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.  ESPN U will be airing two hours of collegiate rodeo competition from the 2021 College National Finals Rodeo, held in Casper, Wyoming, this June.           

The college rodeo action begins airing on Thursday, August 19th at 8:00 p.m. EASTERN time.  The second show will begin at 9:00 p.m. EASTERN time.

A second airing of the action will be on, August 21st at 9:30 p.m EASTERN time and 10:30 p.m. EASTERN time.  A third is scheduled for August 22nd at 9:00 p.m. EASTERN and 10:00 p.m. EASTERN. 

The exciting action of the finals also includes interviews and features from the entire finals week and portions of the awards ceremony.

The NIRA is pleased to have the support of the following sponsors for the programming:  Cinch Jeans & Shirts, Wyoming Division of Tourism, Platinum Performance, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, RAM, Visit Casper, the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Foundation, and Cactus Gear, Cactus Ropes, Cactus Saddles, Heel-O-Matic and Resistol Hats.

College National Finals Rodeo on ESPNU

Show #1 - Premieres

Thursday, August 19th, 8:00 p.m. EASTERN time

Show #2 - Premieres

Thursday, August 19th, 9:00 p.m. EASTERN time

Additional airings:

August 21st: 9:30 p.m. EASTERN and 10:30 p.m. EASTERN

August 22nd: 9:00  p.m. EASTERN and 10:00 p.m. EASTERN