NDRA Championship Finals Rodeo In Watford City Sept. 23 & 24

The NDRA Championship Finals Rodeo will take place at the McKenzie County fairgrounds located in Watford City on Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24. The rodeo will start at 7 p.m. CT on Friday and 6 p.m. CT on Saturday. The event will have concessions and beer gardens, lots of vendors, and Junior Wild Pony Race (with buckle & prize money awarded to the champion).

The Finals Rodeo will feature the top contestants in each standard event and pit them against the top stock in the state. Events that will be at the finals rodeo is bareback and saddle bronc riding, lady’s breakaway and barrels, men’s breakaway and bull riding, team roping, steer wrestling, and tie-down roping.

The NDRA is one of North Dakota’s largest rodeo entities; it was formed in 1953 and is made up of over 500 members that compete in rodeos across the state of North Dakota and puts on 15-25 rodeos a year. The NDRA rodeos bring in cowboys and cowgirls from Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Minnesota. The NDRA averages about 200 contestants per rodeo.

Everyone is welcome to come out and watch rodeo finalists compete for the 2022 NDRA Championship state titles!


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