International Finals Youth Rodeo Coming to Oklahoma | Sports Destination Management

International Finals Youth Rodeo Coming to Oklahoma

Oct 26, 2016

The International Finals Youth Rodeo will be held July 9-14, 2017, at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Established in 1992, the International Finals Youth Rodeo is an internationally recognized high school rodeo. Known as the world's richest youth rodeo, the IFYR is held in Shawnee, Oklahoma, every year and attracts the greatest rodeo athletes from around the world.

Events include barrel racing, pole bending, breakaway roping, goat tying, team roping, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding, saddle bronc riding and bareback riding.

The IFYR consists of two long go-rounds and the short go. All contestants compete once in each of the long go-rounds. The top 15 averages in each event will compete for half the prize purse in the short go.

Don't miss the excitement as these youth contestants showcase their best skills while competing for more than $200,000 worth of prize money.

Full information is available here.

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