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Walla Walla, WA –  College Rodeo will be in the television spotlight this August.  The best action from the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s premiere event, the College National Finals Rodeo, will be featured on ESPN U.  ESPN U will be airing two hours of collegiate rodeo competition from the 2021 College National Finals Rodeo, held…
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Walla Walla, WA – The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association is pleased to announce the 2021 Scholar American recipients. The honor is bestowed on NIRA members that have earned points at a 2020-2021 NIRA sanctioned rodeo, been in college for more than one term, earned a 3.5 cumulative grade point average, and have been nominated by…
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College National Finals Rodeo Crowns 2021 Champions

CASPER, Wyo. (June 19, 2021) The 72nd annual College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) crowned 2021 individual, all-around and team champions during the final round of competition Saturday at the Ford Wyoming Center.             Cole Franks of Clarendon, Texas, turned in the highest-marked ride of the week – 85 points on Vold Rodeo’s horse Misty Frontier…
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CNFR Scholarship Awards

A major component of the 72nd College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) June 6 -12, 2021 was awarding thousands of dollars in scholarships to members of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).Winners during the competition earn scholarships, and special scholarships are awarded to NIRA members. The total given through the seven days of competition is over…
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