The College National Finals Rodeo hits Casper next week, and CNFR coaches and contestants are encouraged to participate in and fans are encouraged to attend this year’s CNFR Softball Tournament on Wednesday, June 17th.

The tournament will be held at Crossroads Field (1101 N. Poplar St) beginning at 9:00 am. There will be a $1,000 prize and a trophy for the winning team. The 2015 CNFR Softball Tournament is sponsored by Corey and Jaime Ross and Cowboy Ministries Outreach Center.

The nation’s best college cowboys and cowgirls from eleven different regions will enter into the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) arena June 14 – 20, 2015. The CNFR is the "Rose Bowl" of college rodeo. It is where the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) crowns individual event champions in saddle bronc riding, bare back riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing, breakaway roping, and goat tying. National team championships are also awarded to both men's and women's teams.

Visit www.collegerodeo.com or www.CNFR.com for more info on the NIRA and the CNFR or https://www.facebook.com/CollegeRodeoFinals for more information on the contest.