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Santa Maria Elks Rodeo 2022

The 79th anniversary of the Annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo is coming up June 2nd- 5th at the Elks Unocal Event Center in Santa Maria, California. This action-packed rodeo has four fun-filled days in store for the whole family to enjoy! This rodeo leaves no page unturned as the fans can expect to see a lot of exciting events happening on the arena floor. 

Each rodeo performance will feature Mutton Bustin’, the six official PRCA events including Team Roping, Bull Riding, Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding, Tie-Down Roping, and Steer Wrestling. Then it’s time for some girl power with the women of rodeo coming to compete in the WPRA Barrel Racing and Breakaway Roping.

Credit to Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Facebook Page

Spectators can also expect to see additional events such as the Junior Breakaway Roping and the Elks Team Roping. As if that was not enough to keep any fan entertained, the committee raised it up another notch by including a specialty act- The Flying Cowboys. Taking a quick break from the four-legged action, The Flying Cowboys perform incredible stunts on motorcycles flying through the air and doing tricks up to 75 feet in the air. The best of both worlds for any fan!

Credit to Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Facebook Page

Don’t forget to come to the party early though as Thursday, Friday, and Saturday’s performance tickets include a Pre- Rodeo Concert!

Thursday, June 2nd, 2022

  • Concert Time: 5:30pm – 6:45pm
  • Performance #1 kicks off at 7 pm

Friday, June 3rd, 2022

  • Concert Time: 5:30pm – 6:45pm
  • Performance #2 starts at 7 pm

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

  • Concert Time: 4:30pm – 5:45pm
  • Performance #3 begins at 6:00 pm

Sunday, June 5th, 2022

  • Performance #4 begins at 2 pm
Credit to Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Facebook Page

On Saturday, June 4th the 79th Annual Elks Rodeo Parade is also being held. This is a two-hour parade that includes pieces from the whole community including marching bands, equestrian groups, youth floats, and more. 

The Queen Contest is also being held and the 2022 Rodeo Queen Candidates are campaigning in a way that benefits the whole community. Since they have begun the program of the Queen campaigns the candidates have raised over 15 million dollars that have been invested back into the youth of the community! What makes this content so special is that each candidate coordinates with the organization they are fundraising for.

Credit to Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Facebook Page

 Tickets are now available, so become a part of all the action here, and make sure to join us at the 79th anniversary of the Annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo!

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