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RABOBANK STADIUM CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Stadium has been hub for youth sporting events and more over past 12 months

Salinas, CA-August 25, 2014- Rabobank Stadium at the Salinas Sports Complex has been open for business for almost a full year, serving as a hub for youth sports and activities in Salinas. The state of the art stadium that features a bowl design, an artificial turf field and 5,000 seats has been the home football field for North Salinas and Palma High Schools as well as the Toro Bulls, Steinbeck Tigers, the Salinas Pop Warner Cardinals, Hartnell Junior College, the Salinas Spartans-a semi-pro football team and Salinas City Flag Football. Salinas Adult Soccer League, Monterey County Soccer League, Notre Dame Field Hockey & Soccer, Palma Soccer and LaCrosse as well as CIF CCS Soccer and CIF CCS Football games have been played at the stadium. Recently, the field housed a Pro Soccer Consulting Soccer Academy and has featured other soccer events throughout the year. The Boys & Girls Club, located next door to the stadium, often uses the site for outdoor play.

Rabobank Stadium’s official one year anniversary is Sunday September 7th. Youth football is scheduled that day and the facility will remain busy throughout the football season. The Salinas High v. Palma varsity football game will take place on Friday October 24, 2014. Rabobank staff will be on site with their cash cow, giveaways and more. Attend the game and learn ways to win an education fund from Rabobank.

Throughout the season, Public Recreation Unlimited will be working to collect final donations for the completion of the stadium. Look for more announcements to come regarding the 1 year anniversary and fundraising efforts. This project that has been funded entirely by private donations. To donate to the project or schedule a site visit, please contact Warren Wayland at 831-759-6300. For a list of donors, please visit www.publicrecunlimited.com

The California Rodeo Association is looking to book more unique events at the stadium in the next year. To rent the facility contact Amanda Gianolini at 831-775-3185 or email her at agianolini@carodeo.com.

Photos by Panziera Preservations and Ryan Bunker Photography.

 

About Public Recreation Unlimited

 

Public Recreation Unlimited is a 501C3 charitable non-profit organization that was formed in 1970 to raise funds from the public in order to place needed improvements on property devoted to recreational purposes. Since its inception, this group has raised millions of dollars for projects in Sherwood Park such as the renovation and reconstruction of the Rodeo Grounds into today’s multi-use Salinas Sports Complex that includes not only the arena, but softball fields, an indoor soccer facility and more. Public Recreation Unlimited is wrapping up a major fundraising campaign to collect over $9 million dollars to build a state of the art stadium to house high school football, soccer and more. Youth in the Salinas Valley benefit tremendously from the efforts of Public Recreation Unlimited.

 

About the California Rodeo Association

 

The California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 16-19, 2015. The California Rodeo Association is a not-for-profit organization that strives to preserve and promote the traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas and the West. We support the community and other non-profit organizations through the staging of the annual California Rodeo Salinas and other year round operations of the Salinas Sports Complex. Through donation of our facility, vending and fundraising opportunities during Rodeo and other events, the California Rodeo Association returns between $200,000 and $300,000 annually to local non-profits. For more information about the California Rodeo Salinas, log on to www.CARodeo.com or call the California Rodeo Office at 831-775.3100. ‘Like’ the California Rodeo on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CARodeoSalinas or follow us on twitter @CaliforniaRodeo for updates, photos and more.