Frequently Asked Questions


General Questions


Where can I see the Cal Poly Rodeo Team in action?

Check out the team here


How do I join the Rodeo Team?

Please see "Join the Program" for more information and fill out our membership application


How do I become apart of the Rodeo Boosters?

Thank you for your interest! The Boosters are key to the continued success of the Cal Poly Rodeo Team. Please visit their membership page for more information. 


Where can I stay during Poly Royal?

Please visit here for available lodging in San Luis Obispo. The hotels fill up fast during Poly Royal weekend, so consider booking your room today! 


When is Poly Royal?

April 12-14, 2018. We hope to see you there!


Questions About Sponsorships


I would like to support Cal Poly Rodeo but I do not want to be a Poly Royal sponsor. What can I do?  

You can donate to the Cal Poly Rodeo Program through our online giving platform. Head to the general donations section for more information.


I am a Poly Royal sponsor. When and how do I get tickets?

Tickets will be available for the 2018 Poly Royal Rodeo on February 1st. Keep checking back for more information!


I am not a Poly Royal sponsor. When will tickets be available for purchase?

Tickets will be available for the upcoming Poly Royal Rodeo on February 1, 2018. 


I would like to make a gift to Cal Poly Rodeo via check. Where do I send my check and who do I make it out to?

Make checks payable to “Cal Poly Rodeo” and write the area you would like to donate to in the memo field (e.g. Rodeo Program, Rodeo Scholarships, or Poly Royal Rodeo Sponsorship).

Mail your check to: 

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences 
Attn: Advancement
1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Poly Royal sponsors should also mail a completed information form  with their check.


I would like to sponsor Poly Royal but I do not have any artwork. 


Where can I send my artwork?

Qualifying Poly Royal sponsors can email graphics to All graphics and ads must be received by February 1, 2018. 


When are Poly Royal sponsorships due? 

All sponsorships MUST be postmarked by February 1, 2018 to meet the final deadline for the 78th Annual Poly Royal Rodeo. Sponsorships received after this date will be applied to the following year's rodeo. We suggest getting your sponsorship in before the end of the calendar year so you can enjoy potential tax benefits from your charitable gift. 

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