The National Little Britches Rodeo Finals 2023, taking place July 2- 8 will be held in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and it promises to be an exciting event for rodeo enthusiasts and families alike. The week-long event will feature some of the best young talent in the sport, bringing together riders from across the country to compete for national titles. Guthrie, Oklahoma, is the perfect location for the National Little Britches Rodeo Finals. It is steeped in rodeo history and has been home to numerous championship events over the years. The city is known for its welcoming community and strong support for rodeo, making it an ideal host for this prestigious event.
The Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma is set to host the 2023 National Little Britches Finals Rodeo (NLBFR) from July 02-08th. In 2021, 1613 contestants participated in the NLBRA, vying for over $380,000 in cash and college scholarships offered during the weeklong competition. This made it the world’s largest youth rodeo under one roof. The Lazy E Arena, which will be the National Finals Rodeo host from 2021 to 2025, estimated the annual economic impact to be nearly $20 million.
The National Little Britches Rodeo Finals will showcase riders from several different age groups, including juniors and seniors, who will compete in a variety of events, such as barrel racing, team roping, bull riding, and more. These young cowboys and cowgirls are the future of the sport, and their talent and dedication are sure to impress audiences from across the country. In addition to the exciting rodeo events, there will be plenty of other activities for families to enjoy throughout the week. Guthrie is a charming small town with a rich history, and visitors can explore its many historic sites and museums.
The National Little Britches Rodeo Finals 2023 is an event that should not be missed. It is a rare opportunity to witness the incredible talent and passion of the next generation of rodeo stars. Whether you are a die-hard rodeo fan or just looking for a fun family outing, Guthrie, Oklahoma, is the place to be in the summer of 2023. We hope to see you there!
About the National Little Britches Rodeo Association
Established in 1952, NLBRA caters to children aged 5 to 18 and is a rodeo organization that promotes fair competition and good sportsmanship. Its primary objective is to cultivate a sense of healthy competition and appreciation for sports among its members and their families through rodeo events.
Over 500 youth rodeos in 33 states are sanctioned annually by the Association, providing ample opportunities for NLBRA members to accrue points and become eligible for the National Finals Rodeo. All of our franchises abide by the guidelines in the NLBRA Rulebook. Every year, more than 3,300 kids from 33 states participate in NLBRA rodeos. At both local and National Finals events, contestants compete for a range of prizes including saddles, buckles, scholarships, and cash. Those who compete at local events work to qualify for the annual National Finals Rodeo. Learn more about the NLBRA here.
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