Rodeo Talent (Introduction)

Rodeo Talent

The main attractions at the NFR Open at the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo are the amazing athletes who come to compete in Colorado Springs. The NFR Open is the most prestigious rodeo under the PRCA circuit system and will feature contestants in each event from each of the 12 U.S. circuits (plus Canada and Mexico), bringing more than 200 contestants to scenic and historic Norris Penrose Event Center for six competition rounds over the five days. The toughest and most talented cowboys and cowgirls in rodeo will compete in Bareback Riding, Breakaway Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding, culminating with a semifinals and finals on Saturday, July 13, when the national circuit champions will be crowned.