California Junior Cowboys Association


CJCA is a non-profit, all-volunteer junior rodeo association offering exciting rodeo competition for cowboys and cowgirls up to 19 years old. Our season runs typically January through July with our finals rodeo held in August. Our 2019 rodeo schedule will be posted soon! Become a member.


Events for the youngest cowpokes (6 years old and younger):

Mutton Busting
Goat Undecorating
Dummy Roping
Stick Horse Barrel Racing
Stick Horse Pole Racing

Events for youths 7-19 years old:

Barrel Racing
Breakaway Roping
Bronc/Bareback Riding
Bull Riding
Calf Riding
Calf Tying
Chute Dogging
Dummy Roping
Goat Tying
Pole Bending
Steer Riding
Steer Stopping
Team Roping
Tie Down Roping

Bareback/Saddle Steer Riding (option of 1)

Check out our complete listing of all events by age group with entry fees.

2018 CJCA Sponsors

We are deeply appreciative of all of our generous sponsors who make the CJCA possible for more than 100 junior rodeo cowgirls and cowboys each year. Thank you!

Gold Level

DM Camp & Sons
Holiday Pools & Spa Construction
Leal Family Farms
San Joaquin Valley Homes

Silver Level

Brandt Consolidated
San Joaquin Grower Services

Bronze Level

Arrowhead Cattle
Knight Enterprises
Lawrence Tractor Company
Visalia Ceramic Tile
Wm Boos & Co

Saddle Sponsor

D-J Orchards
J&S Pools
John Deere Kern Machinery
Kern Machinery
True Greenscapes

Buckle Sponsor

Apodaca Paving
A&W Restaurant
Academy Feed
Apodaca Paving
Arrowhead Trading Company
Carter Peterson
Carver Performance Horses
Casey Aalto
Casey Lawson
Doug Cockrell
DS Realty Inc
GK Cattle
Hannah Trucking, Inc.
Horse Thief Canyon Supply Co
Jerry & Vicki Fannon
Jon Lauzon Horseshoeing
Kaycee Maye Photography
KES Kingsburg LP*
Kirk Atkinson
Lawson Ranches
Morgan Tweedy Sales
North Creek Dairy
Oscars Hay & Feed
RM Diesel Repair
S Bar J Cattle
Shining S Bar Ranch
Sturgeon & Beck
Tad & Kim Edwards
Top Notch Construction
Valley Veterinarians Inc
Vamco Wind Machines*
Visalia’s VIP Pet Boarding and More

*indicates sponsorship above Buckle level

Become a CJCA sponsor now.

Our 2018 Season is Complete!

Soon we will be posting information about membership for the 2019 season.

Jan. 13 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
Feb. 18 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
March 10 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
April 14-15 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
June 2-3 Laton Lions Rodeo Grounds
July 7-8 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
August 25 Clovis Rodeo Grounds