Gilroy Rodeo Kick-Off Barrel Race 2023 July 28 - 29, 2023

Pre-Entry June 1 - Jul 29, 2023

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Gilroy Rodeo Association

Come out and join us in kicking off the 2023 Gilroy Rodeo at the GR Kick-off Barrel Race!!

July 28 - Warm up Race!
4:00-6:30 - time onlies
6:50 - futurity showcase
7:00 - Youth; Open to follow
WCBRA futurity sidepot

July 29 - 2023 Gilroy Rodeo Kick-off Barrel Race
8:00-10:00 - time onlies (cash at gate)
10:30 - $1000 added Youth Race (top 4 from Youth will qualify to Gilroy Rodeo Youth Shootout); Open race to follow, Poles to follow Open
Dress code both days! MATT WILL BE HERE!

$3,000 added money added to Open!
$1000 added to Saturday's Youth!
$100 added WCBRA Futurity sidepot!
WCBRA Average sidepot (this jackpot sidepot counts as an additional attendance/points for WCBRA not required to be eligible for awards)

Buckles to first in each D in the Open and Youth + awards to 3rd in each D in the open and 2nd in each D in the Youth race!

Top four fastest times from the Kickoff Youth Race will qualify to the Youth Shoot-Out during the Gilroy Rodeo performances for the chance of running in a true rodeo performance setting, MORE added money, and a Gilroy Rodeo Youth Shoot-Out Champion buckle. No Open entries will be taken back to the performances this year - we want to help showcase the future of our sport!

All entries will be done via
Pre-entries/first draw will close Thursday, July 27 at 8 p.m. Entries will be taken day of race until first big drag in the Open.

Triple 7, Outlaw, and BBR cosanctioned
WPRA approved

$65 - $3,000 added Open (includes WCBRA fee)
$50 - $1000 added Youth (15 & younger)
$35 - $100 added Futurity Sidepot (includes $5 WCBRA fee)
$35 - WCBRA average sidepot (money only - no awards - not required)

$10 one time office fee per rider.
Limited stock pens and stalls available - $30/night - contact Alyssa (408-500-5445) to reserve. Portables and tying welcome at no charge!
Credit Cards accepted on