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. In 2018 most of our rodeos are held at the Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds, along with another at Laton Lions Rodeo Grounds and our finals rodeo at Clovis Rodeo Grounds. Our season is January through July with our finals rodeo held in August. 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
Leal Family Farms
San Joaquin Valley Homes

Silver Level

Brandt Consolidated
San Joaquin Grower Services

Bronze Level

Visalia Tile

Saddle Sponsor

D-J Orchards
Kern Machinery
True Greenscapes

Buckle Sponsor

Apodaca Paving
Casey Aalto
Jon Lauzon Horseshoeing
John Deere Kern Machinery*
KES Kingsburg LP*
Morgan Tweedy Sales
Sturgeon & Beck
Visalia’s VIP Pet Boarding and More

*indicates sponsorship above Buckle level

Become a CJCA sponsor now.

Our Finals Rodeo is August 25

Be sure to submit entry by July 28.

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