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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 at the…
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Color Vibe 5k Run

Color Vibe 5k Run August 12th, 2017 Get ready Santa Maria for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life! You'll have more color on you than your happy levels can handle! So get your friends and family stretched out for this amazing color blast event where you'll get blasted with color while you run…
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Sponsor Flag Carrier Tryouts – March 12th

Flag Carriers Chairman Jeannette Veino and Co-Chairman Chris Rowles Would you like the honor of carrying a flag at the Santa Maria Elks Rodeo? Please Contact the Rodeo Office to sign up for an incredible experience! Tryouts will be March 12th at 8am at the Elks Unocal Event Center. Thank you Jeanette and Chris for…
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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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Media Clown School

We had a fabulous evening at Media Clown School today. Our area media personalities learned the "ropes" of being a rodeo clown from our very own Justin Rumford! They got in the arena, climbed in barrels, wrangled horses and got some dirt on their boots. Come see you favorite radio or television personality this week…
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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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