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Beard-A-Reno Dinner

Date: Sept 12, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM
Santa Maria Elks Lodge - 805-925-4125


Santa Maria, CA – April 1st, 2020 The Festivities for the 2020 Elks Rodeo kicks off with the time honored traditions of the Beard-A-Reno and Miss Wrangler Contests. Entrants may enter the contest at the Elks Rodeo Office, located at 2325 Skyway Drive, Suite H, starting Monday, June 8th at 9:00 AM through Friday, August 7th at 5:00 PM. All category winners will be awarded at the official dinner on Saturday, September 12th starting at 5:30 PM.

A custom-made silver belt buckle will be awarded to the winner of the Miss Wrangler and Best Media and to the winners of the eleven ‘whisker’ growing categories, which include: Longest Beard, Blackest Beard, Whitest Beard, Reddest Beard, Best Goatee, Best Mustache, Best Sideburns, Best Attempt, Wildest, Best Western Characterization and Best All-Around, with Allied Central Coast as the major presenter of the various categories.

  • All beard growing entrants and Miss Wrangler entrants must be 21 years of age or older
  • All beard growing entrants must be clean-shaven at the time of registration.Mustaches are okay, however, entrants with mustaches at signups are not able to enter the Mustache category.
  • Registration fee for all entrants is $25 and includes a BBQ Beef Rib dinner, beans, salad, and music.
  • All entrants will be required to purchase a $5 booster button at time of registration.

The first ten ladies to enter the Miss Wrangler contest will receive a Wrangler Gift Certificate, to be redeemed for a pair of Wrangler jeans. In order to receive the certificate, entrants must be registered and must attend and participate in the event. A custom made silver belt buckle will be awarded to the winner.

General public (non-contestants) that wish to attend the Beard-A-Reno dinner event, tickets will also go on sale June 8th, you can get them by stopping the Elks Rodeo Office at our new address 2325 Skyway Drive, Suite H, Santa Maria or by calling 805-925-4125. We recommend getting tickets early as it usually sells out quickly!We wouldn’t want you to miss the excitement of the 61st Annual Elks Beard-A-Reno!

ŸNo one under 21 years of age will be permitted to attend the event.

  • All persons will be required to show valid ID at the entrance.

We understand the confusion regarding entry dates due to Covid-19. If you have enrolled in Beard - A - Reno already, please continue to grow your beard. We will celebrate all beards on September 12, 2020.

For more information call the Elks Rodeo Office or visit

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Beard-A-Reno Dinner
Sept 12, 2020 | 5:30 PM
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