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)


Dry Camping is available and FREE.
Portable pens are allowed. (please be considerate of space)

NO RESERVATIONS & very limited amount
Overnight pens $25/night
RV Hookups (power & water only) $35/night

Kick Off Team Roping

August 4, 2022

Produced by V Roping Cattle, Erik Cozzitorto (209) 777-2910
Sign up 6 pm, rope at 7 pm (No late entries)

  • $2,000 Added Money

  • Buckles 1.5 & over, 1.5 & Under

  • Prizes 

    • 1st - Buckle/Best Ever Pads

    • 2nd - Yeti Coolers

    • 3rd - Custom Yeti Cups

    • 4th - Byrd Knives

  • Must attend 3/4 to qualify for awards

#8 Handicap, Pick 1, Draw 1 or Draw all 4 for $40 

Must be ACTRA member to rope- Memberships available on site

Cash only- 35% cattle charge

Dry Camping is available and FREE.Portable pens are allowed. (please be considerate of space)

NO RESERVATIONS & very limited amount

Overnight pens $25/night

RV Hookups (power & water only) $35/night

Gilroy rodeo Kick Off Events

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