Backcountry Horsemen of California

Header Image of BCHC Members on a Trail.


The BCHC Rendezvous follows a tradition of gathering together of outdoor enthusiasts. Our event features equine training clinicians, scores of vendors, horse and mule packing seminars, Gentle Use/ Leave No Trace classes, Western Art Show, Awards and Accolades, Dutch Oven Cook-off, Trail Challenge, Beer and Wine tasting, Cowboy Church, Youth Classes, Raffles and Auction. There is always lots to learn, lots of fun, and plenty of horses and mules at the Backcountry Horsemen Rendezvous!

To register for the 2024 Rendezvous please fill out this Registration Packet.

All minors participating in rendezvous competitive events must present a signed youth activity parent permission form.

All adult participants must sign an insurance liability waiver before the event begins.

Please thank these businesses for their support of our annual Rendezvous

$1,500 Sponsors

Winton-Ireland, Storm & Green sponsor Yosemite Farm Credit

$1,000 Sponsors

Terri Arington donation Chicken Ranch Casino Garton Tractor Sweet River

$250 Sponsors

D2 Trailer Sales

$100 Sponsors

Region 5 Pack Stock Center of Excellence F & M Bank

The 2024 Rendezvous will be held March 22 & 23, 2024 at the Diamond Bar Arena in Ceres, CA

See Rendezvous Registration Packet for Entry Form.

See the Rendezvous Registration Packet for Dutch Oven Cooking Competition Rules and Entry Form.