Rodeos & Results

Cal Poly Royal Rodeo

Poly Royal has been the premier rodeo in the West Coast region since the first Poly Royal Rodeo in 1940. It is the largest college rodeo west of the Mississippi and draws crowds of up to 10,000 spectators. The Poly Royal Rodeo is held each year in early to mid-April at the Cal Poly Rodeo grounds on the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo, Calif., during Cal Poly’s Open House weekend. The rodeo is a favorite of regional competitors as well as Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo community members for its lively atmosphere, professional entertainers and high-quality awards.  Poly Royal would not be possible without the program’s valued sponsors.

Tickets are not currently available for the 2018 Poly Royal Rodeo. Please check back periodically.

Regional Rodeos

There are 10 competitive college rodeos per year in the West Coast region. Typically, these rodeos occur at five or six locations within the West Coast Region. The following is a general West Coast regional rodeo schedule and general information regarding each competition. The below schedule is only a general outline of the rodeos, and is subject to change from year to year.

  • Fall Rodeos
    • Feather River College – Quincy, CA
      • 440 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA
      • Double-header rodeo
    • Lassen College – Susanville, CA
      • 510 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA
      • Double-header rodeo
  • Spring Rodeos
    • Fresno State – Fresno, CA
      • 140 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA
      • Rodeo format varies
    • West Hills College – Coalinga, CA
      • 100 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA
      • Rodeo format varies
    • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – San Luis Obispo, CA
      • Rodeo format varies
    • UNLV – Las Vegas, NV
      • 430 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA
      • Rodeo format varies

For a current and detailed regional rodeo schedule, please visit: NIRA West Coast Region Events.

Results

For information on recent rodeo results and current regional standings, please visit: NIRA West Coast Region Standings.

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