Presenting your
2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo
Steer Wrestling Contestants

 

Congratulations to All!

Congratulations to each and every contestant of the 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo!  Your families, friends, and of course, all of your rodeo fans near and far, have followed your journey this past year and we are so proud of, and excited for, all of you! We look forward to the thrill and excitement that only Championship Rodeo can bring and we will be all be watching and cheering you on as you vie for the Championships! Safe travels to all and we look forward to welcoming you, your families and friends, to Lancaster, CA – at the Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center, for “The Ultimate Showdown”, the 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo!

The 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo will be held Friday, October 5, 2018, (7pm performance) – Patriot Night; Saturday, October 6, 2018 ( 7pm performance) – Pink Night; and Sunday, October 7, 2018, (2pm performance) – Champions Day.  For all information, please visit website / Facebook.

Presenting your 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo
Steer Wrestling Contestants

Congratulations to all!

 

Presenting your 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo - Steer Wrestling Contestants

Presenting your 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo – Steer Wrestling Contestants

 

Contestants are listed in alphabetical order:   (Bios courtesy of PRCA and WPRA)

Tucker Allen – Oak View, CA
Dane Browning – Coyote, CA
Errol Frain – Los Alamos, CA
Josh Garner – Live Oak, CA
Dillon Hushour – Madera, CA
Blaine Jones – Templeton, CA
Rhett Kennedy – Chowchilla, CA ( bio )
Sterling Lambert  – Fallon, NV ( bio )
Ory James Lemmons – Escalon, CA
Bear Pascoe – Morro Bay, CA
Ryle Smith – Oakdale, CA ( bio )
Miles Switzer – Morro Bay, CA

 

The Awards Ceremony/Buckle Presentations will take place Sunday, October 7, 2018, about 30 minutes after the final performance of the 2018 RAM PRCA/WPRA California Circuit Finals Rodeo. All contestants, along with their families and friends, are encouraged to attend.  The Awards Ceremony/Buckle Presentations will take place at the Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center  in the Grand Oasis (see map below).  Red Carpet photo opportunities will be available.  ***Champions please remain so we can take a group photograph***

  (Note to contestants – Group photos will be taken after the contestant meeting on Saturday, Oct 6th in the Grand Oasis).  

Grand Oasis (Awards Ceremony) Antelope Valley Fairgrounds

Grand Oasis (Awards Ceremony) Antelope Valley Fairgrounds

Our beautiful Year End Champion Saddles, crafted by Corriente Trophy Saddles ( website ), will be presented to each Year-End Champion! Thank you to our Saddle Sponsors Western Pacific Roofing Corp., Palm Springs (website); Western Pacific Roofing Corp., Palmdale; Stone Roofing Co., Inc. (website), Azusa; and American Services of CA in Hayward and Sacramento (website).  All of our Rodeo Average Winners and Year End Champions will be presented with their Championship Buckle provided by our  national sponsor, Montana Silversmiths (website).

2017 Year End All-Around Champion's Saddle

(pictured – The 2017 Year End All-Around Champion Saddle)

 

2017 PRCA California Circuit All Around Buckle by Montana Silversmith

(pictured – the 2017 PRCA California Circuit All Around Buckle by Montana Silversmith)

The Host Hotel for the 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo is the Oxford Inn & Suites!  For reservations, please visit their website (link ), or call them direct at 800.522.3050 and use the promo code “californiafinalsrodeo”.

Oxford Inn & Suites - Lancaster, CA - Host Hotel for the 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo

Oxford Inn & Suites – Lancaster, CA – Host Hotel for the 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo

Both Friday and Saturday nights, be ready to dance the night away.  On Friday night (October 5, 2018), right after rodeo, the party will kick into high gear when  Jacob Nelson and the Tone Wranglers ( website / Facebook ) take the stage for Rodeo After Dark at the Van Dam Barn Dance sponsored by Van Dam Farms.  On Saturday night (October 6, 2018), right after rodeo, we will pick up where we left off Friday night with John Spear and Runaway Train ( Facebook ) at Saturday night’s Van Dam Barn Dance!  Two nights of entertainment that will keep you on the dance floor.

Jacob Nelson and the Tone Wranglers will perform Friday and Saturday nights right after rodeo at the Cantina Stage

Jacob Nelson and the Tone Wranglers will perform Friday night for Rodeo After Dark at the Van Dam Barn Dance

 

John Spear and Runaway Train Band perform at the Van Dam Barn Dance - Saturday, October 5th after rodeo

John Spear and Runaway Train Band will perform Saturday Night at the Van Dam Barn Dance

Miss Rodeo California 2018, Amanda Hop, will reign over the 2018 RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals Rodeo.  To learn more about Miss Rodeo California, please visit ( website / Facebook )!

Miss Rodeo California 2018, Amanda Hop

Miss Rodeo California 2018, Amanda Hop – photo by Wayne Capili

We are excited to host another very special guest, Rider Kiesner ( website / Facebook )!  We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Rider on his 5th PRCA “Dress Act of the Year” nomination!  Let there be no doubt – Rider Kiesner will awe and entertain fans of all ages sharing the art and excitement of  Trick Roping, Gun Spinning, and Whip Cracking.  Rider will be pulling out all of the stops!     

Rider Kiesner photo by Jackie Jensen Photography used with permission - Copy

Rider Kiesner photo by Jackie Jensen Photography used with permission – Copy

Schedule of Events:

Family fun for all!  Cowboys, cowgirls, rodeo queens, shopping, craft fair, great food and beverages, and so much more!

Here is a schedule of many of the events surrounding the rodeo!  We would love for you to join us!   For more information and tickets, please visit our partners at the Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center ( website / Facebook ).

2018-Ram-PRCA-California-Circuit-Finals-Rodeo-Schedule-of-Events

2018-Ram-PRCA-California-Circuit-Finals-Rodeo-Schedule-of-Events

 

Tickets are on sale now –  Use Promo Code ” rodeo5 ” (all lowercase) for $10 off ticket prices (Fri/Sat only) – Ticket Link  

Congratulations and Good Luck to All !!!

Thank you for your support – We thank you in advance for your “Like” on our Facebook page! We would be honored if you would give us a share and invite your friends to follow the rodeos, cowboys, and cowgirls of the PRCA California Circuit.

 

Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center

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