Rookie Kristin Yde is off to a Strong Start

By:  Tammie Hiatt The 2016 rodeo season was bittersweet for barrel racer Kristin Yde of Benson, NC.  “I traveled hard in the Southeast Rodeo Association and most of the rodeos I competed at were co-sanctioned with the IPRA.  In September, … Continue reading

CES Now Offering Online Entries

CES now offers online entries at one day IPRA rodeos and draw for performance rodeos ($1,000 adm. or more per event). These are the only rodeos that are available for this at this time. If rodeo opens on Monday the … Continue reading

Former IFR Contender Focused on IFR48

  By:  Tammie Hiatt   Lacey Scott of Athens, AL is excited about the 2017 IPRA rodeo season.  “This year I have a fresh mindset and a positive attitude.  I’ve got positive people and a positive support system around me.  … Continue reading

Kindyl Scruggs: 2016 IPRA World Champion Barrel Racer

  By:  Tammie Hiatt Three-time IFR qualifier Kindyl Scruggs will not soon forget her 2016 rodeo season. The Southaven, Mississippi cowgirl had a rodeo season that most can only dream about but never get to experience.  For Scruggs, she not … Continue reading

World Champions Determined at IFR 47

The cold and rain in Oklahoma City was no match for the heat of competition going on inside the Jim Norick Arena during the 47th Annual International Finals Rodeo. Contestants numbering at 127 from across the U.S., Canada and even … Continue reading

THANK YOU IFR47 Sponsors

We are so grateful to all of our wonderful sponsors. We could not do it without you all!      

National All-Region Rodeo Champions Crowned in Equine Mecca, Lexington, KY.

The elite equine show grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky definitely felt wild and western this weekend for the International Professional Rodeo Association’s National All-Region Finals, Oleika Shriners rodeo. The top contestants in each of the IPRA’s … Continue reading

Laliberte’s Rodeo Career Reboots

By:  Tammie Hiatt Sindy Laliberte of Thetford Mines, Quebec is looking forward to again being part of the International Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City.  IFR47 will be Laliberte’s fourth qualification to the crown jewel of the International Pro Rodeo Association. … Continue reading

National All-Region Finals Draw

The 2016 NARF in Lexington, Kentucky will take place Nov. 18-19, 2016. Take a look at the draw to see which of the top athletes in the IPRA will compete. 2016 NARF Draw  

Online Voting Now Open for 2016 Year-End Awards

The IPRA looks forward to your votes!  Please pick your favorite: ***ONLY ONE VOTING METHOD PER MEMBER (Paper ballot OR online ballot)*** Announcer of the Year Clown of the Year Secretary of the Year Stock Contractor of the Year New Rodeo of … Continue reading