoastHills Credit Union Mutton Bustin’ Entries Close Friday!

CoastHills Credit Union Mutton Bustin' Entries will close this Friday April, 14th at 5pm. Make sure to stop by CoastHills Credit Union on S. Broadway to enter today, we wouldn't want you to miss out on all of the fun! 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 Qualifier entry…
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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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CoastHills Mutton Bustin’ Entries Open

Entries for this year’s CoastHills 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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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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