Casper is all set to welcome the College National Finals Rodeo back to the Casper Events Center, June 10th through the 16th.  Tickets for the "Rose Bowl" of college rodeo are on sale now.

For those new to this exciting event, the CNFR is where individual collegiate champions are crowned in saddle bronc, bare back, and bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, breakaway roping, barrel racing, and goat tying. Over 400 cowboys and cowgirls from over 100 universities and colleges compete in Casper each year.

Two “Bulls, Broncs and Breakaway,” performances will be held on Sunday, June 10 at 1:00 pm Slack will be held on the mornings of Monday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 12 at 7:00 am.  Evening performances begin at 7:00 pm, including the Saturday Championship Round.

Tickets for Slack Rounds are $8 General Admission. Bulls and Broncs and Evening Performances are $10 General Admission, $20 Reserved Seating (Rows 14-21), and $25 Box Seats (Rows 4-13). Season Tickets are $60 General Admission, $110 Reserved Seats, $130 Box Seats, and includes Bulls and Broncs and Slack Rounds. Tickets On-Sale Now at the Casper Events Center Box Office. Charge-by-Phone at 307-577-3030 or 800-442-2256 or online at

You are invited to visit the NIRA’s web page: or for more info on the NIRA and the CNFR.

The preceding information was provided by the City of Casper Leisure Services Department. Don't forget to refresh your memory with all of our great stories, pictures, and lists from last year's CNFR.