By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– The 20th Annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s P.R.C.A Rodeo is coming to the Glen Helen Regional Park on Friday, September 27th through Sunday, September 29th, 2019. Gates open at 4:00 pm Friday and Saturday and the rodeo starts at 8:00 pm. Challenged Children’s Rodeo will be held at 5:00 pm, on Saturday before the main event. Gates open at 2:00 pm on Sunday and the rodeo starts at 6:00 pm.
The world’s top professional cowboys and cowgirls 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, JJ Harrison. This year’s specialty act is Trick Rider Madison McDonald https://www.magicinmotions.com/.
Friday night’s rodeo is dedicated to raising awareness of Domestic Violence. The rodeo will be donating to the “Man Up Crusade” with a donation to a local domestic violence shelter. Wear purple to the rodeo – Take A Stand and Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence.
For Saturday, September 28th, we will be asking, “Are you Tough Enough to Wear Pink?”Wear pink 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 awareness.
A dance follows Friday and Saturday night’s rodeos under the big tent featuring Jarett James & The County Line.
We invite you to come out early on Saturday and Sunday and enjoy the music of the band, Factory Tuned. They will be playing at the outside stage near the Kids Zone. Visit one of our many food vendors, grab a seat, and relax before the start of the rodeo.
On Sunday, September 29th 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 or learning more about the sport of rodeo? The camp curriculum includes an introduction to rough stock events with an emphasis on safety, fundamentals, chute procedures, livestock safety, and an overview of riding equipment. For more information visit http://prorodeo.com/prorodeo/rodeo/youth-rodeo.
Sunday’s rodeo performance is dedicated to our Public Safety Personnel. A joint honor guard team comprised of members from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, San Bernardino Police Department, and San Bernardino County Fire will be posting the colors, followed by a moment of silence before the start of the event. The rodeo will be donating to the Cannonball Memorial Run in support of their mission to provide immediate financial support to the survivors of officers killed in the line of duty nationwide.
Tickets are $15.00 on Friday, $20.00 on Saturday, and only $10.00 on Sunday. Children 6 and under are free each night; parking is $5.00. Tickets are available online beginning September 1st, visit our website at www.sheriffsrodeo.com
We encourage you to arrive early and meander among the merchandise vendors and partake in the food and beverages that will be available. The rodeo grounds are located in Devore a short distance from the I15/I215 interchange. Take the Devore turn off or Glen Helen Parkway.
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, Cannonball Run, and several service clubs.
Mark September 27th, 28th, and 29th, 2019, on your calendars for this year’s San Bernardino County Sheriff’s P.R.C.A. Rodeo benefitting the children of San Bernardino County. The rodeo is made possible through generous donations from local businesses and organizations throughout the county. A special Thank you to our Title Sponsor, Stater Bros. Charities and Presenting Sponsor, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.