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The Cal Poly Rodeo Team has had an extremely successful year in and out of the arena. From selling out Spanos Stadium for the 77th Poly Royal to the men's team placing ninth at the College National Finals Rodeo, read all about the team's historic year below.


The 77th Annual Poly Royal Rodeo

For the first time ever, the Poly Royal Rodeo was held at Alex G. Spanos stadium, on the campus of California Polytechnic State University, in San Luis Obispo. It’s one of the biggest college rodeos in the nation, and the athletes performed before a highly energized, sold out crowd of around 15,000 in the new venue, for its 77th Annual edition.


Impacts of Cal Poly Rodeo

Agricultural communications major and senior Katie Rice's take on the growth of the rodeo program during her four years at Cal Poly. 


Poly Royal Rodeo Surpasses Expectations In Front of More Than 10,000 Spectators 

Poly Royal sells out and makes history in Spanos Stadium, the latest achievement in the success of the Cal Poly Rodeo Program.


Cal Poly and Cuesta College Rodeo Grab Top 15 at CNFR

The Cal Poly and Cuesta College Rodeo Club men's team finished in the top 15 at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming. 


Cal Poly Rodeo Program Receives $1 Million Endowment

In 2016, Mark and Jessie Milano made the largest donation in the program’s history to provide scholarships to enhance the performance of the student athletes in the classroom and the arena. See The Tribune's article for more information on the generous donation.


This Cal Poly Cowgirl Has Her Flirty Fashions in 200 Stores — and a Wrangler Clothing Line

Cal Poly grad and past rodeo member Quincy Freeman has hit success with her unique brand of western fashion. 


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