San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

17th Annual San Bernardino County

Sheriff’s P.R.C.A. Rodeo


The 17th Annual P.R.C.A Sheriff’s Rodeo is coming to the Glen Helen Regional Park on Friday, September 16th and runs through Sunday, September 18th. Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Rodeo starts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Challenged Children’s Rodeo at 6 p.m. on Saturday prior to the main event. Gates open at 2 p.m. Sunday. Rodeo Starts at 6 p.m.


Several of the world’s top professional cowboys will be performing bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, tie down roping, barrel racing and team roping. Also performing will be PRCA Rodeo Clown Punkintown and the Norco Drill Team. This year’s entertainment will include Cowboy Kenny Bartram’s Steel Rodeo Tour


Friday night’s event will be dedicated to bringing awareness to Domestic Violence. The rodeo will be making a donation to the “Man Up Crusade”. Wear purple this night to the rodeo – Take A Stand and Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence.


For Saturday, September 17th, we will be asking, “Are you Tough Enough to Wear Pink?” Wear pink this night 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 research.


A dance follows the Friday and Saturday night rodeos featuring Brad Johnson and Killin’ Time Band.


Sunday’s performance will be dedicated to Public Safety Personnel. A joint honor guard team comprised of members from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and San Bernardino County Fire will be posting the colors followed by a moment of silence prior to the start of the event.


Tickets are $15.00 on Friday, $20.00 on Saturday, and Sunday’s show is $10.00 each – children 6 and under are free each night. Parking is $5.00


Proceeds from our event continue to support the youth in our community 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, East Valley Second Chance, and several service clubs.


We encourage you to arrive early and meander among the merchandise vendors and partake in the food and beverages that will be available to you. The rodeo grounds are located in Devore a short distance from the I15/I215 interchange. Take the Devore turn off or Glen Helen Parkway.


Mark September 16th, 17th and 18th on your calendars for this year’s Sheriff’s PRCA Rodeo that benefits the children of San Bernardino County. The rodeo is made possible through generous donations from local businesses and organizations throughout the county.


John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700