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Mission Statement

The Cal Poly Rodeo Program’s sole purpose is to maximize opportunities for the success of its student-athletes both in and out of the arena. With its rich history and deeply rooted traditions, this program seeks to promote and preserve the western way of life through educating others and leading by example. Cal Poly Rodeo has a legacy of instilling student-athletes with traits such as teamwork, responsibility, discipline, and integrity while pursuing national rodeo titles and a world-class education. 

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About Giving

Gifts to Cal Poly programs are made through the Cal Poly Foundation. The Cal Poly Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization that manages private funds to advance Cal Poly's mission. The Foundation's legal/corporate name is The California Polytechnic State University Foundation and its federal tax identification number is 20-4927897.

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Cal Poly Rodeo Partnership Opportunities

The Cal Poly Rodeo Team and Poly Royal Rodeo would not be possible without the program’s valued sponsors, and we would like to extend our appreciation to our past donors. The 77th, 78th and 79th annual Poly Royal Rodeos made history with the move to Spanos Stadium and sold-out performances to crowds with over 12,000 fans.

Below you will find information on our annual Partnership Program. Because of you, the Cal Poly Rodeo Team and Poly Royal Rodeo have grown significantly over the past years, allowing us to provide more scholarship support, offer students technical skill and professional development opportunities, and showcase our student athletes in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Donors are recognized throughout the year and during special events for their generous support. You can make a direct impact on the program and our students by making a charitable gift at a partnership level of your choosing.

Donations to can either be made online through Cal Poly's secure giving link or can be mailed to:

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





Booster VIPs

The Cal Poly Rodeo program would not be what it is today without the support of Cal Poly Rodeo Boosters and our alumni. Since 1972, the Boosters have worked to improve the Cal Poly Rodeo program by providing scholarships, hosting events and assisting with facility improvements.

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Show your support for the Cal Poly Rodeo program by purchasing official Cal Poly Rodeo merchandise here. Poly Royal apparel will be sold during both nights in Spanos Stadium.

Our sweatshirt

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