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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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Riding Against Child Abuse Gets an Unexpected Gift

The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s Dakota Eldridge recently donated rodeo earnings to the Walla Walla Exchange Club for their work with child abuse prevention. The Walla Walla Exchange Club has partnered with the Walla Walla Community College rodeo for 43 years to help prevent child abuse. Eldridge is a timed event cowboy attending the Northwest…
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College National Finals Rodeo Chooses Casper for Another Decade!

Casper, WY – The City of Casper, Natrona County, and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) are proud to announce the signing of a ten year contract to host the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). A public signing ceremony will be hosted at City Hall on Wednesday, May 4 at 9:00 am. NIRA Commissioner, Roger…
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