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Crowning Champions Since 1985

Cal Poly's Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show is celebrating it's 32nd year at the upcoming show February 12-14, 2016

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Learn by Doing with Student Leadership

Western Bonanza began as a Mark Reichle's senior project in 1985. Nearly three decades later, Western Bonanza is considered the "Best in the West" for junior livestock shows.The students of Cal Poly's Western Bonanza are dedicated to producing a successful, family friendly and high calibur show each year. Months of planning, team meetings and class work go into the three-day extravaganza.

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Click Here to Enter Western Bonanza Online

Only online entries will be accepted this year. The entry deadline is February 12th at 11:59p.m. Entries will not be accepted after the 12th and will not be accepted the day of the show. For more information please visit the entries webpage.




  • Entries are now open!
  • Late entries start February 6th, 2017. Last date to enter is February 12th, 2017.
  • Western Bonanza 2017 is February 17-19.

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