The El Capitan Stadium Association (ECSA), host of the Lakeside Rodeo, is a nonprofit organization, run strictly by volunteers. Membership consists of people just like you willing to donate time, resources and special talents to the organization and community. Money is raised from the annual Lakeside Rodeo, concerts, catering dinners and ground rentals. The grounds are used for the Miss Rodeo Lakeside Pageant, Lakeside Chili Cook off, weddings, BMX bicycle races, team penning and barrel racing exhibitions, fairs, private parties, corporate and community events such as Breakfast with Santa and the Junior Fair.
The El Capitan Stadium Association (ECSA) members always have the welfare of the Lakeside community’s children at heart. With that in mind, the organization continues to raise money for Lakeside schools’ curriculum, sports groups, reading programs, school facilities, and for other local nonprofit organizations that need financial support. On the average, the ECSA donates more then $100,000 a year to the community.The annual Lakeside Rodeo held every April is the largest fundraiser for the Association. The Lakeside Rodeo has gained national exposure over the last 49 years, from a small hometown event to being named the International Professional Rodeo Association Rodeo (IPRA) of the year FOUR times! In January 1999, the Lakeside rodeo changed from the IPRA sanction to the PRCA sanction.
Under PRCA guidelines, ECSA produces the premier Southern California rodeo featuring some of the top Rodeo talent and competitors in America! We look forward to the celebration of the 50th Lakeside Rodeo in 2014!
We thank you for your support and invite you to consider becoming a member.