The 27th Annual International Finals Youth Rodeo will be in Shawnee from July 7th through July 12th at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center. Join visitors and residents alike in cheering on some of the sport’s most talented young performers.
Events for the youth rodeo contestants include barrel racing, pole bending, breakaway roping, goat tying, team roping, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding, saddle bronc riding and bareback riding. The action at the IFYR is non-stop, with events held in three arenas running simultaneously. The rodeo has 11 total performances, starting with the kick-off, Sunday, July 7 at 8 p.m. Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12 there are two performances daily, 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. The finals performance is Friday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Not only can you expect to see some high-stakes action in the arena, but also visit the Tin Star Market to do some shopping. Shop for the coolest duds and unique jewelry, high-end Western apparel, artwork and handmade items, home décor and plenty else. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., the trade show is fully air-conditioned, making it a great way to get out of the heat—and admission and parking for the market is free.
Now that you know everything you need to know to enjoy the IFYR, it’s time to grab your tickets. You can find links to tickets and more information on the event’s website, www.ifyr.com