Cowboys from all over the world come to Santa Barbara to cool off, enjoy the beach and to compete for money.

Professional Bull Riding makes its annual Old Spanish Days appearance at the Earl Warren Showgrounds on Thursday, August 4 at 7:30pm.

Seven of the world's top 50 bull riders will try to hang to for 8 seconds against some of the toughest bulls around.

Some of the bull riders will also be holding a meet and greet at Jedlicka's Western Wear located at 2605 De La Vina Street in Santa Barbara from 1-2pm on Thursday.