18th Annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s P.R.C.A. Rodeo

The 18th Annual P.R.C.A Sheriff’s Rodeo is coming to the Glen Helen Regional Park on Friday, September 22nd and runs through Sunday, September 24th. Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Rodeo starts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Challenged Children’s Rodeo at 5 p.m. on Saturday before the main event. Gates open at 2 p.m. Sunday, the Rodeo Starts at 6 p.m.

Several of the world’s top professional cowboys will be performing bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, barrel racing and team roping. Also, performing will be Professional Rodeo Clown Ronald Burton and the Norco Drill Team. This year’s entertainment will include Cowboy Kenny Bartram’s Steel Rodeo Tour

http://cowboykenny.comFriday night’s event will be dedicated to bringing awareness to Domestic Violence. The rodeo will be making a donation to the “Man Up Crusade” along with a donation to a local domestic violence shelter.  Wear purple this night to the rodeo – Take A Stand and Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence.

For Saturday, September 23rd, we will be asking, “Are you Tough Enough to Wear Pink?” Wear pink this night to the rodeo and show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness. The rodeo will be making a donation to Loma Linda University Hospital for breast cancer research.

A dance follows the Friday and Saturday night rodeos featuring Brad Johnson and Killin’ Time Band.

On Sunday, September 24th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm there will be a PRCA Championship Youth Rodeo Camp held at the rodeo grounds. Do you have a child over the age of 8 interested in becoming a rodeo athlete? The camp curriculum includes an introduction to rough stock events with an emphasis on safety, fundamental, chute procedures, livestock safety, and overview of riding equipment. For more information visit http://prorodeo.com/prorodeo/rodeo/youth-rodeo.

Sunday’s rodeo performance will be dedicated to Public Safety Personnel. A joint honor guard team comprised of members from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and San Bernardino County Fire will be posting the colors followed by a moment of silence before the start of the event.

Tickets are $15.00 on Friday, $20.00 on Saturday, and Sunday’s show is $10.00 each – children 6 and under are free each night. Parking is $5.00.

Proceeds from the event continue to support the youth in our communities with the ultimate goal of developing them into responsible citizens. Cash donations will be given to the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, the Challenged Children’s Rodeo, Children’s Fund, the 4H Club of San Bernardino, the Yucaipa Equestrian Center, the California State Horsemen’s Association, Loma Linda University Hospital for breast cancer research, Man Up Crusade – bringing awareness to Domestic Violence, and several service clubs.

We encourage you to arrive early and meander among the merchandise vendors and partake in the food and beverages that will be available to you. The rodeo grounds are located in Devore a short distance from the I15/I215 interchange. Take the Devore turn off or Glen Helen Parkway.

Mark September 22nd, 23rd, and 24th on your calendars for this year’s Sheriff’s PRCA Rodeo that benefits the children of San Bernardino County. The rodeo is made possible through generous donations from local businesses and organizations throughout the county.