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 with our finals rodeo held in July. Our 2020 rodeo schedule has been posted! 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.

2019 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


Silver Level

The Precision Plumber

Bronze Level

WM Boos & Co
Simplot Grower Solutions
Cedar Avenue Recycling and Transfer Station
Visalia’s VIP Pet Boarding and More

Saddle Sponsor

J & S Pool & Spa
Fresno Truck Works
D Bar J Orchards
Addison James Inc.
Holiday Pools & Spa Construction

Buckle Sponsor

Mountain Rodeo Association
Office Source 360
Excelsior Construction Inc.
Adam & Alysha Brown
Luke & Brenda Cardoza
Doug Cockrell
Jerry & Vicki Fannon
N2 Tiles
Doug Cockrell
Abel Salazar
Micole Freitas
Oval E Micham
Steve & Judy Fuller
L & D Country Kitchen
Hanford Air Conditioning and Heating
Robinson’s Welding Service, Inc.
Lovik Mirzaeian DDS, Inc.
A&W Restaurant
Kingsburg Cogen
Kevin & Kristy Cantrell
DV Sanitation
Top Notch Inc.

Become a CJCA sponsor now.

Are You Ready to Rodeo?

The 2020 Rodeo Season is posted!

Jan. 25-26 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
Feb. 15-16 Laton Lions Rodeo Grounds
March 14-15 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
May 9-10 Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds
June 20-21 Woodlake Lions Rodeo Grounds
July 25 2020 Finals: Clovis Rodeo Grounds