2022 San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo at Glen Helen Regional Park
Dirt will be flying when the 23rd annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s PRCA Rodeo kicks off next month at Glen Helen Regional Park in Devore.
During the three-day event, some of the world’s top professional cowboys and cowgirls will saddle bronc, bull trick, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team rope, perform at believed and will do some lashing rope.
Professional rodeo clown JJ Harrison, a master showman who has been protecting riders and entertaining rodeo fans since 2005, will also perform.
The rodeo starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24, then at 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 25. Doors to the rodeo open four hours before showtime. Ticket holders are encouraged to come early, visit the food vendors, and sit down and relax before the show.
The September 23 rodeo is dedicated to raising awareness of domestic violence. Proceeds from the evening will be donated to the “Man Up Crusade” along with a donation to a local domestic violence shelter. Visitors are encouraged to wear purple to “take a stand and break the cycle of domestic violence”.
With the theme “Are you strong enough to wear pink?” the rodeo on September 24 will support breast cancer awareness. The rodeo will donate to Loma Linda University Medical Center for Breast Cancer Awareness.
A dance follows the Friday and Saturday night rodeos under the big tent with the band Jarett James & The County Line.
On September 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., a PRCA Youth Rodeo Camp for children over the age of 8 will be held at the rodeo grounds.
The camp program includes an introduction to wildlife events, emphasizing safety, fundamentals, fall procedures, livestock safety and an overview of riding equipment. For more information, visit jrrodeo.org.
The September 25 rodeo show is dedicated to military and public safety personnel. A joint honor guard team comprised of members of the county sheriff’s department and members of the U.S. Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard out of Barstow will display the colors, followed by a moment of silence before the event begins.
The rodeo will donate to the Cannonball Memorial Run in support of its mission to provide immediate financial support to survivors of officers killed in the line of duty nationwide.
Rodeo tickets are $25 on September 23, $30 on September 24, and $20 on September 25. Tickets for children ages 4-6 are $5 and are free on the last day. Children 3 and under are free. Parking is $10.
The rodeo grounds are located at 2555 Glen Helen Parkway, near the Interstate 15/215 interchange.
Proceeds from the event will support Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Children’s Fund, 4H Club of San Bernardino, Yucaipa Equestrian Center, California State Horsemen’s Association, LLUMC, Man Up Crusade and several service clubs.
Tickets are available online at sheriffsrodeo.com and will be available for purchase onsite.
Daily Press reporter Rene Ray De La Cruz can be reached at 760-951-6227 or RDeLaCruz@VVDailyPress.com. Follow him on Twitter @DP_ReneDeLaCruz