PASO ROBLES — The Board of Directors of the California Mid-State Fair recently announced Pete Clark as the 2020 Country Rodeo Honoree. The Wrangler Country Rodeo, presented by Hearst, will showcase the best of the best during the event’s finals on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. Tickets will go on sale at a later date. 

Pete Clark has been actively involved in the Paso Robles community his entire life. He is a past Director of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce and a fourth-generation member of the Rancheros Vistadores. Pete is co-founder of the San Luis Obispo County Meadow Muffin Golf Classic, an annual charity golf tournament benefiting the local Children’s Christmas Toy Bank. In 1994, he was appointed to the Board of Directors and served for eight years. During his tenure, Pete served as President of the Board and was on various committees. He was also selected as Cattleman of the Year in 2009. Pete has always actively promoted ranching, agriculture, and rodeo. He is still very active year-round with the Fair and is a charter member of the Heritage Foundation. 

Pete was inducted into the California Mid-State Fair Hall of Fame in 2012. 

The 2020 California Mid-State Fair runs July 22 – Aug. 2.