The UWRF Rodeo Team is a member of the National
Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, Great Plains Region, which
includes Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska.
Colleges within these states host ten rodeos throughout the school year. Events
at these rodeos include bareback and saddlebronc riding, breakaway roping,
steer wrestling, tie-down calf roping, team roping, goat tying, barrel racing
and bull riding. And, at the end of the year, NIRA hosts the College National
Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming.
A NIRA card is required to compete. This can be acquired in the
fall of the year before the first rodeo by submitting an application along with
an official transcript(s) from your graduating high school and any colleges