It's not just the cowboys and cowgirls that hit the rodeo circuit for months on end.
For the first time ever, Salinas police officers will be wearing body cameras during the California Rodeo Salinas.
The personality and appearance portion of the Miss California Rodeo Salinas contest started Wednesday night. Five talented women are competing for the crown this year.
While medical care may be voluntary for the competitors, at the California Rodeo Salinas, if an animal gets hurt, they get medical attention right away.