Starting Sunday, June 11, 2023, 400 of the best collegiate rodeo athletes in the nation will compete in Casper, Wyoming, for a shot at a national title in their respective event. The College National Finals Rodeo showcases students from more than 100 institutions of higher learning from 11 regions.
National championships for individuals and teams will be determined this week.
The Ford Wyoming Center in Casper, Wyoming.
June 11-17, 2023
CNFR Competition Schedule
Sunday, June 11: 1 p.m. & 4 p.m. “Bulls, Broncs & Breakaway”
Monday, June 12: 7 a.m. Slack
Tuesday, June 13: 7 a.m. Slack (All Events) & 7 p.m. 1st Performance
Wednesday, June 14: 7 p.m. 2nd Performance
Thursday, June 15: 7 p.m. 3rd Performance
Friday, June 16: 7 p.m. 4th Performance
Saturday, June 17: 7 p.m. Championship Finals
Scholarships will be awarded from the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association foundation and the NIRA Alumni. Special scholarships and awards will also be presented. Other activities of interest include a daily tradeshow, cowboy church, mounted shooting and more.
Tickets may be purchased online at sinclairtix.com or by calling 307.577.3030. FMI visit cnfr.com or call 509.529.4402.
Men compete in saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling and team roping. Women compete in barrel racing, breakaway roping, goat tying and team roping.
Individuals compete three times with the top 12 advancing to the Championship Finals. That’s where the individual event, men’s and women’s all-around, and national team champions will be crowned. While scores and times are very important, the all-around and team titles are based on a point system.
Where to Watch the 2023 CNFR
The 2023 CNFR can be streamed live via ESPN3.
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Regional Team Roping Leaders:
|Big Sky Region||Cameron Handy, MILES 600.0|
|Hayden Taylor, MTSU 600.0|
|Central Plains Region||Mason Appleton, WOKSC 685.0|
|Nicholas Lovins, WOKSC 685.0|
|Central Rocky Mountain Region||Bodie Mattson, UWY 775.0|
|Carson Johnson, CASPER 955.0|
|Grand Canyon Region||Clay Cherry, CAZC 777.0|
|Logan Cullen, CAZC 777.0|
|Great Plains Region||Chasyn Ystaas, DICKSN 565.0|
|Riley Staton, BHSU 565.0|
|Northwest Region||Zane Taylor, TVCC 803.5|
|Ty Taylor, TVCC 803.5|
|Ozark Region||Cooper Cowan, EMCC 1,140.0|
|Cade Cowan, EMCC 960.0|
|Rocky Mountain Region||Jace Hanks, UVU 970.0|
|Wyatt Ahlstrom, UVU 970.0|
|Southern Region||Slade Wood, SWTXJC 675.0|
|Logan Moore, WHARTN 675.0|
|Southwest Region||Wyatt Bray, TARLET 595.0|
|Cutter Thomison, WTXC 595.0|
|West Coast Region||Cobie Dodds, FEATHR 512.5|
|Quintin McWhorter, CAPSLO 520|