Posts in Student Rodeo
2017 CCPRA Finals Review

Formed in 1966, the California Professional Rodeo Association (CCPRA) is a regional organization that sanctions several rodeos throughout California.  With co-approved rodeos in Nevada, Washington, and Oregon, the CCPRA provides cowboys and cowgirls the opportunity to compete in roughly 25 rodeos a year.  Each rodeo has strong competition in all events and the association has shown steady growth over the past years.  To conclude each season the association produces a final rodeo for the top twelve in each event.

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Reasons We Rodeo

Moving away from home to go to college is defiantly a stressful time for both your parents and yourself. Some people only go to the college in their hometown, while others (like myself, and many) move to a completely different country. I personally moved from Alberta, Canada to Oklahoma. I get asked a lot why I would go so far for college, or what makes going to school in Oklahoma better? Well I will explain why myself and many other Canadians headed south for post secondary school.

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My CNFR Experience

As a college rodeo athlete, times can get stressful when trying to balance the load of practicing, being a full-time student, and being gone three days a week for college rodeos. There are times that I want to get away from it all because I feel like I’m drowning in all my responsibilities. At the end of the day, the one thing that keeps me going is the thought of making it to college finals.

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