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Navajo Nation 4th of July AG Expo & PRCA Pro Rodeo

Window Rock, Arizona – Get ready for the 34th Annual Navajo 4th of July Ag Expo & PRCA Pro Rodeo on July 1-4, 2022. This event is at the Navajo Nation Fairgrounds located at AZ-264, St Michaels, AZ 86511. This event is free admission with the exception of parking and gates open at 10:00 am every day! You’ll get the opportunity to experience the best of both worlds from extreme rodeo events to the Ag Expo. There will be a farmers market, vendor trade fair, equine demonstration, open junior rodeo, and more. Country artists, Sara Evans and Chris Cagle will also be live in concert on July 3. This is the perfect event with countless activities to celebrate with your friends and family. All ages are welcome. 

PRCA Pro Rodeo

You’ll witness the best rodeo athletes take on the arena and give it their all. Breakaway roping will be one of the featured add-on events this year at the rodeo. The Junior Rodeo starts on July 1 and the PRCA Pro Rodeo kicks off July 2-4th. Gates open at 5:00 pm and the PRCA Rodeo will kick off at 7:30 pm each night. 

*The Navajo Nation Fairgrounds has been in the process of revamping its rodeo facility. Many new facilities within the rodeo facility are now open including the VIP portals, skybox, bucking chutes, the arena, and roping facilities. Be sure to check it out. 

Credit: Ric Anderson
Credit: Ric Anderson

Ag Expo

This outstanding event recognizes farmers as they demonstrate techniques of what they’re doing in communities throughout the Navajo. You’ll experience sheep shearing, horseshoeing, crafts, artisans, workshops, youth activities, and shopping from many local businesses. This unique expo is to bring awareness to agriculture as well as make awareness of the drought. 

*There are booths available for the Ag Expo. Call Lacey Yazzie at 928-871-6478 to reserve a space today or email laceyyazzie@navajo-nsn.gov.

Credit: Ric Anderson
Credit: Ric Anderson

Parking

General Parking-$10

VIP Parking-$15

$5,000 High Point Roper Challenge

Get ready for the $5,000 High Point Roper Challenge on July 3rd, 2022 at Dean C. Jackson Memorial Arena in Window Rock, Arizona. For more information contact Redhorse Roping Production at 928-551-3197. 

Breakaway Challenge

Get ready for the Navajo Nation Agriculture Expo Breakaway Challenge Karlet Dennison Memorial on Monday, July 4, 2022, with $10,000 added. The event will take place a the Dean C. Jackson Memorial Arena in Window Rock, Arizona. Fees are $150 and you can enter two times. Be sure to enter by 8 am and you’ll rope at 9 am. There’s a 200 entry max, spots are filling up but there are still limited spots available if you enter onsite on the day of the event. There are two full go-rounds plus a top eight short go. This event is open to all cowgirls and no membership is required. For more information call, 520-610-9752.

Sponsors

Thank you to all of the sponsors for making this event come to life! Navajo Nation – Division of Economic Development, Navajo Gaming Enterprise, CKP Insurance, Navajo Nation Council, CellularOne, Dine Development Corporation, and Occupational Safety & Health Administration. 

Credit: Ric Anderson
Credit: Ric Anderson

Come celebrate your independence with the Navajo Nation and the PRCA Pro Rodeo. Visit www.nnfair.com for more information.

Credit: Ric Anderson

CKP Insurance

A special thank you to CKP Insurance who’s a proud sponsor of the Navajo Nation AG Expo & PRCA Pro Rodeo. CKP Insurance is a huge supporter of agriculture including the Navajo Nation and rodeos.

Trained professionals will walk you through a range of options using risk-assessment tools that will take the pressure off when there is a drought in your area. The program is very affordable because the government subsidizes 51%-59% of the premium.

“Those Who Expect More Choose CKP”

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Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage Insurance was designed to help protect your operation from the risks of forage losses that are produced for grazing or harvested for hay, resulting in increased costs for feed.

Anyone can sell you a policy. But CKP Insurance invests the time to understand your needs and develop a strategy that will produce the best coverage results.

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Howdy, I'm Megan deFabry, I grew up in Reno, Nevada & I now live in Austin, Texas. I'm very passionate about digital marketing and journalism, especially within the western industry. I have a love for agriculture, rodeos, country music, and maintaining the western way of life!

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