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College Rodeo on National Television

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. The college rodeo action begins airing on Friday, August 10th at 7:00 p.m. EASTERN Time. ESPN U will be…
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Scholars All-American Honors Announced

Walla Walla, WA – The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association is pleased to announce the 2012 Academic All-American recipients. The honor is bestowed on NIRA members that have a 3.5 cumulative grade point average and qualified for the 2012 College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming. This year over 50 contestants received the honor. They are…
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Newly Crowned College Champions Represent Rodeo’s Rising Stars

CASPER, Wyo. - A lot of hard work, dedication and love for the sport of rodeo paid off for 11 member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) during the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). The 63rd annual CNFR was held at the Casper Events Center June 10-17 with athletes representing 11 regions of the…
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Sonny Hansen Named 2012 NIRA Coach of the Year

The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Board of Directors unanimously voted to award the 2012 Coach of the Year to Sonny Hansen. Sonny was the embodiment of the award title. It is painful to use the verb “was” as Sonny won’t be able to accept the award himself, as college rodeo lost this cowboy in September…
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