National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association

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The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, based in Walla Walla, WA, (NIRA) was established in 1949. NIRA sanctions more than 100 college rodeos every year in the United States, and represents over 3,500 student athletes attending more than 135 member colleges and universities. As well as regional rodeos, NIRA sponsors the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) every June.

Champions[edit]

List of College National Finals Rodeo champions
Year School Venue Location
1949 Sul Ross State University Cow Palace Daly City, California
1950 Sul Ross State University Cow Palace Daly City, California
1951 Sul Ross State University Will Rogers Coliseum Fort Worth, Texas
1952 Colorado State University
1953 Hardin-Simmons University Hardin-Simmons University Abilene, Texas
1954 Colorado State University Cow Palace Daly City, California
1955 Texas Tech University Lake Charles, Louisiana
1956 Sam Houston State University Colorado Springs, Colorado
1957 McNeese State University Colorado Springs, Colorado
1958 McNeese State University Colorado Springs, Colorado
1960 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Clayton, New Mexico
1961 University of Wyoming Sacramento, California
1962 Sul Ross State Littleton, California
1963 Casper College Littleton, California
1964 Casper College Douglas, Wyoming
1965 Casper College Laramie, Wyoming
1966 Casper College Vermillion, South Dakota
1967 Tarleton State University St. George, Utah
1968 Sam Houston State University Sacramento, California
1969 Eastern New Mexico University Deadwood, South Dakota
1970 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Bozeman, Montana
1971 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Bozeman, Montana
1972 Montana State University Bozeman, Montana
1973 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Bozeman, Montana
1974 Eastern New Mexico State University Bozeman, Montana
1975 Montana State University Bozeman, Montana
1976 Southeastern Oklahoma State University Bozeman, Montana
1977 Southeastern Oklahoma State University Bozeman, Montana
1978 Southeastern Oklahoma State University Bozeman, Montana
1979 Southeastern Oklahoma State University Bozeman, Montana
1980 Southeastern Oklahoma State University Bozeman, Montana
1981 Dawson Community College Bozeman, Montana
1982 Sul Ross State University Bozeman, Montana
1983 Sul Ross State University Bozeman, Montana
1984 Texas State University Bozeman, Montana
1985 Southwestern Oklahoma State University Bozeman, Montana
1986 Western Texas College Bozeman, Montana
1987 Blue Mountain Community College Bozeman, Montana
1988 Montana State University Bozeman, Montana
1989 Odessa College Bozeman, Montana
1990 Montana State University Bozeman, Montana
1991 Montana State University Bozeman, Montana
1992 Southwestern Oklahoma State University Bozeman, Montana
1993 Southwestern Oklahoma State University Bozeman, Montana
1994 Vernon College Bozeman, Montana
1995 Montana State University Bozeman, Montana
1996 College of Southern Idaho Bozeman, Montana
1997 Panhandle State University Rapid City, South Dakota
1998 Panhandle State University Rapid City, South Dakota
1999 Southwestern Oklahoma State University Casper, Wyoming
2000 Panhandle State University Casper, Wyoming
2001 College of Southern Idaho Casper, Wyoming
2002 College of Southern Idaho Casper, Wyoming
2003 Vernon College Casper, Wyoming
2004 Panhandle State University Casper, Wyoming
2005 Tarleton State University Casper, Wyoming
2006 West Texas A&M University Casper, Wyoming
2007 Ranger College Casper, Wyoming
2008 Walla Walla Community College Casper, Wyoming
2009 Western Texas College Casper, Wyoming
2010 Vernon College Casper, Wyoming
2011 Sam Houston State University Casper, Wyoming
2012 Walla Walla Community College Casper, Wyoming
2013 Panhandle State University Casper, Wyoming

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