These events are designed for contestants only - Spectators please join us for the main events us on rodeo weekend

Kick Off Barrel Race

July 30, 2022

  • $2,000 added money to Open

  • $500 added money to Youth

  • Buckles and Awards to each D in Open and Youth

  • $65 entry fee

  • Time onlies: 8:00-10:00

  • Youth start time: 10:30 am

  • Open to follow Youth

  • Top 4 Youth from Saturday's Gilroy Rodeo Kick-off Barrel Race will advance to the Gilroy Rodeo Youth Shootout Event during a 2022 Gilroy Rodeo Performance.

  • WCBRA Prime sanctioned; co-sanctioned 777 and Team Fearless; pending WPRA approval

  • All entries must be completed by contestant via SaddleBook.

July 29, 2022

Friday Night Warm Up Race:

  • $500 added money-$55 entry fee

  • Time onlies: 4:00-6:30 (cash at gate)

  • Youth start time: 7:00 pm-Open to follow Youth

For questions, please contact Alyssa Ferguson (408-500-5445)

Kick Off Team Roping

August 5, 2022

More information to come!

Gilroy rodeo Kick Off Events